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SharePoint Designer 2013

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1 Day

In this course, you will create and publish custom SharePoint workflows without code using SharePoint Designer 2013. Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 provides a code-free environment to access data types and build custom SharePoint applications. It allows rapid development of SharePoint workflows to meet a company's specific needs. Before SharePoint Designer, most custom SharePoint applications were created with Microsoft Visual Basic. SharePoint Designer simplifies the process with a no-code interface that can be integrated with Microsoft Visio 2013 to easily manipulate workflow shapes.
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.

Upon completion of this course, participants 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
Lesson 1: Getting Started with SharePoint Designer 2013
Topic A: Introduction to SharePoint Designer
Topic B: Get Help and Support for SharePoint Designer

Lesson 2: Customizing and Implementing Content Types
Topic A: Customize Content Types
Topic B: Implement Custom Content Types

Lesson 3: Integrating Data Sources Using SharePoint Designer
Topic A: Access Data Sources
Topic B: Modify a Data Source in Data View

Lesson 4: Creating Workflows with the Workflow Platform
Topic A: Implement the Workflow Platform
Topic B: Design a Workflow

Lesson 5: Creating Workflows with SharePoint Designer and Visio
Topic A: Design Workflows with Visio 2013
Topic B: Transfer a Visio Workflow Design to SharePoint Designer
Topic C: Publish a Visio Workflow Design Using SharePoint Designer

Lesson 6: Packaging and Deploying Workflows
Topic A: Package Workflows
Topic B: Deploy Workflow Packages
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