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Comprehensive Microsoft Access 2010 Training

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Course duration

  • 5 Days

Course Outline

This Microsoft Access 2010 training class starts by covering basic database concepts. Students will then learn to design and create databases and tables, query those tables, and create forms and reports.

The final day of the class will be spent on advanced Access 2010 database design and optimization and advanced form customization.

  • Gain an understanding of database concepts and terminology.
  • Learn about the Access interface.
  • Learn to work with table views, queries, forms, reports, and macros and modules.
  • Learn to plan a database.
  • Learn database design fundamentals.
  • Learn to work with forms and the Form Wizard.
  • Learn to work with reports and the Report Wizard.
  • Learn about database relationships.
  • Learn to work with table relationships.
  • Learn to work with queries at an advanced level.
  • Learn to work with forms at an advanced level..
  • Learn to work with reports at an advanced level.
  • Learn to work with macros.
  • Learn to complete the desktop applicaton with the navigation form.
  1. Quick Overview of the Access User Interface
    1. Access Ribbon
      1. FILE
      2. Save a Database as a Template
      3. HOME
      4. CREATE
      5. EXTERNAL DATA
      6. DATABASE TOOLS
      7. Contextual Tabs
    2. Quick Access Toolbar
    3. Object Navigation Pane
    4. Access Work Surface
    5. Access Options Dialog Box
    6. Object Overview
      1. Tables
      2. Queries
      3. Forms
      4. Reports
      5. Macros and Modules
    7. Process Overview
    8. Exercise: Getting Around the Access Environment
    9. Create a Database Using a Wizard
  2. Fundamentals
    1. Questions to Ask Before You Start
      1. What is the purpose of the database?
      2. Who will use the database?
      3. What kind of output is needed from the database?
      4. What process is the database replacing or improving?
    2. Exercise: Asking Questions
    3. Approaches to Database Design
      1. Top-Down Database Design
      2. Bottom-Up Database Design
      3. Reality
    4. Gather Information
      1. Data Mapping
      2. Sample Data Map
    5. A Few Words about Naming Conventions
    6. Exercise: Gathering Information
    7. Normalization
      1. First Normal Form
      2. Second Normal Form
      3. Third Normal Form
    8. Table Relationships
      1. Relationship Types
    9. Exercise: Normalizing Data
  3. Tables and Their Views
    1. Definition and Purpose
    2. Datasheet View
      1. Selection Tools
      2. Table Layout Tools
      3. Sorting and Filtering Tools
      4. Print Records
      5. Record Navigation
      6. Working in Datasheet View
    3. Exercise:Working with Tables in Datasheet View
    4. Design View
      1. Open a Table in Design View
      2. Design View Layout
  4. Tables
    1. Creating an Access Database
    2. Exercise: Creating a New Database
    3. Data Types
    4. Exercise: Determining Data Types
    5. Create a Table in Design View
      1. Delete a Field
      2. Rename a Table
    6. Exercise: Creating a Table in Design View
  5. Queries
    1. Queries
      1. Definition and Purpose
      2. Types
      3. Views
    2. Select Queries
    3. Select Queries with Criteria
    4. Logical Operators
    5. Group and Total with Queries
      1. Totals Row with Group By
    6. Exercise: Creating Select Queries
  6. Forms
    1. Forms
      1. Definition and Purpose
      2. Views
    2. Exercise: Adding Data Records in Form View
    3. Form Record Navigation
    4. Layout View and Design View
    5. One-Click Forms
      1. Basic Data Entry Form
      2. Basic Multi-Record Form
      3. Datasheet Form
      4. Split Form
    6. Form Wizard
      1. Create a Form with the Form Wizard
    7. Exercise: Creating a Form with the Form Wizard
  7. Reports
    1. Reports
      1. Definition and Purpose
      2. Views
      3. One-Click Report
    2. Report Wizard
      1. Create a Report Using the Report Wizard
    3. Exercise: Creating a Report with the Report Wizard
  1. Overview and Background of Web Analytics
    1. Fundamentals of Web Analytics
      1. Web Analytics Methodology
      2. Definitions and Significance of Important Parameters
      3. Tips for Building KPIs
