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Workflows I: Basics you should know

Document with Workflow icon
Does your organization use a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site? Do you use document libraries on that site to share files? If so, you should learn how to use workflows. Workflows are automated processes that route documents for various types of review. This course, the first in a series, will introduce you to the basics.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson.
  • A short test at the end of each lesson; tests are not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.

Goals

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • See how valuable a workflow can be to you and your coworkers.
  • Get workflow basics down: how to start one, how people participate, and so on.
  • Start the Approval workflow, which lets you submit a file to others for their approval.

Before you begin

You should be able to add, edit, and check out files on a SharePoint library. Or, you should take SharePoint document libraries I: Introduction to sharing files and SharePoint document libraries II: All about checkout.


Does your organization use a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site? Do you use document libraries on that site to share files? If so, you should learn how to use workflows. Workflows are automated processes that route documents for various types of review. This course, the first in a series, will introduce you to the basics.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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