SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration

This five-day instructor-led course is intended for Power Users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint 2013 environment. This course will provide a deeper, narrowly focused training on the important and popular skills needed to be an Administrator for SharePoint Site Collections and Sites. SharePoint deployment or farm administration skills and tasks required for IT Professionals to manage SharePoint 2013 are available in separate, Microsoft Official Courseware.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and implement a company portal structure using SharePoint 2013 objects including sites, libraries, lists and pages

  • Explain the role of sharing and the impact on security and permissions throughout SharePoint 2013

  • Implement consistency across a company portal to aid in the day to day administration of content in SharePoint 2013

  • Identify opportunities to enhance the design and content on a company portal using SharePoint 2013 themes and web parts

  • Explain the importance of governance for the planning and managing future growth of SharePoint 2013

  • Identify the options to integrate data from other systems as well as preserve existing data

  • Explain the role of social networking in SharePoint 2013 and its impact on collaboration

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started with a General Overview

•Define SharePoint 2013 terminology
•Navigate around SharePoint 2013
•Examine the functions present in the Microsoft ribbon
•Add documents and other content
•Defining SharePoint Terminology
•Navigating Around SharePoint 2013
•Walking Through the Functions in the Microsoft Ribbon
•Adding and Editing Basic Content

Module 2: Planning Your Company Portal Using SharePoint 2013

•Define governance and its role within SharePoint 2013
•Define information architecture
•Plan a site structure
•Introducing the Concept of Governance
•Defining the Information Architecture Development Process
•Designing a Site Hierarchy Using the Managed Content and Structure
•Identifying Site Templates
•Identifying a Governance Team
•Developing an Information Architecture

Module 3: Creating Your Company Portal

•Implement a site structure
•Create new apps for documents and lists
•Create views
•Modify site navigation
•Creating a Site Structure
•Modifying Site Navigation
•Defining Apps in SharePoint 2013
•Defining Views on Lists and Libraries
•Creating a Structured Company Portal Including Sites, Libraries and Lists
•Modifying the Site Navigation
•Creating New Content and Configuring Views

Module 4: Creating Consistency Across Sites

•Define the concept of content types
•Design and implement content types
•Create new site columns
•Implement a taxonomy using the Managed Metadata service
•Define site and list templates
•Define best practices around creating consistency
•Implementing a Taxonomy
•Defining Content Types
•Defining Custom Columns
•Implementing Consistency
•Creating Custom Columns and Content Types
•Designing and Implementing a Taxonomy
•Configuring the Content Organizer

Module 5: Securing Your Company Portal an Overview of Permissions for Users and Groups

•Define the concept of sharing in SharePoint 2013
•Design and implement security
•Define best practices around SharePoint 2013 security
•Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
•Creating SharePoint 2013 Groups
•Sharing Versus Traditional Security
•Discussing Best Practices for Implementing Security
•Managing Permissions for Users and Groups

Module 6: Designing Your Company Portal

•Add web parts to pages
•Implement themes
•Leverage audiences for targeting content
•Defining a Portal
•Creating Custom Pages
•Working With Web Parts
•Working With Audiences and Targeting
•Adding and Configuring Web Parts
•Applying Themes to Your Company Portal

Module 7: Extending Your Company Portal

•Define external content types
•Define and implement records management
•Describe how to implement an eDiscovery center
•Creating External Content Types
•Setting Up an eDiscovery Center
•Exploring Other Records Management Options
•Accessing External Data and Rendering it in SharePoint 2013
•Leveraging Records Management to Preserve Existing Data

Module 8: Leveraging Web Content Management

•Enable web content management
•Create a managed meta navigation site
•Implement image constraints
•Define the structure of pages
•Implement a publishing workflow
•Creating a Web Content Management Site
•Controlling the Structure of Web Content
•Configuring an Approval and Publishing Workflow
•Creating a Rich Publishing Site Using Web Content Management
•Implementing a Managed Navigation Site
•Configuring a Publishing and Approval Process

Module 9: Bridging the Social Gap

•Describe the role of social in SharePoint 2013
•Describe best practices for implementing social collaboration
•Define the social features in SharePoint 2013
•Configuring Social Features in SharePoint 2013
•Explaining the Role of Social Collaboration
•Creating a Community Site
•Designing a Social Experience in SharePoint 2013
•Creating a Community Site

Module 10: Finding Information Using Search

•Describe how search and faceted search work
•Define options for configuring search
•Describe search rules
•Exploring the Search Features of SharePoint 2013
•Configuring the Search Settings of SharePoint 2013
•Configuring an Advanced Search Center Within SharePoint 2013

Module 11: Controlling and Planning for Growth

•Define governance for site administration
•Implementing controls to aid in governance
•Reviewing SharePoint 2013 Governance
•Discussing the Execution of Governance

Module 12: Administering Your Company Portal Built Upon SharePoint 2013

•Identify additional settings for Site Collection Administrators
•Identify additional settings for Site Administrators
•Walking Through Site Collection Settings
•Walking Through Site Settings


This course is intended for SharePoint Site Collection Administrators, Site Administrators and SharePoint Power Users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint environment.

Available Course Dates

12/18/2017 11:00 am - 12/22/2017 7:00 pm
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