SharePoint 2016 Power End User (55217) Course Outline
This course delivers the complete site owner story from start to finish in an engaging and practical way to ensure you have the confidence to plan and create new sites or manage your existing sites. Your goal is to learn how to make SharePoint relevant to your team by using a sites functionality to help you share information and collaborate with your colleagues. During the class you will also learn best practices and ‘what not to do’ as you watch live, interactive demonstrations and put theory into practice with hands on exercises.
This course is designed for people who are familiar with SharePoint and need to know how to plan, create, secure, and manage a SharePoint environment. Students should have completed our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class or have equivalent SharePoint experience. This class is also ideal for businesses evaluating SharePoint for use in their environment.
Module 1: An Introduction to SharePoint 2016
Let’s get started with SharePoint 2016 by letting you know about its fantastic selection of features. We will demonstrate popular uses of SharePoint 2016 to manage and share content, create engaging web page, automate business processes and make good business decisions with Business intelligence.
We will also discuss who will be the typical users in our sites and the role of the site collection administrator. Site Owners are trusted with functionality that in other business systems would normally only be available to developers. As a new Site Owner we’re sure that you will be amazed with the potential that SharePoint 2016 has to offer an end user.
An Overview of SharePoint 2016
Central Repository for Information
Roles in SharePoint
Web Content Management
Site Collection Administrator
Module 2: Creating Sites
Whether you are managing existing sites or you have not yet started, we will complement your current situation by discussing site hierarchy and planning your SharePoint sites.
As a site owner you will be presented with a selection of site templates. You will use a variety of popular site templates to develop an enhanced understanding of each sites function and appropriate use. Once your site is ready, we will then change the look and feel of your site. You can even try applying your business brand to your test site. We will also build our navigation bar, a simple but powerful way to help users move between websites.
An Introduction to Site Topology
Navigating SharePoint Sites
When to Create a Site and Where?
Applying Custom Themes to a Site
How to Create a New Site
Building the Site Navigation Bar
Recovering Deleted Sites
Module 3: Creating and Managing Web Pages
SharePoint boasts a rich selection of ways to build web pages. You will learn how to update the home page of your SharePoint site with text, links, images, videos and web parts. We will also show you best practices when creating multiple pages and linking them together. In most site templates, creating and managing web pages is a simple, fast and rewarding way to present essential information and apps.
SharePoint can also be used as an Intranet for internal news and information as well as a public facing website. Due to the high visibility of these web sites, it is common to place more control over the release of new web pages or updates to existing pages. For this reason, SharePoint has Publishing Sites.
Introducing Wiki Pages
Introducing the Publishing Site
Adding Wiki Pages
Create and Edit Publishing Pages
Adding Rich Content to Wiki Pages
Using Page Layouts
Web Page Metadata
Adding and Modifying Web Parts
Site Collection Images
Deleting Wiki Pages
Web Page Approval
Module 4: Defining Business Information & Retention
Traditionally teams make use of file templates or manual processes to ensure information is collected and retained correctly. In this module we will help your team establish reusable file templates and automate business processes. An example of this would be removing old unwanted content from your site automatically.
To achieve this you will learn about a variety of SharePoint features including content types, policies and in-place records management.
Managed Metadata Service
Information Management Policies
An Introduction to Content Types
The Records Center
Create & Manage Content Types
The Content Organizer
Content Type Settings
Using Content Types in Apps
In Place Records Management
The Content Type Hub
Deploying Content Types
Module 5: Adding and Configuring Apps
Apps are required to store information such as events, contacts and files in a site. SharePoint provides a selection of apps for different scenarios, all with the option to be customized for a specific business requirement. Apps can be broken down into Lists, Libraries and Market Place Apps.
In SharePoint 2016 lists serve as the structure for calendars, discussion boards, contacts, and tasks. This module explains the concept of lists, and then reviews popular options.
A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF. We will show you the benefits of using a library and teach you how best to work with files in a library.
An introduction to on premises and SharePoint Marketplace apps is provided to show how to extend site functionality beyond what Microsoft has provided in the SharePoint 2016 platform.
Finally, this module provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2016 and discusses the advantages of each program when combined with SharePoint.
Adding List & Library Apps
Popular List & Library Templates
Managing List & Library Settings
Add, Modify, Upload, and Delete Content in Apps
Create and Manage App Columns
Adding Site Columns
Sort and Filter Content
Create and Manage Public Views
Working with Document Sets
Using Alerts in Apps
Creating App Templates
Office 2016 Integration with SharePoint Apps*
On Premises Apps
SharePoint Marketplace Apps
Integration with Microsoft Office
SharePoint Designer 2013
InfoPath Designer 2013
OneDrive for Business
Module 6: Building Processes with Workflows
Workflows are a powerful efficiency tool which can be used to organize and track process driven tasks including approval processes. Workflows will be demonstrated using real world examples. You will be given the opportunity to build workflows and review workflow progress. Also covered is an introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 and third party workflow tools.
An Introduction to Workflows
Third Party Workflow Tools
Configuring Workflow Settings
Module 7: Customizing Security
Security is an important element of any site. You will see instructor-led demonstrations of the best practices for adding and removing colleagues from your site and defining their level of access. As a site owner, you can customize permission levels. This means that you can create levels of access that are aligned with the responsibilities of your sites users. An example of this would be allowing a group of users the ability to upload content but not delete content.
An Introduction to Security
How Inheriting Security Works
Share Sites and Files
Securing Apps, Folders, Files/Items
Approving Access Requests
Managed Metadata Security
Creating Permission Levels
Module 8: Communicating with Social Tools
This module covers a new and evolving culture change in the way that we work with business information. Social features are an engaging way for users to collaborate. The variety of social tools available to you is overwhelming. You will learn the differences between each of these tools and when to use them.
An Introduction to Social Tools
Updating your Profile
Skype for Business
Module 9: Working with Search
SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help you to efficiently locate the information you need.
Searching in SharePoint 2016
How Search Works
Search Web Parts
How Can Search be Customized?
Module 10: Building Business Scenarios
During the class you have seen, discussed and tested many SharePoint components. Before you head home, now is your chance to connect these building blocks together and create an entire SharePoint site based on a real world scenario. This is an opportunity to test yourself and ask questions of your instructor.
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