55217 SharePoint 2016 Power User

This Course delivers the complete site owner story from start to finish in an engaging and practical way to ensure you have the confidence to plan and create new sites or manage your existing sites.

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Module 1: An Introduction to SharePoint 2016

Lets get started with SharePoint 2016 by letting you know about its fantastic selection of features. We will demonstrate popular uses of SharePoint 2016 to manage and share content, create engaging web page, automate business processes and make good business decisions with Business intelligence. We will also discuss who will be the typical users in our sites and the role of the site collection administrator. Site Owners are trusted with functionality that in other business systems would normally only be available to developers. As a new Site Owner were sure that you will be amazed with the potential that SharePoint 2016 has to offer an end user.


An Overview of SharePoint 2016
SharePoint Versions
Central Repository for Information
Roles in SharePoint
Web Content Management
Site Visitors
Team Collaboration
Site Members
Site Owners
Social Computing
Site Collection Administrator
Farm Administrator
Business Intelligence
Security Trimming
Lab : The Basics Navigate, Upload Documents and Add items to a list

View our latest news and director blogs
Migrate your personal files to OneDrive
Request a new laptop from IT and check for service outages
Request a flight from Finance & Administration
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016
Navigate around a Site and between multiple sites
Understand the roles of different people in SharePoint from Farm Admins to Visitors
Module 2: Creating Sites

Whether you are managing existing sites or you have not yet started, we will complement your current situation by discussing site hierarchy and planning your SharePoint sites. As a site owner you will be presented with a selection of site templates. You will use a variety of popular site templates to develop an enhanced understanding of each sites function and appropriate use. Once your site is ready, we will then change the look and feel of your site. You can even try applying your business brand to your test site. We will also build our navigation bar, a simple but powerful way to help users move between websites.


An Introduction to Site Topology
Navigating SharePoint Sites
When to Create a Site and Where?
Applying Custom Themes to a Site
How to Create a New Site
Building the Site Navigation Bar
Site Templates
Deleting Sites
Team Sites
Recovering Deleted Sites
Project Sites
Blog Sites
Community Sites
Publishing Sites
Lab : Create and Delete Sites

Request a new Training Site Collection
Create new Subsites
Delete a Subsite
Restore a Deleted Subsite
Optional: Themes and Navigation
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand Sites and Site Collections
Create Sites using a variety of Templates
Delete and Restore Sites
Module 3: Creating and Managing Web Pages

SharePoint boasts a rich selection of ways to build web pages. You will learn how to update the home page of your SharePoint site with text, links, images, videos and web parts. We will also show you best practices when creating multiple pages and linking them together. In most site templates, creating and managing web pages is a simple, fast and rewarding way to present essential information and apps. SharePoint can also be used as an Intranet for internal news and information as well as a public facing website. Due to the high visibility of these web sites, it is common to place more control over the release of new web pages or updates to existing pages. For this reason, SharePoint has Publishing Sites.Lessons

Introducing Wiki Pages
Introducing the Publishing Site
Adding Wiki Pages
Create and Edit Publishing Pages
Adding Rich Content to Wiki Pages
Using Page Layouts
Promoted Links
Web Page Metadata
Adding and Modifying Web Parts
Site Collection Images
Deleting Wiki Pages
Reusable Content
Web Page Approval
Scheduling Pages
Lab : Create and Update Pages

Tidy up the Training home page
Add rich content
Optional Add a YouTube video
Optional Create a publishing page
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the types of page available in SharePoint
Create, Edit and Delete Pages
Work with page content including text, tables, link, images and video
Use publishing to control who can see page content during updates
Module 4: Defining Business Information & Retention

Traditionally teams make use of file templates or manual processes to ensure information is collected and retained correctly. In this module we will help your team establish reusable file templates and automate business processes. An example of this would be removing old unwanted content from your site automatically. To achieve this you will learn about a variety of SharePoint features including content types, policies and in-place records management.


Managed Metadata Service
Information Management Policies
An Introduction to Content Types
The Records Center
Create & Manage Content Types
The Content Organizer
Content Type Settings
Document IDs
Using Content Types in Apps
In Place Records Management
The Content Type Hub
Deploying Content Types
Lab : Defining Business Information and Retention

Set up managed metadata terms
Create site columns
Create a site content type
Set up the content organiser
Optional in place records management
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016 to collect and retain business information
Use and configure Content Types, Managed Meta Data and Columns
Create and edit policy
Manage Records in place and with Record Centres
Module 5: Adding and Configuring Apps

Apps are required to store information such as events, contacts and files in a site. SharePoint provides a selection of apps for different scenarios, all with the option to be customized for a specific business requirement. Apps can be broken down into Lists, Libraries and Market Place Apps. In SharePoint 2016 lists serve as the structure for calendars, discussion boards, contacts, and tasks. This module explains the concept of lists, and then reviews popular options. A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF. We will show you the benefits of using a library and teach you how best to work with files in a library. An introduction to on premises and SharePoint Marketplace apps is provided to show how to extend site functionality beyond what Microsoft has provided in the SharePoint 2016 platform. Finally, this module provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2016 and discusses the advantages of each program when combined with SharePoint.


