AKG Training

Our SharePoint training is interactive, engaging, and fun. We employ tactics which accommodate auditory and visual learners coupled with real business applications based on the trainee's line of work. Our experienced trainers learn to understand each trainee's background and how they want or will use SharePoint in their daily business operations.

This approach to training, allows the trainee and their organization to maximize take-aways. Our training runs the gap between End-Users and Power Users/Site Administrators. Trainee’s will gain knowledge of SharePoint 2010 or 2013 environment depending on their needs. They will also receive detailed instructions on how to create and maintain sites and lists, manage user access and configure their SharePoint environment.





Online

Our live virtual training combines exceptional skills development technologies and our highly talented instructors, content, hands-on exercises, and peer interactions to ensure a superior training session, regardless of your location.

By means of virtual training sessions, we bring the training to you - you can learn from anywhere.




Meet Andrew Clark who is one of AKG's incredible SharePoint instructors.


In the Classroom

This training is targeted for End-Users and Power Users/Site Administrators who will be maintaining one or more SharePoint sites. Students will gain basic knowledge of the SharePoint 2010 environment. They will also receive detailed instructions on how to create and maintain sites and lists, manage user access and configure their SharePoint environment.

This training package will be presented as a 1 day instructor-led course for End-Users and a 2 day instructor lead course for Power Users/Site Administrators, consisting of on-screen slide presentation and demonstrations. Users will complete hands-on practices and labs utilizing AKG's SP2010 or SP2013 training environment.




We help our clients envision the future while achieving the possible. Then we deliver tangible value quickly, meeting the most important business needs first.

SharePoint End User Training


SharePoint End User (1 - Day Course):
This section describes the curriculum for the Introduction to SharePoint and Site Owners training courses including a list of activities, training objectives for each topic, and the length of time allotted for the presentation of the activity/topic.


Introduction to SharePoint Training Activities and Learning Objectives
This course teaches participants how to use SharePoint as an end-user. The skills taught in this course include navigation, searching, working with documents and more. Sample learning objectives include:


Activity 1: Introduction to SharePoint (15 minutes)

  • What is SharePoint?
  • What are the benefits of using SharePoint?
  • What makes up a SharePoint site?

Activity 2: Site Navigation (15 minutes)

  • Navigating in Sites
  • Navigation Elements
    • Global Navigation (Site Tabs)
    • Current Navigation (Quick Launch)
    • Breadcrumbs
    • Browse Tab
    • User Profile

Activity 3: Lists (1 hour)

  • What are lists?
  • Adding and modifying content to the following lists:
    • Announcements
    • Calendar
    • Contacts
    • Tasks
    • Links
    • Discussion Board

Activity 4: Alerts (15 minutes)

  • What are alerts?  What are its benefits?
  • How can users create, modify, and delete their alerts?

Activity 5: Search (10 minutes)

  • How to utilize the search
  • Difference between searching for items in a site, list and document library

Activity 6: Document Library (1 hour)

  • Uploading documents
  • Checking out & checking in documents
  • Reviewing the document version history
  • Editing Document Properties and applying metadata to a document
  • Email Automation

Activity 7: My Site Overview (Optional Activity – 30 minutes)

  • What is a My Site?
  • Creating a My Site
  • Adding and Editing My Site Profile
  • Personal vs. Shared Documents

Activity 8: Wikis (Optional Activity – 15 minutes)

  • What is a Wiki?
  • Adding and modifying content to a wiki page

Activity 9: Blogs (Optional – 15 minutes)

  • What is a Blog?
  • How to review blog posts
  • How to comment on a blog post

Activity 10: Recycle Bin (5 minutes)

  • What is the Recycle Bin?
  • What items are stored in the Recycle Bin?
  • How to retrieve and restore items from the recycle bin?

Note: The Optional Activities can be incorporated into a separate workshop or course depending on the interest of the topics.


Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided!

 

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SharePoint Site Administration Training


SharePoint Power User/Site Administrator (2 - Day Course):
This course teaches participants the appropriate skills to design and maintain a SharePoint site. Sample learning objectives include:


Activity 1: Introduction to Designing and Managing SharePoint Sites (15 minutes)

  • What is the Site Owners role as Designing and Managing a SharePoint site? 
  • What are some best practices when designing and maintaining a SharePoint site?

