Course Description

Course Length:

8 Hours

Overview:

Your training and experience using Microsoft® Access® 2010 has given you basic database management skills such as creating tables, designing forms and reports, and building queries. In this course, you will expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2010 will result in a robust, functional database for your users.

You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft® Access® 2010.

Target Student:

This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports, or integrating Access with other programs.

Prerequisites:

To ensure your success, it is recommended you have completed Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Part 1, or possess equivalent knowledge.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Designing a Relational Database

Topic A: Relational Database Design

Topic B: Create a Table

Topic C: Create Table Relationships

 

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

Topic A: Create Query Joins

Topic B: Join Tables That Have No Common Fields

Topic C: Relate Data within a Table

Topic D: Work with Subdatasheets

Topic E: Create Subqueries

 

Lesson 3: Organizing a Database for Efficiency

Topic A: Data Normalization

Topic B: Create a Junction Table

Topic C: Improve Table Structure

 

Lesson 4: Sharing Data Across Applications

Topic A: Import Data into Access

Topic B: Export Data to Text File Formats

Topic C: Export Access Data to Excel

Topic D: Create a Mail Merge

 

Lesson 5: Advanced Reporting

Topic A: Organize Report Information

Topic B: Format Reports

Topic C: Include Charts in a Report

Topic D: Add a Calculated Field to a Report

Topic E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report