Adding List & Library Apps
Popular List & Library Templates
Managing List & Library Settings
Add, Modify, Upload, and Delete Content in Apps
Create and Manage App Columns
Adding Site Columns
Sort and Filter Content
Create and Manage Public Views
Personal Views
Working with Document Sets
Using Alerts in Apps
Creating App Templates
Office 2016 Integration with SharePoint Apps*
On Premises Apps
SharePoint Marketplace Apps
*Office Integration
Integration with Microsoft Office
SharePoint Designer 2013
InfoPath Designer 2013
Outlook 2016
OneDrive for Business
Lab : Working with Apps Lab 1

Add and remove a library app
Configure the library app
Add and configure list apps
Optional Test the expenses rule
Optional Add an app from the store
Lab : Working with Apps Lab 2

Migrate existing files into SharePoint
Update file properties
Organize files with views
Create new files, events and tiles
Feature apps on web pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create Apps to store business information including documents, images and videos
Customize apps to make them relevant to their business requirements using columns, views and app settings
Use apps with other office applications such as Excel and Outlook
Module 6: Building Processes with Workflows

Workflows are a powerful efficiency tool which can be used to organize and track process driven tasks including approval processes. Workflows will be demonstrated using real world examples. You will be given the opportunity to build workflows and review workflow progress. Also covered is an introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 and third party workflow tools.


An Introduction to Workflows
Adding Workflows
Workflow Scenarios
Removing Workflows
Creating Workflows
Third Party Workflow Tools
Configuring Workflow Settings
Lab : Create and Run Workflows

Enable the workflow feature
Create a library for procedures
Add a new publishing workflow
Test the workflow
Optional submit a new starter request
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand when to use a workflow
Create and edit workflows in the browser
Use workflows to collect approval and feedback information
Module 7: Customizing Security

Security is an important element of any site. You will see instructor-led demonstrations of the best practices for adding and removing colleagues from your site and defining their level of access. As a site owner, you can customize permission levels. This means that you can create levels of access that are aligned with the responsibilities of your sites users. An example of this would be allowing a group of users the ability to upload content but not delete content.


An Introduction to Security
Creating Groups
Access Requests
How Inheriting Security Works
Share Sites and Files
Securing Apps, Folders, Files/Items
Approving Access Requests
Managed Metadata Security
Creating Permission Levels
OneDrive Security
Lab : Configure Site Security

Add staff to your site
Create permission levels and groups
Remove access for a user
Lock down or open up apps
Optional Test a users permissions
Optional Add the auditors to a workflow
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand how security works in SharePoint
Use Share to add users to a site
Review security and remove users from a site
Edit security to control what specific groups are users are allowed to do
Module 8: Communicating with Social Tools

This module covers a new and evolving culture change in the way that we work with business information. Social features are an engaging way for users to collaborate. The variety of social tools available to you is overwhelming. You will learn the differences between each of these tools and when to use them.


An Introduction to Social Tools
Community Sites
Updating your Profile
Community Portal
Blog Sites
Skype for Business
Lab : Get Social

Follow the company director
Follow a file
Answer questions in the community
Post an update to the Training newsfeed
Optional – Update your profile
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand the benefits of each social tool in SharePoint
Create and configure social tools including community sites and blogs
Add content to social sites
Module 9: Working with Search

SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help you to efficiently locate the information you need.


Searching in SharePoint 2016
How Search Works
Promoted Results
Search Criteria
Search Web Parts
People Search
How Can Search be Customised?
Lab : Search

Search for the host of a meeting
Find out information on products
Identify company partners
Locate the company car policy
Optional Create a promoted result
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the key features of search
Use search to find content including people, sites and videos
Use search web parts to roll up content from multiple locations
Module 10: Building Business Scenarios

During the class you have seen, discussed and tested many SharePoint components. Before you head home, now is your chance to connect these building blocks together and create an entire SharePoint site based on a real world scenario. This is an opportunity to test yourself and ask questions of your instructor.Lab : Creation and Storage of Outlines

Basic App and Navigation
Upload Outline Template
Test the Outline Template
Create Columns and Views
Enable Star Rating
Lab : Project Expense Claim Processing

Create New Site
Configure Managed Meta
Create Approvers Security
Configure Policy
Rename and Create Column
Views for Data Entry and Reporting
Test your new App
Policy Review
Save Apps as Template
Lab : New Course Creation Process

New Top Level Site
Create Site Columns
Create Content Types
New Sub Site (to use as site template)
Customise the Top Level Site
Change the Look of the Site
Test the new site
Migrate Existing Files
Keep up to date with Roll Up