How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this SharePoint 2013 Designer Course, students will learn how to customize and configure content types in a SharePoint site, create workflows in SharePoint Designer and Visio 2013 and package and deploy workflows using SharePoint Designer and SharePoint Server 2013.

Course Prerequisites

For the best experience in this course, students should be a site owner and/or administrator of Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010, or 2013. Students should also have experience with designing and maintaining a SharePoint site.

Course Audience

This course is designed for advanced Microsoft SharePoint site owners and administrators who want to integrate data sources, customize content types, and automate common tasks using workflows.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe SharePoint Designer 2013 and its features, benefits, and support options.
  • Customize and configure content types to ensure data consistency across lists and libraries.
  • Access and modify data sources from a SharePoint site.
  • Create a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013 and the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform.
  • Develop workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013.
  • Package and deploy workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started with SharePoint Designer 2013
    • Introduction to SharePoint Designer
    • Get Help and Support for SharePoint Designer
  2. Customizing and Implementing Content Types
    • Customize Content Types
    • Implement Custom Content Types
  3. Integrating Data Sources Using SharePoint Designer
    • Access Data Sources
    • Modify a Data Source in Data View
  4. Creating Workflows with the Workflow Platform
    • Implement the Workflow Platform
    • Design a Workflow
  5. Creating Workflows with SharePoint Designer and Visio
    • Design Workflows with Visio 2013
    • Transfer a Visio Workflow Design to SharePoint Designer
    • Publish a Visio Workflow Design Using SharePoint Designer
  6. Packaging and Deploying Workflows
    • Package Workflows
    • Deploy Workflow Packages

What Students Receive

In this hands-on SharePoint Designer course, students will receive:
  • Access to a live SharePoint Designer lab environment both during class and for six months afterward to complete hands-on labs and practice skills learned.
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class
  • A PC headset for communicating with the instructor and fellow students during the SharePoint Designer Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your SharePoint Designer Training course