SharePoint 2010 Power User Training in December

We will be hosting SharePoint 2010 Power User training in December. This is a fully remote, instructor led class.



Dec 9-13 (5 days)


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SharePoint 2010 for Power Users

The Ultimate SharePoint Training Course for SharePoint 2010 Core User Skills & Site Creation/Management.

Do you have limited or even no experience with SharePoint? Do you need to know how to use the core functionality of SharePoint, like Lists, Libraries, Forms and Workflows? Do you need to be able to create and manage a SharePoint site? Then this is the ultimate SharePoint training course for you!


This SharePoint 2010 training course will teach you to:

  • Create a SharePoint site
  • Customize a SharePoint site
  • Manage one or more SharePoint sites
  • Automate key business processes with SharePoint
  • Create custom workflows with SharePoint
  • Create and publish digital forms with SharePoint
  • Create dashboards and KPIs for reporting
  • Automate data collections


All the core topics that any successful SharePoint Site Owner or Power User needs are here, including: SharePoint Lists and Libraries; Workflows; Web Parts; Collaboration Features; SharePoint Designer; InfoPath and Forms; Data Views; Business Intelligence; and, Templates and Themes. You will begin with the basics of the SharePoint and SharePoint sites, progress through techniques and tools for site creation and customization, and finally learn to use SharePoint to improve your everyday team communication, business processes, information sharing and reporting. You won’t find better coverage and learning value for your specific needs in any similar SharePoint course!

In this three day hands-on SharePoint 2010 training course you will learn the core functionality of SharePoint from a seasoned SharePoint expert who understands the challenges, needs and responsibilities of working as a SharePoint Site Owner and/or Power User. Their experience, approach and pace will put you at ease as you learn this key material, and have fun doing it!

This SharePoint training course has been designed to give you a strong foundation in core skills that you can easily augment and apply on-the-job. Every unit has been selected to make sure that you focus on exactly those functions and skills that are the most critical to your role. And, the extensive lab exercises give you the opportunity to practice the skills in the classroom. So, you walk away with a comfort level of understanding how to use the features of SharePoint you need to be successful in your organization.


What you will learn:

  • How SharePoint stores data
  • How SharePoint works with files
  • Creating and Customizing Lists
  • Creating and Editing List Views and Exporting List Data
  • Working with Libraries
  • Built-in Workflows and Custom Workflows
  • How SharePoint can automate everyday work processes
  • Using “out-of-the-box” SharePoint functionality to create custom applications
  • Designing, Customizing and Publishing InfoPath Forms and Form Templates
  • Using InfoPath to design user-friendly data entry Web Parts
  • Using InfoPath to replace paper forms
  • Building custom views with Data View Web Parts
  • Using SharePoint Designer to modify Site Settings and SharePoint Pages
  • Using SharePoint to enforce business rules
  • How SharePoint works with external data
  • Fundamentals of SharePoint Web Parts
  • Fundamentals of SharePoint Business Intelligence
  • Using SharePoint to Create KPIs and Digital Dashboards
  • Utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to show business status
  • Exposing Excel logic and worksheets with Excel Services
  • Understanding SharePoint’s templating system
  • Using Site Templates and Themes to Customize Sites
  • Creating reusable templates for SharePoint Lists, Libraries and Sites
  • Understanding SharePoint content types
  • Creating custom content types


Top 10 Reasons to Take This SharePoint 2010 Training Course:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of creating and customizing a SharePoint Site
  2. Create Custom Workflows tailored to your organization’s needs with SharePoint built-in workflow capabilities
  3. Automate key business processes with SharePoint’s workflow system
  4. Use “out-of-the-box” SharePoint functionality to create custom applications
  5. Use InfoPath to replace paper forms by creating, customizing and publishing digital forms
  6. Automate your data collection efforts using InfoPath Forms
  7. Create and use SharePoint Dashboards and KPIs to give management clear visibility to key data and reports
  8. Enable collaborative communication among key stakeholders with Workspaces, Wikis, Forums and Surveys
  9. Use SharePoint Designer to customize your Site Settings and SharePoint Pages
  10. Use Data View Web Parts to work with external data and connect multiple data sources



Course Outline – The Ultimate SharePoint Training Course for SharePoint 2010 Core User Skills & Site Creation/Management.

I. Understanding SharePoint Hierarchies

  1. SharePoint Sites
  • Default Site Templates
  • Using Workspace Templates
  1. SharePoint Site Collections


Section I Labs

  • Creating SharePoint Sites
  • Working with Site Settings


II. Working With SharePoint Lists

  1. What are SharePoint Lists?
  • Columns
  • Items
  • Views
  1. Out-of-the-Box Lists
  • Creating Lists
  • Working with Lists
  1. Custom Lists
  • Importing Lists from Excel
  • Creating Custom Lists from Scratch
  1. Extending Lists
  • Creating Columns
  • Creating Views
  • Managed Metadata
  1. Content Types


Section II Labs

  • Creating and Editing Lists
  • Changing List Views
  • Working with List Data
  • Importing Data into Lists
  • Exporting List Data
  • Working with List Data in External Applications


III. SharePoint Libraries

  1. What are Libraries?
  2. Understanding the Out-of-the-Box Library Templates
  • Document Library
  • Form Libraries
  • Picture Libraries
  • Slide Libraries
  • Report Libraries
  1. Working with Libraries
  • Uploading Documents to a Library
  • Working with Library Documents
  • Check-In/Check-Out
  • Version Control
  1. Customizing Document Libraries
  • Customizing Metadata
  • Creating Custom Views
  1. Managed Metadata
  2. Content Types


