AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to structure existing data, write advanced queries, work with macros, make effective use of reports, and perform database maintenance.

DescriptionUpon completion of this course, individuals will be able to:
  • Restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy
  • Write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data
  • Create and revise macros
  • Customize reports by using various features
  • Maintain databases using database tools

PrerequisitesMicrosoft Office Windows experience
Microsoft Office Access 2010: Beginning
Microsoft Office Access 2010: Intermediate

Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

ContentLesson 1: Structuring Existing Data
  • Topic 1A: Restructure the Data in a Table
  • Topic 1B: Create a Junction Table
  • Topic 1C: Improve the Table Structure
Lesson 2: Writing Advanced Queries
  • Topic 2A: Create SubQueries
  • Topic 2B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries
  • Topic 2C: Group and Summarize Records Using Criteria
  • Topic 2D: Summarize Data Using a Crosstab Query
  • Topic 2E: Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart
Lesson 3: Simplifying Tasks with Macros
  • Topic 3A: Create a Macro
  • Topic 3B: Attach a Macro
  • Topic 3C: Restrict Records Using a Condition
  • Topic 3D: Validate Data Using a Macro
  • Topic 3E: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
Lesson 4: Creating Effective Reports
  • Topic 4A: Include a Chart in a Report
  • Topic 4B: Print Data in Columns
  • Topic 4C: Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
  • Topic 4D: Publish Reports as PDF
Lesson 5: Maintaining an Access Database
  • Topic 5A: Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Topic 5B: Manage a Database
  • Topic 5C: Determine Object Dependency
  • Topic 5D: Document a Database
    Topic 5E: Analyze the Performance of a Database