Understanding SharePoint

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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PRICE: $500 (plus GST)

 per person

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Upcoming Courses:

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Event Venue Date
Understanding SharePoint: Auckland Cliftons Training Centre, Tower Centre, 45 Queen Street 16/03/2017 Register
Understanding SharePoint: Wellington Cliftons Training Centre, 100 Willis Street 22/03/2017 Register
Understanding SharePoint: Christchurch The Meeting Rooms, ATCANZ Training Centre, 10 De Havilland Way 29/03/2017 Register
Understanding SharePoint: Tauranga ShareThePoint Limited, 15D Minden Road, Te Puna 12/04/2017 Register

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 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 Immersion into Office 365 half-day workshop.

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.

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 Content:

​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
  • Interface Overview – Overview of Navigation
  • Search – People and Information

MODULE 1: WORKING WITH CONTENT

  • Announcements, Calendar, Tasks
  • Inserting/Adding Items, Editing, Deleting
  • Uploading Documents
  • Recycle Bin
  • Using Views
  • Sorting and Filtering
  • Creating and Managing Alerts
  • Discussion Boards

MODULE 2: CREATING SITES

  • Technology Concepts
  • Creating a Site from a Template
  • Changing the Look and Feel
  • Format and Insert Tabs

MODULE 3: INTRODUCING LIBRARIES

  • Creating Document Libraries
  • Creating Metadata Columns
  • Co-authoring
  • Using Office Web Apps

MODULE 4: MANAGING DOCUMENTS

  • Configuring and Using Version Control
  • Using Check Out / Check In
  • Moving Documents

MODULE 5: INTRODUCING LISTS

  • Creating a List from a Template
  • Creating a Custom List
  • Creating Columns

MODULE 6: WORKING WITH VIEWS

  • Modifying Views
  • Creating a Public View
  • Grouping, Sorting, Filtering

MODULE 7: PAGES AND WEB PARTS

  • Introducing Pages and Web Parts
  • Lists as Web Parts
  • Creating and Editing Pages
  • Formatting and Linking Pages

MODULE 8: NAVIGATION

  • Changing the Quick Launch
  • Adding Headings and Links

MODULE 9: SHARING CONTENT

  • Permissions Overview
  • Folder Permissions
  • Library and List Permissions