Getting Started with SharePoint 2016
This module explains to site collection and site administrators how to discuss basic terminology and how to navigate around SharePoint 2016. Once administrators can explain basic terminology and how to navigate
around SharePoint, they have a solid foundation for the rest of the course.
- Exploring SharePoint 2016 Site Collection and Site Administrator Roles
- Defining SharePoint Terminology
- Navigating a SharePoint Site
- Interacting with the Ribbon
- Creating and Editing Basic Content
- What is Metadata?
- Versions of SharePoint
Building a Site Collection with Apps
This module explains to site collection administrators how to create sites, document libraries and lists, as well as manage navigation. The first major milestone, after planning the company portal, is executing and
building the site structure. The site structure includes the components for storing and presenting information namely sites, lists and libraries and apps, which are new to SharePoint 2016. Site structure provides the framework for the entire portal.
- The Structure of SharePoint
- Creating a Site
- What does a site template come with?
- Defining SharePoint Apps
- Customizing Lists and Libraries
- Creating/Managing Lists and Libraries through SharePoint Designer
- Explaining Views on Lists and Libraries
- Creating Views in Lists and Libraries
- Modifying Navigation
- Turning Site Features On/Off
- Reorganizing a Site using Site Content and Structure feature
Creating Consistency across Sites
This module explains to site collection administrators how to more efficiently manage their site collections, as well as maintain consistency throughout the site. When setting up a SharePoint site collection, it will often
involve repeating a certain number of tasks. Site collection administrators can reduce the effort of duplication by creating reusable objects in a central location by using the tools provided.
- Defining Site Columns
- Defining Content Types
- Implementing a Taxonomy
- Using Templates to Promote Consistency
This module explains how permissions work within a site collection, and how the tools within SharePoint 2016 are used to manage and maintain them. It is crucial that SharePoint 2016 site collection administrators and
site administrators are able to create and manage permissions within SharePoint 2016.
- Explaining Permissions and Security in SharePoint
- Creating SharePoint Groups
- Managing Permissions within SharePoint
- Sharing versus Traditional Security
- Sharing as different permission levels
Working with Pages and Web Parts
This module explains how to design a company portal using out-of-the-box web parts and themes in SharePoint 2016.
- Changing the Appearance of the Portal
- Editing a Page
- web part
- Working with Web Parts and App Parts
- App Parts
- Content Search Web Part
- Relevant Documents
- Content query
- Table of Contents
- Web Part Connections
- Filter web parts
- Web parts with Targeting Audience
Document and Records Management
This module explains how to leverage document management tools included in SharePoint 2016. Whether a small company or a large enterprise, this module explores how any company can leverage SharePoint for
versioning, compliance, routing and eDiscovery.
- Basic Content Approval
- Check In/Out
- Retention Policy
- Document ID
- Content Organizer
- Compliance Policy Center Site Template
- Records Center
This module explains how to automate business processes within an organization. The ability to initiate, track and resolve activity in SharePoint 2016 is possible through the use of a workflow. Whether using the
pre-configured out-of the-box workflow features or creating a custom workflow through SharePoint Designer, an organization can benefit from moving existing email, paper or informal processes into SharePoint.
- Out of the Box Workflow
- Activating Workflow Features
- Approval Workflow
- Creating a Workflow in SharePoint Designer
This module explains how to connect SharePoint 2016 to Microsoft Office 2016. There are many ways such as connecting a SharePoint 2016 document library to Microsoft Outlook, linking an Access database or an Excel spreadsheet to a list in SharePoint 2016, or using Microsoft InfoPath to build SharePoint 2016 lists. The heavy integration of Microsoft Office 2016 is one of the main benefits of using SharePoint 2016.
- OneDrive for Business
Creating Publishing Sites
This module explains how to use the publishing features of SharePoint 2016 to create rich content pages, as well as the features that limit the types of layouts, images and templates available to users. While some
organizations need the document storage and dashboard capabilities SharePoint can offer, others may need a centralized way to distribute informational content to users, who will not otherwise interact with SharePoint in a more robust way.
- Why use a publishing site?
- Publishing Pages
- Enabling Web Content Management
- Managing the Structure of Web Content
- Navigating a Site Using Managed Metadata
Bridging the Social Gap
This module explains how to better perform internal talent management, also known as knowledge management. An important advancement in SharePoint 2016 is the expansion of social computing features. For
example, an organization may need to find an individual with the specific skills and knowledge to assist in completing a task or project. SharePoint 2016 offers a viable platform to help organizations with talent or
- My Sites
- Configuring Social Features in SharePoint
- Posts, Tags and Mentions
- Creating a Community Site
Finding Information Using Search
This module explains how to find information quickly and easily. Users can use the Search function within SharePoint 2016 to search across a variety of content sources including documents, people and line of business
applications with little to no additional configuration. With a small amount of effort, organizations can create a robust search experience that is in alignment with their business needs.
- Exploring the Search Features in SharePoint
- Configuring Search Settings
- Search Analytics
- Search Visibility
Planning a Company Portal Using SharePoint
This module explains how to develop a formal governance plan and committee to maintain quality and consistency in SharePoint. To do this, it will introduce the concept of governance and highlight best practices.
Governance defines policies, procedures and guidelines for how SharePoint will be managed; it outlines the roles, responsibilities and actions required to administer and support the SharePoint environment.
- Defining SharePoint Governance
- Working with Information Architecture
- Implementing Site Hierarchies
- Discussing the Execution of Governance
Site Collection Administrator Settings
This module explains how to use other tools and settings in SharePoint 2016. Site collection administrators or site administrators configure these as part of their day-to-day activities.
- Exploring Settings for Site Collection Administrators
- Exploring Settings for Site Administrators
- Site Closure Policies