Microsoft Office Access is a database application used to create and manage databases.
Databases allow one to store information related to specific topics in an organized way. In addition to storing information, they are used to extract, sort and summarize information.
This module begins with an Introduction to Databases where the student is taught the theory, rules, methodologies behind the designing of databases.
The course is designed for students working with Microsoft Access. Students will learn how to create new databases, create reports and manage data in existing databases. In addition, students will learn how to maintain data consistency, customize database components, and to share Access data with other applications. Introductory Microsoft Access classes offer a tour of the software and introduce new users to the features and advantages of Microsoft Access. Students explore the program and learn core skills, such as finding and using database templates, creating tables and modifying forms and reports.