SharePoint Boot Camp Training in Denver & Phoenix


Class Price: $2,025

What’s included – a $4,200 value with:

  • Face-to-face, live interactive class
  • Retake – allows you to retake the entire class if you need a refresher within 6 months
  • Lunch & Learn session – choose from different topics to learn something new in the future
  • Hard copy training manual – to take notes and take with you for future reference
  • Just Tips Newsletter subscription – for ongoing monthly tips to help you learn even more!

If you need to become an expert in building, editing, and maintaining SharePoint sites after your SharePoint server or 365 account has been set up, then this class is for you. This intensive SharePoint Boot Camp is designed for people who are going to be the point person for maintaining company sub-sites for SharePoint. You do not need to be an IT person to attend this class, as SharePoint is a software application that allows individual department heads and regular business users the power to create and manage their own sites. This course includes plenty of interactive activities to make sure you have mastered each lesson. It covers all content from our SharePoint Levels 1, 2, and 3 classes as well as SharePoint Designer. Our knowledgeable instructors will be on hand to answer questions and lead you to a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

Training Class Goal

This SharePoint course in Denver and Phoenix, is intended for non-technical administrators of sites and pages, and will enable you to be comfortable with SharePoint’s out-of-the-box functionality, after the back-end of the application’s structure has been set up. Upon completion of this SharePoint Boot Camp course, students will have a mastery of the functionality and tools of the application. They will be able to customize content, create additional types of content, work with libraries, and integrate other applications, such as Outlook and Excel, into their SharePoint sites. Students will also be able to create projects pages and task lists, to help users tackle complex activities.


Students should enter this course with basic computer skills, including proficiency with websites and browsers, and should be familiar with email and Microsoft Office.

Topics Covered

SharePoint Training Topics Covered:


  • Home Page Navigation


  • Searching for a Document
  • Setting Search Preferences
  • Using Search Terms

Working with Content

  • Accessing a Link
  • Adding Calendar Appointment
  • Taking a Survey
  • Adding a Contact
  • Sorting a Contact List
  • Responding to a Discussion Board Posting
  • Viewing All Site Content
  • Considerations When Building a SharePoint Site

Developing a Homepage

  • SharePoint Content Options
  • Creating an Announcement List and Adding as a Web Part
  • Attaching Documents to List Items
  • Creating an Image Library
  • Changing the Page Layout
  • Deleting Web Parts
  • Content Editor Areas

Creating Additional types of content

  • Creating a Calendar
  • Creating a Contacts List
  • Populating a Contacts List
  • Creating a Discussion Board
  • Re-Organizing Web Parts

Modifying List Columns

  • Editing List Columns
  • Deleting Columns
  • Changing Column Names
  • Changing Column Ordering – in a Form

Working with Views

  • Changing Column Order in a View
  • Applying a View to a Web Part
  • Changing a View from the Web Part Edit Panel

Working with Links

  • Creating a Links List
  • Removing and Adding Links to the Quick Launch Menu

Creating Surveys

Document Libraries

  • Creating a Document Library
  • Creating Library Filing Structure
  • Populating a Document Library
  • Viewing Document Properties
  • Adding Metadata Columns
  • Modifying Metadata Columns
  • Creating Custom Metadata Columns
  • Creating a Multi-Selection Metadata Column
  • Creating the Column Order
  • Assign Metadata to Documents

Working with Document Libraries

  • Checking Documents In & Out
  • Using Quick Edit View to Populate Metadata
  • Document Versioning

Managing Projects & Tasks with SharePoint

  • Creating a Project Site

Task Lists

  • Using a Task List
  • Adding a Task to the Timeline
  • Integrating SharePoint Tasks with Outlook
  • Changing Task Views
  • Creating an Issue Tracking Task List
  • Creating Issue Categories
  • Using Issue Tracking Lists
  • Customizing List View

Additional Views & Site Customizations

  • Creating Views Based on a Filter
  • Changing Menu Order on the Quick Launch Menu
  • Adding a View to the Top Link Bar

Customizing the Homepage

  • Formatting Web Part Size & Color
  • Applying a Theme
  • Deleting a Site
  • Deleting Content – the Recycle Bin
  • Restoring Content from Recycle Bin

Integration with Office Applications

  • Adding a SharePoint Calendar to Outlook
  • Adding a Contact List to Outlook
  • Importing Excel Spreadsheets
  • Customize List Settings
  • Exporting to Excel Spreadsheets

Site Hierarchy

  • Planning Your Site Hierarchy & Content
  • Content Building Tools
  • Pages vs Sites
  • Creating Pages