      4. Important KPIs for Common Types of Websites
    2. Identifying Common KPIs
    3. Google Analytics Case Study
  2. Introduction to Google Analytics
    1. Basics of Google Analytics
      1. What is Google Analytics?
      2. How Google Analytics Works
      3. Cookies and Google Analytics
      4. User Privacy and Google Analytics
    2. Quiz
    3. Getting Started with Google Analytics
      1. Accessing Google Analytics
      2. Creating New Accounts under Google Analytics
    4. Google Analytics Code Snippets
      1. Introduction to Google Analytics Tracking Code (GATC)
    5. Access Management
      1. Things you Need to Know
      2. Granting Access to Users
    6. Access Management
    7. Best Practice Tips for Access Management
  3. Reports in Google Analytics
    1. Introduction to Reports in Google Analytics
      1. Metrics and Dimensions in Google Analytics
      2. Overview of Report Structure
    2. Understanding the Report Layout
    3. Exporting Your Data from Google Analytics
      1. Exporting Google Analytics Reports
      2. Scheduling Reports in Google Analytics
    4. Digging Into Reports
      1. Playing with Active Date Range
    5. Applications of the Date Range Function
      1. Comparing Two Metrics
    6. Identifying Co-relation Between Two Metrics
    7. Secondary dimensions
    8. Visualization Controls
    9. Audience Reports Demystified
    10. Introduction
    11. Audience Overview Report
    12. Application of the Audience Overview Report
    13. Location Report
    14. Application of the Location Report
    15. Exploring the New vs Returning Report
    16. Application of New vs Returning Report
    17. Exploring the Frequency & Recency Report
    18. Application of the Frequency & Recency Report
    19. Exploring the Technology Reports
    20. Application of Browsers & OS Report
    21. Exploring the Mobile Reports
    22. Application of Mobile Reports
    23. Acquisition Report Demystified
    24. Introduction to the Acquisition Report
    25. Exploring the Channels Report
    26. Application of the Channels Report
    27. Exploring the Keywords Report
    28. Exploring the Keywords Traffic Report
    29. Applications of the Organic and Keywords Traffic Reports
    30. Exploring the Social Reports
    31. Behavior Reports
    32. Exploring the Pages Report with Advanced Inline Filters
    33. Identifying Poor Performing Pages
    34. Exploring the Landing Pages Report
    35. Application of the Landing Pages Report
    36. Exploring the Exit Pages Report
    37. Identifying Top Exit Pages
    38. In-Page Analytics in Google Analytics
    39. Application of In-Page Analytics
    40. Understanding the Dashboard
    41. Customizing the Dashboard
    42. Developing a Customized Dashboards
  4. Custom Reporting
    1. Introduction to Custom Reporting
      1. Why to use Custom Reporting
      2. When to use Custom Reporting
      3. Basics of Custom Reporting
    2. Valid Pairs of Dimensions and Metrics
      1. Understanding Dimensions Categories
      2. Understanding Metrics Categories
      3. Valid Combinations
    3. Designing Your Custom Report
    4. Building Your Custom Report
    5. Develop Custom Reports for the Given Scenario
  5. Advanced Segmentation
    1. Introduction to Advanced Segmentation
      1. Why to use Advanced Segmentation
      2. Difference Between Advanced Segments and Filters
    2. Leveraging Default Advanced Segments
    3. Application of Advanced Segmentation using Default Segments
    4. Customizing Advanced Segments
    5. Application of Advanced Segmentation using Custom
    6. Segments
    7. Managing Advanced Segments
    8. Regular Expressions Overview
      1. Start and End ( ^ $ )
      2. Number of Occurrences ( ? + * {} )
      3. Common Characters ( \d \D \w \W \s \S )
      4. Grouping ( [] )
      5. Negation ( ^ )
      6. Subpatterns ( () )
      7. Alternatives ( | )
      8. Escape Character ( \ )
    9. Application of RegEx in Google Analytics Advanced Segmentation
  6. Understanding Filters in Google Analytics
    1. Introduction to Filters
      1. Why and When to Use Filters in Google Analytics
      2. Understanding How Filters Act on Your Data
    2. Types of Filters
    3. Overview of Different Types of Filters
      1. Understanding Best Practices for Setting Filters
    4. Application of Predefined Filters
