Approach Millennium Edition 9.5: Introduction

Course specifications

Course number: AME-L1-076-404

Software version number: 9.5

Course length: 1 day

Course description

Overview: Students will learn the basic skills necessary to begin using Approach so they can design and create a basic database-management system.

Prerequisites: Windows 95: Introduction, Windows 98: Introduction, or Windows NT 4.0: Introduction or equivalent knowledge.

Delivery method: Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Benefits: Students will learn how to design and create a basic database-management system that includes forms, worksheets, and reports. They will also lean how to find specific records within a database and how to join multiple databases.

Target student: Students enrolling in this course should understand the fundamentals of working with Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0.

What's next: Approach Millennium Edition 9.5: Introduction is the first course in this series. Approach Millennium Edition 9.5: Advanced, the next course in this series, teaches student how to import and export data, create forms and reports from joined databases, and change Approach preferences. Students who want to learn advanced features can take Approach Millennium Edition 9.5: Advanced.

 Performance-based objectives

Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

New features covered in this series

Course content

Lesson 1: Introduction to Databases


Lesson 2: Creating a Database


Lesson 3: Modifying Forms, Worksheets, and Databases


Lesson 4: Managing Records in a Database


Lesson 5: Additional Data Management Techniques


Lesson 6: Creating and Modifying Reports


Lesson 7: Enhanced Form Design


Lesson 8: Introduction to Managing Multiple Databases


Appendix A: Database File Types


Appendix B: Using the Internet in Approach