Additional Provided Web Parts

  • Adding Web Parts
  • Page Viewer Web Part
  • Resizing the Page Viewer Web Part Window
  • Relevant Documents Web Part

Creating Visual Links list

  • Creating a Links List with an Icon Column
  • Creating View & Adding Web Part

Collaboration Tools

Discussion Boards


  • Creating a Blog
  • Using Categories
  • Approving Blog Posts
  • Editing Blog Posts
  • Blog Comments


  • Creating a Wiki Library
  • Editing a Wiki Page
  • Creating New Wiki Pages
  • Adding Links to Existing Wiki Pages
  • Managing Wiki Pages

Creating List Filters in Forms

  • Creating Lists by Importing Spreadsheets
  • Create the View for the Filter List
  • Adding and Connecting the Lists
  • Adding the Form Filter Web Part
  • Adding Instructions with a Content Editor Web Part
  • Creating List Access on a Page

Content Types

  • Creating Content Types
  • Creating a List Item Content Type
  • Adding a Content Type to a List
  • Modifying the List View
  • Using the List Content Type
  • Deleting Content Types

Site Templates

  • Creating the Site Design
  • Adding a Content Type to a Template
  • Creating the Site Template
  • Using the Site Template
  • Updating a Content Type & Template

Infopath Integration with SharePoint

  • Uploading an InfoPath Form
  • Using InfoPath in SharePoint


  • To Manually Start a Workflow:
  • Create a Workflow
  • Creating a Workflow for a Task List
  • Starting a Workflow
  • Using a Workflow
  • Document Approval Workflow
  • Other Options Rather than SharePoint Workflows:

Permission Groups

  • Authentication vs Authorization
  • Creating Groups
  • Email a Group

Setting Permissions

  • Edit User Permissions
  • Library Level Permissions
  • Folder Level Permissions
  • List Item Level Permissions
  • Checking Permissions


  • Site Web Analytics Reports
  • Alert Reports

Advanced Topics:

  • Site Hierarchy
  • Site Collection Settings
  • Site Collection Reports
  • Complex Calculated Columns
  • Filtered Columns
  • Lookup Content Types
  • Using Lookup Content Types in Lists
  • Creating App Templates
  • Adding File Content Types to Libraries
  • Document Sets
  • Custom Permission Groups

Complex Web Parts

  • Queries
  • RSS
  • Summary Links
  • Connecting Multiple Web Parts
  • Scripts

View Settings

  • Classic vs. New Look
  • Audience Targeting
  • Mobil Devices

Editing Pages in SharePoint Designer

  • Task Panes
  • The Ribbon
  • Editing Surface
  • Status Bar
  • Creating New Pages

Using SharePoint to Store Data

  • Creating Lists
  • Managing Data
  • Using Content Types
  • Special Site Columns
  • Document Sets
  • Working with Views
  • Creating your own template

Managing Web Parts

  • Creating pages for Web Parts
  • Web Part Gallery
  • Adding and configuring web parts on a page
  • Connecting Web Parts
  • Fixing Broken Pages
  • Exporting Web Part Configurations

Displaying Data

  • Data Sources and Data Views
  • Working with Data Sources
  • Data View Web Parts
  • Creating Data Pages in SharePoint Designer

External Content Types

  • Discuss Business Connectivity Services
  • Explore External Content Types
  • Create a new External Content Type
  • Create External Lists

Custom List Actions

  • Creating and configuring Custom List Actions
  • Creating a custom action to print lists
  • Associating Custom List Actions with Workflows
  • Moving and exporting Custom List Actions

Styles and Themes

  • What is Branding?
  • High level overview of SharePoint Branding
  • Branding with SPD

SharePoint Workflows Topics Covered


  • What is a workflow?
  • Workflow-enabled SharePoint objects
  • Tools for building SharePoint workflows

Custom Designer Workflows

  • Intro to SharePoint Designer workflows
  • Components of a SharePoint Designer workflow
  • Create your first SharePoint Designer workflow

Task Processing in SharePoint Designer workflows

  • SharePoint Designer task actions
  • Custom task processes in SharePoint Designer workflows

Advanced SharePoint Designer Workflows

  • SharePoint Designer workflow templates
  • Customizing the out of the box workflows
  • Workflow actions for document sets
  • Workflow actions and conditions for security
  • Using external data in a SharePoint Designer workflow

Custom Visio SharePoint workflows

  • Building a Visio workflow
  • Importing Visio workflow into SharePoint Designer
  • Publishing and Visio Graphic Services

Mission Critical’s introductory SharePoint Training Level 1, in both Denver and Phoenix, prepares you to create and administer your organization’s SharePoint website with this powerful application. Our courses are designed specifically for companies and their employees.

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