SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows

Making the most of SharePoint - automating business processes using Workflows

SharePoint Designer may be a product that Microsoft is downscaling but there is no getting away from the fact that it is still an extremely powerful tool.  This one-day course, using SharePoint Designer 2013, will teach you everything there is to know about SharePoint workflows. 

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Purpose of this course

To get the most out of SharePoint and automate processes within your business

Who is this course for

This course is for users who are required to create SharePoint workflows and for SharePoint administrators who are required to administer them.

You will learn how to
  • Connect SharePoint Designer to a SharePoint site
  • Create/modify/deploy workflows using SharePoint Designer
  • Create workflows using the web browser
  • Use reusable workflows
Benefits for your organisation

When automating processes within your business there are times when you need information to be automatically passed around based upon certain criteria.  Doing this is not always straight forward unless you know how to use SharePoint Designer to create workflows.  

Benefits for you as an individual

Understanding how to use the power of SharePoint Designer will allow you to create simple or complex workflows within your organisation.

Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2013

Connecting to an existing SharePoint Site
Working with document libraries
Navigating within SharePoint Designer

Creating workflows using the web browser

Creating Workflows via the browser
Viewing Site collection workflow status
Understanding the types of workflows, you can create via the browser

Creating workflows with SharePoint Designer

Use the SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Designer Wizard to create custom workflows Using actions and conditions
Modifying a workflow
Deploying a workflow
Creating a multistep workflow
Creating a site workflow
Using Visio to map a workflow
Importing a Visio workflow
Deleting a workflow

Using re-usable workflows and workflow forms

Creating reusable workflows
Creating association columns
Using workflow templates
Globally reusable workflows
Creating initiation and association forms
Retrieving values from initiation form


Delegates should have a good depth of knowledge of Internet Explorer 8.0 or later, and be familiar with basic Microsoft Office and SharePoint functionality.

About the Lead Trainer

Jason is one of the technical trainers here at Quanta covering areas such as the CompTIA course track and Microsoft systems and applications. Jason has previously worked as a web designer, system administrator and technical consultant for organisations including a plant nursery and web service provider.

When he’s not at Quanta, Jason is an avid American Football fan and can also occasionally be found singing and dancing with local Amateur Gilbert and Sullivan societies. He does however promise to keep the theatrics to a minimum in the classroom.