Microsoft SharePoint 2010 - Skills for End User Site Administrators

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The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge required for a Site Administration role. You will create, customise and manage SharePoint 2010 sites within a site collection in response to the differing needs of your site members and visitors, and according to the infrastructure of the business.

You will identify the roles and expectations of a site owner and a site collection administrator. You will see how to manage sites and users by defining permissions, structure, content and policy. You will see how to gather information about the site's usage as a means to maintain the site and identify where improvements can be made.


At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Define the site architecture model
  • Create and manage user groups
  • Define SharePoint security with permission levels
  • Define and create the navigation model for their sites
  • Specify the appropriate means to search site content
  • Configure building blocks and features to manage SharePoint composites
  • Apply their knowledge of web page editing to make content easier to process
  • Create site reports to analyse and maintain SharePoint sites and their usage


This course is aimed at end users, knowledge workers and managers who have the responsibility to manage teams and information within SharePoint Sites. This course is not aimed at a technical audience, but at end users who will appreciate some technical background information.


  • A basic understanding of Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7.
  • Experience using Internet Explorer or an equivalent browser.
  • Delegates should have attended the SharePoint 2010 End User Introduction ( and SharePoint 2010 End User Advanced ( courses, or have equivalent experience of the product that is contained within both these courses.
  • Have an understanding of what is expected of them by their organisation on how their newly developed skills will be used to create and manage sites.

Please Note: If you attend a course and do not meet the prerequisites you may be asked to leave.


Module 1: Site Architecture Model

  • Defining Site Purpose
  • Effective Site Structure
  • Site Types
  • Roles within your Organisation
  • Site and Object URLs
  • Name vs. Title
  • Publishing Site Templates
  • Initial Site Settings
  • Site Solutions
  • Legacy Admin Tools

Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

  • Securable Elements
  • Defining your Site Community
  • Users and Groups
  • Default SharePoint Groups
  • Custom Groups
  • Managing Users in a Group
  • Using a Group within a List Item
  • Permissions
  • Permission Inheritance
  • Securable Objects
  • Permission Tips

Module 3: Managing Site Content

  • Managing Site Columns
  • Applying Site Columns
  • Taxonomy
  • Managed Metadata Service
  • Term Store Management Tool
  • Creating a Managed Metadata Column
  • Managing Site Content Types
  • Applying Site Content Types
  • Ordering of Content Types
  • Folders
  • Document Sets
  • Per Location View Settings

Module 4: Page Editing

  • Site web pages
  • Edit a web page
  • The site home page
  • Rich Text Editor Ribbon
  • Hyperlinks
  • Images
  • Web parts
  • View and Form pages
  • Creating views and linking to web parts

Module 5: Navigation Structure

  • Team Site Navigation
  • Tree View
  • Top-Link Bar
  • Quick Launch Pane
  • Metadata Navigation
  • Publishing Site Navigation

Module 6: Site Search

  • Search Center
  • Search Scopes
  • Site Search Settings
  • Site Center UI Components
  • The Search Results Page
  • Creating Search Tabs (Enterprise Search Center)

Module 7: Content Publishing

  • Audience Targeting
  • Target an Audience to a List or Library
  • Target an Audience to List or Library Content
  • Web Part Connections
  • Publishing Feeds
  • Pulling Feeds from Other Sites
  • Using Calendar Groups

Module 8: Site Reporting

  • Analytic Reports
  • Custom Web Analytics Reports
  • Web Analytic Workflows
  • Web Analytic Web Part

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Teaching mode: Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 2 days
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