Access 2013 Advanced will further build upon the topics covered in the Access 2013 Introduction and Intermediate courses. Students will review how to improve the structure of an Access database, using the Table Analyzer Wizard, Normalize tables, and creating Junction Tables, and how to maintain an Access database by creating backups, compacting and repairing, and using the Performance Analyzer Tool. Students will create and modify Switchboards for easier user navigation, configure security and multi-user environments by splitting a database and password protecting a database. In addition, students will automate processes with VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), and learn to use Table Events.
This course is designed to teach students intermediate level skills in Microsoft Access 2013. In this course, students will learn to design tables for improved accuracy in data entry by setting default values and restricting data entry, review the various options to share data with other applications including Word and Excel, learn about Action Queries to automate updating, appending and deleting table data, and review various advanced query techniques such as using Query Joins, Parameter queries, working with totals and Crosstab queries. Students will also learn how to automate processes with Macros, advanced form techniques using Conditional Formatting, Tab controls, Combo Box controls and Sub-Forms, and advanced report techniques using Sub-Reports, columns and inserting charts.