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SharePoint Designer and Workflows

SharePointWith Mission Critical’s SharePoint Designer training courses in Denver and Phoenix, you will be able to open up the back end of SharePoint, enabling you to create a more customized site, and create better branding. You will learn to create customer pages and workflows. In our two-day course, you will learn SharePoint Designer to bring your skills to the next level, beyond the basic functionality of SharePoint. The skills learned in this course can be applied to SharePoint sites hosted on premises or via SharePoint 365. This training course includes plenty of hands-on activities, so that you can be sure you have mastered the material. Our knowledgeable instructors will be on hand to lead you to a thorough understanding of SharePoint Designer, and to answer all of your questions.

Training Class Goal

In this Denver and Phoenix SharePoint Designer class, Students exiting this class will be able to improve the customization and content on their sites. Students will also learn to build and deploy workflows, using this powerful tool to pursue more complex projects.

Class Price: $810

What’s included – a $1,670 value with:

  • Face-to-face, live interactive class
  • Retake – allows you to retake the entire class if you need a refresher within 6 months
  • Lunch & Learn session – choose from different topics to learn something new in the future
  • Hard copy training manual – to take notes and take with you for future reference
  • Just Tips Newsletter subscription – for ongoing monthly tips to help you learn even more!


Students entering this class should possess a comfortable proficiency with computer, as well as an at least basic understanding of the use of SharePoint. A technical background is not necessary to be successful in this class.

Topic Covered

  • What’s New in SharePoint Designer
  • Installation and using the application
  • Tour of the SharePoint Designer User Interface
  • Best Practices

Editing Pages in SharePoint Designer

  • Task Panes
  • The Ribbon
  • Editing Surface
  • Status Bar
  • Creating New Pages

Using SharePoint to Store Data

  • Creating Lists
  • Managing Data
  • Using Content Types
  • Special Site Columns
  • Document Sets
  • Working with Views
  • Creating your own template

Managing Web Parts

  • Creating pages for Web Parts
  • Web Part Gallery
  • Adding and configuring web parts on a page
  • Connecting Web Parts
  • Fixing Broken Pages
  • Exporting Web Part Configurations

Displaying Data

  • Data Sources and Data Views
  • Working with Data Sources
  • Data View Web Parts
  • Creating Data Pages in SharePoint Designer

External Content Types

  • Discuss Business Connectivity Services
  • Explore External Content Types
  • Create a new External Content Type
  • Create External Lists

Custom List Actions

  • Creating and configuring Custom List Actions
  • Creating a custom action to print lists
  • Associating Custom List Actions with Workflows
  • Moving and exporting Custom List Actions

Styles and Themes

  • What is Branding?
  • High level overview of SharePoint Branding
  • Branding with SPD

SharePoint Workflows Topics Covered


  • What is a workflow?
  • Workflow-enabled SharePoint objects
  • Tools for building SharePoint workflows

Custom Designer Workflows

  • Intro to SharePoint Designer workflows
  • Components of a SharePoint Designer workflow
  • Create your first SharePoint Designer workflow

Task Processing in SharePoint Designer workflows

  • SharePoint Designer task actions
  • Custom task processes in SharePoint Designer workflows

Advanced SharePoint Designer Workflows

  • SharePoint Designer workflow templates
  • Customizing the out of the box workflows
  • Workflow actions for document sets
  • Workflow actions and conditions for security
  • Using external data in a SharePoint Designer workflow

Custom Visio SharePoint workflows

  • Building a Visio workflow
  • Importing Visio workflow into SharePoint Designer
  • Publishing and Visio Graphic Services

Master the ability to make SharePoint sites truly reflect your organization’s brand, as well as better meet its unique needs, with our Microsoft SharePoint Designer training in Denver and Phoenix. Learn how to automate processes with Workflows and manage content behind the scenes with this course. Our courses are designed specifically for companies and their employees.