Your training in and use of Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 has provided you with a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills of working in Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007. You have worked with the various Access objects, such as tables, queries, forms, and reports. In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Access by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, enhancing forms and reports, and maintaining a database.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
- write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data.
- create and revise Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 macros.
- display data more effectively in a form.
- customize reports by using various Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 features, making them more effective.
- maintain your database using tools provided by Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007.
This course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance. It is also designed as one in a series of courses for students pursuing the Microsoft® Office Specialist Certification for Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007, and it is a prerequisite to take more advanced courses in Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007.
To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following courses or equivalent knowledge are recommended:
- Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007: Level 1
- Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007: Level 2
Lesson 1: Structuring Existing DataTopic 1A: Analyze TablesTopic 1B: Create a Junction TableTopic 1C: Improve Table StructureLesson 2: Writing Advanced QueriesTopic 2A: Create SubqueriesTopic 2B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate QueriesTopic 2C: Group and Summarize Records Using CriteriaTopic 2D: Summarize Data Using a Crosstab QueryTopic 2E: Create a PivotTable and a PivotChartLesson 3: Simplifying Tasks with MacrosTopic 3A: Create a MacroTopic 3B: Attach a MacroTopic 3C: Restrict Records Using a ConditionTopic 3D: Validate Data Using a MacroTopic 3E: Automate Data Entry Using a MacroLesson 4: Making Effective Use of FormsTopic 4A: Display a Calendar on a FormTopic 4B: Organize Information with Tab PagesTopic 4C: Display a Summary of Data in a FormLesson 5: Making Reports More EffectiveTopic 5A: Include a Chart in a ReportTopic 5B: Print Data in ColumnsTopic 5C: Cancel Printing of a Blank ReportTopic 5D: Create a Report SnapshotLesson 6: Maintaining an Access DatabaseTopic 6A: Link Tables to External Data SourcesTopic 6B: Manage a DatabaseTopic 6C: Determine Object DependencyTopic 6D: Document a DatabaseTopic 6E: Analyze the Performance of a Database