Activity 2: Site Navigation and Creation (15 minutes)

  • Navigating in Sites
  • Navigation Elements
    • Global Navigation (Site Tabs)
    • Current Navigation (Quick Launch)
    • Breadcrumbs
    • Browse Tab
    • User Profile
  • Create a site
    • Discuss Site templates and set up options

Activity 3: Creating and Managing Lists (1.5 hour)

  • Create and Review lists
    • Announcements
    • Calendar
    • Contacts
    • Tasks
    • Links
    • Discussion Board
  • Review editing the list settings & properties
  • How to create, modify and delete list columns and views

Activity 4: Alerts (15 minutes)

  • Creating and Managing User Alerts

Activity 5: Site Security and Permissions (1.5 hour)

  • Creating and Modifying SharePoint Groups and adding permissions
  • Adding users to sites
  • Customizing group Permission Levels
  • Removing users access
  • Modifying site permissions

Activity 6: Managing a Document Library (2.5 hours)

  • Creating a document library
  • Uploading documents
  • Checking out & checking in documents
  • Using Version Control (Major vs. Minor versions)
  • Using Explorer View
  • Editing Document Properties
  • Creating and editing document columns (metadata)
  • Creating Categories vs. Folders
  • Managing document Permissions
  • Creating Workflows
  • Email Automation

Activity 7: Creating Meeting and Document Workspaces (30 minutes)

  • Review components and features of a meeting workspace
    • Using recurring meetings
  • Review components and features of a document workspace
    • Review document publishing feature

Activity 8: Recycle Bin (5 minutes)

  • Review settings of the recycle bin

Activity 9: Web Parts (10 minutes)

  • What are web parts?
  • Adding Web Parts to a site

Activity 10: Site Administration (1 hour)

  • Customizing Site Title, Description and icon
  • Configuring Navigation Settings
  • Applying site themes
  • Saving site templates (list, site, and web part galleries)
  • Deleting a site
  • Managing regional settings
  • Viewing site usage/analytics data

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided!


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We help our clients envision the future while achieving the possible. Then we deliver tangible value quickly, meeting the most important business needs first.

Quick Reference Guides


AKG created these simple reference guides to give SharePoint users quick "how to" references. Walk through the steps needed to use some of the various features of WSS, MOSS 2007 and SPS 2010. Print it and you'll have a useful tool right at your fingertips.


SharePoint 2010™ Site Owner's Reference Guide

Create team sites, wikis, blogs, document libraries, and customize your Quick Launch navigation in SharePoint 2010 by using this easy reference guide.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2010 Site Owner's Reference Guide



SharePoint 2010™ Calendars & Meeting Workspaces Reference Guide

Understand how integration between your SharePoint 2010 and Outlook 2010 calendars has been improved with this easy guide. Learn how to set up meeting workspaces and increase the productivity of your meetings.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2010 Calendars & Meeting Workspaces Reference Guide



SharePoint 2010™ Workflows Quick Reference Guide

Become familiar with creating and using some common SharePoint 2010 workflows with this easy user guide.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2010 Workflows Reference Guide



SharePoint 2010™ Basic Features Reference Guide

Use this quick and easy user guide to improve your current SharePoint 2010 experience or to evaluate and understand the end user differences in the new 2010 release. Learn to manage your calendar, tasks lists, and Document libraries with this SharePoint 2010™Basic Features Reference Guide.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2010™Basic Features Reference Guide



SharePoint 2010™ Document Library Reference Guide

Use this Reference guide to create a document library, manage your document library permissions, create, upload, read, edit a document, check in and check out a document, turn on document versioning, view version history, create an alert, and utilize the recylcle bin!
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2010 Document Library Reference Guide



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Workflows and Workflow Tasks Quick Reference Guide

Workflows can help you automate business processes, saving you time and ensuring that approvals and reviews are done in a timely fashion. This guide will give you instructions for creating out of the box SharePoint workflows, and information on using the associated workflow task lists.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) SharePoint Workflows and Workflow Tasks Quick Reference Guide



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Calendar and Meeting Workspaces Quick Reference Guide

Learn how to better integrate your SharePoint and Outlook calendars with this easy guide. You'll also receive instructions for setting up Meeting Workspaces, so you can more effectively plan and prepare for meetings.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Calendar and Meeting Workspaces QRef



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Site Owner Quick Reference Guide

Use this guide for some ideas on what you can do as a SharePoint Site Owner, including creating team sites, wikis, blogs, document libraries and more.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Site Owner QRef



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Document Library Quick Reference Guide

Document libraries are where you organize your documents, regardless of their type. This Quick Reference Guide will give you step-by-step instructions for creating, categorizing and using your document libraries. You will learn how to enable version control for your documents, and how to organize documents by categories for easier retrieval and better organization.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) DocLibrary QRef



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) My Site Quick Reference Guide

In SharePoint 2007, a 'My Site' is your personal workspace to keep public or private libraries, photos, lists and subsites. The user has the ability to include the features most important to their daily work, so what you need to work more effectively is at your fingertips.

My Sites can improve productivity and collaboration throughout an organization. Additionally, they offer social networking capabilities, allowing other users to search and locate individuals by skills, interests and other qualifying attributes.
Download your PDF version here: SharePoint 2007 My Site QRef



SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) Basic Quick Reference

The SharePoint 2007 release added a lot of new features and functionality. This handy reference will help users whether they have migrated from the earlier version or are new to SharePoint.
Download your PDF version here:SharePoint 2007 Basic QRef



WSS v.2 Basic Quick Reference

AKG has created this simple reference to help give SharePoint users a quick "how-to" reference for WSS v.2. It will help walk you through the steps needed to use some of the various features of WSS.
Download your PDF version here: WSS QRef