You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, and performing database maintenance.
Target Student: This course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with heavily related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance.
Prerequisites: To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended:
Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Level 1
Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Level 2
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data.
create and revise Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 macros.
customize reports by using various Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 features.
maintain their databases using Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 tools.
Lesson 1: Structuring Existing Data
Topic 1A: Restructure the Data in a Table
Topic 1B: Create a Junction Table
Topic 1C: Improve the Table Structure
Lesson 2: Writing Advanced Queries
Topic 2A: Create SubQueries
Topic 2B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries
Topic 2C: Group and Summarize Records Using Criteria
Topic 2D: Summarize Data Using a Crosstab Query
Topic 2E: Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart
Lesson 3: Simplifying Tasks with Macros
Topic 3A: Create a Macro
Topic 3B: Attach a Macro
Topic 3C: Restrict Records Using a Condition
Topic 3D: Validate Data Using a Macro
Topic 3E: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
Lesson 4: Creating Effective Reports
Topic 4A: Include a Chart in a Report
Topic 4B: Print Data in Columns
Topic 4C: Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
Topic 4D: Publish Reports as PDF
Lesson 5: Maintaining an Access Database
Topic 5A: Link Tables to External Data Sources
Topic 5B: Manage a Database
Topic 5C: Determine Object Dependency
Topic 5D: Document a Database
Topic 5E: Analyze the Performance of a Database