This SharePoint training course will teach you how to build custom SharePoint business solutions with SharePoint Designer 2013.

This is a practical hands-on course that gives you plenty of time to try out what you are learning and ask questions if you get stuck.

By the end of this SharePoint designer course you will be able to:

  • Display data from SharePoint lists and integrate data from multiple sources
  • Use complex business process automation with SharePoint workflows
  • Create forms and capture data for workflows
  • Present data for use in business intelligence dashboards.

What Will I Learn?

You’ll learn about:

  • Customising web sites and SharePoint Designer.
  • Displaying Information with data views.
  • Connecting to external data sources.
  • Automating Business Processes with Workflows.
  • Presenting data for Business Intelligence.

Am I Ready For This Course?

This course is suitable for anyone responsible for creating, building or managing SharePoint sites.

A basic knowledge of SharePoint site structure or experience with a previous version of SharePoint is assumed.

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Please note that SharePoint Designer 2013 will continue to work with SharePoint Server 2016 & 2019 on-premise, for the remainder of the client support lifecycle (2026).

Your SharePoint Training Day

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 4.15pm with refreshments throughout the day and a break for lunch.

We offer a relaxed, supportive learning environment, fully air-conditioned facilities and some of the nicest instructors on the planet.

Also, you’ll receive:

✔ A full-colour manual covering everything in the course so that you can recap.
✔ A USB stick for the course exercises to let you practise more in your own time.
✔ A snazzy Certificate of Attendance to show that you trained with the best.

  • 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
  • Creating 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
  • Reporting content types, Data Sources and Data Sets
  • Leveraging SSRS in SharePoint for building dashboards

Online Training Requirements

To attend this SharePoint course online, you will need:

Access to SharePoint 2013 on your Windows PC/laptop with a camera, speakers & microphone
A stable internet connection capable of running Zoom
To be a confident computer user and able to use Zoom to attend the course

If you have access to a second screen, we would encourage you to use it as it improves the experience.