Advanced Microsoft Access 2003 Training


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This Microsoft Access training course is designed for students whose job responsibilities include working with heavily 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 2003.

Students will learn introductory level administrator skills. This advanced Access course is also for the student who may be working in a web-based environment and may need to adapt Access applications to the environment. It is also designed for students pursuing the Microsoft MOS Expert Level Certification for Access 2003.

  1. Structuring Existing Data in Microsoft Access
    1. Import Data
    2. Analyze Tables
    3. Create a Junction Table
    4. Improve Table Structure
  2. Writing Advanced Queries in Microsoft Access
    1. Create Unmatched and Duplicates Queries
    2. Group and Summarize Records Using the Criteria Field
    3. Summarize Data with a Crosstab Query
    4. Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart
    5. Display a Graphical Summary on a Form
  3. Simplifying Tasks with Macros in Microsoft Access
    1. Create a Macro
    2. Attach a Macro to a Command Button
    3. Restrict Records Using a Where Condition
  4. Adding Interaction and Automation with Macros in Microsoft Access
    1. Require Data Entry with a Macro
    2. Display a Message Box with a Macro
    3. Automate Data Entry
  5. Making Forms More Effective in Microsoft Access
    1. Change the Display of Data Conditionally
    2. Display a Calendar on a Form
    3. Organize Information with Tab Pages
  6. Making Reports More Effective in Microsoft Access
    1. Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
    2. Include a Chart in a Report
    3. Arrange Data in Columns
    4. Create a Report Snapshot
    5. Maintaining an Access Database
    6. Link Tables to External Data Sources
    7. Back Up a Database
    8. Compact and Repair a Database
    9. Protect a Database with a Password
    10. Determine Object Dependency
    11. Document a Database
    12. Analyze the Performance of a Database
  7. Making Your Data Available on the Web
    1. Create a Data Access Page by Using the Wizard
    2. Improve the Presentation of the Data Access Page
    3. Viewing Data Access Pages with the Browser
    4. Edit Data Using the Data Access Page
    5. Group Records in the Data Access Page
  8. Developing a Data Access Page in Design View
    1. Create a Data Access Page in Design View
    2. Incorporate a ComboBox in the Data Access Page
    3. Test the New Record Function of the Data Access Page
    4. Develop a PivotTable with the Office PivotTable Tool
    5. Develop a PivotChart
  9. Integrating Access into Your Business
    1. Import XML Data into an Access Database
    2. Export Access Data to XML Format
    3. Share Data with Other Office Applications
  10. Automating a Business Process with VBA
    1. Create a Standard Module
    2. Develop Code
    3. Call a Procedure from a Form
    4. Run the Procedure
  11. Creating a Switchboard and Setting the Startup Options
    1. Create a Database Switchboard
    2. Modify a Database Switchboard
    3. Set the Startup Options
    4. Modify the Startup Options
  12. Distributing and Securing the Database
    1. Split a Database
    2. Implement Security
    3. Set Passwords
    4. Encode and Decode a Database
    5. Convert an Access Database to an MDE File

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