CPD Certified

MS SharePoint - Introduction

This introductory MS SharePoint course using Office 365 is for anyone who needs to understand how SharePoint O365 works. It's suitable for complete beginners or those who have a little self-taught knowledge.

By the end of the course you will be able to 

  • understand how to access SharePoint O365 and understand about permission levels
  • work with Document Libraries and Lists 
  • check files in and out as well as about version control
  • manage sharing of files
  • work with MS Excel, Word on-line and Outlook
  • understand how to set up approvals and work with alerts.

NOTE Microsoft is continually updating its software, unlike in the past where you could expect a new version every few years. New versions are available regularly with changes adding new features and fixing bug fixes. Occasionally the user interface changes too  So, as you are learning SharePoint keep in mind that some wording may differ but the concept remains the same.

Estimated Course duration is 2 hours. Each lesson take on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

Course Content

Getting Started

What is SharePoint 365
Accessing SharePoint 365
SharePoint 365 Environment
Understanding Permissions

Documents, Libraries and Lists

SharePoint Libraries
SharePoint Lists
Adding Content to Libraries
Adding Content to Lists
Updating and Editing Lists
Checking In and Out
Sharing Files
Synchronising Files
How to manage Sharing
Folders in SharePoint Online
Recycle Bin

Working with Microsoft Office and SharePoint

Microsoft Office Browser Apps
Working with Excel Online
Working with Word Online
Working with Outlook
Calendar, Tasks and Contacts

Managing SharePoint

Understanding Site Permissions
Personalising Documents and Libraries
Site Action Settings
Views for Lists and Libraries
Working with Alerts