Understanding a Basic Database: Intro to Microsoft Access

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Learn quick and easy tips and tricks to transform your use of data. Intro to Access will teach you how to create simple tables, queries and reports with ease. Understanding the basics of Access can simplify your management of information and increase your productivity. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how Access is used and how to navigate around it
  • Create a database structure using Access and design a database with tables  
  • Modify the structure of an existing table, edit records in an existing table, add records to a new table and sort/filter records in a table
  • Create meaningful reports from tables 
  • Generate simple and effective queries 
  • Create and use forms  


This workshop is facilitated by Mr. Scott Jones and Mr. Felix Albl.

Mr. Scott Jones is an Instructor of Business in the Fort Hays State University Department of Applied Business Studies and the Director for the Center of Economic Education. Scott has over 22 years of teaching experience with universities and educational organizations. He has an Ed.S. in Urban Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, an M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership from the University of Kansas, an M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a B.S. in Marketing Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia and he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from Kansas State University. 

Mr. Felix Albl is a GTA currently pursuing his MBA. Originally from Germany, Felix has been in the United States for nearly seven years--as he completed his high school diploma (Lansing High School) and his Bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management (FHSU). Felix is actively involved in Collegiate DECA, where he has served as a local chapter President, Kansas State Association President and is now serving the International Association as an Executive Officer. Through his work in DECA and a student employee position during his undergraduate program, Felix gained extensive computing skills in data and numerical manipulation using both Access and Excel. 

Fee:  $119


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