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AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to implement the relational database design process, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customizes reports in Microsoft® Office Access® 2013.

This course helps individuals prepare for the Access 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam.
DescriptionUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Design a relational database.
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables.
  • Organize a database for efficiency and performance, and to maintain data integrity.
  • Share data among Access and other applications.
  • Customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts.

PrerequisitesTo ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:
  • Microsoft® Windows® experience
  • Microsoft® Office Access® 2013 Beginning
Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

Table of ContentsLesson 1: Designing a Relational Database
Topic A: Relational Database Design
Topic B: Create a Table
Topic C: Create Table Relationships

Lesson 2: Joining Tables
Topic A: Create Query Joins
Topic B: Join Tables That Have No Common Fields
Topic C: Relate Data within a Table
Topic D: Work with Subdatasheets
Topic E: Create Subqueries

Lesson 3: Organizing a Database for Efficiency
Topic A: Data Normalization
Topic B: Create a Junction Table
Topic C: Improve Table Structure

Lesson 4: Sharing Data Across Applications
Topic A: Import Data into Access
Topic B: Export Data to Text File Formats
Topic C: Export Access Data to Excel
Topic D: Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 5: Advanced Reporting
Topic A: Organize Report Information
Topic B: Format Reports
Topic C: Include Control Formatting in a Report
Topic D: Add a Calculated Field to a Report
Topic E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report