55033 - SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration

55033 - SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration

Length : 5 days

In this course, power users will gain the skills needed to perform SharePoint 2013 site collections and site administration. You will learn to plan, create, secure, administer, and customize a SharePoint 2013 portal. You'll also learn how to design a social experience in SharePoint 2013 along with using search and the role of governance.


Experience with:

  • Windows Client Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2010, or Office 2013
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, or 9

Who Should Attend

SharePoint site collection administrators, site administrators, and power users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint environment.

What You'll Learn

  • Design and implement a company portal structure using SharePoint 2013 objects including sites, libraries, lists, and pages
  • Role of security and permissions throughout SharePoint 2013
  • Implement guidelines for consistency in building a company portal to aid in the day-to-day administration of content in SharePoint 2013
  • Enhance the design of and content on a company portal using SharePoint 2013 themes and web parts
  • Importance of governance for the planning and managing future growth of the SharePoint 2013 implementation
  • Options to integrate data from other systems as well as preserve existing data
  • Role of social networking in SharePoint 2013 and its impact on collaboration

Course outline

1. Getting Started with SharePoint 2013
SharePoint 2013 roles and terminology
Navigating SharePoint 2013
Utilizing functions available in the Microsoft ribbon
Creating and adding basic content to SharePoint

2. Planning a Company Portal using SharePoint 2013
Governance and its role within SharePoint 2013
Developing information architecture
Developing a site structure

3. Creating a Company Portal
Implementing a site structure
Adding and customizing apps
Creating and customizing views
Modifying site navigation

4. Creating Consistency Across Sites
Creating new site columns
Designing and implementing content types
Implementing a taxonomy using the Managed Metadata Service
Implementing the Content Organizer
Site and list templates
Best practices around creating consistency

5. Securing a Company Portal
Concept of sharing
Designing and implementing security
Best practices around SharePoint 2013 security

6. Customizing the Look of a Portal
Implementing themes and adding a logo
Adding web parts to pages
Using audiences for targeting content

7. Extending a Company Portal
External content types
Implementing records management and an eDiscovery center

8. Using Web Content Management
Enabling web content management
Creating a managed metadata navigation site
Implementing image constraints and a publishing workflow
Structure of pages

9. Bridging the Social Gap
Role of social computing in SharePoint 2013
Best practices for implementing social collaboration
Designing a social experience
Implementing a community site using the social computing features of SharePoint 2013

10. Finding Information using Search
Creating an enterprise Search Center
Customizing the Search Center

11. Controlling and Planning for Growth
Role of governance for SharePoint
Developing a governance plan and team

12. Administering a Company Portal Built on SharePoint 2013
Additional settings for site collection administrators and site administrators


Lab 1: Create a Structured Company Portal
Lab 2a: Create Custom Columns and Content Types
Lab 2b: Implement a Taxonomy
Lab 2c: Configure the Content Organizer
Lab 3: Manage Permissions in SharePoint
Lab 4a: Add and Configure Web Parts
Lab 4b: Connect Web Parts
Lab 4c: Apply Themes to Your Company Portal
Lab 5a: Access External Data
Lab 5b: Use Records Management to Preserve Data
Lab 6a: Create a Rich Publishing Site
Lab 6b: Configure a Publishing Approval Process
Lab 6c: Implement a Managed Navigation Site
Lab 7a: Design a Social Experience in SharePoint 2013
Lab 7b: Create a Community Site
Lab 8: Configure an Advanced Search Center

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