SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

In this course, power users will gain the skills needed to perform SharePoint 2013 site collections and site administration. You will learn to plan, create, secure, administer, and customize a SharePoint 2013 portal. You'll also learn how to design a social experience in SharePoint 2013 along with using search and the role of governance.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product: SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration (55033).

Audience

SharePoint site collection administrators, site administrators, and power users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint environment

Prerequisites

Experience with:

  • Windows Client Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2010, or Office 2013
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7,8, or 9

Learning Objectives

  • Design and implement a company portal structure using SharePoint 2013 objects including sites, libraries, lists, and pages
  • Role of security and permissions throughout SharePoint 2013
  • Implement guidelines for consistency in building a company portal to aid in the day-to-day administration of content in SharePoint 2013
  • Enhance the design of and content on a company portal using SharePoint 2013 themes and web parts
  • Importance of governance for the planning and managing future growth of the SharePoint 2013 implementation
  • Options to integrate data from other systems as well as preserve existing data
  • Role of social networking in SharePoint 2013 and its impact on collaboration

1. Getting Started with SharePoint 2013

  • SharePoint 2013 roles and terminology
  • Navigating SharePoint 2013
  • Utilizing functions available in the Microsoft ribbon
  • Creating and adding basic content to SharePoint

2. Planning a Company Portal using SharePoint 2013

  • Governance and its role within SharePoint 2013
  • Developing information architecture
  • Developing a site structure

3. Creating a Company Portal

  • Implementing a site structure
  • Adding and customizing apps
  • Creating and customizing views
  • Modifying site navigation

4. Creating Consistency Across Sites

  • Creating new site columns
  • Designing and implementing content types
  • Implementing a taxonomy using the Managed Metadata Service
  • Implementing the Content Organizer
  • Site and list templates
  • Best practices around creating consistency

5. Securing a Company Portal

  • Concept of sharing
  • Designing and implementing security
  • Best practices around SharePoint 2013 security

6. Customizing the Look of a Portal

  • Implementing themes and adding a logo
  • Adding web parts to pages
  • Using audiences for targeting content

7. Extending a Company Portal

  • External content types
  • Implementing records management and an eDiscovery center

8. Using Web Content Management

  • Enabling web content management
  • Creating a managed metadata navigation site
  • Implementing image constraints and a publishing workflow
  • Structure of pages

9. Bridging the Social Gap

  • Role of social computing in SharePoint 2013
  • Best practices for implementing social collaboration
  • Designing a social experience
  • Implementing a community site using the social computing features of SharePoint 2013

10. Finding Information using Search

  • Creating an enterprise Search Center
  • Customizing the Search Center

11. Controlling and Planning for Growth

  • Role of governance for SharePoint
  • Developing a governance plan and team

12. Administering a Company Portal Built on SharePoint 2013

  • Additional settings for site collection administrators and site administrators