Microsoft Access for Office 365: Part 32021-03-31T10:27:56-04:00

Summary

Microsoft Access for Office 365: Part 3

You’ve covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Access®, and now you’re ready to learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multiple-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers.

This course is the third part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to perform basic database design and development in Microsoft Access.

Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 1 : Focuses on the design and construction of an Access database —viewing, navigating, searching, and entering data in a database, as well as basic relational database design and creating simple tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 2 : Focuses on optimization of an Access database, including optimizing performance and normalizing data; data validation; usability; and advanced queries, forms, and reports.
Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 3 (this course): Focuses on managing the database and supporting complex database designs , including import and export of data; using action queries to manage data; creating complex forms and reports; macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); and tools and strategies to manage, distribute, and secure a database.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Access Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 certification.

Completion of this course will earn 0.575 CEUs.

  • Dates: Jul 29, 2021
  • Times: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Lexington
  • Seats: 10
  • Price: $325

Introduction

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will manage an Access database and add complex database features to improve its usability, efficiency, performance, and security.

You will:
– Share data across applications.
– Use action, unmatched, and duplicate queries to manage data.
– Create complex reports and forms.
– Use macros to improve user interface design.
– Use VBA to extend database capabilities.
– Perform database management tasks such as backup, compacting, repairing, performance analysis, checking object dependencies, and documenting.
– Implement security strategies and distribute a database to multiple users.

Target Student:

Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Microsoft Access for Office 365 and need to learn advanced skills.

Prerequisites:

To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Access for Office 365, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, and a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:

Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 1
Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 2

Outline

  • Lesson 1: Importing and Exporting Table Data

    • Topic A: Import and Link Data
    • Topic B: Export Data
    • Topic C: Create a Mail Merge
  • Lesson 2: Using Queries to Manage Data

    • Topic A: Create Action Queries
    • Topic B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries
  • Lesson 3: Creating Complex Reports and Forms

    • Topic A: Create Subreports
    • Topic B: Create a Navigation Form
    • Topic C: Show Details in Subforms and Popup Forms
  • Lesson 4: Creating Access Macros

    • Topic A: Create a Standalone Macro to Automate Repetitive Tasks
    • Topic B: Create a Macro to Program a User Interface Component
    • Topic C: Filter Records by Using a Condition
    • Topic D: Create a Data Macro
  • Lesson 5: Using VBA to Extend Database Capabilities

    • Topic A: Introduction to VBA
    • Topic B: Use VBA with Form Controls
  • Lesson 6: Managing a Database

    • Topic A: Back Up a Database
    • Topic B: Manage Performance Issues
    • Topic C: Document a Database
  • Lesson 7: Distributing and Securing a Database

    • Topic A: Split a Database for Multiple-User Access
    • Topic B: Implement Security
    • Topic C: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
    • Topic D: Package a Database with a Digital Signature
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Access Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500

  • Appendix B: Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™ Common Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Appendix C: More Queries and Calculations

  • Appendix D: Common SQL Commands