SharePoint Online (Office 365)
Site Collection Administrator - Online Class


Course Details

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: £

Course Dates (click date to select)

  Region Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec  
  Europe & Middle East   31st                    
  USA, Canada & Americas                        
Regional online class times are as follows (approximate):
Region Start Time End Time Time Zone
Europe & Middle East 08:30 15:30 GMT / BST
USA, Canada & Americas 09:00 16:00 EST / EDT*
* Daylight saving time changes are based on the UK calendar i.e. +1hr from the last Sunday in March to the Last Sunday in October.

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This course is aimed at delegates that have completed the SharePoint 2013 Power User course or have previous equivalent experience with SharePoint 2013 or previous versions of SharePoint. The course is designed for Power Users who will be managing top-level Sites within SharePoint Online 2013 (Office 365).
Introduction to Site Collection Administration
This module introduces Site Collections within a SharePoint Online deployment, the topology of SharePoint Sites, and discusses the importance of site model planning. The module also overviews the agenda for the rest of the course.

  • Course overview and agenda
  • Introduction to Site Collections for SharePoint Online
  • Site Collection Administrative Tools

General Tools and Options

Site Collection Administrators, as part of the initial design, need to configure general options and settings such as consistent navigation, Recycle bin settings, activating features, managing templates, uploading user solutions, and creating help options.

  • General Options
  • Navigation Options
  • Managing the Galleries
  • Help Collections
  • Site Collection Upgrade

Content Management

SharePoint Online provides Site Collection Administrators with many tools to manage content, such as content publishing, caching and Managed Metadata and Taxonomy.

  • Web Content Publishing
    • Master Page Gallery
    • Output caching and cache profiles
    • Variations
    • Content and Structure
  • Term Store Management
  • Entering Managed Metadata

Search Settings

Search in SharePoint Online provides Site Collection Administrators with more options enabling them to exercise more control over search results. This allows the administrator to configure Search to align with the needs and culture of the people using the SharePoint sites.

  • Introduction to Search
  • Understanding Search Schema
  • Create and Manage Result Sources
  • Manage Result Types
  • Manage Search Settings
  • Search Center Sites

Policies and Auditing

SharePoint Online has many options for maintaining governance with regards to controlling the lifecycle of documents and items within Lists, as well as configuring Auditing options for logging specific actions taken on content for legal compliance reporting. In SharePoint 2013, there is now the possibility to create Site Policies, allowing administrators to manage the retention and deletion of sites.

  • Introduction to Site Collection Policies
  • Create Site collection Policies
  • Site Collection Content Type Policies
  • Export and Import Site Collection Policies
  • Modify Site Collection Policy Settings
  • Site Policies
  • Auditing