Databases and Big Data
Access 2016: Part 3
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.
Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access 2016 and need to learn advanced skills.
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. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:
Learning Outcomes / Objectives
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.
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