Access 2010: Level 3 - Advanced Queries & Macros

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, and performing database maintenance.

Audience
This course is for the individual 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.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended:

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students 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 Access 2010 macros.
  • Customize reports by using various Access 2010 features.
  • Maintain their databases using Access 2010 tools.

Course Content


LESSON 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