Microsoft Access Advanced

1 day

Course Overview

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 multi-user access and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers.

Target student

Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access 2013 and need to learn advanced skills.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in your course you should have experience working with Microsoft Access 2013, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, a work1 day

Course Overview

You’ve covered many of the basic functions of MicrosoftAccess 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 multi-user access and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers.

Target student

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

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in your course you should have experience working with Microsoft Access , including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. The following courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended: Microsoft Access Introduction and Intermediate.

Course Outline

Implementing Advanced Form Design

  • Add Controls to Forms
  • Create Subforms
  • Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Enhance Navigation of Forms
  • Apply Conditional Formatting

Using Data Validation

  • Field and Record Validation
  • Form Validation

Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design

  • Create a Macro
  • Restrict Records Using a Condition
  • Validate Data Using a Macro
  • Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
  • Convert a Macro to VBA

Using Advanced Database Management

  • Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Manage a Database
  • Determine Object Dependency
  • Document a Database
  • Analyze the Performance of a Database

Distributing and Securing a Database

  • Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access
  • Implement Security
  • Set Passwords
  • Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
  • Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Managing Switchboards

  • Create a Database Switchboard
  • Modify a Database Switchboard
  • Set Startup Options

ing knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. The following courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended: Microsoft® Office Access® 2013: Part 1, Microsoft® Office Access® 2013: Part 2

Course Outline

Implementing Advanced Form Design

  • Add Controls to Forms
  • Create Subforms
  • Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Enhance Navigation of Forms
  • Apply Conditional Formatting

Using Data Validation

  • Field and Record Validation
  • Form Validation

Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design

  • Create a Macro
  • Restrict Records Using a Condition
  • Validate Data Using a Macro
  • Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
  • Convert a Macro to VBA

Using Advanced Database Management

  • Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Manage a Database
  • Determine Object Dependency
  • Document a Database
  • Analyze the Performance of a Database

Distributing and Securing a Database

  • Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access
  • Implement Security
  • Set Passwords
  • Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
  • Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Managing Switchboards

  • Create a Database Switchboard
  • Modify a Database Switchboard
  • Set Startup Options