Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Advanced Training Course Outline

SharePoint Training CoursesThis 2-day course builds on the skills and concepts taught in SharePoint Designer 2010: Basic.

Day 1 topics include: information on integrating external data with SharePoint; creating interactive SharePoint pages; using master pages; using styles and cascading style sheets; using Site Templates, subsites, and web parts; using lists and libraries; and creating workflows.

Day 2 topics include: information on using data views and item forms, configuring data view paging options, adding specialized data controls to a view, creating SharePoint forms in InfoPath, using forms with workflows, creating workflow diagrams with Visio, importing and exporting workflows to and from Visio, and how to configure and use SharePoint Workspace 2010.

Course contents

Day 1
Integrating External Data with SharePoint
To begin the course, you will learn how to view, create, and manage data sources with SharePoint Designer. You will also learn how to create XML, SOAP, and REST connections.

Creating Interactive SharePoint Pages
Next, you will learn how to create different types of SharePoint pages. Topics will include HTML, ASPX, and master pages, as well as SharePoint controls.
Using Styles and Cascading Style Sheets
This section will focus on how to create, manage, and use cascading style sheets (CSS). Styles will also be covered in depth.
Using Site Templates, Subsites, and Web Parts
Next, you will learn about using SharePoint templates, creating sites, and creating subsites. Web parts, web part zones, and web part pages will also be covered.
Using Lists and Libraries
This section is all about lists and libraries. Topics include how to create, manage, preview, edit, and customize lists and libraries.
Using Workflows
The final section of this course covers how to create, edit, manage, view, publish, and test workflows.
Day 2
Using Data Views and Item Forms
To begin the course, you will learn about using data from a data source in SharePoint Designer. You will learn how to create item forms, how to create and use data views, and how to format the data displayed by those views.

Doing More with Data Views
Next, you will learn more about data views by configuring data views, managing data source connections, adding supplementary controls to data views, and managing data view web parts as a whole.
Using InfoPath 2010 with SharePoint Designer 2010
In this section, you will learn a bit about using Microsoft’s form creation tool, InfoPath 2010, to create forms for a SharePoint server. You’ll learn how to create and upload forms, create data connections to forms, and create and use InfoPath forms in conjunction with SharePoint workflows.
Using Visio 2010 with SharePoint Designer 2010
The fourth section of this course takes a visual turn: you will learn how to use Microsoft’s diagramming tool, Visio 2010, to illustrate the way workflows operate in SharePoint. You will also learn how to import and export workflows to both Visio and SharePoint Designer.
Using Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010
The last section of this course will discuss SharePoint Workspace 2010, the Office 2010 replacement for Groove. This program is a collaboration tool that you and others can use to work with SharePoint data locally on your computer, even if you’re disconnected from the Internet. Topics include how to set up an account and workspace, work with your site, have team discussions, and customize the program.
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