Microsoft SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Designer
(Microsoft Training Course: 50354) - 2 days - £1015 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course explores the navigation and use of the new Ribbon interface, the new features of Designer, the changes in workflows, Out Of the Box Workflows, and external content types. It is intended for anyone that has been and/or will be working with SharePoint Designer to make changes to SharePoint sites.
> Course outline
  1. Changes to SharePoint Designer 2010
  2. User Interface
  3. Data Views
  4. External Content Types
  5. Workflows

Module 1: Changes to SharePoint Designer 2010
  • This module explores the major changes between SharePoint Designer 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2010.
  • New Features of SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Changes from SharePoint Designer 2007
  • Describe the changes to SharePoint Designer 2010.
Module 2: User Interface
  • This module looks at the common features of a basic team site.
  • New User Interface of SharePoint Designer 2010
  • New work areas of SharePoint Designer 2010
  • SharePoint Designer 2010 Basics
  • Create a New SharePoint 2010 Site
  • Web Parts
  • Images Directory
  • Site Definition
  • Lab: SharePoint Designer Interface
  • Lab: SharePoint Designer Basics
  • Lab: SharePoint Designer Elements
  • Describe the new UI features of a basic team site.
  • Log in and out of a site.
  • Use the Quick Launch bar.
  • Describe the Security Trimmed Interface of SharePoint.
  • Create items on a site.
  • Understand and investigate site security.
  • Restore deleted items on a site.
Module 3: Data Views
  • This module looks at Data Views and Data Sources.
  • Create/Manage Data Views
  • Create/Manage Data Sources
  • Merge Two Data Sources
  • Link Two Data Sources
  • Data View Parameters
  • Lab: DataViews
  • Understand how to create and use Data Views and Data Sources.
Module 4: External Content Types
  • This module explores the new Business Connectivity Services (BCS), the replacement/new version of Business Data Catalog (BDC).
  • Business Connectivity Services
  • External Content Types
  • External Lists
  • Lab: External Content Types
  • Understand how Business Connectivity Services works within SharePoint 2010.
  • Know how to create and use Entities with SharePoint Designer.
Module 5: Workflows
  • This module looks at implementing workflows with SharePoint Designer 2010.
  • SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows.
  • Built-In Activities in SharePoint Designer 2007
  • Built-In Activities in SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Workflows as a Looping Set
  • Reusable Workflows
  • Exporting a Workflow to Visio
  • Importing a Workflow from Visio
  • Saving Workflows as a Template
  • Modify Out Of Box Workflows
  • Lab: BuiltInActivities (2007)
  • Lab: BuiltInActivities (2010)
  • Lab: LoopingWorkflow
  • Lab: Create a looping set of workflows
  • Lab: ModifyOOBWorkflow
  • Build workflows with SharePoint Designer 2010.
  • Understand how to edit built-in workflows.
  • Implement logging in to your workflows.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • An understanding of SharePoint site elements, including Lists, Libraries, and Content Types.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the changes in SharePoint Designer 2010; navigate the SharePoint Designer 2010 user interface; create a SharePoint 2010 site; work with Data Vies and Data Sources; understand Business Connectivity Services (BCS); create and use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows.