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Introduction to SharePoint for End Users

  • Tuition USD $695
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code SHARE-POINT-EU
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

This one-day course is the first SharePoint course you should take if you have little or no experience using SharePoint. It teaches the student the first things they need to know about SharePoint. You'll learn what SharePoint is, how companies are using SharePoint, the business value of SharePoint, and the basics of using a SharePoint Site. Students will walk away knowing: how to use the out-of-the-box Apps in SharePoint including Lists and Libraries; the importance of the social features for making data more findable; how search is affected by user interaction via tagging and following will be explained clearly to you. Students will also learn how Search is used to find information.

Skills Gained

  • Value SharePoint and find a clear explanation of what it is used for
  • Navigate SharePoint using the menus and toolbars
  • Use Lists to create, edit, and delete team information such as Tasks and Calendars
  • Utilize metadata and to empower Search
  • Use Views to create reports to find needed information you are looking for
  • Use Libraries to work on documents with your team
  • Create, Edit, and Delete documents in Libraries
  • Use Version Control to easily manage information lifecycle
  • Use Tagging and Following to make information more findable.
  • Use the Newsfeed to brainstorm, discuss, and ideate with your team members

Who Can Benefit

This class is targeted to End Users (team members, project members) who are new to SharePoint with little to no experience. This is the First class a user should take regardless of what role they will eventually play in SharePoint. This class covers the basics and stops short of advanced topics, such as those covered in detail in a Site Owner or Power User class. This class is not designed for Content Editors or Site Owners.

Course Details

1. Introduction to SharePoint – First Things First!

  • What is SharePoint?
  • Why do companies use SharePoint?
  • Facts about how SharePoint is being adopted within the Enterprise
  • What is the Business Value/ROI for SharePoint?

2. SharePoint Overview

  • SharePoint Sites
  • Site Components
  • Navigating to Sites using the browser by URL
  • Tips for remembering URL's

3. SharePoint Navigation

  • Tour of a SharePoint Site
  • The interface
  • Menus and Toolbars
  • LAB: Exploring a SharePoint Site

4. Core Tools (Apps)

  • Lists
  • DEMO: Creating a List from scratch
  • LAB: Using Lists
  • Liberties
  • DEMO: Creating a library and managing content within it
  • LAB: Using Libraries

5. Making data more discoverable

  • Using the social features to improve Search and Findability
  • What are Communities?
  • What is the value of Communities?
  • Community Portal
  • Becoming a Member
  • Collaborating with your Community
  • About Me
  • DEMO: tagging, following, using the Newsfeed, editing the profile
  • LAB: Using the social features

6. Using Search

  • Basic Search
  • Advanced Search
  • DEMO: Using Search to find information

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Excellent facilities, excellent staff.. and the coffee is good too! Thanks for helping to advance my career and the career of my colleagues!

I liked the pace of the course. I like that I have more than instance to use the lab.

Very good material, the instructor was clear explaining the topics, and the labs were easy to follow it.

Brandon was a great instructor. The virtual course materials and labs provided were very informative.

Overall ExitCertified is a great training provider and the remote learning is as effective as in person.

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