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This course includes practical application of the subjects covered.


Official Curriculum

This course is part of Microsoft's official Course Curriculum.

Curriculum Microsoft
Course Code QASPD10L2
Duration 2 Days
Price $1,715
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Course Description

You are already able to utilise SharePoint Designer 2010 to create and customise sites lists views and web pages but want to extend your sites capability to include information from external data sources or make connections to Business Connectivity Services. You may also want to utilise SharePoint Designer’s enhanced features to create custom workflows, add company specific branding solutions and publish these as SharePoint solution packages.  In this course you will use these features to enhance your sites corporate branding and data utilisation. 

You will use SharePoint Designer to connect to and display business data, create custom workflows, create branding for your site and export this information for re-use as a SharePoint solution package.

This course is intended for those power users or site administrators who are able to create SharePoint sites, lists and web pages in SharePoint Designer 2010 and now want to extend their knowledge of the product to build data driven solutions, add workflow capabilities and brand a SharePoint site.

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Display external business data from different sources
  • Use data views to display this data effectively
  • Create external content types by connecting to Business Connectivity Services
  • Create list, site and reusable workflows
  • Create site brandings using master pages and css
  • Deploy a customised site as a web solution package
  • Manage SharePoint Designer settings for user roles and actions

Course Modules

Displaying External Business Data (6 topics)

  • External Databases
  • XML Web Services via SOAP
  • Server Side Scripts using REST
  • XML Source Files
  • Linked Data Sources
  • Related Item Views

Using Data Views (6 topics)

  • Adding Sorting, Filtering and Grouping controls
  • Adding Edit, Insert and Delete Links
  • Use list controls and Data Sources
  • Asynchronous updates
  • Share View Styles
  • Create Custom Actions

Using Business Connectivity Services (BCS) (5 topics)

  • Explore External Content Types
  • Create a new External Content Type
  • Create an External List Page
  • Use External Lists in SharePoint Workspace and Outlook
  • Business Data Columns

Workflows (10 topics)

  • Creating a List workflow
  • Adding conditions and Actions
  • Using workflow variables
  • Creating a re-usable workflow
  • Column and Content Type Associations
  • Site workflows
  • Impersonation Steps
  • Adjusting an Out of the Box Workflow
  • Export a workflow to Visio
  • Import a workflow from Visio

Designing and Branding (6 topics)

  • Available Master Pages
  • Creating New Master pages
  • Exploring Content Regions
  • Using Page Layouts
  • Breaking Master Pages and Resetting to Site Definition
  • CSS and Master Pages

Deploy custom SharePoint Solutions (1 topic)

  • Create a web solution package

Managing SharePoint Designer (3 topics)

  • Central and Site Collection Administration for SharePoint Designer Settings
  • Disabling SharePoint Designer for specific user roles
  • Disable specific SharePoint Designer actions


Students should have experience to the level of or have attended the SharePoint Designer 2010 Level 1 course. Knowledge of HTML or CSS is necessary.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor

  • Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Level 1

    This 2-day course provides delegates with the skills required to creat, modify and customise SharePoint sites using SharePoint Designer 2010.

    course code QASPD10L1 Onsite available

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