Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007 Training


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This Microsoft Access training course is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Access 2007. On the first day, students will learn to create reports in Microsoft Access and manage data in existing databases and to create their own new databases. On the second day of training, students will learn to maintain data consistency, to customize database components, and to share Access data with other applications.

  1. Exploring the Microsoft Office Access 2007 Environment
    1. Examine Database Concepts
    2. Explore the User Interface
    3. Use an Existing Access Database
    4. Customize the Access Environment
    5. Obtain Help
  2. Designing a Database
    1. Describe the Relational Database Design Process
    2. Define Database Purpose
    3. Review Existing Data
    4. Determine Fields
    5. Group Fields into Tables
    6. Normalize Data
    7. Designate Primary and Foreign Keys
    8. Determine Table Relationships
  3. Building a Database
    1. Create a New Database
    2. Create a Table
    3. Manage Tables
    4. Create a Table Relationship
    5. Save a Database as a Previous Version
  4. Managing Data in a Table
    1. Modify Table Data
    2. Sort Records
    3. Work with Subdatasheets
  5. Querying a Database
    1. Filter Records
    2. Create a Query
    3. Add Criteria to a Query
    4. Add a Calculated Field to a Query
    5. Perform Calculations on a Record Grouping
  6. Designing Forms
    1. View Data Using an Access Form
    2. Create a Form
    3. Modify the Design of a Form
  7. Generating Reports
    1. View an Access Report
    2. Create a Report
    3. Add a Custom Calculated Field to a Report
    4. Format the Controls in a Report
    5. Apply an AutoFormat Style to a Report
    6. Prepare a Report for Print
  8. Controlling Data Entry
    1. Restrict Data Entry Using Field Properties
    2. Establish a Pattern for Entering Field Values
    3. Create a List of Values for a Field
  9. Joining Tables
    1. Create Query Joins
    2. Join Unrelated Tables
    3. Relate Data Within a Table
  10. Creating Flexible Queries
    1. Set Select Query Properties
    2. Create Parameter Queries
    3. Create Action Queries
  11. Improving Forms
    1. Design a Form Layout
    2. Enhance the Appearance of a Form
    3. Restrict Data Entry in Forms
    4. Add a Command Button to a Form
    5. Create a Subform
  12. Customizing Reports
    1. Organize Report Information
    2. Format the Report
    3. Set Report Control Properties
    4. Control Report Pagination
    5. Summarize Report Information
    6. Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
    7. Create a Mailing Label Report
  13. Sharing Data Across Applications
    1. Import Data into Access
    2. Export Data
    3. Analyze Access Data in Excel
    4. Export Data to a Text File
    5. Merge Access Data with a Word Document

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