In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, the reader picks up all the skills needed to increase the effectiveness and reliability of Access applications. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon the previous one, allowing the reader to quickly learn the essentials of Access programming from the ground up. The book helps the reader to understand the fundamentals of the Access architecture, gain fast knowledge of the new features that Access offers, learn how to effectively use the latest tools and features of Access by following practical, real-world examples, and get expert tips from the best-selling author, Alison Balter. This book is designed for the way readers learn. They can go through each step-by-step chapter or just choose the lessons that interest them the most.