SharePoint 2016 for end users: Site Management

  • Course types: In company
  • Duration: 2 days


The success of SharePoint within your organization depends entirely on how well the site is managed. Consistent navigation, prompt security management, efficient use of metadata and a transparent structure determine whether your end users will enjoy using the site or not. During this SharePoint course you will learn all about the management features in SharePoint at site level, but most of all you will be given tips and best practices about how to configure your own site.


After completing this SharePoint course, participants:

  • are aware of the functional domains of SharePoint;
  • are familiar with the most important SharePoint concepts (such as site, document library, list etc.);
  • are able to create a new site based on the correct template;
  • can adjust and optimize navigation within the site;
  • know the correct way to protect SharePoint content;
  • are able to configure the SharePoint document management functions correctly;
  • can create and configure lists;
  • know how to add metadata to lists and libraries;
  • are aware of the concept of content types and are able to create and manage their own content types;
  • know how to add web parts to pages and configure them, including the new Search Query parts;
  • are aware of the most important concepts concerning the SharePoint search feature and can manage these;
  • are able to work with and configure the built-in workflows.

Target Group

This SharePoint course is aimed at end users who are responsible for managing a SharePoint site. They would typically have Design or Full Control (administration) rights at site level.


Participants must have a sound basic knowledge of SharePoint as an end user (navigate, upload documents, use views etc.). The acquired knowledge must be of a level that is equivalent to the course SharePoint for end users: Collaboration & Doc. Management.


What is SharePoint?

SharePoint Foundation, Microsoft SharePoint Server, the added-value of SharePoint within an organization


What is SharePoint, six SharePoint domains, terminology, parts of a SharePoint site (building blocks)

Creating a new site

Why create a site?, Process, Site templates, Site themes


Managing navigation, Tree view, Metadata navigation

SharePoint Security

General, Access rights, Security inheritance, Permission levels, Groups, Access requests

Document management

Creating a document library, Types of libraries, Settings for a document library, Version history, Checking in and checking out


Personal and shared view, Datasheet view, View in Windows Explorer, Creating a new view

Working with lists

Lists, Overview of the embedded lists, Custom lists


Adding columns, Types of columns, Site columns, Keywords, Managing managed metadata

Content types

Aim, Create, Manage, Content type hub

Working with web parts

What is a web part, Views of a web part page, Adding web parts to a page, Standard web parts (such as Search Query web part, content editor …), Connected web parts


Search visibility, Search query rules (including document promotion), Search center web parts, Search result sources


Automating and checking human processes, Options, Concepts, Configuring built-in workflows

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