AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to improve and customize tables, queries, forms and reports and share Microsoft Office Access 2010 data with other applications.

DescriptionUpon completion of this course, individuals will be able to:
  • Streamline data entry and maintain data integrity
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables
  • Create flexible queries to display specified records, allow for user-determined query criteria and modify data using queries
  • Improve forms
  • Customize forms to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts
  • Share data between Access and other applications
PrerequisitesMicrosoft Office Windows experience
Microsoft Office Access 2010: Beginning

Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

ContentLesson 1: Controlling Data Entry

    Topic 1A: Constrain Data Entry Using Field Properties
    Topic 1B: Establish Data Entry Formats for Entering Field Values
    Topic 1C: Create a List of Values for a Field

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

    Topic 2A: Create Query Joins
    Topic 2B: Join Tables with No Common Fields
    Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table

Lesson 3: Creating Flexible Queries

    Topic 3A: Set the Select Query Properties
    Topic 3B: Retrieve Records Based on Input Criteria
    Topic 3C: Create Action Queries
Lesson 4: Improving Forms

    Topic 4A: Restrict Data Entry in Forms
    Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages
    Topic 4C: Add a Command Button to a Form
    Topic 4D: Create a Subform Topic 4E: Display a Summary
                  of Data in a Form
    Topic 4F: Change the Display of Data Conditionally
Lesson 5: Customizing Reports

    Topic 5A: Organize Report Information
    Topic 5B: Format Reports
    Topic 5C: Control Report Pagination
    Topic 5D: Summarize Report Information
    Topic 5E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
    Topic 5F: Create a Mailing Label Report
Lesson 6: Sharing Data Across Applications

    Topic 6A: Import Data into Access
    Topic 6B: Export Data to Text File Formats
    Topic 6C: Export Access Data to Excel
    Topic 6D: Create a Mail Merge