Introduction to SharePoint for Users: Class Curriculum

About this course
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This one-day course is the first SharePoint course you should take if you have little or no experience using SharePoint. It teaches the student the first things they need to know about SharePoint. You'll learn what SharePoint is, how companies are using SharePoint, the business value of SharePoint, and the basics of using a SharePoint Site. Students will walk away knowing: how to use the out-of-the-box Apps in SharePoint including Lists and Libraries; the importance of the social features for making data more findable; how search is affected by user interaction via tagging and following will be explained clearly to you. Students will also learn how Search is used to find information.

  1. Introduction to SharePoint – First Things First!
  • What is SharePoint?
  • Why do companies use SharePoint?
  • Facts about how SharePoint is being adopted within the Enterprise
  • What is the Business Value/ROI for SharePoint?
  1. SharePoint Overview
  • SharePoint Sites
  • Site Components
  • Navigating to Sites using the browser by URL
  • Tips for remembering URL's
  1. SharePoint Navigation
  • Tour of a SharePoint Site
  • The interface
  • Menus and Toolbars

LAB: Exploring a SharePoint Site

  1. Core Tools (Apps)
  • Lists
    • List Elements: Items, Columns/Fields, Views
    • Metadata and Column/Field Types
    • Out-of-the-box Lists (Apps) for SharePoint
    • Working with Lists: creating, editing, and deleting items
    • Using Views: public views, creating personal views

DEMO: Creating a List from scratch

LAB: Using Lists

  • Libraries
    • Library Elements: Documents, Columns/Fields, Views
    • Features of a Library
    • Folders vs Metadata
    • Out-of-the-box Libraries (Apps) for SharePoint
    • Working with Libraries: creating, editing, and deleting documents
    • Office integration (Office 2010 and Office 2013)
    • Using a Document Set

DEMO: Creating a library and managing content within it

LAB: Using Libraries

  1. Making data more discoverable
  • Using the social features to improve Search and Findability
    • Importance of SharePoint user interaction and input
    • Tagging
    • Following
    • Newsfeed
    • Communities
      • What are Communities?
      • What is the value of Communities?
      • Community Portal
      • Becoming a Member
      • Collaborating with your Community
    • About Me

DEMO: tagging, following, using the Newsfeed, editing the profile

LAB: Using the social features

  1. Using Search
  • Basic Search
  • Advanced Search

DEMO: Using Search to find information

Microsoft Trainer

Tom Robbins, Microsoft SharePoint Expert

Bross Group Trainer:

Tom Robbins, Microsoft Certified Trainer

Tom Robbins is an industry leading Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint consultant, trainer, and thought leader. Tom has 25+ years working with the Microsoft Enterprise products as an engineer, technical trainer, and manager.  Tom also is a facilitator for Microsoft Office 365 Immersion Events and a regular presenter at Microsoft SharePoint Fest events throughout the country.

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Office 365 Use (required)
Business is considering Office 365Business has Office 365, need to know how to use effectively

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