Microsoft Access Level 3

Overview: You've covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office Access® , and now you're ready to learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multi-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers. Today's training, added to that which you've gained from the Microsoft® Office Access® : Part 1 and Microsoft® Office Access® : Part 2 courses, rounds out your Access education and provides you with marketable job skills.

Objectives: In this course, you will learn to create and manage a fundamental Access database. You will: • Customize a form layout to improve usability and efficiency of data entry. • Share data across applications. • Use macros to improve user interface design. • Use VBA to enhance tasks. • Organize data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy. • Lock down and prepare a database for distribution to multiple users. • Create and modify a database switchboard and set the startup options.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Implementing Advanced Form Design • Add Controls to Forms • Enhance Navigation and Organization of Forms • Apply Conditional Formatting

Lesson 2: Sharing Data Across Applications • Import Data into Access • Export Access Data • Link Tables to External Data Sources • Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 3: Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design • Create a Macro • Restrict Records Using a Condition • Validate Data Using a Macro • Automate Data Entry Using a Macro

Lesson 4: Using VBA • Getting Started with VBA • Enhance Access Using VBA

Lesson 5: Using Advanced Database Management • Manage a Database • Determine Object Dependency • Document a Database

Lesson 6: Distributing and Securing a Database • Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access • Implement Security • Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File • Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Lesson 7: Managing Switchboards • Create a Database Switchboard • Modify a Database Switchboard • Set Startup Options

Length of Class: 
One Day
Instructor-led or Online: