Understanding SharePoint / Office 365

Course Duration: One Day

This course is suitable for those using Office 365 / SharePoint Online, as well as SharePoint On Premise.

An Office 365 / SharePoint Online training environment is used for attendees.

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See list of upcoming courses at the bottom of this page OR the full schedule of courses here

PRICE: $500 (plus GST)

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 Course Summary:

​​​This course is designed for people who are new to SharePoint and want to quickly get up to speed with the basics of creating and managing a SharePoint site. It covers key out-of-the-box functionality to help you start managing information more effectively. This course leads into the Progressing SharePoint/O365 one-day course.

It includes a capability demonstration (O365 and SharePoint); however, if you wish to experience these parts in full, we recommend you attend the Office 365 / SharePoint Online Immersion half-day workshop.

Target Audience:

  • Power Users;
  • Site Administrators;
  • Project Managers;
  • people wanting to learn the “how-to” of SharePoint building blocks and functionality;
  • anyone who needs to look after their SharePoint site, make modifications and improve on what you already have!

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Identify key technology concepts associated with SharePoint hierarchy
  • Create and configure document libraries, lists from templates and custom lists
  • Create effective views
  • Effectively work with documents
  • Identify what MS Teams involves, and when it could be used
  • Create both Wiki Pages (Classic) and Site Pages (modern) and use them to display webparts

Course Pre-requisites:

​Attendees should have experience with Internet Explorer and Office products such as Word, Excel or Outlook. Previous experience with SharePoint (any version) is ideal, but not required.

Course Content:

MODULE 1: ​OFFICE 365 / SHAREPOINT CAPABILITY DEMONSTRATION

SharePoint and Office 365 have many ways of achieving different business results.
This module provides a broad overview of the tools and how they are used. The rest of the course focuses on building sites and getting you up to speed with functionality.

  • Explore capability and what is possible
  • Get a taste for how Delve, OneNote, and OneDrive for Business fit into the toolset
  • See Groups and Teams in action, Planner for task management, and Flow for simple workflows
  • Overview of Navigation

MODULE 2: WORKING WITH TEAM SITES

  • Technology Concepts
  • Creating a Site from a Template
  • Formatting and Inserting Content to Pages

MODULE 3: MANAGING DOCUMENTS

  • Creating Document Libraries
  • Uploading and Creating Documents
  • Creating Metadata Columns
  • Working with Views
  • Grouping, Sorting, Filtering
  • Using Version Control
  • Using Check Out / Check In
  • Co-authoring on Documents
  • Online Document Editing
  • OneDrive

MODULE 4: TEAMS

  • Office 365 Groups
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Planner
  • OneNote for Productivity

MODULE 5: CREATING LISTS

  • Creating a List from a Template
  • Creating a Custom List
  • Creating Columns
  • Creating Promoted Links
  • Creating and Managing Alerts

MODULE 6: PAGES

  • Lists as Web Parts
  • Creating and Editing Pages
  • Configuring Web Parts on Pages
  • Creating Modern Pages

Upcoming Courses:

Date Location Venue
10 May Tauranga Basestation
16 May Hawkes Bay Venue to be Confirmed
24 May Christchurch Venue to be Confirmed
7 June Wellington Venue to be Confirmed
5 July Auckland Venue to be Confirmed
26 July Tauranga Basestation