Create reusable workflows using SharePoint Designer 2010 and attach to content types

SharePoint 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2012-02-17

This video by Asif Rehmani illustrates how to create a reusable workflow, attach it to a content type, and then use that content type in a library.

Asif Rehmani is a SharePoint MVP, SharePoint MCT, and president of For more videos from Asif, see (

Being able to create reusable workflows is a major component of Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010. In this presentation, you will see how you can create a reusable workflow, attach it to a content type, and then use that content type in a library.


Create reusable workflows

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Asif is an independent SharePoint Trainer and Consultant who is a SharePoint Server MVP and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He is the co-author of the Wrox publication “Professional SharePoint Designer 2007.“ Over the years, Asif has provided SharePoint consulting and training to many large clients including: Department of Defense, NASA, Hersheys, Toshiba, State Farm, Federal Home Loan Bank, US Army and many more. Here are some conferences at which Asif has been a speaker:

  • Microsoft’s SharePoint Conference

  • Microsoft’s TechEd Conference

  • SharePoint Connections

  • Advisor Live

Asif is very active in the Chicago SharePoint community. He is the co-founder and an active leader of the Chicago SharePoint User Group.


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Manage external content types (SharePoint Server 2010)

Learn about how to plan workflows and how to use various tools to create workflows. (

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