Administering a SharePoint Online Environment

3 days


This three-day instructor-led course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage SharePoint Online, a key component of Office 365. In this course, delegates learn how to configure SharePoint Online sites for collaboration, content management and search.


  • Basic understanding of 'cloud' concepts
  • Experience with Office 365 core components such as user IDs
  • Familiarity with SharePoint use
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Experience with traditional collaboration methods such as email and file sharing

Course Outline

The primary audience is IT professionals with experience of Office 365, who want to learn how to configure SharePoint Online and look at new ways for their organization to collaborate effectively.

Module 1: Introducing SharePoint Online


  • SharePoint Online Features
  • System Requirements and Limits
  • The SharePoint Admin Center
  • The SharePoint Online Management Shell
  • Exercise:
  • Exploring the SharePoint Admin Center
  • Connecting the SharePoint Online Management Shell

Module 2: Creating and Managing SharePoint Online Sites

  • Site Collections
  • Collaboration Sites
  • Permissions and External Sharing
  • Site Navigation
  • SharePoint Apps
  • Site Mailbox and Notebook
  • Creating and Configuring a Site Collection
  • Adding SharePoint Apps to a Site
  • Creating a Site Mailbox

Module 3: Configuring Content Management

  • Columns and Content Types
  • Document Sets
  • Managed Metadata
  • Information Rights Management
  • Retention Policies
  • Records Management
  • eDiscovery
  • Implementing a Document Center
  • Configuring the Term Store
  • Implementing Records Management and eDiscovery

Module 4: Configuring Search

  • The Search Site
  • Search Schema
  • Relevancy of Results
  • Query Rules
  • Exploring an Enterprise Search Site
  • Configuring the Search Schema
  • Configuring Relevancy and Query Rules

Module 5: Managing User Profiles

  • Personal Sites
  • OneDrive for Business
  • User Profiles
  • Audiences
  • Social Features
  • Configuring User Profiles
  • Implementing Audiences

Module 6: Configuring Yammer

  • Yammer Groups
  • Conversations
  • Document Collaboration using Yammer

Configuring Yammer

Module 7: Configuring a Public Website

  • Renaming the Public Website
  • Themes
  • Using Design Manager
  • Publishing Features

Designing the Public Website Configuring SharePoint Publishing

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite3 2700 $2700 2019-06-25