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Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Level 2

GHC Computer Applications Training provided by Learning & Development will be approximately 3-4 hours in length unlike the courseware designation of 6 hours.  Therefore, actual content covered in class will vary from this outline.

Course Description

Course Objective: You will improve and customize tables, queries, forms and reports, and share Access data with other applications.

Target Student: This course is designed for individuals who wish to learn intermediate-level operations of the Microsoft® Office Access® program. The target students may also include individuals whose job responsibilities include creating databases, tables, and relationships, as well as working with and revising intermediate-level queries, forms, and reports. It also introduces them to integrating Access data with other applications such as Microsoft Office Word or Excel.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, students should take Access Level 1 or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Streamline data entry and maintain data integrity.
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables.
  • Create flexible queries to retrieve data and modify tables.
  • Improve the functionality of Access forms.
  • Customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts.
  • Share data between Access and other applications.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Controlling Data Entry

Topic 1A: Constrain Data Entry Using Field Properties

Topic 1B: Establish Data Entry Formats for Entering Field Values

Topic 1C: Create a List of Values for a Field

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

Topic 2A: Create Query Joins

Topic 2B: Join Tables That Have No Common Fields

Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table

Lesson 3: Creating Flexible Queries

Topic 3A: Set the Select Query Properties

Topic 3B: Retrieve Records Based on Input Criteria

Topic 3C: Create Action Queries

Lesson 4: Improving Forms

Topic 4A: Restrict Data Entry in Forms

Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages

Topic 4C: Add a Command Button to a Form

Topic 4D: Create a Sub form

Topic 4E: Display a Summary of Data in a Form

Topic 4F: Change the Display of Data Conditionally

Lesson 5: Customizing Reports

Topic 5A: Organize Report Information

Topic 5B: Format Reports

Topic 5C: Control Report Pagination

Topic 5D: Add a Calculated Field to a Report

Topic 5E: Add a Sub report to an Existing Report

Topic 5F: Create a Mailing Label Report

Lesson 6: Sharing Data Across Applications

Topic 6A: Import Data into Access

Topic 6B: Export Data to Text File Formats

Topic 6C: Export Access Data to Excel

Topic 6D: Create a Mail Merge

Appendix A: Navigation Forms

Appendix B: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Exam 77–885

 

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