Microsoft Office Access 2019/2021: Part 3

You’ve covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office 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 Access 2019/2021.

Microsoft ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: 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 ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: 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 ® Office Access ® 2019/2021: 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 material will benefit users of any current Office version. The classroom environment setup is based on Office 2019.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Access Expert (Office 363 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 certification.

Completion of this course will earn 0.6 CEUs.


In this course, you will manage an Access 2019 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 Access 2019/2021 and need to learn advanced skills.


  • 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: Restrict Records by Using a Condition
    • Topic D: Create a Data Macro
  • Lesson 5: Using VBA to Extend Database Capabilities

    • Topic A: Getting Started with VBA
    • Topic B: Using 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® Office Access® 2019 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

Course Schedule

06/25/24 June 25, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
07/31/24 July 31, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
08/30/24 August 30, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
09/26/24 September 26, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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**Indicates a course that is only a half day.