Create Database Applications Using MS Access 2013
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Create Database Applications Using MS Access 2013

Create real world database applications. Easy to Follow Lectures. Boost Your Resume and Earning Potentials!.
4.4 (18 ratings)
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Created by Kelvin Mbatu
Last updated 2/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Confidently develop database applications using Microsoft Access
  • Understand MS Access and how it can be applied to solve real world problems
  • Understand and Implement best practice database design concepts
  • Create tables, forms, queries, reports, macros and relationships
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  • A computer with Microsoft Access Installed

This MS Access 2013 course was designed to be easily understood by absolute beginners and at the same time offer value to somewhat proficient users of Microsoft Access.

The course focuses on equipping you with the hands-on skills required to develop database applications with MS Access in as little time as possible.

By the end of the course, you'll have the confidence required to get you started with developing your own database applications.

What's in it for you?

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Develop database applications by solving a real world problem.
  • Create MS Access objects: tables, forms, queries, macros and reports
  • Develop SQL Queries to retrieve and manipulate data from your tables
  • Easily import data from Microsoft Excel to MS Access
  • Quickly format forms, and restrict data that is entered into your tables.
  • Create a switchboard for easy navigation around your database

Course Structure

This course was structured to first teach you the fundamentals of database design and then guide you on a step-by-step basis on how to design and create your own database applications

You do not need any prior technical or programming experience to fully participate in this course, you just need the patience and willingness to learn.

You'll have access to the detailed step-by-step Lab Exercises that will guide you through developing the various application components.

There are quizzes at the end of each new concept learnt to validate the knowledge and skills you would have gained.

Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals needing to develop Microsoft access applications
  • Students taking or preparing to take a MS Access class
  • Anyone seeking to obtain this invaluable skill
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
Introduction and Objectives
5 Lectures 12:24

Introduction to creating databases with MS Access 2013. What to expect in the coming lectures

Preview 02:50

Understand databases, and why they are important

What is a database

Understand MS Access, its uses and applications. Understand other DBMSs

What is MS Access

A discussion on the final course project and course structure

Course database project

Brief introduction to the MS Access product and interface.

Getting Started with MS Access

Understand MS Access
2 questions
Components of an Access Database Application
6 Lectures 12:08

Description of a table, how it is organised and its uses


Description of relationships, and their uses


Description of a forms and their uses


Description of queries, and their uses


Description of reports, and their uses


Description of other objects not covered in this class such as VBA.

Other MS Access objects

Components of MS Access database application
5 questions
Designing the database
3 Lectures 15:55

Understand the importance of database design.

Design is key

Best practice database design principles

Database design principles

A walkthrough of the process of designing a database

The design process

Database design concepts
5 questions
Building the database
13 Lectures 01:48:50

How to build the table, and decide on data types

Building the tables

How to insert data into your database tables using the data sheet view.

Inserting data into the tables - using datasheet view

How to import MS Excel data into your MS Access tables

Inserting data into the tables - importing data from excel

Building MS Access tables
4 questions

How to create table relationships and enforce referential integrity

Building the table relationships

Building MS Access table relationships
3 questions

How to create the MS Access forms.

Building the forms for data Input

How to modify form's design

Modify the Forms Design

How to create the rental reservation form which references multiple tables in our database

Create the Rental Reservation Form

Building MS Access Forms
3 questions

How to create MS Access queries and execute them

Building Queries

Introduction to SQL using MS Access. Understand Joins

Building Queries - Intro to SQL

Create queries in MS Access using the query builder

Preview 08:54

How to reference queries in combo boxes

Referencing Queries in Combo boxes

Learn some more complex form design concepts

The Update Rental Form

Building MS Access Queries
5 questions

Build the reports for our application

Building the reports

Building MS Access Reports
3 questions
Piecing it together
2 Lectures 12:35

Create a dashboard for easy navigation around our database application

Linking forms

About the Instructor
Kelvin Mbatu
4.4 Average rating
18 Reviews
192 Students
1 Course
Information Technology Enthusiast

The Instructor - Kelvin Mbatu - has a background in Computer Science and a masters degree in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

He's an IT enthusiast and has over 9 years professional IT consulting experience; Advising fortune 500 companies on matters related to cyber security, IT governance, and systems implementation.

He loves teaching and believes that nothing is difficult to learn. It's how it is taught that makes the difference.

He has a couple professional IT/Management certifications including: PMP (Project Management Professional), SCJP (Sun Certified Java Programmer), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), etc