Introduction to Microsoft Access Training

Level: Foundation
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This hands-on Introduction to Microsoft Access course provides experience with the features & functionality of Access 2010. You will learn to design and develop database applications that enable you to organize and control the data in your work environment. With this Access training, you gain the skills to develop and support robust Access systems, manipulate data, perform queries, develop forms, and design sophisticated data analysis reports for professionally produced presentations. You gain the skills to create and integrate macros into your applications, quickly modify forms and reports with selective filtering, sorting and grouping, and link to SharePoint and SQL Server data systems.

Key Features of this Access Training

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To

  • Develop and support robust applications to query data, create forms, and design reports
  • Build applications with Form, Table, Report, and Query wizards
  • Create and integrate macros into your applications
  • Implement advanced Access reporting features
  • Migrate to a server for multiuser accessibility

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  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Introduction to Access Course Information

  • Recommended Experience

    • Familiarity with the Windows graphical environment
  • Software

    • This course is based on Access 2010 and 2013, but is applicable to earlier versions of Access

Introduction to Access Course Outline

  • Microsoft Access Overview

    Discovering the interface

    • Quick data functions in reports
    • Categorizing with command groups
    • Changing the view to discover contextual tabs

    Overview of database concepts

    • Databases and their contents
    • Flat file and relational databases
    • Conforming Access to RDBMS standards

    The fundamentals of database design

    • Tables, records and fields
    • Implementing database normalization
    • Ordering schemes
    • Indexes
    • Setting composite primary keys
  • Building a Relational Database with Access

    Defining the requirements

    • Eliciting user needs and wants
    • Consolidating a design into a system specification
    • Designing the data model

    Creating an Access database system

    • Selecting the best Access design style
    • Access tables, fields, indexes
    • Assigning proper field types
    • Table relationships
    • Modifying field functionality with properties

    Integrating internal and external data

    • Customizing forms with the Layout View
    • Embedding forms
    • Importing existing tables
    • Protecting data using layered validation
    • Picking controls in Layout and Design Views
  • Querying Relational Data

    Query types and elements

    • Defining queries
    • Choosing fields in the Design View
    • Select, Action and Parameter queries

    Developing queries

    • Query wizards
    • Expressions in queries
    • Refining data output with sorting and filtering
    • Creating calculated fields
  • Access Reports for Data Analysis

    Implementing Report wizards

    • Generating quick reports
    • Enhancing your presentation with conditional formatting
    • Exploiting formulas and expressions in reports
    • Sorting out groups and totals

    Modifying the standard report formats

    • Adjusting report controls
    • Changing group order and effects
    • Formulating values in expressions
    • Publishing to PDF and XPS formats
  • Task Automation with Macros

    Designing effective macros

    • Point-and-click
    • Embedded macros
    • Macro style guidelines
    • Running a macro from events
    • Picking macro actions and arguments

    Event-driven programming

    • Linking forms and reports
    • Associating macros with controls
    • Managing security through the Trust Center
    • Designing a custom Navigation Pane
  • Access as a Multiuser Front-End

    Data separation in Access

    • Creating a non-data ACCDB
    • Strategically placing your data
    • Handling multiuser conflicts

    Linking to external data sources

    • The ODBC connectivity standard
    • Utilizing SQL Server data within Access
    • Publishing to the cloud

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