55035 Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/Power User

Date(s) - 01/01/2050
All Day

The Quill Consultancy


This two day class is designed for information workers or power users who serve as SharePoint Site Owners or Site Collection Administrators. Students should take this course if they need to know how to manage the team collaboration, document management and social features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013. This class is an excellent prerequisite for IT Professionals who work as SharePoint Server Administrators attending 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. This class can be delivered using Site Collections on an in-house server, virtual machines or Office 365.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for:
SharePoint Site Owners
SharePoint Site Collection Administrators
SharePoint Administrators and Developers

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Manage Sites and Site Collections
Add users and groups and manage site, list, folder and item security
Add and configure web parts
Configure site options including theme, title, description and icon
Configure site navigation
View site activity reports
Customize lists and libraries
Work with Site Columns and Site Content Types
Configure Check out/in, Content Approval and Versioning
Create and modify pages and web part pages

Course Outline

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner

This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class, introduces SharePoint terminology and gets a start in navigation.


What is SharePoint?
Team Collaboration
Document Management
Social Features
SharePoint Administrative Roles
Site Owner
Site Collection Administrator
Server Administrator
SharePoint Administration Options by Role

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Identify who can do what in SharePoint administration.
Navigate to site collection, site, page and list administration pages.

Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

This module covers the management of SharePoint users and user security.


SharePoint Security Best Practices
Users and Groups
Adding Users and Groups
Adding Site Collection Administrators
Permissions and Permission Levels
Creating Custom Permission Levels
Configuring List and Library Permissions
Working with Audiences and Content Filtering
Managing User Alerts

Lab : Users, Groups and Permissions

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Manage SharePoint security using best practices.
Add new users and groups.
Create custom permission levels.
Work with Audiences.

Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features

This module covers the use of SharePoint Features to add and remove functionality.


What is a Feature?
Activating and Deactivating Features
Commonly Used Features

Lab : Site and Site Collection Features

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Define the purpose of features.
Activate and deactivate features.

Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages

This module covers the creation and management of SharePoint sites and pages.


Creating Subsites
Site Templates
Site Lifecycle and Site Deletion
Configuring the Look and Feel of a Site
Configuring Navigation Options
Language Settings
Adding and Managing Pages
Working with Web Part Pages
Frequently Used Web Parts

Lab : Managing Sites and Pages

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create subsites from templates.
Configure site navigation options.
Create and edit pages.
Create web part pages and manage web parts.

Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries

This module covers the use of SharePoint lists and libraries.


SharePoint Lists and List Features
Document Libraries
Libraries vs. Lists with Attachments
Adding Columns to Lists and Libraries
Column and Item Validation
Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings
Creating List and Library Views
Working with Office Web Apps
Organizing Content Using Folders and Metadata
Picture, Asset and Other Libraries
Working with the Recycle Bin
Configuring RSS Feeds
Configuring Incoming Email
About Tags and Notes and Ratings

Lab : Working with Lists and Libraries

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create and customize lists and libraries.
Open and edit documents in Microsoft Office and with Office Web Apps.
Manage checked out documents.
Recover items from the Recycle Bin.
Work with document versioning.
Create views including metadata grouped views and calendar views.

Module 6: Document Management

This module explores the document management features of libraries.


Information Management Policy Settings
Auditing List and Document Activity
Working with Site Columns and Content Types
Built-in Content Types
Managing Business Content Using Content Types
Using Document Sets
Using the Content Organizer
An Overview of Records Management

Lab : Document Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create retention and auditing policies for a list or content type.
Create and use Site Columns, Content Types and Document Sets.
Use the Versioning, Check Out/In and Content Approval features.

Module 7: SharePoint Workflows

This module provides an overview of the SharePoint 2013 workflow features.


SharePoint Workflows
Out of the Box Workflow Demo

Lab : SharePoint Workflows

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Identify the differences between Out of the Box, SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio workflows.
Configure and use the out of the box Approval workflow

Module 8: Monitoring SharePoint Activity

This module covers the use of SharePoint activity reports.


Usage Reports
Search Reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Use the Site and Site Collection reports.

Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)

This module provides explores SharePoint 2013 Apps.


What is an App?
Working with Built-in Apps
The SharePoint App Store
The Corporate App Store
Request an App

Lab : SharePoint Apps (Optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Identify the different kinds of SharePoint Apps.
Browse the App stores and add an App

Module 10: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

This module covers the use of the SharePoint 2013 Community Site.


Building online communities using SharePoint
Discussion and Moderation
Rating discussions and earning points

Lab : The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Interact with other SharePoint users in discussion forums.
Rate posts and earn reputation points.

Before attending this course, students must have:
Strong SharePoint 2010 or 2013 end user skills or have attended “Introduction to SharePoint 2013 for Collaboration and Document Management” or similar.