Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/ Power-User


This two-day course is designed for information workers or power users who serve as SharePoint Site Owners or Site Collection Administrators. Students should take this course if they need to know how to manage the team collaboration, document management and social features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013.


This course is intended for:
  • SharePoint Site Owners
  • SharePoint Site Collection Administrators
  • SharePoint Administrators and Developers


Before attending this course, participants should have strong SharePoint 2010 or 2013 end user skills or have attended course 55029B: "Introduction to SharePoint 2013 for Collaboration and Document Management" or similar.

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Manage Sites and Site Collections
  • Add users and groups and manage site, list, folder and item security
  • Add and configure web parts
  • Configure site options including theme, title, description and icon
  • Configure site navigation
  • View site activity reports
  • Customize lists and libraries
  • Configure Check out/in, Content Approval and Versioning
  • Create and modify pages and web part pages



Course outline

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner

This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class, introduces SharePoint terminology
and gets a start in navigation.

  • Lesson 1: What is SharePoint?
  • Lesson 2: Team Collaboration
  • Lesson 3: Document Management
  • Lesson 4: Social Features
  • Lesson 5: SharePoint Administrative Roles
  • Lesson 6: Site Owner
  • Lesson 7: Site Collection Administrator
  • Lesson 8: Server Administrator
  • Lesson 9: SharePoint Administration Options by Role

Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

This module covers the management of SharePoint users and user security.

  • Lesson 1: SharePoint Security Best Practices
  • Lesson 2: Users and Groups
  • Lesson 3: Adding Users and Groups
  • Lesson 4: Adding Site Collection Administrators
  • Lesson 5: Permissions and Permission Levels
  • Lesson 6: Creating Custom Permission Levels
  • Lesson 7: Configuring List and Library Permissions
  • Lesson 8: Working with Audiences and Content Filtering
  • Lesson 9: Managing User Alerts

Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features

This module covers the use of SharePoint Features to add and remove functionality.

  • Lesson 1: What is a Feature?
  • Lesson 2: Activating and Deactivating Features
  • Lesson 3: Commonly Used Features

Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages

This module covers the creation and management of SharePoint sites and pages.

  • Lesson 1: Creating Subsites
  • Lesson 2: Site Templates
  • Lesson 3: Site Lifecycle and Site Deletion
  • Lesson 4: Configuring the Look and Feel of a Site
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Navigation Options
  • Lesson 6: Language Settings
  • Lesson 7: Adding and Managing Pages
  • Lesson 8: Working with Web Part Pages
  • Lesson 9: Frequently Used Web Parts

Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries

This module covers the use of SharePoint lists and libraries.

  • Lesson 1: SharePoint Lists and List Features
  • Lesson 2: Document Libraries
  • Lesson 3: Libraries vs. Lists with Attachments
  • Lesson 4: Adding Columns to Lists and Libraries
  • Lesson 5: Column and Item Validation
  • Lesson 6: Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings
  • Lesson 7: Creating List and Library Views
  • Lesson 8: Working with Office Web Apps
  • Lesson 9: Organizing Content Using Folders and Metadata
  • Lesson 10: Picture, Asset and Other Libraries
  • Lesson 11: Working with the Recycle Bin
  • Lesson 12: Configuring RSS Feeds
  • Lesson 13: Configuring Incoming Email
  • Lesson 14: About Tags and Notes and Ratings

Module 6: Document Management

This module explores the document management features of libraries.

  • Lesson 1: Information Management Policy Settings
  • Lesson 2: Auditing List and Document Activity
  • Lesson 3: Working with Site Columns and Content Types
  • Lesson 4: Built-in Content Types
  • Lesson 5: Managing Business Content Using Content Types
  • Lesson 6: Using Document Sets
  • Lesson 7: Using the Content Organizer
  • Lesson 8: An Overview of Records Management

Module 7: SharePoint Workflows

This module provides an overview of the SharePoint 2013 workflow features.

  • Lesson 1: SharePoint Workflows
  • Lesson 2: Out of the Box Workflow Demo

Module 8: Monitoring SharePoint Activity

This module covers the use of SharePoint activity reports.

  • Lesson 1: Usage Reports
  • Lesson 2: Search Reports

Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)

This module provides explores SharePoint 2013 Apps.

  • Lesson 1: What is an App?
  • Lesson 2: Working with Built-in Apps
  • Lesson 3: The SharePoint App Store
  • Lesson 4: The Corporate App Store
  • Lesson 5: Request an App

Module 10: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

This module covers the use of the SharePoint 2013 Community Site.

  • Lesson 1: Building online communities using SharePoint
  • Lesson 2: Discussion and Moderation
  • Lesson 3: Rating discussions and earning points


Official courseware

Cursus de certification



Lab 1: Users, Groups and Permissions
Lab 2: Site and Site Collection Features
Lab 3: Managing Sites and Pages
Lab 4: Working with Lists and Libraries
Lab 5: Document Management
Lab 6: SharePoint Workflows
Lab 7: SharePoint Apps (Optional)
Lab 8: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

Formations complémentaires

MS-55029: Introduction to SharePoint 2013 for Collaboration and Document Management
MS-20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013