Course Code: ELK91-002

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Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Part 2 [Exam 77- 885]



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Your training and experience using Microsoft® Access® 2010 has given you basic database management skills such as creating tables, designing forms and reports, and building queries. In this course, you will expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2010 will result in a robust, functional database for your users.

You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft® Access® 2010.

Prerequisites:

To ensure your success, it is recommended you have completed Microsoft® Office Access® 2010: Part 1, or possess equivalent knowledge.

Hardware Requirements

For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations:

  • 500 MHz Pentium-class processor or faster
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
  • 1024 x 768 resolution monitor recommended
  • Network cards and cabling for local network access
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
  • Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver
  • Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen


Software Requirements

  • Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2010
  • Microsoft® Office Suite Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional with Service Pack 1

Lesson 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 Charts in a Report
Topic D: Add a Calculated Field to a Report
Topic E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report

Appendix A: Additional Reporting Options

Appendix B: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Exam 77-885

Appendix C: Microsoft Access 2010 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

In this course, you will work with relational database structure, relationships, efficiency, integrity, and customization.

You will:

  • Design a relational database.
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables.
  • Organize a database for efficiency, performance, and to maintain data integrity.
  • Share data between Access and other applications.
  • Customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts.

This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports, or integrating Access with other programs.