This course incorporates all of the modules from our SharePoint 2013 Collaboration for End Users and SharePoint 2013 Site Management for End Users classes – which are also available as individual 2-day classes – and is designed to provide attendees with all of the knowledge required in order for them to confidently create, manage and use all aspects of their SharePoint 2013 sites.
This course is aimed at delegates that have had no previous exposure to SharePoint 2013 or delegates that are very new to SharePoint 2013. No previous experience is necessary.
This module highlights the uses and benefits of SharePoint 2013. Using SharePoint 2013 as a central repository; managing web content; for team collaboration; expansive searching; social networking; automation; and as a business intelligence centre. Also covered, is the diversity of the product versions and what functionality they include. We will also discuss how we will use a realistic scenario throughout the course that will help the delegates to relate to the content. The following topics are also covered:
SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help users efficiently locate the information they need.
Lists serve as the structure for calendars, discussion boards, contacts, and tasks in SharePoint 2013. This module explains the concept of lists, and then reviews popular out-of-the-box options. The operative differences of each option are highlighted through Instructor-led demonstrations. Students learn effective ways to use and contribute to lists. Demonstrations of filters and views highlight usability and efficiency. The following topics are also covered:
A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files with other people. This module explains the benefits of using a library and teaches the student how best to work with documents in a library. The following topics are covered:
SharePoint 2013 has a wide array or rich Web Content Management features that can be utilised to support an internet facing site. This module provides delegates with a basic understanding of the options available in a publishing site and the advantages these can bring to successfully managing a public site or intranet portal.
This module covers a selection of topics on the various social networking facilities that are available in SharePoint 2013. These features are a new way for SharePoint users collaborate and the successful promotion of these social networking features can really boost business performance. The following topics are covered in this module:
Site owners are trusted with functionality that would normally be available to developers. As a responsible site owner it is integral to know what your responsibilities are and what are the best practices. This module leads the site management course by discussing the delegates role in creating sites, reasons for creating sites and the importance of securing the site before adding content. The following topics are covered:
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites and different types of pages. In this module students will create each of these components to develop an enhanced understanding of each item’s function and appropriate use. The following lessons are covered:
Security is an important element of any site collection. This module includes Instructor-led demonstrations of default groups. Thorough coverage of the use, creation, and application of custom permission levels provide students with comprehensive knowledge about the creation and management of sites. We also focus on security management best practices. The following lessons are covered:
Maintenance and use of lists apps and library apps are one of the site owner’s primary responsibilities. Well-constructed lists and libraries save users time and frustration, which translates to an effective gain for organisations. This module covers elements such as views, columns and managed metadata which are fundamental to this construction. Versioning and other library settings which can serve to enhance a list or library are also taught in this module. An introduction to on premise and SharePoint Marketplace apps is also included in this module. The following lessons are covered:
This module covers a selection of topics which were introduced in SharePoint 2010, and provide facilities to help users find, organise and store content. Document IDs provide a method for referencing documents to make them easier to find and share. Document Sets enable users to group related documents in a similar way to folders but with several additional benefits. The Content Organizer is a system which can automatically route content to the correct location within SharePoint dependant on pre-set rules. The following topics are covered:
Workflows are a powerful efficiency tool which can be used to organise and track process driven tasks. In this course, application and customisation of these workflows is demonstrated using real world examples, as well as investigating how Visio and SharePoint Designer can be used to enhance the experience. Students are given the opportunity to build workflows and track workflow tasks. The following lessons are covered:
Configuration of Content Types allows Site Collection Administrators and Site Owners to group attributes such as metadata, workflows and document templates into functional components. These Content Types can be managed in a dedicated site collection so that they can be shared across the entire SharePoint farm. This functionality allows for an enhanced user experience and reduced administrative overhead. The following lessons are also covered:
SharePoint supports an array of features to support the process of controlling the governance of documents in a business. This module will introduce delegates to the records center, information management policy settings and how to use workflows and the content organizer to manage document lifecycles. The following lessons are covered:
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites, basic pages, and Web Part pages. In this module students will create each of these components to develop an enhanced understanding of each item’s function and appropriate use. The following lessons are covered:
To take full advantage of many features which SharePoint 2013 has to offer, we need to understand SharePoint’s relationship with other Microsoft Office applications. This module provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2013 and discusses at an overview level the advantages of each program when combined with SharePoint, including: