Microsoft Access 2016: Part 3

Summary

You've covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office Access® 2016, 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® 2016: Part 1 and Microsoft® Office Access® 2016: Part 2 courses, rounds out your Access education and provides you with marketable job skills.

In this course, you will learn to create and manage a fundamental Access 2016 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.
Introduction

Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access 2016 and need to learn advanced skills.
Prerequisites

To ensure your success in your course you should have experience working with Microsoft Access 2016, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships.
Outline

Lesson 1: Implementing Advanced Form Design

Topic A: Add Controls to Forms
Topic B: Enhance Navigation and Organization of Forms
Topic C: Apply Conditional Formatting

Lesson 2: Sharing Data Across Applications

Topic A: Import Data into Access
Topic B: Export Access Data
Topic C: Link Tables to External Data Sources
Topic D: Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 3: Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design

Topic A: Create a Macro
Topic B: Restrict Records Using a Condition
Topic C: Validate Data Using a Macro
Topic D: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro

Lesson 4: Using VBA

Topic A: Getting Started with VBA
Topic B: Enhance Access Using VBA

Lesson 5: Using Advanced Database Management

Topic A: Manage a Database
Topic B: Determine Object Dependency
Topic C: Document a Database

Lesson 6: Distributing and Securing a Database

Topic A: Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access
Topic B: Implement Security
Topic C: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
Topic D: Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Lesson 7: Managing Switchboards

Topic A: Create a Database Switchboard
Topic B: Modify a Database Switchboard
Topic C: Set Startup Options
Duration (in days)

1