SharePoint Course

Target Student: This course is designed for individuals who will need to access information on a Microsoft SharePoint team site or for individuals who may need to create and manage a team site. Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend that you first:
  • Take any or all of Element K’s courses in the Microsoft Office 2010 curriculum and possess power-user familiarity with at least one of the applications.
  • Experience accessing information via a web browser.

Hardware Requirements

You will need two classroom servers and sufficient client computers for all students in the class, plus one client computer for the instructor. For each of these machines, the following hardware requirements are the minimum suggested for this course:
  • 64-bit, four-core processor, 2.5 GHz minimum per core is required for installing the Windows Server 2008 where Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 will be installed.
  • Pentium IV 1 GHz CPU or higher for client systems.
  • Minimum of 1 GB of RAM for each client computer.
  • 4 GB RAM for single Windows 2008 Server installation and 4 GB RAM for Windows Server 2003 installation.
  • 80 GB of free hard disk space for installation of the Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
  • 40 GB or larger hard-disk drive for each student and instructor computer.
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive.
  • VGA or higher video.
  • Keyboard and mouse.
  • You need to have an Internet connection because some of the software components are installed from the Internet.

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 Enterprise with SP2. If you are running Windows Server 2008 without SP2, the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies 2010 Preparation Tool installs Windows Server 2008 SP2 automatically.
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, with Service Pack 1 installed
  • Microsoft® Office® 2010 Professional or Professional Plus
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • identify basic functions of collaboration technology and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 team sites.
  • add and modify list items and work with list views.
  • add, edit, and share documents across libraries and wikis.
  • communicate and collaborate with team members.
  • work remotely with SharePoint content.
  • customize your SharePoint environment.
  • create a team site.
  • perform basic site administration.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introducing Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010

  • Topic 1A: Describe Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Topic 1B: Describe the Team Site Interface Elements

Lesson 2: Working with Lists

  • Topic 2A: Add List Items
  • Topic 2B: Modify List Items
  • Topic 2C: Change List Views

Lesson 3: Working with Libraries

  • Topic 3A: Add Documents to a Library
  • Topic 3B: Edit Library Documents
  • Topic 3C: Share Documents Across Libraries
  • Topic 3D: Create Wiki Pages
  • Topic 3E: Request Access to SharePoint Content

Lesson 4: Communicating with Team Members

  • Topic 4A: Participate in a Discussion Board
  • Topic 4B: Contribute to Blogs
  • Topic 4C: Collaborate via the People and Groups List

Lesson 5: Working Remotely with SharePoint Content

  • Topic 5A: Access SharePoint Content from Mobile Devices
  • Topic 5B: Work Offline with SharePoint Content in Microsoft Office 2010
  • Topic 5C: Work Offline with Shared Calendars

Lesson 6: Customizing Your SharePoint Environment

  • Topic 6A: Customize Personal and Regional Settings
  • Topic 6B: Personalize the Page View with Web Parts
  • Topic 6C: Create an Alert
  • Topic 6D: Subscribe to an RSS Feed

Lesson 7: Creating a Team Site

  • Topic 7A: Create a Site
  • Topic 7B: Create a List
  • Topic 7C: Create a Library
  • Topic 7D: Create a Discussion Board
  • Topic 7E: Create a Survey

Lesson 8: Performing Basic Site Administration

  • Topic 8A: Manage Users and Groups
  • Topic 8B: Manage Site Look and Feel

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