55197: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 for the Site Owner/Power User

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 for the Site Owner/Power User



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    About this Course

    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 2016 sites.

    This class is an excellent prerequisite to “Microsoft SharePoint Server Content Management for SharePoint 2013 and 2016” and for IT Professionals who work as SharePoint Server Administrators attending Course 20339-1: “Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016”.

    Audience Profile

    • SharePoint Site Owners
    • SharePoint Power Users
    • 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
    • Configure Check out/in, Content Approval and Versioning
    • Create and modify pages and web part pages


    Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner

    This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class, introduces SharePoint terminology and the role of the Site Owner.


    • The Role of the Site Owner
    • Work Areas for Site Owners
    • Browser Support
    • Resources

    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 typically used to administer SharePoint sites.

    Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

    This module covers the management of SharePoint user and content security at the site, list, library, folder and item levels.


    • SharePoint Security
    • Users and Groups
    • Permission Levels
    • Inheritance
    • Adding and Removing Users
    • Creating SharePoint Groups
    • Creating Custom Permission Levels
    • List and Library Permissions
    • Checking Permissions
    • SharePoint Security Best Practices

    Lab 1: Users, Groups and Permissions

    • Quiz!
    • Add new users to a site
    • Create a permission level for “Add, Edit, but not Delete”
    • Create a new group for the site
    • Create a new group for granular permissions
    • Create a subsite with unique permissions
    • Set unique permissions on a library and a folder

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Manage SharePoint security using best practices.
    • Add new users and groups to SharePoint.
    • Create custom permission level.

    Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features

    This module covers the use of SharePoint Features to add and remove functionality for sites and site collections.


    • SharePoint Features
    • Features for Site Owners
    • Features for Site Collection Administrators

    Lab 1: Site and Site Collection Features

    • Quiz!
    • Add a Feature to Your Site

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe the use and scopes of SharePoint Features.
    • Activate and Deactivate Features for Sites and Site Collections.

    Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages

    This module explores the creation and configuration of subsites and pages.


    • Creating Subsites
    • Deleting Subsites
    • Changing the Look and Feel
    • Site Navigation
    • Save Site as Template
    • Search Visibility for the Site
    • Creating Pages
    • Working with Web Parts

    Lab 1: Managing Sites and Pages

    • Quiz!
    • Create a subsite and add lists and libraries
    • Customize the home page of the site
    • Add a web part to the home page

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe the use of subsites and pages.
    • Create, configure and delete subsites.
    • Create, configure and delete pages.
    • Configure site navigation.
    • Save a Team Site as a reusable site template.
    • Add and configure web parts.

    Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries

    This module explains how to create and configure out of the box and custom lists and libraries. It covers how to configure and work with features such as Content Approval, Versioning and Views.


    • Creating Lists and Libraries
    • Deleting Lists and Libraries
    • List Settings
    • Viewing Files using Office Online Server
    • Content Approval
    • Folders
    • Search Visibility
    • List and Library Versioning Options
    • Checking Documents Out and In
    • Adding and Configuring Columns
    • Column and Item Validation
    • Creating Lists by Importing Excel Files
    • Creating and Modifying Views

    Lab 1: Working with Lists and Libraries

    • Quiz!
    • Add Columns to an Existing List
    • Add an Alert
    • Configure Content Approval
    • Configure Versioning
    • Create a List from an Excel File
    • Add Custom Views to a List

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe the key features of SharePoint Lists and Libraries.
    • Create and customize lists and libraries.
    • Configure Content Approval, Versioning, Required Check Out and other list and library features.
    • Create and use list and library views.

    Module 6: Monitoring Site Activity

    This module explores the Site Activity reports available to Site Owners and Site Collection Administrators.


    • SharePoint Reporting
    • Storage Metrics
    • Popularity Trends
    • Search Reports

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe the out of the box reports available to Site Owners and Site Collection Administrators.
    • Create and save activity reports.

    Module 7: SharePoint Apps and Add-ins (Optional)

    This module explores SharePoint Apps and Add-ins.


    • What is an App?
    • What is an Add-in?
    • Working with Add-ins
    • Adding Add-ins
    • The SharePoint Store
    • The App Catalog

    Lab 1: SharePoint Add-ins

    • Instructor led demo of working with Add-ins.

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Understand the differences between SharePoint Apps and SharePoint Add-ins.
    • Add and configure SharePoint Add-ins.


    Before attending this course, students must have:

    • Have strong SharePoint 2010-2016 end user skills or have attended course “55193: Introduction to SharePoint 2016 for Collaboration and Document Management” or similar.
    • Good Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


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    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.

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