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Succeeding in Business with Microsoft® Access 2013: A Problem-Solving Approach, 1st Edition

  • Sandra Cable
  • ISBN-10: 128507758X
  • ISBN-13: 9781285077581
  • 608 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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About the Product

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic "point and click" skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis - challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions.


  • Fully updated to reflect changes to Microsoft Access 2013.

  • Introduces students gradually to more advanced and broader skills through three levels of complexity in each chapter, beginning with an introductory conceptual chapter on databases.

  • Offers case problems (such as accounting, finance, marketing, and operations management) and Steps to Success activities that provide additional practice in a real-world context.

  • Provides Feature boxes, quick references to the steps needed to complete tasks, and tips to help students become more efficient users of Access.

About the Author

Sandra Cable

Sandra Cable is the author and co-author of numerous books with Course Technology. Her books include both introductory and advanced levels of Microsoft Excel and Access. Dr. Cable holds a Ph.D. in Education from Texas A&M University - Commerce. In addition to working full-time for an international corporation in Dallas, TX, she volunteers to teach at seminars and in classrooms, sharing the simple, proven approaches she's found for mastering today's computer applications.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Data Management with Microsoft Access 2013.
1. Preparing to Automate Data Management.
2. Building the Database.
3. Analyzing Data for Effective Decision Making.
4. Collecting Data with Well-Designed Forms.
5. Developing Effective Reports.
6. Automating Database Processing.
7. Enhancing User Interaction Through Programming.

New to this edition

  • Challenges students to find effective solutions to business situations through problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis.