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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Power User Training Course

Objectives: This SharePoint 2010 Power User training course is aimed at delegates that have had no previous exposure to SharePoint 2010 or delegates that are very new to SharePoint 2010. No previous experience is necessary. This course incorporates all of the modules from our SharePoint 2010 Collaboration for End Users and SharePoint 2010 Site Management for End Users classes, which are also available as individual 2-day classes.

Target Audience: Anyone in the organisation who will be involved with SharePoint 2010.

Pre-Requisites: This course is aimed at delegates that have had no previous experience with SharePoint 2010. Familiarity with the Office 2010 interface and navigational tools is highly recommended.

Duration: 2 Days

Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2010

  • Overview of SharePoint 2010
  • Get Started Using SharePoint 2010
  • Search for Content
  • Use Alerts
  • Welcome User Links
  • Personalise SharePoint 2010 Page

Module 2: Finding Content
SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help efficiently locate relevant information.

  • Navigation
  • Search and Search Index
  • Refinements

Module 3: List Basics
Lists serve as the structure for calendars, discussion boards, contacts, and tasks in SharePoint 2010. This module explains the concept of lists, and reviews popular out-of-the-box options. Students learn effective ways to use and contribute to lists. Demonstrations of filters and views highlight usability and efficiency.

  • How to Add and Modify Content
  • Overview of Default Lists and List Templates
  • Add, Modify & Delete Content in SP 2010 Lists
  • Sort and Filter Content
  • Advanced List Features
  • Use Default and Custom Views
  • Connect a List to Microsoft Outlook

Module 4 – Library Basics
A document library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and share files with other people. This module explains the benefits of using a library and teaches the student how best to work with documents in a library. The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction to document libraries
  • Uploading, creating and deleting documents
  • Working with folders and document sets
  • Working with documents in a library
  • Working with document properties
  • Document Management Features
  • Using document workflows

Module 5 – Office 2010 Integration
To take full advantage of many features which SharePoint 2010 has to offer, we need to understand SharePoint's relationship with other Microsoft Office applications. This module provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2010 and discusses at an overview level.

Module 6: Advanced Document Library Features
This module covers a selection of topics which are new to SharePoint 2010 and provide facilities to help users find, organise and store content. Document IDs provide a method for referencing documents to make them easier to find and share. Document Sets enable users to group related documents in a similar way to folders but with several additional benefits. The Content Organizer is a system which can automatically route content to the correct location within SharePoint dependant on pre-set rules. Introduction to Document IDs. We will look at the following topics:

  • Configuring Document IDs
  • Introduction to Document Sets
  • Configuring Document Sets
  • Creating Rules

Module 7 - Structuring Document & Content Management

  • Creating lists & libraries
  • Managing list & library properties
  • Creating list templates
  • Creating & managing columns
  • Site columns
  • Creating & managing views
  • Managed metadata
  • Configuring advanced list & library settings

Module 8: Creating and Managing Content Types
Configuration of Content Types allows Site Collection Administrators and Site Owners to group attributes such as metadata, workflows and document templates into functional components. These Content Types can be managed in a dedicated site collection so they can be shared.

  • Introduction to content types
  • Creating & managing site content types
  • Content type settings
  • Document Sets
  • The Content Type Hub

Module 9 – Creating and Managing Workflows
Workflows are a powerful efficiency tool which can be used to organise and track process driven tasks. In this course, application and customisation of these workflows is demonstrated using real world examples.

  • Introduction to workflows
  • Workflow scenarios
  • Creating workflows
  • Configuring workflow settings
  • Deploying workflows

Module 10: Site Customisation
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites, basic pages, and Web Part pages. In this module students will create each of these components to develop an enhanced understanding of each item’s function and appropriate use. The following lessons are covered:

  • Adding Pages to your SharePoint Site
  • Adding and Modifying Web Parts
  • Look and Feel Settings
  • Modifying Navigational Components
  • Creating Site Templates

Module 11 – Site Creation and Deletion
Fundamentally, site collections are composed of sites and different types of pages. In this module you will create each of these components to develop an understanding of each item’s function and use.

  • Introduction to Site Topology
  • When to create a site and where?
  • How to Create a new Site
  • Deleting Sites

Module 12: Collaborative Site Templates
In this module you will learn how to use & create workspaces. Explanation and differentiation of wikis and blogs help students understand the format and function of each type of workspace.

  • Introduction to Collaborative Site Templates
  • Document Workspaces
  • Meeting Workspaces
  • Blog Sites
  • Group Work Sites

Module 13: Permissions and Security
Security is an important element of any site collection. You will learn of the use, creation, and application of custom permission levels which will provide you with a comprehensive knowledge about the creation and management of sites.

  • Introduction to Security in SharePoint 2010
  • Permissions, Permission Levels & SharePoint Groups
  • Manage User Access to SharePoint Site
  • Manage SharePoint Groups and Users
  • Breaking Permissions Inheritance within the Site
  • SharePoint Security Best Practices

Module 14: Site Administration and Settings
This module provides insights into the site tools available through Site Administration. User alerts, features, regional setting options and usage reporting are among the topics covered. Coverage of these tools includes an emphasis on function and the appropriate use.

  • Introduction to Site Administration and Settings
  • Manage Regional Settings
  • Manage Site Libraries and Lists
  • Manage User Alerts
  • Managing RSS Usage
  • Search and Offline Availability
  • Manage Sites and Workspaces
  • Workflows
  • Workflow Settings
  • Related Links Scope Settings
  • Term Store Management
  • Manage site Features
  • Save Site as Template
  • Reset to Site Definition
  • Site Web Analytics Reports


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