Section III Labs

  • Creating New Libraries
  • Uploading Files
  • Checking In and Checking Out Files
  • Working with Version Control
  • Customizing Library Metadata
  • Modifying Library Views
  • Synchronizing Files for Offline Use


IV. SharePoint Web Parts

  1. What is a Web Part?
  2. Included Web Parts
  3. Working with Web Parts
  • Adding and Removing Web Parts
  • Customizing Web Parts
  1. Editing pages in SharePoint


Section IV Labs

  • Exploring SharePoint’s Default Web Parts
  • Customizing Sites with Web Parts
  • Using SharePoint 2010’s built-in editing features


V. Enabling Team Collaboration with SharePoint

  1. Challenges facing collaborative efforts
  • Real-time collaboration
  • Collaboration with remote users
  • Support for offline collaboration
  • Performing a needs assessment
  • Designing & the appropriate solution
  1. Implementing SharePoint’s Collaboration Features
  • Content management features
  • Version control, check-in/check-out, content approval
  • Polling the team with surveys
  • Discussion Forums
  • Using Wikis
  • Document Workspaces


Section V Labs

  • Enabling and configuring content management features
  • Create discussion forums, surveys, and wikis
  • Create document workspaces


VI. Understanding The New SharePoint Designer

  1. What is SharePoint Designer?
  2. Limiting Access with SharePoint Designer
  3. Using SharePoint Designer
  • Modifying Site Settings
  • SharePoint Customizations


Section VI Labs

  • Explore the New SharePoint Designer
  • Use SharePoint Designer to Modify Site Settings
  • Use SharePoint Designer to Modify SharePoint Pages
  • Limit SharePoint Designer Access to SharePoint


VII. Working with Data Views

  1. What is the Data View Web Part?
  2. Customizing Data Sources
  • Creating Data Sources
  • Working with External Databases
  • Working with XML Files
  • Working with SOAP and REST Web Services
  1. Using the Data View Web Part to Expose Data
  2. Connecting Multiple Web Partsr


Section VII Labs

  • Creating Custom Data Views
  • Connecting Multiple Data Sources with Data Views
  • Making Custom Applications with Web Parts


VIII. Microsoft InfoPath 2010 Form Services

  1. What is InfoPath and why should you use it?
  2. Working with InfoPath
  3. Form Controls
  4. Designing Custom Forms with InfoPath 2010
  • Understanding Form Design Elements
  • Understanding Form Controls
  1. Publishing InfoPath Forms to Document Libraries
  2. Submitting InfoPath Form Results
  • Submitting Form Results to a SharePoint Library
  • Submitting Form Results to a Web Service
  1. Implementing Workflows to Process InfoPath Form Data


Section VIII Labs

  • Designing InfoPath Forms
  • Connecting InfoPath Forms with Live Data
  • Setting Form Properties
  • Publishing InfoPath Forms
  • Displaying InfoPath Form Data
  • Customizing Form Templates


IX. SharePoint Workflows

  1. What are Workflows?
  • Why Use Workflows
  • Determining the need for custom Workflows
  1. Changes in the Workflow System
  2. SharePoint Workflow Templates
  • Collecting Feedback and Digital Signatures
  • Approval Workflows and SharePoint 2007 Workflows
  1. Creating Custom Workflows with SharePoint Designer
  • Workflow Initiation and Variables
  • Understanding Conditions
  • Workflow Actions
  1. Creating Reusable Workflows in SharePoint Designer


Section IX Labs

  • Work with SharePoint’s Built-in Workflows
  • Utilizing Workflow Templates
  • Associate Workflows with Lists and Libraries
  • Create a Custom Workflow with SharePoint Designer
  • Exploring workflow branching conditions and actions
  • Reuse Existing SharePoint Workflows


X. Working with SharePoint’s Business Intelligence

  1. What is Business Intelligence?
  2. Why SharePoint?
  3. Business Intelligence Considerations
  • Understanding SharePoint’s Capabilities
  • Business Intelligence Benefits
  • Challenges and Limitations
  1. Excel Services Overview
  • Excel Services Capabilities
  • Excel Services Limitations
  • Report Libraries
  • The Excel Web Access Web Part
  1. Key Performance Indicators
  • KPI Lists
  • KPI Web Parts
  1. Creating Dashboards


Section X Labs

  • Create a Report Library
  • Publish an Excel Workbook
  • Utilize the Excel Web Access Web Part to Display Excel Workbooks
  • Create a Simple Digital Dashboard
  • Create KPIs based on SharePoint List Data
  • Create KPIs based on Excel Workbook Data
  • Create KPIs based on Manually Entered Information
  • Explore the KPI Web Parts


XI. Site Templates and Themes

  1. Site Template Overview
  2. Customizing Site Templates
  • Creating a Site Template with the Web interface
  • Creating a Site Template with SharePoint Designer
  • Adding a site template to the Site Template Gallery
  1. Customizing List Templates
  • Creating a List Template with the Web interface
  • Creating a List Template with SharePoint Designer
  • Adding a List Template to the Site Template Gallery
  1. Themes
  • Understanding SharePoint Themes
  • Applying a Theme


Section XI Labs

  • Create and export a Site Template
  • Examine a Site Template Package File
  • Create a new site based on the newly created template
  • Create and modify a custom Theme
  • Install and apply a Theme


XII. Access Web Services

  1. Access Web Services Overview
  2. Working With Access Databases
  3. Using SharePoint’s Built-in Databases


Section XII Labs

  • Working with Access Web Services
  • Creating an Access Web View


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