APAC3653 - Microsoft Access for Office 365: Part 3



You've covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Access®, 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 multiple-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers.


This course is the third part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to perform basic database design and development in Microsoft Access.
•Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 1 : Focuses on the design and construction of an Access database —viewing, navigating, searching, and entering data in a database, as well as basic relational database design and creating simple tables, queries, forms, and reports.
•Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 2 : Focuses on optimization of an Access database, including optimizing performance and normalizing data; data validation; usability; and advanced queries, forms, and reports.
•Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 3 (this course): Focuses on managing the database and supporting complex database designs , including import and export of data; using action queries to manage data; creating complex forms and reports; macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); and tools and strategies to manage, distribute, and secure a database.


This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Access Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-500 certification.

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Prerequisites


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Access for Office 365, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, and a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:
  • Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 1
  • Microsoft® Access® for Office 365™: Part 2

Detailed Class Syllabus


Lesson 1: Importing and Exporting Table Data


Topic A: Import and Link Data
Topic B: Export Data
Topic C: Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 2: Using Queries to Manage Data


Topic A: Create Action Queries
Topic B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries

Lesson 3: Creating Complex Reports and Forms


Topic A: Create Subreports
Topic B: Create a Navigation Form
Topic C: Show Details in Subforms and Popup Forms

Lesson 4: Creating Access Macros


Topic A: Create a Standalone Macro to Automate Repetitive Tasks
Topic B: Create a Macro to Program a User Interface Component
Topic C: Filter Records by Using a Condition
Topic D: Create a Data Macro

Lesson 5: Using VBA to Extend Database Capabilities


Topic A: Introduction to VBA
Topic B: Use VBA with Form Controls

Lesson 6: Managing a Database


Topic A: Back Up a Database
Topic B: Manage Performance Issues
Topic C: Document a Database

Lesson 7: Distributing and Securing a Database


Topic A: Split 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