Microsoft SharePoint Introduction (Two days – £1,190, plus VAT)

This basic SharePoint training course is aimed at anyone who will be working within the SharePoint environment, either as a user or an administrator. The training provides practical, hands-on instruction which introduces delegates to core SharePoint features, concepts and techniques, such as team sites, lists, libraries and the creation and customisation of site content. At the end of the training, delegates will be given three months free online access to the SharePoint sites on which they worked during the course, so that they can continue practicing and learning.

SharePoint Basics

What is SharePoint?, SharePoint products, Connecting to SharePoint, SharePoint roles

Site Basics

Site collections, top-level sites and sub-sites, Team sites, Navigating in a team site, Accessing a SharePoint site, Viewing site contents, Viewing site settings, Changing your site’s title, description, and logo

Site Design

Branding your site, Changing the look and feel of a site, Changing the navigation tree view settings, Editing the Quick Launch bar on a nonpublishing site, Editing the Top Link bar on a nonpublishing site, Editing publishing site navigation, Saving a site as a template

List and library essentials

Add an app on SharePoint, Add an app from the SharePoint Store, Create a list or library, Delete a list or library, Adding and editing list items, Deleting and restoring list items, Creating list columns, Editing and deleting list columns, Add a validation rule to a column, Add a validation rule to a list, Sorting and filtering lists, Creating and selecting a list view, Sorting or filtering a list view, Organizing items by using folders

Working with Documents

Create a document library, Opening and saving Office documents, Uploading and creating documents in the library, Drag multiple documents to a library, Upload multiple files with Explorer, Checking documents in and out, Sharing documents, Moving documents, Working with copies, Using your SkyDrive, Syncing a document library to your computer

Editing SharePoint Pages

Understanding app parts, Adding an App Part to a page, Adding Web Parts to a wiki page, Adding Web Parts to a Web Part page, Editing Web Part properties, Add a list to a page, Displaying images in web parts, Creating a wiki page, Creating a Web Part page

Using SharePoint with Office 2013

Connecting SharePoint libraries to Office, Connecting SharePoint calendars to Outlook, Archiving Outlook email in SharePoint, Importing a spreadsheet into SharePoint, Exporting data from a SharePoint list to Excel, Exporting an Excel table to SharePoint

Searching for information

Creating a Search Center, Searching from a Search Center, Preparing your site for search, Associate a Search Center to your site, Searching site content, Search from the Home page of a site, Search within a document library, Using search refinement, Filter results by using search refiners, Previewing search results in Search Center, Preview documents, Preview videos, Using advanced search, Working with search alerts, Setting your search preferences, Promoting search results, Excluding document libraries and lists from search, Exclude site columns from search, Export your search configuration, Import your search configuration

Using My Site and social networking

Introducing My Site, Open your My Site, Editing your user profile, Uploading content, Following a person, Stop following a person, Searching for people to follow, Search for a person by name, Search for a person by keyword, Updating your status, View the status of a colleague, Using your note board, Add a tag to a document, Mention a colleague, Who has mentioned me?, Create a new task, Highlight important tasks, Customizing tasks views, Edit the My Tasks settings, Synchronize My Tasks with Outlook

Collaborating with blogs

Creating a blog site, Create a personal blog site from your SharePoint profile, Changing your blog picture, Changing your blog description, Using categories to organize your blogs, Managing blog posts, Create a blog post, Publish a blog post that was previously saved as a draft, Add a comment, View, edit, or delete comments, Subscribing to a blog’s RSS Feed, Using desktop blogging tools to publish blog posts, Publish a blog post by using Microsoft Word