The Challenge

Office 365 and all the surrounding applications are vast. Many organizations are using just a small subset of the available tools. In many cases these tools are already included with a monthly subscription. 

Which features exist that would improve internal processes?

Office 365 changes and updates constantly. How to keep up?

How to maximize return on investment?

The Solution

SharePoint 411 is dedicated to helping organizations utilize and maximize their Office 365 subscription.

Our training will keep you current with the latest features and updates

 Interactive and group paced

Our suggested modules are below. Select the training path, modules or content most beneficial to your organization!

Introduction to SharePoint: Day 1

This session is designed to cover all the practical needs for users interacting with SharePoint daily. Topics are grouped and followed with common exercises users typically encounter.

Introduction to Office 365 (15 min)


Browser types

Menu Icons

Navigation items

Portal products available (per license, switch settings)

Quick Tour (15 min)

Top down menu items with overview

Office Products: Online vs Desktop

One Drive Sync

SharePoint Level 1 A (60 min)

SharePoint icon, favorites / follow, landing page


Site Contents

Lists and Libraries overview, Settings

Metadata – what is it / why is it important

Search overview

File explorer view

Modern vs Classic SharePoint

Exercise: Follow site, Open in Explorer

SharePoint Level 1 B  (90 min)

List / Library Settings overview


Creating and Changing Views

Creating columns / column types


Recycle Bin


Exercise: Create Columns and Views

SharePoint Level 1 C (90 min)

File Sync / One Drive differences / limitations / dangers

SharePoint site structure

Sub site creation

Creating Lists and Libraries

List and Library Security

Exercise: Create a library, list, add columns, format columns, adjust security

SharePoint Level 1 D (90 min)

Site Pages Modern and Classic

Editing a classic page / webparts

Editing a modern page / webparts

Adjusting navigation elements

Exercise: Create a site page, modify, adjust navigation

SharePoint Administration: Day 2

This session is designed to cover more advanced SharePoint features and administration.

The content of this session is focused towards administrators and SharePoint support roles.

Topics are grouped and followed with common exercises users typically encounter. 

SharePoint Level 2 A  (90 min) 

Site Collections 

Sub sites vs Site Collections 

Content Types 

Site Columns vs List Columns 

Site Permissions 

Exercise: Create a library using a defined content type 

SharePoint Level 2 B  (90 min) 

Power Shell administration 

Using PowerShell ISE 

Installing PNP 

Exercise: PowerShell ISE setup with PNP Templates 

SharePoint Level 2 C (90 min) 

Team / Communication sites 

Team classic, team modern and Team project? 

Hub sites 

Provision Hub site via PowerShell 

Common Intranet site design best practices 

Exercise: Provision a team site 

Provision a communication site 

Join to Hub Site 

SharePoint Level 2 D  (90 min) 

SharePoint Administration 

External Users  

How to invite 

How to allow 


SharePoint Migration Tool 

Site Settings Discussion 



Site Features 


Advanced Features 

Term Store Management / Taxonomy 

Exercise: Enable external users on Site Collection; Grant Term Store Permissions 

Office 365 Features: Day 3

This session is designed to introduce participants with multiple Office 365 integrated features.

Understanding and utilizing Office 365 features along with SharePoint provide an exceptional and productive user experience.  

Office 365 A (90 min) 

SharePoint, One Drive and Teams (Which one to use and when) 

OneDrive setup, sync and feature deep dive 

Teams – how it ties into SharePoint 

Location of SharePoint site collection 

Trimmed security on Teams 

Teams management 

Teams features 

Skype for Business Broadcast 

Exercise: OneDrive Sync Setup, SharePoint Sync, Quick Access, Teams Features 

Office 365 B (90 min)  

Office 365 Features 

Office Product deeper dive (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

On-Line vs Desktop 




One Note (2016 and On-Line) 


Creating video files (how to videos) 


Stream Introduction 

Uploading video files to stream 

Embedding stream into SharePoint 

Exercise: Co-Authoring test, Video creation, Stream and SharePoint 

Office 365 C (90 min)  

Introduction to Forms 

Introduction to Flow 

Forms webpart in SharePoint 

Exercise: Capture Form data to store in SharePoint list 

Office 365 D (90 min)

Introduction to Delve

Introduction to Planner

Introduction to Power BI

Introduction to Power Apps

SharePoint, Mobile, Tablet forms

Exercise: Create a list connected Power App. Capture data in SharePoint, Power BI

Office 365 E (90 min)  OPTIONAL

Advanced Power BI

Data gathering and manipulation, streaming data service

Report Building, Publishing


Versions and requirements – Free, Pro, Enterprise

Embedding into SharePoint, Power Apps

Exercise: Data collection, report building, dashboard and publishing

Office 365 F (90 min+)  OPTIONAL

Advanced Power Apps

Tips and tricks

Tab Views


Capture images storing in SharePoint


Reporting, File Display, PDF Viewer, Power BI viewer

Exercise: Create an advanced Power Apps using techniques above

 Bonus Discussion Topics

Introduction to Microsoft Azure

Azure AD

Azure SQL

Azure VMs

Azure AI / Bots

Azure Solution Accelerators

Introduction to IoT

Raspberry PI

Sensor Data Capture to Azure DB

Power BI streaming data service

Security and Compliance Administration

Office 365 quick feature discussion: Sway, Staff Hub, ToDo, Yammer

The training sessions listed are among the most common requests. Content is discussed prior to all training engagements