About this Course

In this course, students add to their Access education in order to provide themselves with marketable job skills. This course builds on the foundational skills obtained by attending the Introduction to Access 2016 course.

Course Outline

Implementing Advanced Form Design

  • Add Controls to Forms
  • Enhance Navigation and Organization of Forms
  • Apply Conditional Formatting

Sharing Data Across Applications

  • Import Data into Access
  • Export Access Data
  • Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Create a Mail Merge

Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design

  • Create a Macro
  • Restrict Records Using a Condition
  • Validate Data Using a Macro
  • Automate Data Entry Using a Macro

Using VBA

  • Getting Started with VBA
  • Enhance Access Using VBA

Using Advanced Database Management

  • Manage a Database
  • Determine Object Dependency
  • Document a Database

Distributing and Securing a Database

  • Splitting a Database for Multiple User Access
  • Implement Security
  • Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
  • Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Managing Switchboards

  • Create a Database Switchboard
  • Modify a Database Switchboard
  • Set Startup Options