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Microsoft Access 2016

ISBN : 9781616918644

Prepare for the Microsoft MOS 77-730 exam with the Microsoft Access 2016 course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can be easily integrated with an LMS. Interactive chapters comprehensively cover the Microsoft MOS 77-730 exam objectives and provide knowledge in areas such as creating, modifying, navigating, printing, exporting, protecting databases; creating, managing and modifying tables; creating and modifying query; creating and formatting a form or report; and so on. The MS Access 2016 course includes full-length practice tests provided with answers that emulate the Access 2016 exam.

The Microsoft Access 2016 77-730 exam validates the candidates the basic knowledge of the Access 2016 application's environment and fundamental database design principles. The certified candidates of this exam know the correct application of the basic characteristics of Access 2016 and they can create and maintain basic Access database objects, which includes data entry forms, tables, relationships, multi-level reports, and multi-table queries.

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Pre Assessment Questions
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Performance lab
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Exam related FAQs
Where do I take the exam? Certiport
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice, Best answer, Short answer, Case study and so on.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the exam's retake policy?

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam retake policy is as follows:

  • Retake vouchers can only be used to retake the same exam that was failed.
  • All vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
  • Retake vouchers must be used within 30 days of the initial failed exam.
  • As of July 1, 2014, the retake policy changed to the following:
    • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
    • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 48 hours before retaking the exam.
    • A two-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
    • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate may take it again.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the MS-ACCESS-2016, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Editor
  • Data Analyst
  • Office Professional
  • The Database Terminology of Access
  • Relational Databases
  • Access Database Objects
  • A Five-Step Design Method
  • The Access Welcome Screen
  • How to Create a Blank Desktop Database
  • The Access 2016 Interface
  • Bulletproofing an Application
  • Table Types
  • Creating a New Table
  • Creating tblCustomers
  • Changing a Table Design
  • Understanding tblCustomers Field Properties
  • Setting the Primary Key
  • Saving the Completed Table
  • Manipulating Tables
  • Adding Records to a Database Table
  • Understanding Attachment Fields
  • Building Bulletproof Databases
  • Data Normalization and Denormalization
  • Table Relationships
  • Integrity Rules
  • Keys
  • Understanding Datasheets
  • Looking at the Datasheet Window
  • Opening a Datasheet
  • Entering New Data
  • Navigating Records in a Datasheet
  • Changing Values in a Datasheet
  • Using the Undo Feature
  • Copying and Pasting Values
  • Replacing Values
  • Adding New Records
  • Deleting Records
  • Displaying Records
  • Sorting and Filtering Records in a Datasheet
  • Aggregating Data
  • Printing Records
  • How Access Works with External Data
  • Options for Importing and Exporting
  • How to Import External Data
  • How to Export to External Formats
  • Linking External Data
  • Working with Linked Tables
  • Introducing Queries
  • Creating a Query
  • Working with Query Fields
  • Adding Criteria to Your Queries
  • Printing a Query's Recordset
  • Saving a Query
  • Creating Multi-Table Queries
  • Working with the Table Pane
  • Introducing Operators
  • Using Operators and Expressions in Queries
  • Entering Single-Value Field Criteria
  • Using Multiple Criteria in a Query
  • Entering Criteria in Multiple Fields
  • Action Queries
  • Crosstab Queries
  • Using Calculations in Your Analyses
  • Using Dates in Your Analyses
  • Using Parameter Queries
  • Using Conditional Functions
  • Understanding Basic SQL
  • Getting Fancy with Advanced SQL Statements
  • Using SQL Specific Queries
  • Enhancing Your Analyses with Subqueries
  • Domain Aggregate Functions
  • Formulating Forms
  • Working with Controls
  • Introducing Properties
  • Using Form View
  • Changing Values in a Form
  • Printing a Form
  • Working with Form Properties
  • Adding a Form Header or Footer
  • Working with Section Properties
  • Changing the Layout
  • Converting a Form to a Report
  • Setting Control Properties
  • Creating a Calculated Control
  • Working with Subforms
  • Form Design Tips
  • Tackling Advanced Forms Techniques
  • Using the Tab Control
  • Designing a Form from Scratch
  • Introducing Reports
  • Creating a Report, from Beginning to End
  • Banded Report Design Concepts
  • Creating a Report from Scratch
  • Improving the Report's Appearance
  • Grouping and Sorting Data
  • Formatting Data
  • Adding Data
  • Trying More Techniques
  • Transforming Data in Access
  • Introducing Visual Basic for Applications
  • Understanding VBA Terminology
  • Adding an Unbound Combo Box to a Form to Find Data
  • Filtering a Form
  • Function Reference for Data Analysts

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Creating a blank desktop database
  • Encrypting a database
  • Creating a new table
  • Opening table in Design view
  • Creating a primary key
  • Saving a table
  • Renaming a table
  • Adding records to a database table
  • Opening a datasheet
  • Finding a specific value
  • Replacing values
  • Deleting records
  • Printing records
  • Importing from another access database
  • Exporting objects to other access databases
  • Linking to other Access database tables
  • Changing the sort order of a field
  • Entering character (Text or Memo) criteria
  • Specifying non-matching values
  • Creating delete queries
  • Using the Select statement
  • Using the WHERE clause
  • Using the * statement
  • Expanding your search with the Like operator
  • Using IN and NOT IN with subqueries
  • Creating a form and changing view
  • Changing the title bar text with the Caption property
  • Creating the basic form
  • Creating reports in a MS Access database
  • Hiding repeating information