You’ve covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office 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 Access 2019.
- Microsoft ® Office Access ® 2019: 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 ® Office Access ® 2019: 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 ® Office Access ® 2019: 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.
In this course, you will manage an Access 2019 database and add complex database features to improve its usability, efficiency, performance, and security.
- Share data across applications.
- Use action, unmatched, and duplicate queries to manage data.
- Create complex reports and forms.
- Use macros to improve user interface design.
- Use VBA to extend database capabilities.
- Perform database management tasks such as backup, compacting, repairing, performance analysis, checking object dependencies, and documenting.
- Implement security strategies and distribute a database to multiple users.
Students taking this course are database administrators or prospective database administrators who have experience working with Access 2019 and need to learn advanced skills.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Access 2019, 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® Office Access® 2019: Part 1
- Microsoft® Office Access® 2019: Part 2