In this practical and project-oriented course, you will learn to build and customize tables to store data. This course explores relational databases and how to use them to build forms, generate reports, and search for data with queries across thousands of records in hundreds of tables. You will also discover how to use macros to automate repetitive tasks and increase your efficiency.
Through easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, this course will help you master Access 2013 and put it to creative, confident use. You will develop not only strong Access skills, but a solid understanding of good database design concepts. By the time you finish the course, you will know how to organize and assemble an effective database for any kind of information you need to store, document, and manage.
About The Instructor
Laurie Ulrich has been writing about and teaching people to use Microsoft Office for more than 20 years—including personally training thousands of students, writing hundreds of training manuals, and authoring and co-authoring more than 30 books on subjects including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Her books include 2000-page epics that document every button, bell, and whistle, as well as friendlier introductory and troubleshooting books for new users. Her most recent publication on Microsoft Access is Access 2016 for Dummies. In addition to writing and teaching, Laurie runs her own firm, Limehat & Company, providing training, marketing, graphic design, and web development services to clients throughout the world, with a focus on helping growing companies and non-profit organizations build their brand through effective promotions, outreach, and education.