SharePoint 2013 Designer and Workflows – 2 Days

This course describes how to  Build custom SharePoint business solutions with SharePoint Designer 2013. You will learn to leverage SharePoint Designer 2013 features to extend SharePoint sites, display data from SharePoint lists and integrate data from multiple sources, complex business process automation with SharePoint workflows, create forms and capture data for workflows and data storage and learn how to present data for business intelligence.

Anyone responsible for creating, building or managing SharePoint 2013 sites. Basic knowledge of SharePoint site structure or experience with a previous version of SharePoint is assumed.

  • Introduction to SharePoint technologies
  • Comparing and contrasting SharePoint Foundation with SharePoint Server
  • Exploring Web applications and site collections
  • Setting SharePoint Designer restrictions and Central Administration
  • Developing a business case study
  • Leveraging Web Parts, lists and libraries
  • Setting standards with site templates
  • Exploring new features in SharePoint Designer 2013
  • Creating and SharePoint sites using SharePoint Designer
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Navigating through the site with the Ribbon interface
  • Managing Lists and Libraries
  • Working with content types
  • Modifying SharePoint sites
  • Creating Content Types
  • Creating data views
  • Displaying list data using the Data View Web Part
  • Linking and merging data sources
  • Working with relational data
  • Leveraging SQL Server data
  • Displaying Database Results
  • Retrieving data via stored procedures and views
  • Business Connectivity Services (BCS)
  • Utilising external content types
  • Centralising security through BCS
  • Analysing business requirements
  • Establishing business rules through branching logic
  • Executing workflows in parallel and serial
  • Identifying lists required in the workflow process
  • Assigning tasks to participants
  • Building workflows
  • Creating workflow actions and steps
  • Sequential Workflows
  • Parallel Workflows
  • Cascading Workflows
  • Reusable Workflows
  • InfoPath forms and Workflows
  • SQL server Reporting Services and SharePoint integration
  • Leveraging Report Builder to build reports
  • Reporting Data from SharePoint Lists
  • Report content types, Data Sources and Data Sets
  • Leveraging SSRS in SharePoint for building dashboards