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ACCESS
2007 LEVEL 1
 

1 day class 

Course Description

Most organizations maintain and manage large amounts of information. One of the most efficient and powerful ways of managing data is by using relational databases. Information can be stored, linked, and managed using a single relational database application and its associated tools. In this course, you will examine the basic database concepts, and create and modify databases and their various objects using the Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 relational database application.

Course Objective: You will create and modify new databases and their various objects.

Target Student: This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access database application to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and to understand the advantages that using a relational database application can bring to their business processes. The Level 1 course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include designing and creating new databases, tables, and relationships; creating and maintaining records; locating records; and producing reports based on the information in the database.

Prerequisites: The course requires that you are familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard; basic typing skills are recommended. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. Specifically, you should be able to: launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders


Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine the basic database concepts and explore the Microsoft Office Access 2007 environment.
  • Design a simple database.
  • Build a new database with related tables.
  • Manage data in a table.
  • Query a database using different methods.
  • Design forms.
  • Generate reports.


Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring the Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Environment

  • Topic 1A: Examine Database Concepts
  • Topic 1B: Explore the User Interface
  • Topic 1C: Use an Existing Access Database
  • Topic 1D: Customize the Access Environment
  • Topic 1E: Obtain Help

Lesson 2: Designing a Database

  • Topic 2A: Describe the Relational Database Design Process
  • Topic 2B: Define Database Purpose
  • Topic 2C: Review Existing Data
  • Topic 2D: Determine Fields
  • Topic 2E: Group Fields into Tables
  • Topic 2F: Normalize Data
  • Topic 2G: Designate Primary and Foreign Keys
  • Topic 2H: Determine Table Relationships

Lesson 3: Building a Database

  • Topic 3A: Create a New Database
  • Topic 3B: Create a Table
  • Topic 3C: Manage Tables
  • Topic 3D: Create a Table Relationship
  • Topic 3E: Save a Database as a Previous Version

Lesson 4: Managing Data in a Table

  • Topic 4A: Modify Table Data
  • Topic 4B: Sort Records
  • Topic 4C: Work with Subdatasheets

Lesson 5: Querying a Database

  • Topic 5A: Filter Records
  • Topic 5B: Create a Query
  • Topic 5C: Add Criteria to a Query
  • Topic 5D: Add a Calculated Field to a Query
  • Topic 5E: Perform Calculations on a Record Grouping

Lesson 6: Designing Forms

  • Topic 6A: View Data Using an Access Form
  • Topic 6B: Create a Form
  • Topic 6C: Modify the Design of a Form

Lesson 7: Generating Reports

  • Topic 7A: View an Access Report
  • Topic 7B: Create a Report
  • Topic 7C: Add a Custom Calculated Field to a Report
  • Topic 7D: Format the Controls in a Report
  • Topic 7E: Apply an AutoFormat Style to a Report
  • Topic 7F: Prepare a Report for Print

 

 

 

 

 

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