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SharePoint 2013 Power End User Course

SharePoint 2013 Power End User Training Course


Course Description: : The SharePoint 2013 Power End User course teaches Power End Users practical toolsto build, operate and use sites in SharePoint 2013.

Upon completion of the course, users are able to:

  • Understand the highlights and benefits of SharePoint 2013
  • Find content
  • Work with lists
  • Work with libraries
  • Work with publishing features
  • Work with office integration features
  • Leverage social content in the business
  • Understand site owner responsibilities
  • Create and manage sites
  • Understand security and permissions
  • Add and configure apps
  • Add and manage workflows
  • Create and manage content types
  • Document Lifecycle management
  • Customize a site

Training Dates
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SharePoint 2013 Power End User
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 6/16/2020 - 6/19/2020
Course Fee : $2395


SharePoint 2013 Power End User
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 7/7/2020 - 7/10/2020
Course Fee : $2395


SharePoint 2013 Power End User
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 7/28/2020 - 7/31/2020
Course Fee : $2395


SharePoint 2013 Power End User
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 8/17/2020 - 8/20/2020
Course Fee : $2395


Course Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2013
This section highlights the benefits and uses of SharePoint 2013. The use of SharePoint 2013 as a central repository, to manage web content, for team collaboration, social networking, expansive searching, automation and as a business intelligence center. Additionally, this section covers 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 students to relate to the content. Additional topics covered in this section include:
- Overview of SharePoint 2013
- Central Repository for Information
- Web Content Management
- Team Collaboration
- Search
- Social Computing
- Workflows
- Business Intelligence
- SharePoint Versions
- The Training Scenario

Section 2: Finding Content
SharePoint 2013 provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This section covers a set of tools which help users efficiently locate the information they need. Topics covered in this section include:
- Navigation
- Search
- Search Index
- Refinements
- Best Bets
- Advanced Search
- People Search

Section 3: Working with Lists
Lists serve as the structure for contacts, calendars, discussion boards, and tasks in SharePoint 2013. This section 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. Topics covered in this section include:
- How to Add and Modify Content
- Overview of Default Lists and List Templates
- Add, Modify, and Delete Content in SharePoint 2013 Lists
- Sort and Filter Content
- Advanced List Features
- Use Default and Custom Views
- Connect a List to Microsoft Outlook

Section 4: Working with Libraries
A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files with other people. This section explains the benefits of using a library and teaches the student how best to work with documents in a library. Also discussed are how collaborators can use various document management features such as Document ID’s, Document Sets and the Content Organizer. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction to document libraries
- Uploading, creating and deleting documents
- Working with folders
- Working with documents in a library
- Working with document properties
- Document Management Features
- Document IDs
- Document Sets
- The Content Organizer
- Using document workflows

Section 5: Working with Publishing Features
SharePoint 2013 has a wide array of rich Web Content Management features that can be utilised to support an internet facing site. This section provides students 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. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introducing the Publishing Site
- Site Collection Images
- Reusable Content
- Working with Publishing Pages
- Using Page and Site Templates

Section 6: Office integration Features
To take full advantage of many features which SharePoint 2013 has to offer, students need to understand SharePoint's relationship with other Microsoft Office applications. This section 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:
- Access 2013
- Excel 2013
- PowerPoint 2013
- InfoPath 2013
- Outlook 2013
- SharePoint Designer 2013
- SkyDrive Pro

Section 7: Leveraging Social Content in the Business
This section 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. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction Social Networking
- My Sites
- The Organisational Chart
- The News Feed
- Tags & Notes

Section 8: Site Owner Responsibilities
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 section leads the site management course by discussing the students role in creating sites, reasons for creating sites and the importance of securing the site before adding content. Topics covered in this section include:
- Responsibilities of a Site Owner
- Reasons for Creating a Site
- When to Secure a Site
- Site Content Ownership

Section 9: Creating and Managing Sites
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites and different types of pages. In this section students will create each of these components to develop an enhanced understanding of each item’s function and appropriate use. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction to Site Topology
- When to create a site and where?
- How to Create a new Site
- Site Templates
- Meeting Workspaces
- Blogs
- Site Settings
- Deleting Sites

Section 10: Permissions and Security
Security is an important element of any site collection. This section 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. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction to Security in SharePoint 2013
- Permissions, Permission Levels and SharePoint Groups
- Manage User Access to SharePoint Site
- Manage SharePoint Groups and Users
- Breaking Permissions Inheritance within the Site
- SharePoint Security Best Practices

Section 11: Adding and Configuring Apps
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 section 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 section. An introduction to on premise and SharePoint Marketplace apps is also included in this section. Topics covered in this section include:
- Using list and library apps
- Managing list & library properties
- Creating list templates
- Creating & managing columns
- Site columns
- Creating & managing views
- Managed metadata
- Configuring advanced list & library settings
- On premise apps
- SharePoint Marketplace apps

Section 12: Adding & Managing Workflows
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. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction to workflows
- Workflow scenarios
- Creating workflows
- Configuring workflow settings
- Deploying workflows
- Creating workflows from MS Visio 2013
- Extending workflows with MS SharePoint Designer 2013

Section 13: Creating & Managing Content Types
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. Topics covered in this section include:
- Introduction to content types
- Creating & managing site content types
- Content type settings
- Document Sets
- The Content Type Hub
- Deploying content types

Section 14: Document Lifecycle Management
SharePoint supports an array of features to support the process of controlling the governance of documents in a business. This section will introduce students to the records center, information management policy settings and how to use workflows and the content organizer to manage document lifecycles. Topics covered in this section include:
- An introduction to governance
- Information management policy settings
- Disposition workflows
- The records center
- The content organizer

Section 15: Site Customisation
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites, basic pages, and Web Part pages. In this section students will create each of these components to develop an enhanced understanding of each item’s function and appropriate use. Topics covered in this section include:
- Adding Pages to your SharePoint Site
- Adding and Modifying Web Parts
- Deleting Pages
- Look and Feel Settings
- Modifying Navigational Components
- Creating Site Templates

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