Microsoft Access Part 1: Foundations

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day.
Classes are priced from $295.00. See individual sessions for details.


Description

Data is everywhere. Most job roles today involve some form of data management. Virtually everyone is affected in some way by the need to manage data. A relational database application such as Microsoft® Office Access® can help you and your organization with this task.


Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. 


Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access 

  • Topic A: Launch Access and Open a Database
  • Topic B: Use Tables to Store Data
  • Topic C: Use Queries to Combine, Find, Filter, and Sort Data
  • Topic D: Use Forms to View, Add, and Update Data
  • Topic E: Use Reports to Present Data
  • Topic F: Get Help and Configure Options in Microsoft Access

Lesson 2: Creating Tables

  • Topic A: Plan an Access Database
  • Topic B: Start a New Access Database
  • Topic C: Create a New Table
  • Topic D: Establish Table Relationships

Lesson 3: Creating Queries

  • Topic A: Create Basic Queries
  • Topic B: Perform Calculations in a Query
  • Topic C: Sort and Filter Data in a Query

Lesson 4: Creating Forms

  • Topic A: Start a New Form
  • Topic B: Enhance a Form

Lesson 5: Creating Reports

  • Topic A: Start a New Report
  • Topic B: Enhance Report Layout

Materials

Digital Courseware


Exams & Certifications

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.


At Completion

Through the completion of this course, you will:

  • Navigate within the Access application environment, create a simple database, and customize Access configuration options.
  • Organize and manage data stored within Access tables.
  • Use queries to join, sort, and filter data from different tables.
  • Use forms to make it easier to view, access, and input data.
  • Create and format custom reports.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for students looking to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.

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