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The focus of this 2-day course is developing database management applications. Microsoft Access 2007 Intermediate as well as some experience in application design in Access 2007 is required.

Course Outline
The focus of this 2-day course is developing database management applications. Microsoft Access 2007 Intermediate as well as some experience in application design in Access 2007 is required.

Course Outline Day 1 Optimization:
  • Creating synchronized drop-down lists;
    • Creating the first drop-down list;
    • Creating the second drop-down list;
    • Using synchronized drop-down lists;
    • Creating a macro to update the second drop-down list;
    • Creating an event procedure to update the second drop-down list;
  • Using the "Column" property;
    • Using the "Column" property;
  • Using the Nz function;
    • Using the Nz function;
  • Inserting and using an Excel spreadsheet in a form;
    • Inserting an Excel spreadsheet in a form;
    • Using an Excel spreadsheet in a form;
  • Advanced form uses;
    • Creating the query;
    • Creating the subform;
    • Creating the calculation.
Introduction to SQL Queries:
  • Defining SQL language;
    • The benefits of SQL language;
    • Accessing SQL language;
  • Creating simple SQL language statements;
    • Using the SELECT statement;
    • Using the FROM clause;
    • Using the WHERE clause;
    • Using the GROUP BY clause;
    • Using the HAVING clause;
    • Using the ORDER BY clause;
    • Using the ALL, DISTINCT, DISTINCTROW and TOP predicates;
  • Creating complex SQL expressions;
    • Using the UNION operation;
    • Using the SELECT... INTO statement;
    • Using the UPDATE statement;
    • Using the DELETE statement;
    • Using the INSERT INTO statement.
Day 2 Basic Programming:
  • Using modules;
    • Creating a module;
    • Differentiating the types of procedures;
    • Creating custom functions;
  • Understanding the notions of variable and constant;
    • Activating the Explicit by default option;
    • Creating and using variables;
  • What is a constant?;
    • Creating and using constants;
  • Managing objects, their methods, and their properties;
    • Defining properties;
    • Defining methods;
    • Understanding the notion of object;
    • Using the Object browser;
    • Using the DoCmd object;
  • Controlling your programs;
    • Getting acquainted with the various forms of the If statement;
    • Mastering the SELECT CASE instruction.
Complex Programming:
  • Using the ActiveX Calendar control;
    • Creating the Calendar control;
    • Entering the necessary VBA code to use the Calendar control;
  • Using error management in VBA;
    • Using the On Error statement;
  • Using a multiple selection list box;
    • Creating a multiple selection list box;
    • Creating a list box to display the result;
    • Creating a command button to display the result;
    • Creating the necessary code to display the result.

Prerequisites & Certificates

Microsoft Access 2007 Intermediate as well as some experience in application design in Access 2007

Certificates offered

Certificate of completion

Cancellation Policy
All registration cancellations made within five (5) working days of the date of the course are billable at 100%. Synesis reserves the right to cancel any public courses due to lack of sufficient participants.
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I followed the Access beginner class with them, and now I did the intermediate. Both classes were good, the only negative point is that few things were repeating between both levels. However I'm not sure if the beginner class went ahead of itself, or the intermediate really repeated information.
Reviewed by 2017
I want to make it clear that the course material I rated so low was the material for practicing once the course is over. My instructor provided great material and his teaching style was spot on. However, I am interested in practicing but the files given to us and the instructions in the book do not match and are therefore mostly useless.
Reviewed by 2017
The Instructor was excellent, kept it very interesting the whole time. Never a boring moment!!
Reviewed by 2016
Very professionally presented. The instructeur really knew his stuff.
Reviewed by 2014
The instructor knew her stuff but we worked on only one lame example. Granted time was the culprit, she could have provided or suggested more exercises to practice later on. The only way to learn a software is to practice the software by doing exercises, that part was really disappointing.
Reviewed by 2014
The course was very well outlined Teacher excellent. I would see the need to add another day.To much material to cover in 2 days. More practice needed.
Reviewed by 2013
Our instructor was fantastic. He did such a grat job and requested him for our next course.
Reviewed by 2013
It was wonderful! I highly recommended it to my co-workers and some of them are actually gonna go! Congratulations! Great experience!
Reviewed by 2013
I really enjoyed taking the Excel Beginners course. The course objective were all met and the teacher was fabulous. I was very much looking forward to taking the Excel Intermediate course as well. I was put into a class where the teacher spent almost 1 hour preparing what he would be teaching. By first break we had learned one new thing and by lunch we had learned almost nothing. I went to the receptionist who was extremely nice and very helpful. She call the director. Another girl and myself transferred out of the class. I was put into the other intermediate Excel class where I was totally lost. They had already covered a lot of the course objectives so I was basically lost from the beginning and it just kept getting worse as the day progressed. The second day I was so lost I spoke with the teacher and told her I would just sit beside another student and watch because I was holding back the whole class asking questions every 2 minutes. The teacher was very nice but it was too late because they had already learned too much the first morning that I had missed because I was enrolled in the other class. I should be refunded for my course. It was a total waste of time and completely frustrating. I paid a lot of money and the first class I was in, the teacher was more interested in speaking about his personal experiences with Excel, instead of teaching the course objectives. We didn't even receive a sheet with the course objectives. I don't think he had any. He was abrasive with other students. There were only four in the class. It was a very unpleasant experience. It was even more unpleasant to be put into another class where I was totally lost. I am not a slow person. I catch on very quickly, but I felt incompetent being put into a class where I had already missed a whole morning and as the day went on I did nothing but panic trying to keep up and understand what the teacher was doing because I had missed so much and was so far behnind.
Reviewed by 2012
The seminar is scheduled over two days with hour long lunches (that go long) and two break (morning and afternoon). With all of that free time, the course still ended quite early each day. This course could definitely be condensed into a four hour morning or afternoon.
Reviewed by 2012
I would DEFINITELY recommend this to my co-workers.
Reviewed by 2011
The classroom was cold
Reviewed by 2011

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