SharePoint Online Site Management and Administration

Learn how to administer a SharePoint Online site and fill it with rich content

SharePoint online has many of the features of an on premise installation while removing the stress and overheads of having a SharePoint server of your own.

It is still important to understand how to create rich content filled sites for your users and that’s exactly what this course will teach you in addition to day to day administration of your SharePoint environment. 

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3 Days
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Purpose of this course

This courses teaches those attending how to get the most out of their SharePoint online service and how it may differ from the traditional on premise version.

Who is this course for

This course is for Site Owners, Power Users and SharePoint Administrators, who will be using a SharePoint Online system.

You will learn how to
  • Get the most from SharePoint Online
  • Manage online SharePoint sites and content
  • Utilise online collaboration features
  • Customise SharePoint online
  • Use the User profile Service
Benefits for your organisation

Whilst SharePoint online might remove some of the complexity and overhead about adopting a SharePoint system, correct usage is still vital to attain an ROI from your investment.  This course will teach your staff responsible for your SharePoint system how to get the very most out of it.

Benefits for you as an individual

By attending this course you will gain confidence in using SharePoint online and providing functionality to the users of it.  You will also be able to ensure that the system is administered correctly.

Sharepoint Concepts

What is SharePoint
SharePoint Features
SharePoint Basics
SharePoint Hierarchy
SharePoint Alerting

Managing Sites

Management Tools
Site Management
The SharePoint Security Model
Customising SharePoint Security

Library Management

Standard Libraries
Managing Libraries
Library Customisations

Managing Columns, Lists & Views

Custom Columns
Managing Lists
Custom Views

Creating Collaboration Features

Creating Surveys
Creating Discussion Boards
Records Management

Tasks, Schedules and Workflows

Workspace Management
Outlook Connectivity
Managing Workflows

Site Searches

Search Concepts
Setting Up Searches
Using Search Scopes
Search Management

Further Site Customisation

Site Customisation Overview
Managing Web Parts
Configuring Web Parts
Maintaining SharePoint Sites
Site Collection Administration

SharePoint Central Admin

Central Administration website explained
Options and their implications
SharePoint Farms

Service Applications

What are service applications
Service application creation
Service application storage
Service application connections

Web Applications and Site Collections

Web application creation
Web application settings
Web application management
Managed Paths
Site Collection creation
Site Collection management

User Profile Services

What is it for
Configuring Active Directory connection
Configuring Profile Synchronization
Configuring Audiences
Compiling Audiences
Configuring My Site


While there are no strict prerequisites to attend this course, a knowledge of working within a Windows Networking environment and a familiarity with Cloud technologies would be advantageous.

About the Lead Trainer

Jason is one of the technical trainers here at Quanta covering areas such as the CompTIA course track and Microsoft systems and applications. Jason has previously worked as a web designer, system administrator and technical consultant for organisations including a plant nursery and web service provider.

When he’s not at Quanta, Jason is an avid American Football fan and can also occasionally be found singing and dancing with local Amateur Gilbert and Sullivan societies. He does however promise to keep the theatrics to a minimum in the classroom.