55033 SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
7/20/2020 - 7/24/2020
8/31/2020 - 9/4/2020
10/26/2020 - 10/30/2020



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This five-day instructor-led course is intended for power users, who are tasked with working within the SharePoint 2013 environment. This course will provide a deeper, narrowly-focused training on the important and popular skills needed to be an administrator for SharePoint site collections and sites. SharePoint deployment or farm administration skills and tasks, which are required for IT professionals to manage SharePoint 2013, are available in separate Microsoft Official Courseware.


This course is intended for SharePoint site collection administrators, site administrators and power users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint environment.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Windows client operating system – either Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2010 or Office 2013
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9

It is recommended students have familiarity with previous versions of SharePoint, though it is not a required prerequisite.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is under the minimum enrollment the course may run as 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact learn@vtec.org or call 207-775-0244.


Module 1: Getting Started with SharePoint 2013
Exploring SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administrator Roles
Defining SharePoint Terminology
Navigating a SharePoint Site
Interacting with the Ribbon
Creating and Editing Basic Content

Module 2: Planning a Company Portal Using SharePoint 2013
Defining SharePoint Governance
Working with Information Architecture
Implementing Site Hierarchies

Module 3: Creating a Company Portal
Creating a Site Structure
Defining SharePoint Apps
Customizing Lists and Libraries
Explaining Views on Lists and Libraries
Creating Views on Lists and Libraries
Modifying Navigation
Lab : Creating a Structured Company Portal

Module 4: Creating Consistency across Sites
Defining Site Columns
Defining Content Types
Implementing a Taxonomy
Configuring the Content Organizer
Using Templates to Promote Consistency
Lab : Creating Custom Columns and Content Types
Lab : Implementing a Taxonomy
Lab : Configuring the Content Organizer

Module 5: Securing a Company Portal
Explaining Permissions and Security in SharePoint
Creating SharePoint Groups
Managing Permissions within SharePoint
Sharing versus Traditional Security
Lab : Managing Permissions in SharePoint

Module 6: Customizing the Look of a Portal
Changing the Appearance of the Portal
Editing a Page
Working with Web Parts and App Parts
Targeting Audiences with Content
Lab : Adding and Configuring Web Parts
Lab : Connecting Web Parts
Lab : Applying Themes to Your Company Portal

Module 7: Extending a Company Portal
Creating External Content Types
Setting up an eDiscovery Center
Exploring other Records Management Options
Lab : Accessing External Data
Lab : Leveraging Records Management to Preserve Data

Module 8: Leveraging Web Content Management
Enabling Web Content Management
Managing the Structure of Web Content
Navigating a Site Using Managed Metadata
Configuring a Published Approval Workflow
Lab : Creating a Rich Publishing Site
Lab : Configuring a Published Approval Process
Lab : Implementing a Managed Navigation Site

Module 9: Bridging the Social Gap
Configuring Social Features in SharePoint 2013
Creating a Community Site
Lab : Designing a Social Experience in SharePoint 2013
Lab : Creating a Community Site

Module 10: Finding Information Using Search
Exploring the Search Features of SharePoint 2013
Configuring the Search Settings
Lab : Configuring an Advanced Search Center

Module 11: Controlling and Planning for Growth
Reviewing Governance for Site Administration
Discussing the Execution of Governance

Module 12: Administering a Company Portal Built on SharePoint 2013
Exploring Settings for Site Collection Administrators
Exploring Settings for Site Administrators