SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration - M55033-IT Course Outline

(5 Days)


Course Description

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 2013. This class is an excellent prerequisite for IT Professionals who work as SharePoint Server Administrators attending 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. This class can be delivered using Site Collections on an in-house server, virtual machines or Office 365.

Audience Profile

Target Audience

  • SharePoint Site Owners
  • SharePoint Site Collection Administrators
  • SharePoint Administrators and Developers



Strong SharePoint 2010 or 2013 end user skills or have attended “Introduction to SharePoint 2013 for Collaboration and Document Management” or similar

At Course Completion

At Course Completion

  • 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

Course Outline

Course Content
Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner
This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class, introduces SharePoint terminology and gets a start in navigation.

What is SharePoint?

SharePoint Administrative Roles

SharePoint Administration Options by Role

Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions
This module covers the management of SharePoint users and user security.

SharePoint Security Best Practices

Users and Groups

Adding Users and Groups

Adding Site Collection Administrators

Permissions and Permission Levels

Creating Custom Permission Levels

Configuring List and Library Permissions

Working with Audiences and Content Filtering

Managing User Alerts
Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features
This module covers the use of SharePoint Features to add and remove functionality.

What is a Feature?

Activating and Deactivating Features

Commonly Used Features
Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages
This module covers the creation and management of SharePoint sites and pages.

Creating Subsites

Site Templates

Site Lifecycle and Site Deletion

Configuring the Look and Feel of a Site

Configuring Navigation Options

Language Settings

Adding and Managing Pages

Working with Web Part Pages

Frequently Used Web Parts

Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries
This module covers the use of SharePoint lists and libraries.

SharePoint Lists and List Features

Document Libraries

Libraries vs. Lists with Attachments

Adding Columns to Lists and Libraries

Column and Item Validation

Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings

Creating List and Library Views

Working with Office Web Apps

Organizing Content Using Folders and Metadata

Picture, Asset and Other Libraries

Working with the Recycle Bin

Configuring RSS Feeds

Configuring Incoming Email

About Tags and Notes and Ratings
Module 6: Document Management
This module explorers the document management features of libraries.

Information Management Policy Settings

Auditing List and Document Activity

Working with Site Columns and Content Types

Built-in Content Types

Managing Business Content Using Content Types

Using Document Sets

Using the Content Organizer

An Overview of Records Management
Module 7: SharePoint Workflows
This module provides an overview of the SharePoint 2013 workflow features.

SharePoint Workflows

Out of the Box Workflow Demo
Module 8: Monitoring SharePoint Activity
This module covers the use of SharePoint activity reports.

Usage Reports

Search Reports

Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)
This module provides explores SharePoint 2013 Apps.

What is an App?

Working with Built-in Apps

The SharePoint App Store

The Corporate App Store

Request an App

Identify the different kinds of SharePoint Apps.

Browse the App stores and add an App
Module 10: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)
This module covers the use of the SharePoint 2013 Community Site.

Building online communities using SharePoint

Discussion and Moderation

Rating discussions and earning points