Introduction to Data Management with Microsoft Access 2007<br />“To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the wi...
Chapter Introduction<br />Traditional study of computer applications <br />Acquire skills related to application’s feature...
Chapter Introduction (continued)<br />Access <br />Relational database program <br />Data stored in tables <br />Related t...
Chapter Introduction (continued)<br />Analysis<br />Collect, organize, and otherwise transform data into information <br /...
Learning Objectives<br />Introduce the new features in Access 2007<br />Introduce the company used in this book<br />Ident...
Learning Objectives (continued)<br />Understand the current deficiencies in an organization’s data<br />Introduce the comp...
Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />New innovative features<br />Office button<br />Ribbon<br />Database ...
Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />The Office button is located in the upper-left corner of the Access p...
Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-S...
The Ribbon<br />The new Ribbon feature replaces menus and toolbars, and makes finding options easier than ever<br />Succee...
Using the Keyboard to Make Selections<br />If you like using the keyboard to initiate commands, you can do so using some o...
Case Scenario<br />Fictional company 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Used to provide real-world business examples to illustrate les...
The Company<br />Vincent Ferrino opened 4Corners Pharmacy in 1994<br />Son Paul now owns business<br />Expanding<br />Phar...
Key Players<br />Paul Ferrino<br />Pharmacist and Owner<br />Donald Linebarger<br />Information Systems Director<br />Mari...
Company Goal: Expand Operations into Other Areas<br />Open second store in Colorado by end of year<br />Possibly by acquir...
How is Access Used at 4Corners Pharmacy?<br />Accounting<br />Finance<br />Human Resources<br />Information Systems<br />M...
Data to Store in the Database at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Proble...
Managing Data for the Organization<br />Problems at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Not all data gathered for managers to make info...
Interlinked Data at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving App...
Problem Solving in this Book<br />Three levels of problem solving with Access<br />Level 1 <br />Basic problems or analyse...
Problem Solving in this Book (continued)<br />“Steps to Success”<br />Case problems<br />Succeeding in Business with Micro...
Pedagogical Model for Problem Solving<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving App...
Steps to Success Exercises<br />At end of each level<br />Complete exercises in Steps to Success section <br />Reinforce w...
Chapter Summary<br />Purpose of book<br />Using access to organize data efficiently and solve business problems effectivel...
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  1. 1. Introduction to Data Management with Microsoft Access 2007<br />“To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will andtenacity to finish the job.”—Chin-Ning Chu<br />
  2. 2. Chapter Introduction<br />Traditional study of computer applications <br />Acquire skills related to application’s features and functions<br />Does not address <br />When particular tool most appropriate <br />How it should be utilized in solving specific problem<br />Concepts and tasks presented in book could apply to other database programs <br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />2<br />
  3. 3. Chapter Introduction (continued)<br />Access <br />Relational database program <br />Data stored in tables <br />Related to each other using relationships<br />Information <br />Data organized in meaningful way<br />Data can be:<br />Words images numbers, sounds<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />3<br />
  4. 4. Chapter Introduction (continued)<br />Analysis<br />Collect, organize, and otherwise transform data into information <br />Used to support decisions<br />Data consumer <br />Person in organization who transforms data into information<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />4<br />
  5. 5. Learning Objectives<br />Introduce the new features in Access 2007<br />Introduce the company used in this book<br />Identify how an organization manages data<br />Describe how problem solving is presented in this book<br />Understand the roles of data consumers in an organization<br />Determine how data is interlinked throughout an organization<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />5<br />
  6. 6. Learning Objectives (continued)<br />Understand the current deficiencies in an organization’s data<br />Introduce the companies used in this book’s end-of-chapter case problems<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />6<br />
  7. 7. Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />New innovative features<br />Office button<br />Ribbon<br />Database templates<br />New security features<br />New file type<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />7<br />
  8. 8. Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />The Office button is located in the upper-left corner of the Access program window<br />Menu opens when clicked<br />Access Options button<br />The Quick Access Toolbar provides you with quick access to frequently used features<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />8<br />
  9. 9. Introduction to the New Features in Access 2007<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />9<br />
  10. 10. The Ribbon<br />The new Ribbon feature replaces menus and toolbars, and makes finding options easier than ever<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />10<br />
  11. 11. Using the Keyboard to Make Selections<br />If you like using the keyboard to initiate commands, you can do so using some of the same access keys available in Office 2003<br />KeyTips display the access key for a particular command when you press Alt<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />11<br />
  12. 12. Case Scenario<br />Fictional company 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Used to provide real-world business examples to illustrate lessons in each chapter<br />“Employees” represent variety of business functions<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />12<br />
  13. 13. The Company<br />Vincent Ferrino opened 4Corners Pharmacy in 1994<br />Son Paul now owns business<br />Expanding<br />Pharmacy’s recordkeeping inefficient<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />13<br />
  14. 14. Key Players<br />Paul Ferrino<br />Pharmacist and Owner<br />Donald Linebarger<br />Information Systems Director<br />Maria Garcia<br />Human Resources Manager<br />Elaine Estes<br />Store/Operations Manager<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />14<br />
  15. 15. Company Goal: Expand Operations into Other Areas<br />Open second store in Colorado by end of year<br />Possibly by acquiring existing business<br />Ensure that database easily expanded and adapted<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />15<br />
  16. 16. How is Access Used at 4Corners Pharmacy?<br />Accounting<br />Finance<br />Human Resources<br />Information Systems<br />Marketing<br />Operations Management<br />Sales<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />16<br />
  17. 17. Data to Store in the Database at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />17<br />
  18. 18. Managing Data for the Organization<br />Problems at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Not all data gathered for managers to make informed business decisions<br />Errors and redundancy of data<br />Benefits to using relational database<br />Too much data to effectively store in Excel workbook<br />Excel limited in structure of data<br />Join together multiple tables <br />Query those tables as one big table<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />18<br />
  19. 19. Interlinked Data at 4Corners Pharmacy<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />19<br />
  20. 20. Problem Solving in this Book<br />Three levels of problem solving with Access<br />Level 1 <br />Basic problems or analyses require application of one or more database tools <br />Focus on implementation of tools<br />Level 2<br />Problems and analyses presented increase in complexity<br />Level 3<br />Complexity increases further<br />Opportunities for more advanced critical thinking and problem solving<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />20<br />
  21. 21. Problem Solving in this Book (continued)<br />“Steps to Success”<br />Case problems<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />21<br />
  22. 22. Pedagogical Model for Problem Solving<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />22<br />
  23. 23. Steps to Success Exercises<br />At end of each level<br />Complete exercises in Steps to Success section <br />Reinforce what you learned in level<br />Completed in separate database for similar business<br />Hudson Bay Pharmacy<br />Located in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />23<br />
  24. 24. Chapter Summary<br />Purpose of book<br />Using access to organize data efficiently and solve business problems effectively<br />Case scenarios<br />4Corners Pharmacy<br />Method of teaching problem solving<br />Three levels<br />Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2007: A Problem-Solving Approach <br />24<br />
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