Microsoft Access 2019 Course Overview

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019

This Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 training class starts by covering basic database concepts. Students will then learn to design and create databases and tables, query those tables, and create forms and reports.

Advanced Microsoft Access 2019

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Access 2019 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2019 interface.

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Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019

  • Module 1: Quick Overview of the Access User Interface
  • Module 2: Fundamentals
  • Module 3: Tables and Their Views
  • Module 4:Tables
  • Module 5:Queries
  • Module 6:Forms
  • Module 7:Reports

Advanced Microsoft Access 2019

  • Module 1: Relationships
  • Module 2: Queries
  • Module 3: Table Functions
  • Module 4:Forms
  • Module 5:Reports
  • Module 6:Macros
  • Module 7 :Completing the Desktop Application

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This Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 training class starts by covering basic database concepts. Students will then learn to design and create databases and tables, query those tables, and create forms and reports.

Course Duration: 2 Days

About This Course

This Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 training class starts by covering basic database concepts. Students will then learn to design and create databases and tables, query those tables, and create forms and reports.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Access 2019 or more experienced Access users who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2019 interface.

At Course Completion

  • Gain an understanding of database concepts and terminology.
  • Learn about the Access interface.
  • Learn to work with table views, queries, forms, reports, and macros and modules.
  • Learn to plan a database.
  • Learn database design fundamentals.
  • Learn to work with forms and the Form Wizard.
  • Learn to work with reports and the Report Wizard

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Quick Overview of the Access User Interface

This module explains how to become familiar with the Access user interface.

Lessons

  • Access Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Object Navigation Pane
  • Access Work Surface
  • Object Overview
  • Process Overview
  • Create a Database Using a Wizard

Lab 1: Getting Around the Access Environment

  • Getting Around the Access Environment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the organization of the Access ribbon.
  • Understand context tabs in the ribbon.
  • Understand the Quick Access Toolbar and how to customize.
  • Understand the Navigation Pane.
  • Understand the objects and creation process.
  • Understand the Access work surface.
  • Understand how to create databases using a wizard.

Module 2: Fundamentals

This module explains how to think about some database fundamentals before diving into database creation.

Lessons

  • Questions to Ask Before You Starat
  • Approaches to Database Design
  • Gathering Information
  • A Few Words about Naming Conventions
  • Normalization
  • Table Relationships

Lab 1: Fundamentals Exercises

  • Asking Questions
  • Normalizing Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Ask questions to consider before you create a database application.
  • Understand common approaches to database design: top-down and bottom-up.
  • Go from paperwork and data samples to categorized data (data mapping).
  • Understand naming conventions for tables and other objects.
  • Understand what normalization is.
  • Understand some basic concepts of normalization and how to apply them.
  • Understandbout primary and foreign keys.
  • Understand relationships and establishing them among tables.

Module 3: Tables and Their Views

This module explains how to work with tables and their views in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Definition and Purpose
  • Datasheet View
  • Design View

Lab 1: Working with Tables in Datasheet View

  • Working with Tables in Datasheet View

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand tables and table views in Access.
  • Work with tables in Datasheet view.
  • Add and Edit data records in Datasheet view.
  • Understand the purpose of Design view.

Module 4: Tables

This module explains how to work with tables in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Creating an Access Database
  • Data Types
  • Create a Table in Design View

Lab 1: Tables Exercises

  • Creating a New Database
  • Determining Data Types
  • Creating a Table in Design View

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Creat an Access database.
  • Create a table in Design view.
  • Understand data types.
  • Assign a key field.
  • Understand input masks.
  • Use expressions to define validation rules.

Module 5: Queries

This module explains how to work with queries in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Queries
  • Select Queries
  • Select Queries with Criteria
  • Logical Operators
  • Group and Total with Queries

Lab 1: Creating Select Queries

  • Creating Select Queries

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use queries and query views.
  • Create a simple query.

Module 6: Forms

This module explains how to work with forms in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Forms
  • Alter a Form
  • Form Record Navigation
  • Layout View and Design View
  • One-click Forms
  • Form Wizard

Lab 1: Forms Exercises

  • Adding Data Records in Form View
  • Creating a Form with the Form Wizard

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand types of forms.
  • Add records using a form.
  • Understand one-click forms.
  • Create a form using the Form Wizard.

Module 7: Reports

This module explains how to work with reports in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Reports
  • Report Wizard

Lab 1: Creating a Report with the Report Wizard

  • Creating a Report with the Report Wizard

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand reports.
  • Use the one-click report.
  • Use the Report Wizard to create reports.

This Advanced Access 2019 training class is for students who intend to design databases at an advanced level and/or want to improve existing Access 2019 or Access 365 databases.

Course Duration: 2 Days

About This Course

This Advanced Access 2019 training class is for students who intend to design databases at an advanced level and/or want to improve existing Access 2019 or Access 365 databases.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Access 2019 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2019 interface.

At Course Completion

Understand database relationships.

Work with table relationships.

Work with queries at an advanced level.

Work with forms at an advanced level..

Work with reports at an advanced level.

Work with macros.

Complete the desktop application with the navigation form.


COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Relationships

This module explains how to work with relationships in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Review
  • Referential Integrity
  • Relationships
  • A Few Words about Naming Conventions

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand referential integrity.

Establish relationships between tables.

Module 2: Queries

This module explains how to work with queries in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Query Design View
  • Review of Select Queries
  • Review of Select Queries with Criteria
  • Logical Operators
  • Parameter Queries
  • Action Queries

Lab 1: Queries Exercises

  • Cerating Select and Action Queries
  • Creating a Parameter Query

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Work with select and action queries.

Work with logical operators.

Create and run select, parameter, make table, append, update, and delete queries.

Module 3: Table Functions

This module explains how to work with table functions.

Lessons

  • Importing Data
  • Linking Tables from External Sources
  • Import Tables from Other Databases
  • Tables from Templates and Application Parts

Lab 1: Table Functions Exercises

  • Importing Data from Excel
  • Exporting Data to Excel

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Import data from Excel.

Export data to Excel.

Module 4: Forms

This module explains how to work with forms in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Design View
  • Formatting
  • Tab Order
  • Create Forms with Application Parts
  • Creating a Subform
  • Alter a Form

Lab 1: Creating Forms

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand the parts of a form.

Add objects to a form.

Add, move, format, and order fields on a form.

Understand controls available for forms.

Work with form properties, section properties

Module 5: Reports

This module explains how to work with reports in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • Design View
  • Report Sections
  • Arranging Fields on a Report
  • Resizing the Detail Section
  • Grouping and Sorting
  • Setting Properties on a Report
  • Special Report Fields
  • Controls
  • Subreports
  • Application Parts
  • Deleting a Report
  • Formatting a Report

Lab 1: Creating Reports

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create and format Access reports.

Work with the various sections of a report.

Group, sort, and add totals for records on a report.

Work with the Expression Builder.

Work with property sheets.

Module 6: Macros

This module explains how to work with macros in Microosft Access.

Lessons

  • Macro Basics
  • Running a Macro

Lab 1: Creating Simple Macros

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create several simple macros.

Run macros.

Module 7: Completing the Desktop Application

This module explains how to complete the desktop application in Microsoft Access.

Lessons

  • The Navigation Form
  • Running Macros from a Navigation Form
  • Setting the Navigation Form as the Default Form
  • Splitting the Database
  • Distributing the Front-end Database
  • Database Maintenance

Lab 1: Creating a Navigation Form

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create navigation forms.

Split an Access database into front-end and back-end databases.

Distribute an Access database front end to your users.

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