Foscore Development Center, Transnational Plaza, Mama Ngina Street 5th Floor, Nairobi Kenya
Training Course on Microsoft Access
By: Foscore Development Center
Data is everywhere. Whether you are at the grocery store, office, laboratory, classroom, or ballpark, you are awash in data: prices, schedules, performance measures, lab results, recipes, contact information, quality metrics, market indices, grades, and statistics. A relational database application such as Microsoft Office Access can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Access is a versatile tool. You can use it as a personal data management tool (for your use alone) or you can use it as a construction set to develop applications for an entire department or organization. In this course, you will use Access to manage your data, including creating a new database; constructing tables; designing forms and reports; and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data.
Identify the terminology and functions common to most database management systems.
Identify the qualities of valuable information.
Identify the elements of good database design.
Create and use tables.
Create and use queries.
Create simple reports and forms.
Use the Access online Help feature.
Discuss ethical issues connected to the use of databases.
Target Student This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries. Prerequisites To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. For example, you can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills. Course Content Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access Orientation to Microsoft Access Create a Simple Access Database Get Help and Configure Options in Microsoft Access Lesson 2: Working with Table Data Modify Table Data Sort and Filter Records Lesson 3: Querying a Database Create Basic Queries Sort and Filter Data in a Query Perform Calculations in a Query Lesson 4: Using Forms Create Basic Access Forms Work with Data on Access Forms Lesson 5: Generating Reports Create a Report Add Controls to a Report Enhance the Appearance of a Report Prepare a Report for Print Organize Report Information Format Reports Lesson 6 Designing a Relational Database Relational Database Design Create a Table Create Table Relationships Lesson 7: Sharing Data Across Applications Import Data into Access Export Data to Text File Formats Export Access Data to Excel Create a Mail Merges