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Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 2

  • Course Code: Microsoft - Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 2
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  • Course Category: Access Duration: 1 Days Audience: This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, or creating advanced queries and reports.

Course Specifications 

Course Length: 

1 day 

Course Description 

Overview: 

Your training and experience using Microsoft® Access® 2016 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, validate data entered into a database, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2016 will result in a robust, functional database for your users. 

You can also use the course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam for Microsoft Access 2016. 

Course Objectives: 

In this course, you will create and manage an Access 2016 database. 

You will: 

  • Design a relational database. 
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables. 
  • Validate data entered into a database. 
  • Use advanced queries to manipulate your data. 
  • Organize a database for efficiency and performance, and to maintain data integrity. 
  • Customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts. 

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, or creating advanced queries and reports. 

Prerequisites: 

To ensure your success, it is recommended you have completed Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 1 or possess equivalent knowledge. It is also suggested that you 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. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills: 

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 

or 

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7 
  • Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 1 

Course-specific Technical Requirements 

Hardware 

For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 

  • 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor 
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) 
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) 
  • CD-ROM drive (if installing any software from a CD-ROM) 
  • Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device) 
  • 1,024 × 768 resolution monitor recommended 
  • Network cards and cabling for local network access 
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator) 
  • Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver 
  • Projection system to display the instructor’s computer screen 

Software 

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
  • Microsoft® Office Professional 2016 

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: Relate Data Within a Table 

Topic C: Work with Subdatasheets 

Lesson 3: Using Data Validation 

Topic A: Use Field Validation 

Topic B: Use Form and Record Validation 

Lesson 4: Creating Advanced Queries 

Topic A: Create Parameter Queries 

Topic B: Summarize Data 

Topic C: Create Subqueries 

Topic D: Create Action Queries 

Topic E: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries 

Lesson 5: Organizing a Database for Efficiency 

Topic A: Data Normalization 

Topic B: Create a Junction Table 

Topic C: Improve Table Structure 

Lesson 6: Using Advanced Reporting Techniques 

Topic A: Include Control Formatting in a Report 

Topic B: Add a Calculated Field to a Report 

Topic C: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report 

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Access 2016 Exam 77-730 

Appendix B: Microsoft Access 2016 Common Keyboard Shortcuts 

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