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SP-102 - Power User - Managing Content with SharePoint 2007

Duration: 3 days
Course Price: $1,395

Course Overview
 
This three-day, instructor-led training course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement, manage and support a collaborative and integrated information architecture. This infrastructure is used for creating, storing, and sharing information by using Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies in a collaboration and integration environment. This course offers a significant amount of hands-on practices, discussions, and assessments that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills that are needed to implement, manage and support SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Audience Profile

This training course is intended for advanced information workers, Information Worker support professionals, Site Managers, Site Administrators, and web portal developers who work in with SharePoint environments.

At Course Completion

After completing this training course, students will be able to:
  • Define and understand content within a SharePoint environment and how SharePoint captures and manages types of content
  • Create lists and libraries to store content, as well as manage configurations and settings involved with controlling content through SharePoint
  • Creating and implementing process automation through out of box workflows
  • Managing web pages as content, as well as creating, drafting, approving and processing web pages
  • Understand, manage and customize security in a SharePoint content management environment
  • Create and use various site types from default site templates, as well as create site templates for reuse
  • Understand and configure navigation within and outside a SharePoint site hierarchy
  • Understand and create performance metrics and business intelligence dashboards for sites in SharePoint
  • Define and create custom types of content to be reused in a SharePoint environment
  • Understand and use personal sites as well as work with social networking tools
  • Manage and view site usage and other functions related to managing site usage

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams

There is no corresponding Microsoft Certified Professional exam for this course.

Course Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.
Course Overview
 
This three-day, instructor-led training course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement, manage and support a collaborative and integrated information architecture. This infrastructure is used for creating, storing, and sharing information by using Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies in a collaboration and integration environment. This course offers a significant amount of hands-on practices, discussions, and assessments that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills that are needed to implement, manage and support SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Audience Profile

This training course is intended for advanced information workers, Information Worker support professionals, Site Managers, Site Administrators, and web portal developers who work in with SharePoint environments.

At Course Completion

After completing this training course, students will be able to:
  • Define and understand content within a SharePoint environment and how SharePoint captures and manages types of content
  • Create lists and libraries to store content, as well as manage configurations and settings involved with controlling content through SharePoint
  • Creating and implementing process automation through out of box workflows
  • Managing web pages as content, as well as creating, drafting, approving and processing web pages
  • Understand, manage and customize security in a SharePoint content management environment
  • Create and use various site types from default site templates, as well as create site templates for reuse
  • Understand and configure navigation within and outside a SharePoint site hierarchy
  • Understand and create performance metrics and business intelligence dashboards for sites in SharePoint
  • Define and create custom types of content to be reused in a SharePoint environment
  • Understand and use personal sites as well as work with social networking tools
  • Manage and view site usage and other functions related to managing site usage

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams

There is no corresponding Microsoft Certified Professional exam for this course.

Course Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Understand how to navigate Microsoft Windows XP and open applications
  • Understand how to access file shares and URLs through addresses
  • Understand how to use Office 2007 products including navigating the ribbon interface
  • Understanding of web sites and using web browsers such as Internet Explorer
  • Understanding of how to add, edit, view and delete items in lists and libraries in SharePoint
  • Understand how to use Office 2007 products directly with SharePoint
  • Understand how to navigate content in a SharePoint site
  • Understand the structure of a list or library in a SharePoint site
By attending the SP1001-Introduction to SharePoint 2007, a student will have met all these prerequisites.

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding SharePoint Content

This module defines content and how it is managed by SharePoint, as well as functions related to how content is viewed and used.
  • Defining How to Use SharePoint Content
  • Defining Management of SharePoint Content

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand what content is related to SharePoint
  • Identify content in SharePoint and how it is managed
  • Identify management areas of content in SharePoint

Module 2: Creating Lists and Libraries

This module discusses how to create lists and libraries in a SharePoint site, as well as how to use customization elements such as columns and views. This module also discusses how to capture lists and libraries as templates for reuse.
  • Creating Standard Lists and Libraries
  • Creating Custom Lists and Libraries
  • Using Columns and Views
  • Using List and Library Web Parts
  • Creating List Templates

Activities

  • Creating and Customizing Lists and Libraries
  • Creating Columns and Views
  • Using List and Library Web Parts
  • Creating a List from a Template

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define the tasks to create a new list or library
  • Define how to customize a list or library
  • Define columns and views and how they customize a list or library
  • Identify how list and library web parts provide access to lists and libraries
  • Create and reuse lists or libraries from templates

Module 3: Managing Content in Lists and Libraries

This module examines how standard content management functions such as versioning, content approval and check in/out are used and configured. This module also examines additional methods for managing content such as Live Copies and expiration policies.
  • Using Content Approval
  • Managing Versions
  • Using Check in/Check Out
  • Sending Content to Other Libraries
  • Configuring Expiration Policies

