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Microsoft SharePoint 2016 For Administrators


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Microsoft SharePoint 2016 is a platform for sharing documents, exchanging knowledge, discussing ideas, and sharing progress. Strong administrative skills are required to fully exploit SharePoint’s potential while protecting company data. Microsoft SharePoint 2016 for Administrators provides how-to information on how to fulfill this vital role.

Lesson topics tackled in this course:

  • Creating and Configuring Site Collections
  • Configuring Top-Level Sites
  • Configuring Site Collection Metadata
  • Archiving and Compliance
  • Creating Workflows
  • Implementing and Configuring Search

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Course Overview

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Lesson 1: Creating and Configuring Site Collections

TOPIC A: Create a Site Collection

SharePoint Site Hierarchy

SharePoint Site Collection Owners vs. Site Collection Administrators

SharePoint Site Templates

Access and Navigate the SharePoint Administration Center

Create a Site Collection

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: Set Quotas

What are Quotas?

Common Quota Considerations and Scenarios

Set and Change the Quota

Activity 1-2

TOPIC C: Configure Audit Options

Audit Configuration

Auditing Options

Activity 1-3

TOPIC D: Back Up a Site Collection

Backup Options


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Configuring Top-Level Sites

TOPIC A: Managing Features and Apps

Activate Site Features

Manage Apps

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Add an RSS Feed to Your Site

What are RSS Feeds?

Add an RSS Viewer Web Part

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Create and Configure Document Sets

What are Document Sets?

Enable Document Sets

Configure Document Set Features

Create Document Sets

Use Document Sets

Activity 2-3


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Configuring Site Collection Metadata

TOPIC A: Create a New Content Type

What is Metadata?

What are Content Types?

Create Custom Content Types

Add a Custom Content Type to a List or Library

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Add Columns to Content Types

What are Site Columns?

Add Columns to Content Types

Activity 3-2


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Archiving and Compliance

TOPIC A: Configure Site Polices

What are SharePoint Site Polices?

Guidelines for Site Policies

Configure Site Policies

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Configure In-Place Records Management

Records and Records Management

Records Management in SharePoint

Enable In-Place Records Management

Site Collection Record Declaration Settings

Library Record Declaration Settings

The SharePoint Records Center

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Configure Information Management Policies

Configure an Information Management Policy

Configure Retention Stages

Apply an Information Management Policy

Activity 4-3

TOPIC D: Configure and Use the Content Organizer

What is the Content Organizer?

Configure the Content Organizer

Configure Content Organizer Rules

Use the Content Organizer

Activity 4-4


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Creating Workflows

TOPIC A: Understanding Workflows

What are SharePoint Workflows?

Components of a Workflow

Plan a Workflow

Enable Workflow Functionality

SharePoint 2016 Workflow Development Tools

Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Create and Run a Workflow

Create a Workflow

Run a Workflow

Activity 5-2


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Implementing and Configuring Search

TOPIC A: Configure Search Options

Enable or Disable Search for SharePoint Lists and Libraries

Configure Site Search Options

What is the SharePoint Search Center?

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: Create Search Alerts

Configure Search Alerts

Activity 6-2


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 4-2

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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