How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this SharePoint 2013 Site Administrator Training course, students will learn how to create, configure, and manage a SharePoint site collection so that their team or organization can collaborate effectively, manage the flow of digital information, automate business processes, and meet records management needs. Site collection administrators determine what features and options to make available in SharePoint, and how to configure those features to meet organizational and user needs. By properly implementing these features, users will be able to collaborate effectively, and organizations will save time and money through automation of business processes, fast and efficient retrieval of information, and effective records management.

Course Prerequisites

For the best experience, students should have experience with the topics in (or have attended) the Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Site Owner Training course.

Course Audience

This course is designed for existing Microsoft SharePoint site collection administrators who will create and manage a group of SharePoint sites, add features at the site collection level, manage workflows, and implement records management features.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Create and configure a site collection.
  • Administer site quotas, auditing, and backup.
  • Configure the top-level site, including tag clouds, RSS viewers, and document sets.
  • Configure site collection metadata.
  • Manage archiving and compliance features.
  • Create and test a workflow.
  • Configure search options.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Creating and Configuring a Site Collection
    • Create a Site Collection
    • Set Quotas
    • Configure Audit Options
    • Back Up Your Site Collection
  2. Configuring the Top-Level Site
    • Add a Cloud Tag Webpart
    • Add an RSS Feed to Your Site
    • Enable Email Connectivity for a Library
    • Create and Configure Document Sets
  3. Configuring Site Collection Metadata
    • Create a New Content Type
    • Add Columns to Content Types
    • Add a Custom Content Type to a List
  4. Managing Archiving and Compliance
    • Configure Site Polices
    • Configure In-Place Records Management
    • Configure Information Management Policies
    • Configure Content Organizer Rules
  5. Creating and Testing a Workflow
    • Plan a Workflow
    • Create and Publish a Workflow
    • Test Your Workflow
  6. Configuring Search
    • Configure Search Options
    • Search for Content and Set Alerts

What Students Receive

In this hands-on SharePoint course, students will receive:
  • Access to a live SharePoint 2013 lab environment both during class and for six months afterward to complete hands-on labs and practice skills learned.
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class
  • A PC headset for communicating with the instructor and fellow students during the SharePoint 2013 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of the SharePoint 2013 Training course