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Microsoft Access Essentials

Overview

Data is everywhere. Whether you are at the grocery store, office, laboratory, classroom, or ballpark, you are awash in data: prices, schedules, performance measures, lab results, recipes, contact information, quality metrics, market indices, grades, and statistics.

A relational database application such as Microsoft Office Access can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Access is a versatile tool. You can use it as a personal data management tool (for your use alone) or you can use it as a construction set to develop applications for an entire department or organization. In this course, you will use Access to manage your data, including creating a new database; constructing tables; designing forms and reports; and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data.



Course Objective
If you do well in this unit, you should be able to:

  • Identify the terminology and functions common to most database management systems.
  • Identify the qualities of valuable information.
  • Identify the elements of good database design.
  • Create and use tables.
  • Create and use queries.
  • Create simple reports and forms.
  • Use the Access online Help feature.
  • Discuss ethical issues connected to the use of databases.


  • Target Student
    This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.

    Prerequisites
    To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. For example, you can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills.

    Course Content

    Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access
    Orientation to Microsoft Access
    Create a Simple Access Database
    Get Help and Configure Options in Microsoft Access

    Lesson 2: Working with Table Data
    Modify Table Data
    Sort and Filter Records

    Lesson 3: Querying a Database
    Create Basic Queries
    Sort and Filter Data in a Query
    Perform Calculations in a Query

    Lesson 4: Using Forms
    Create Basic Access Forms
    Work with Data on Access Forms

    Lesson 5: Generating Reports
    Create a Report
    Add Controls to a Report
    Enhance the Appearance of a Report
    Prepare a Report for Print
    Organize Report Information
    Format Reports

    Lesson 6 Designing a Relational Database
    Relational Database Design
    Create a Table
    Create Table Relationships

    Lesson 7: Sharing Data Across Applications
    Import Data into Access
    Export Data to Text File Formats
    Export Access Data to Excel
    Create a Mail Merges

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 2nd December 2019

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Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 09-12-2019
Event End Date 20-12-2019
Cut off date 02-12-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 150,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,817
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,999
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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