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Introduction to SharePoint 2016 Technologies

Microsoft SharePoint 2016 provides a business collaboration platform that streamlines document management, simplifies access to information, and provides the ability to deploy solutions quickly and securely. In this SharePoint training for beginners course, you gain a comprehensive overview of the SharePoint 2016 on-premise and SharePoint online platform, and learn to create, manage, and customise SharePoint 2016 to the requirements of your organisation.

Key Features:

  • Leverage collaboration features in SharePoint 2016 to increase productivity
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • After-course computing sandbox included
  • End-of-course exam included

SharePoint 2016 Course Overview:

This Sharepoint training course includes 23 hours of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) presented by a real-world SharePoint expert instructor. 


Concepts covered in this course are applicable to SharePoint on-premises, SharePoint Online, Office365

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Learning Objectives

You Will Learn How To

  • Apply best practice techniques to organise enterprise content and documents with list and library apps
  • Create and manage SharePoint sites for departments, projects, and content management
  • Learn to properly and efficiently manage site security
  • Add and edit SharePoint pages and leverage the power of web parts
  • Automate business processes with workflows
  • Integrate Microsoft Office with your SharePoint sites



Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office, and the web.

Course Content

Course Outline

Introduction to SharePoint

  • Building applications with the browser
  • Exploiting SharePoint in your organisation
  • Managing, organising, and presenting information
  • Exploring roles in SharePoint
  • SharePoint 2016 New Features

Creating SharePoint Websites

Site architecture and effective navigation design

  • Designing an information architecture strategy
  • Matching the correct template for your website
  • Organising site collections
  • Building logical navigation 
  • Sharing insights with the blog site
  • Leveraging social computing

Site configuration and settings

  • Working with site templates
  • Applying style and branding to your site
  • Administering site settings
  • Customising SharePoint sites

Managing SharePoint Security

Managing and controlling access

  • Simplifying security management with SharePoint groups
  • Defining and managing permission levels
  • Handling permission requests
  • Selecting third party authentication providers 
  • Managing SharePoint online and on premise permissions

Streamlining security with inheritance

  • Creating and customising SharePoint groups
  • Working with permission inheritance
  • Breaking and re-establishing inheritance

Customising SharePoint Pages

Distinguishing between wiki pages and web part pages

  • Comparing templates: collaboration vs. publishing
  • Creating and editing site pages with metadata
  • Formatting wiki pages
  • Publishing page layouts
  • Tailoring pages for different users
  • Building page functionality into your site with SharePoint apps

Aggregating content

  • Rolling up content across your sites using the Content Query Web Part
  • Rolling up information across your enterprise with the Content Search Web Part
  • Examining third-party web parts

Managing Enterprise Content

Defining content types

  • Centralising metadata with site columns
  • Defining information records
  • Standardising content with templates

Creating organisation-wide metadata

  • Defining taxonomy
  • Centralising metadata for reuse across sites and the enterprise
  • Establishing external content types

Establishing an enterprise taxonomy with Managed Metadata

  • Setting up Managed Metadata Service
  • Creating term sets with the Term Store
  • Adding Managed Metadata columns to list and library apps

Managing Content with Apps

Controlling information with the list app

  • Creating lists and list templates
  • Adding, deleting, and changing content
  • Categorising and identifying information with metadata
  • Filtering and targeting information with views

Administering office documents with libraries

  • Tracking and managing versions
  • Restricting editing access with check out
  • Selecting the appropriate library template for your document
  • Approval processing

Implementing Enterprise Features

Managing documents

  • Defining Document Libraries 
  • Migrating content to Document Libraries
  • Leveraging Metadata in Document Libraries

Organising content

  • Implement metadata for best-practice content management
  • Standardising content types in a list and library apps
  • Establishing external content types

Managing Business Process Workflows

Leveraging out-of-the-box workflows

  • Approval
  • Collect feedback
  • Collect signatures

Creating custom workflows with SharePoint Designer

  • Defining conditions, actions and stages
  • Capturing workflow data with custom forms

Integrating Office with SharePoint

  • Tagging documents with metadata using the Document Information Panel
  • Using Outlook with task lists and calendars
  • Simultaneous editing with Word and PowerPoint
  • Excel integration and Excel Web Access web parts

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