Course Length

5 days

Why come on this course?

The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be a Site Owner or Site Collection Administrator. You will learn how to plan, design and implement SharePoint sites for multiple purposes whilst adding your 'real-world' requirements into the course examples.

Who is it for?

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to learn SharePoint from the ground up, ready to take into a supporting role where you will lead or 'champion' a group of users and their content. It is also the ideal route if you want to fast track through SharePoint to move on to become an IT Professional.

Course contents

1: Discover

Understanding SharePoint

  • SharePoint Fundamentals
  • SharePoint Structure
  • SharePoint Environment
  • Working with Sites

Working with Lists

  • Understanding Lists
  • Working with Lists
  • Custom Lists
  • Create Lists from Existing Data
  • Working with Items

Working with Libraries

  • Lists vs. Libraries
  • Working with Libraries
  • Working with Documents
  • Viewing and Editing Documents

Managing Content

  • Using Alerts
  • RSS Feeds
  • Working with Columns
  • Lookup Columns
  • Calculated Columns
  • Managed Metadata Columns
  • Metadata Integrity
  • Rating Content
  • Querying Items
  • Check Out / Check In
  • Document Versioning
  • Managing Copies

Social Networking

  • Understanding My Site
  • My Site Features
  • OneDrive

 2: Design

Site Architecture Model

  • Defining Site Purpose
  • Effective Site Structure
  • Site Types
  • Roles within your Organisation
  • Site and Object URLs
  • Name vs. Title
  • Publishing Site Templates
  • Initial Site Settings
  • Site Solutions
  • Legacy Admin Tools

 Users, Groups and Permissions

  • Securable Elements
  • Defining your Site Community
  • Users and Groups
  • Default SharePoint Groups
  • Custom Groups
  • Managing Users in a Group
  • Using a Group within a List Item
  • Permissions
  • Permission Inheritance
  • Securable Objects

 Managing Content

  • Managing Site Columns
  • Applying Site Columns
  • Taxonomy
  • Managed Metadata Service
  • Creating a Managed Metadata Column
  • Managing Site Content Types
  • Applying Site Content Types
  • Folders and Document Sets
  • Per Location View Settings


  • Understanding Workflows
  • Add a Reusable Workflow, such as Approval or Three-State
  • Applying Workflows
  • Workflow Maintenance

 Navigation Structure

  • Team Site Navigation
  • Tree View
  • Top-Link Bar
  • Quick Launch Pane
  • Metadata Navigation
  • Publishing Site Navigation

 Web Page Editing

  • Site Web Pages
  • Edit a Web Page
  • The Site Home Page
  • Rich Text Editor Ribbon
  • Hyperlinks
  • Images
  • Web Parts
  • View and Form Pages
  • Creating Views and Linking to Web Parts

 User Support Tools

  • Support Centre
  • Announcements
  • Issue Tracking
  • Discussion Boards
  • Surveys

3: Deploy

Content Publishing

  • Audience Targeting
  • Audience for a List or Library
  • Target an Audience to List Content
  • Web Part Connections
  • Publishing Feeds
  • Pulling RSS Feeds from Other Sites
  • Using Calendar Groups

 Office Document Control

  • Office 2016 Backstage
  • Manage SharePoint Lists from Office
  • The Document Panel
  • Office Web Apps
  • Outlook Web Apps
  • Live Co-Authoring

 Connecting to Content

  • Finding Information
  • Synchronising Excel Data with SharePoint
  • Using Alerts
  • RSS Feeds
  • Working Offline
  • Connecting to Outlook
  • Connecting to SharePoint Workspace

4: Deliver


  • Designing a SharePoint Site Solution
  • Develop Content Management
  • Plan and Deploy User Roles
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