3-DAY PUBLIC SESSION  |  3-DAY VIRTUAL SESSION

SharePoint 2013 Power User Boot Camp

Course Outline - The Ultimate SharePoint Training Course for SharePoint 2013 Power User Skills & Site Creation/Management.

I. Understanding SharePoint 2013

  1. What is SharePoint?
  2. Changes from Previous Versions
  3. New Features in 2013


II. Understanding SharePoint Hierarchies

  1. SharePoint Sites
    • Included Site Templates
  2. SharePoint Site Collections
    • Understanding Site Collections
    • Self Service Site Management
  3. Creating SharePoint Sites
  4. Site Settings

Hands-On Lab:

  • Creating SharePoint Sites
  • Working with Site Settings


III. Collaboration and Socialization with SharePoint 2013

  1. User Profiles
  2. My Sites
    • Understanding your My Site
    • Customizing your My Site
  3. Searching for Coworkers
  4. SharePoint's Collaborative Features
    • Blogging
    • Micro-Blogging
    • Status Updates
    • Document Sharing and Collaboration

Hands-On Lab:

  • Exploring Your My Site and Profile
  • Collaborating and Socializing with SharePoint


IV. SharePoint Communities

  1. What are Communities?
  2. Creating Communities
  3. Community Membership

Hands-On Lab:

  • Exploring the Community Portal
  • Building a Community
  • Adding Community Members
  • Managing SharePoint Communities


V. Working with Data- SharePoint Lists

  1. What are SharePoint Lists?
    • Columns
    • Items
    • Views
  2. Out-of-the-Box Lists
    • Creating Lists
    • Working with Lists
  3. Custom Lists
    • Importing Lists from Excel
    • Creating Custom Lists from Scratch
  4. Extending List Functionality
    • List Settings
    • Creating Columns
    • Creating Views

Hands-On Lab:

  • Creating SharePoint Lists
  • Working with Lists


VI. Working with Files- SharePoint Libraries

  1. What are Libraries?
  2. Understanding the Out-of-the-Box Templates
    • Document Libraries
    • Form Libraries
    • Picture Libraries
    • Slide Libraries
    • Report Libraries
  3. Working with Libraries
    • Uploading Documents to Libraries
    • Working with Library Documents
    • Check-In/Check-Out
    • Version Control
  4. Customizing Document Libraries
    • Customizing Metadata
    • Creating Custom Views

Hands-On Lab:

  • Creating SharePoint Libraries
  • Working with Libraries


VII. Content Types

  1. What are Content Types?
  2. Examining Default Content Types
  3. Creating Content Types
    • List Content Types
    • Library Content Types
  4. Content Type Settings

Hands-On Lab:

  • Creating Content Types
  • Modifying Content Types
  • Using Content Types


VIII. Enterprise Content Management

  1. Managed Metadata
    • What is Managed Metadata?
    • Creating Managed Metadata
    • Utilizing Managed Metadata
  2. Document Sets
    • What are Document Sets?
    • Advantages of Document Sets
    • Creating Document Sets

Hands-On Lab:

  • Updating the Managed Metadata Term Store
  • Using Managed Metadata
  • Creating and Using Document Sets


IX. Building Applications with Built-In Tools

  1. What is a Web Part?
  2. Working with Web Parts
    • Adding and Removing Web Parts
    • Customizing Web Parts
  3. Editing Pages in SharePoint

Hands-On Lab:

  • Creating SharePoint Pages
  • Editing SharePoint Pages
  • Using and Modifying Web Parts


X. Understanding the New SharePoint Designer

  1. What is SharePoint Designer?
  2. Using SharePoint Designer
    • Modifying Site Settings
    • SharePoint Customizations
  3. Working with Data Views

Hands-On Lab:

  • Working with SharePoint Designer
  • SharePoint Customizations
  • Working with Data Views


XI. Introduction to Business Process Automation

A. Microsoft InfoPath Form Services

  1. What is InfoPath?
  2. Working with InfoPath
  3. Designing Forms with InfoPath 2013
    • Understanding Form Design Elements
    • Understanding Form Controls
  4. Publishing InfoPath forms to SharePoint
    • SharePoint Lists
    • SharePoint Libraries
  5. Submitting InfoPath Form Results
  6. Implementing Workflows to Process InfoPath Forms

Hands-On Lab:

  • Designing InfoPath Forms
  • Publishing Forms to SharePoint
  • Using InfoPath Forms in SharePoint

B. SharePoint Workflows

  1. What are Workflows?
    • Why Use Workflows?
    • Determining the Need for Custom Workflows
  2. Changes in the Workflow System
  3. SharePoint Workflow Templates
    • Collecting Feedback and Digital Signatures
    • Approval Workflows
  4. Creating Custom Workflows with SharePoint Designer
    • Workflow Initiation and Variables
    • Understanding Conditions
    • Workflow Actions
  5. Reusable Workflows

Hands-On Lab:

  • Working with SharePoint's Built-In Workflows
  • Creating Custom Workflows


XII. Working with Excel Services

  1. What is Business Intelligence?
  2. Excel Services
    • Excel Service Capabilities
    • Report Libraries
    • The Excel Web Access Web Part
  3. Key Performance Indicators
    • KPI Lists
    • KPI Web Parts
  4. Charting with SharePoint
    • The SharePoint Chart Web Part
    • Connecting Charts to Data
    • Changing Appearance Properties

Hands-On Lab:

  • Using Excel Web Services
  • Creating and Using Status Indicators
  • Using the SharePoint Charting Web Part




**Course Outline subject to change. **