Sharepoint 2016 Introduction


Duration: 5 days


This class provides an introduction to SharePoint, teaching you how to create and edit business documents and collaborate using SharePoint. If you have been asked to contribute information to an existing SharePoint site using the Microsoft Office suite such as Word and Excel this is the course for you. The class will also benefit anyone wanting to create and update pages.

During the class, you will learn best practices as you watch live, interactive demonstrations and put theory into practice with hands-on exercises.


What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: An Introduction to SharePoint 2016
Let’s get started with SharePoint 2016 by letting you know about its fantastic selection of features. We will demonstrate popular uses of SharePoint 2016 to manage and share content, create engaging web pages, automate business processes, and make good business decisions.

Topics Covered

An Overview of SharePoint 2016 SharePoint Versions
Central Repository for Information Roles in SharePoint
Web Content Management Site Visitors
Team Collaboration Site Members
Search Site Owners
Social Security Trimming

Module 2: Navigation and Search
SharePoint provides the ability to store vast amounts of content in a variety of locations. This module covers a set of tools which help you to efficiently locate the information you need using a combination of navigation and search.

Topics Covered

Navigation Components Searching in SharePoint 2016
Top Link Menu Refinements
Quick Launch Menu Search Criteria
Site Contents People Search

Module 3: Working with Apps
Apps are required to store information such as events, contacts, and files in a site. SharePoint provides a selection of apps for different scenarios, all with the option to be customized for a specific business requirement.
You will learn how to work with apps to create, edit, delete, and share business information.

This module also provides an essential overview of the Microsoft products which are most commonly used in conjunction with SharePoint 2016 and discusses the advantages of each program when combined with SharePoint.

Topics Covered

Popular List & Library Templates Check Out and Check-In
Add, Modify, Upload, and Delete Content Versions
Folders and Columns Approval
Sort and Filter Content Office 2016 Integration
Create and Manage Views
Working with Document Sets
Using Alerts in Apps
Office Integration
Integration with Microsoft Office
Outlook 2016
OneDrive for Business

Module 4: Creating and Editing Pages
SharePoint boasts a rich selection of ways to build web pages. You will learn how to update the home page of your SharePoint site with text, links, images, videos, and web parts. We will also show you the best practices when creating multiple pages and linking them together. Creating and managing web pages is a simple, fast, and rewarding way to present essential information and apps.

SharePoint can also be used as an Intranet for internal news and information as well as a public-facing website. Due to the high visibility of these web sites, it is common to place more control over the release of new web pages or updates to existing pages. For this reason, SharePoint has Publishing Sites.

Topics Covered

Introducing Wiki Pages Introducing the Publishing Site
Adding Wiki Pages Create and Edit Publishing Pages
Adding Rich Content to Wiki Pages Using Page Layouts
Promoted Links Web Page Metadata
Adding and Modifying Web Parts Site Collection Images
Deleting Wiki Pages Renditions

Module 5: Communicating with Social Tools
This module covers a new and evolving culture change in the way that we work with business information. Social features are an engaging way for users to collaborate. The variety of social tools available to you is overwhelming. You will learn the differences between each of these tools and when to use them.

Topics Covered

An Introduction to Social Tools Community Sites
Updating your Profile Community Portal
Blog Sites