: EnglishShort Description
: This comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Access 2013 software. You will cover basic through advanced topics, including creating Tables, Forms, Action Queries, Reports, and more. Upon completion, you will be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market. This online course is supported by an instructor and is available for year-round open enrollment.Instructor Description
: Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer, developer, and instructor of the Comma Mama Guides. She developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The books that Elizabeth wrote for this course meet the Microsoft Vendor of Approved course ware. As the instructor for this program, Elizabeth is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification
: Students for Exam 77-424: Microsoft Access 2013 should have the equivalent of six months of hands-on computer experience before taking the exam. These exam candidates should be proficient at file management. In addition, students should be able to readily identify and use the commands for at least 80% of the exam objectives in preparation for taking the timed exam.
Amongst the skills necessary, students should be especially effective at entering information and analyzing data. Successful students will have mastered how to create and edit Forms, query the data for specific parameters, create and format Reports, maintain and optimize a database for multiple users.
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
NOTE: This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You should also have Microsoft Office 2013 already installed: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.