      1. Introduction to Custom Filters in Google Analytics
    5. Exercise on Selecting Appropriate Filters
  7. Goals in Google Analytics
    1. Introduction to Goals
      1. What Is a Goal in Google Analytics?
      2. When and Why to Use Goals
      3. Goal Types
    2. Configuring Goals
      1. Configuring URL Destination Goal
      2. Goal URL Match Type
      3. Goal Value for Non Ecommerce Websites
    3. Monetizing Goals Exercise
    4. Configuring Duration
    5. Time on Site Goal Implementation
    6. Configuring a Pages/Screen Goal
    7. Pages/Screen Implementation Exercise
    8. Analyzing Goals Using Standard Reports
      1. Overview Report
      2. Goal URLs Report
      3. Reverse Goal Path Report
      4. Funnel Visualization Report
      5. Goal Flow Report
    9. Group Activity
  8. Funnels in Google Analytics
    1. Introduction to Funnels
      1. What Is a Funnel in Google Analytics
      2. Why to Use Funnels
    2. Building a Funnel in Google Analytics
    3. Funnel Visualization Report
    4. Exercise for Interpreting the Funnel
  9. Integrating Google AdWords with Google Analytics
    1. Tracking Online Marketing Campaigns through Google Analytics
  10. Relationships
    1. Review
    2. Referential Integrity
    3. Relationships
      1. Data Types and Relationships
      2. Formalize the Relationship between Tables
    4. A Few Words about Naming Conventions
    5. Exercise 1: Creating Relationships
  11. Queries
    1. Query Design View
    2. Review of Select Queries
    3. Review of Select Queries with Criteria
    4. Logical Operators
    5. Parameter Queries
    6. Action Queries
      1. Make Table Queries
      2. Append Queries
      3. Update Queries
      4. Delete Queries
      5. Creating Crosstab Queries
      6. Delete a Query
      7. Rename a Query
    7. Exercise 2: Creating Select and Action Queries
    8. Exercise 3: Creating a Parameter Query
  12. Table Functions
    1. Importing Data
    2. Linking Tables from External Sources
    3. Import tables from other Databases
    4. Tables from Templates and Application Parts
    5. Exercise 4: Importing Data from Excel
  13. Forms
    1. Design View
      1. Form Sections
      2. Adding a Header and Footer
      3. Adding a Logo to the Header
      4. Adding a Title to the Header
      5. Adding Fields to a Form
      6. Arranging Fields on a Form
      7. Spacing Objects on a Form
    2. Formatting
    3. Tab Order
      1. Setting Properties on a Form
      2. Controls
    4. Create Forms with Application Parts
    5. Creating a Subform
    6. Exercise 6: Creating Forms
    7. Alter a Form
      1. Delete Forms
      2. Remove Form Controls
      3. Format a Form
  14. Reports
    1. Design View
    2. Report Sections
      1. Report Header
      2. Page Header
      3. Group Header
      4. Detail
      5. Group Footer
      6. Page Footer
      7. Report Footer
      8. Adding a Report Header/Footer
      9. Adding a Logo to the Report Header
      10. Adding a Title to the Report Header
      11. Adding Fields to a Report
      12. Add Calculated Fields
    3. Arranging Fields on a Report
    4. Resizing the Detail Section
      1. Eliminating Repeating Headings
      2. Set Margins
    5. Grouping and Sorting
    6. Setting Properties on a Report
      1. Report Property Sheet
      2. Section Property Sheet
      3. Object Property Sheet
      4. Adding Record Counts
    7. Special Report Fields
      1. Dates
      2. Page Numbering
    8. Controls
      1. Printing a Report
    9. Subreports
    10. Application Parts
    11. Deleting a Report
    12. Formatting a Report
      1. Adding a Background and Images and Applying a Theme
    13. Exercise 7: Creating Reports
  15. Macros
    1. Macro Basics
      1. Open a Table, Form, and Report
      2. Run a Query
      3. Print a Report
    2. Running a Macro
    3. Exercise 8: Creating Simple Macros
  16. Completing the Desktop Application
    1. The Navigation Form
    2. Running Macros from a Navigation Form
    3. Setting the Navigation Form as the Default Form
    4. Exercise 9: Creating a Navigation Form
    5. Splitting the Database
    6. Encrypt with a Password
    7. Distributing the Front-End Database
    8. Database Maintenance
    9. Compact and Repair
    10. Backup/Recover a Database
    11. Maintain Backward Compatibility

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