Access 2016: Core Database Management, Manipulation, and Query Skills; Exam 77-730

Successful candidates for the Microsoft Access 2016 exam have approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product. They understand basic database design principles and are able to complete tasks independently. They know and demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Access 2016, and will demonstrate the ability to create and maintain basic Access database objects including tables, relationships, data entry forms, multilevel reports, and multi-table queries.

Objective Domain

  • Create and Manage a Database 2016
  • Build Tables 2016
  • Create Queries 2016
  • Create Queries 2016
  • Create Forms 2016
  • Create Reports 2016
  • Manage Databases 2016
  • Create and Modify Tables Expert 2016
  • Create and Modify Queries Expert 2016
  • Modify Forms in Layout View Expert 2016
  • Modify Reports in Layout View Expert 2016

1.1 Create and Modify Databases

1.1.1 Create a blank desktop database

1.1.2 Create a database from a template

1.1.3 Create a database by using Import objects or data from other sources

1.1.4 Delete database objects

1.2 Manage Relationships and Keys

1.2.1 Create and modify relationships

1.2.2 Set the primary key

1.2.3 Enforce referential integrity

1.2.4 Set foreign keys

1.2.5 View relationships

1.3 Navigate through a Database


2.1 Create Tables

2.1.1 Create a table

2.1.2 Import data into tables

2.1.3 Create linked tables from external sources

2.1.4 Import tables from other databases

2.1.5 Create a table from a template with application parts

2.2 Manage Tables

2.2.1 Hide fields in tables

2.2.2 Add total rows

2.2.3 Add table descriptions

2.2.4 Rename tables

2.3 Manage Records in Tables

2.3.1 Update records

2.3.2 Add records

2.3.3 Delete records

2.3.4 Append records from external data

2.3.5 Find and replace data

2.3.6 Sort records

2.3.7 Filter records

2.4 Create and Modify Fields

2.4.1 Add fields to tables

2.4.2 Add validation rules to fields

2.4.3 Change field captions

2.4.4 Change field sizes

2.4.5 Change field data types

2.4.6 Configure fields to auto-increment

2.4.7 Set default values

2.4.8 Using input masks

2.4.9 Delete fields

3.1 Create a Query

3.1.1 Run a query

3.1.2 Create a crosstab query

3.1.3 Create a parameter query

3.1.4 Create an action query

3.1.5 Create a multi-table query

3.1.6 Save a query

3.2 Modify a Query

3.2.1 Rename a query

3.2.2 Add fields

3.2.3 Remove fields

3.2.4 Hide fields

3.2.5 Sort data within queries

3.2.6 Format fields within queries

3.3 Create Calculated Fields and Grouping within Queries

3.3.1 Add calculated fields

3.3.2 Set filtering criteria

3.3.3 Group and summarize data

3.3.4 Group data by using comparison operators

3.3.5 Group data by using arithmetic and logical operators

4.1 Create a Form

4.1.1 Create a form

4.1.2 Create a form from a template with application parts

4.1.3 Save a form

4.2 Configure Form Controls

4.2.1 Move form controls

4.2.2 Add form controls

4.2.3 Modify data sources

4.2.4 Remove form controls

4.2.5 Set form control properties

4.2.6 Manage labels

4.2.7 Add sub-forms

4.3 Format a Form

4.3.1 Modify tab order

4.3.2 Configure Print settings

4.3.3 Sort records by form field

4.3.4 Apply a theme

4.3.5 Control form positioning

4.3.6 Insert backgrounds

4.3.7 Insert headers and footers

4.3.8 Insert images

5.1 Create a Report

5.1.1 Create a report based on the query or table

5.1.2 Create a report in Design view

5.1.3 Create a report by using a wizard

5.2 Configure Report Controls

5.2.1 Group and sort fields

5.2.2 Modify data sources

5.2.3 Add report controls

5.2.4 Add and modify labels

5.3 Format a Report

5.3.1 Format a report into multiple columns

5.3.2 Add calculated fields

5.3.3 Control report positioning

5.3.4 Format report elements

5.3.5 Change report orientation

5.3.6 Insert header and footer information

5.3.7 Insert images

5.3.8 Apply a theme

1.1 Modify database structure

1.1.1 Import objects or data from other sources

1.1.2 Delete database objects

1.1.3 Hide and display objects in the Navigation Pane

1.2 Manage table relationships and keys

1.2.1 Understand relationships

1.2.2 Display relationships

1.2.3 Set Primary Keys

1.2.4 Enforce referential integrity

1.2.5 Set foreign keys

1.3 Print and export data

1.3.1 Configure print options for records, forms, and reports

1.3.2 Export objects to alternative formats

2.1 Create tables

2.1.1 Import data into tables

2.1.2 Create linked tables from external sources

2.1.3 Import tables from other databases

2.2 Manage tables

2.2.1 Hide fields in tables

2.2.2 Add total rows

2.2.3 Add table descriptions

2.3 Manage table records

2.3.1 Find and replace data

2.3.2 Sort records

2.3.3 Filter records

2.4 Create and modify fields

2.4.1 Add and remove fields

2.4.2 Add validation rules to fields

2.4.3 Change field captions

2.4.4 Change field sizes

2.4.5 Change field data types

2.4.6 Configure fields to auto-increment

2.4.7 Set default values

2.4.8 Apply built-in input masks

3.1 Create and run queries

3.1.1 Create simple queries

3.1.2 Create basic crosstab queries

3.1.3 Create basic parameter queries

3.1.4 Create basic action queries

3.1.5 Create basic multi-table queries

3.1.6 Save queries

3.1.7 Run queries

3.2 Modify queries

3.2.1 Add, hide, and remove fields in queries

3.2.2 Sort data within queries

3.2.3 Filter data within queries

3.2.4 Format fields within queries

4.1 Configure form controls

4.1.1 Add, move, and remove form controls

4.1.2 Set form control properties

4.1.3 Add and modify form labels

4.2 Format forms

4.2.1 Modify tab order on forms

4.2.2 Sort records by form field

4.2.3 Modify form positioning

4.2.4 Insert information in form headers and footers

4.2.5 Insert images on forms

5.1 Configure report controls

5.1.1 Group and sort fields on reports

5.1.2 Add report controls

5.1.3 Add and modify labels on reports

5.2 Format reports

5.2.1 Format a report into multiple columns

5.2.2 Modify report positioning

5.2.3 Format report elements

5.2.4 Change report orientation

5.2.5 Insert information in report headers and footers

5.2.6 Insert images on reports

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