Activities

  • Configuring Content Approval
  • Configuring Versioning
  • Configuring Check Out
  • Configuring and Managing Copies
  • Configuring Content Expiration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify and differentiate between types of content management features
  • Understand how to configure basic content management features
  • Configure additional content management features

Module 4: Configuring Workflows

This module defines workflows in SharePoint that automate common content management tasks such as approval and feedback, and examines how to configure and use default workflows.
  • Understanding Workflows
  • Using Default Workflows
  • Creating Workflow Instances

Activities

  • Executing a Workflow
  • Creating Workflow Instances

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define a workflow in SharePoint
  • Describe elements of a workflow
  • Define the types of workflows available
  • Create a workflow instance

Module 5: Adding and Configuring Web Pages

This module examines the web page and web part as content in a site, as well as a form of application in SharePoint. This module also examines the web part and how it can be used to create application pages in SharePoint.
  • Defining Web Pages
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Managing Web Page Content
  • Using Web Parts

Activities

  • Creating Web Pages as Content
  • Editing Page Content
  • Configuring Web Parts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define and identify a web page in SharePoint
  • Describe how to create and edit a web page as content
  • Describe how to add and configure web parts as content
  • Describe how to create global web part availability

Module 6: Managing Site and List Security

This module discusses the concepts of a site build from a preconfigured template, and that different templates provide different application use. This module will also examine how to perform simple, browser-based customizations and how to save a site to be reused as a template.
  • Understanding Security
  • Adding Users to Sites
  • Creating Custom SharePoint Groups
  • Creating Custom Permission Levels
  • Managing List Permissions

Activities

  • Adding Users to a Site
  • Creating a Custom SharePoint Group
  • Creating a Custom Permission Level
  • Creating List-Level Permission

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand security in SharePoint
  • Describe how to add users to SharePoint sites
  • Describe how to create a custom SharePoint group
  • Describe how to create a custom Permission Levels
  • Describe permission inheritance and how to modify it for lists and other items

Module 7: Creating and Managing Sites

This module discusses the concepts of a site build from a preconfigured template, and that different templates provide different application use. This module will also examine how to perform simple, browser-based customizations and how to save a site to be reused as a template.
  • Creating Standard Sites
  • Customizing Look and Feel
  • Saving Sites as Templates

Activities

  • Creating Subsites
  • Applying Simple Customizations to a Site
  • Creating Sites from a Site Template

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the process of creating sites
  • Define reasons for creating subsites
  • Identify different site template functions
  • Define how to customize a site
  • Describe how to create a site template

Module 8: Configuring Content Navigation

This module examines how navigation occurs in a SharePoint site hierarchy and how it can be customized. This module examines both inter-site and intra-site navigation and how to customize it.
  • Understanding Site Navigation
  • Customizing Current Site Navigation
  • Customizing Global Site Navigation

Activities

  • Creating Manual Navigation
  • Create In-Site Navigation
  • Creating Global Navigation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how navigation occurs in SharePoint
  • Define and identify types of navigation in SharePoint
  • Describe how to configure navigation for SharePoint

Module 9: Creating and Managing Content Types

This module defines what a content type is in SharePoint and how it is used to create consistent content. This module also discusses how to create reusable columns and documents in a site.
  • Understanding Content Types
  • Creating and Using Site Columns
  • Creating and Using Site Content Types

Activities

  • Creating a Site Column
  • Creating a Reusable Content Type

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define content types and how they are used in SharePoint
  • Describe how to create reusable columns
  • Describe how to create reusable content

Module 10: Creating and Managing Dashboards

This module explores the elements of a business solution deployment through key technologies such as Excel services, KPIs, and business data. This module also demonstrates how to generate dashboards for business data as content.
  • Understanding Business Solutions
  • Using Excel Web Access
  • Using Key Performance Indicator Lists

Activities

  • Publishing Spreadsheets in SharePoint
  • Creating Performance Metrics Lists

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the available business solutions in SharePoint
  • Describe and define Excel publishing through Excel web access
  • Describe and define key performance indicator lists and how they are used in dashboards

Module 11: Using Personal Sites

This module examines the personal site created through My Site technology to allow a personalized collaboration site that also integrates with social networking technologies in SharePoint.
  • Understanding My Sites
  • Using Collaboration in My Sites
  • Using Social Networking in My Sites

Activities

  • Creating a Personalized Site
  • Managing Your Profile and Information
  • Using Social Networking Tools

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define and identify aspects of a personal site
  • Describe the elements of a personal site
  • Describe the technologies involved with social networking

Module 12: Site Usage and Management

This module examines the daily maintenance task involved with supporting sites especially as content is generated in them. This module examines site usage and site configurations to optimize its usage.
  • Defining Site Management
  • Managing a SharePoint Site

Activities

  • Examining and Managing a Site

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define the areas related to supporting a site for content
  • Describe and identify configurations related to site
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