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Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
(Microsoft Training Course: 5061) - 3 days - £1150 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to implement Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 successfully in their organization. It is designed for Business Application Administrators (BAAs), Web Administrators and Server Administrators who are engaged in the planning, design, and selection of line-of-business (LOB) applications (including Office SharePoint Server) in conjunction with internal business customers.
> Course outline
  1. Overview of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  2. Planning and Designing for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  3. Deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  4. Administering Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  5. Implementing Portal Solutions
  6. Implementing Content Management Solutions
  7. Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions
  8. Implementing Search and Indexing
  9. Maintaining and Optimizing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


Module 1: Overview of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Introduction to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Integrating Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 in the Enterprise
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Architecture
Skills
  • Describe Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Explain how Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 integrates with many different products and systems in the Enterprise.
  • Describe the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 architecture.
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Module 2: Planning and Designing for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Preparing for a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Implementation
  • Planning and Designing for Non-Functional Requirements
  • Lab: Documenting Non-Functional Requirements for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Solutions
Skills
  • Prepare and plan for implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions.
  • Describe typical non-functional requirements for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-based solutions and how to consider these requirements at the design stage.
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Module 3: Deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Deployment Architecture
  • Installing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Managing Shared Service Providers
  • Lab: Planning for and Deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Skills
  • Describe the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 deployment architecture.
  • Install and configure Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Describe and manage Shared Service Providers.
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Module 4: Administering Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Creating Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Sites
  • Managing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Features
  • Lab: Managing Sites and Features
Skills
  • Describe the process and the templates that can be used for creating Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 sites.
  • List Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-specific features and describe how to manage those features.
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Module 5: Implementing Portal Solutions
  • Creating Portal Sites
  • Implementing Collaborative Features
  • Implementing Users Profiles and Audiences
  • Lab: Implementing Collaborative Features in Portal Sites
Skills
  • Describe the portal-based features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Describe the collaborative features, and will be able to explain their advantages.
  • Describe user profiles, and how they are used in Portal-based solutions.
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Module 6: Implementing Content Management Solutions
  • Overview of Content Management
  • Managing Documents and Content with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Implementing Content Management Processes
  • Implementing Content Management Policies
  • Lab: Implementing Content Management Sites and Processes
  • Lab: Implementing Auditing and Policies
Skills
  • Describe the basics of the content-management process, and explain how various parts of these processes are implemented in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions.
  • Describe content- and document-management concepts and processes in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions.
  • Implement standard and advanced content-management processes.
  • Implement the advanced features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that enable robust policies and auditing for enterprise-level content management.
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Module 7: Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions
  • Configuring and Incorporating Business Data Catalog Applications into Portal Solutions
  • Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Excel Services
  • Implementing Business Intelligence Dashboards
  • Creating Report Center Web Sites
  • Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Forms Server
  • Lab: Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Lab: Capturing Business Data by using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Forms Server
Skills
  • Describe the key part that the BDC plays in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-based solutions, and describe the process of creating BDC applications.
  • Describe the features and capabilities of Excel Services, and explain how they contribute to business intelligence solutions.
  • Describe business intelligence dashboards and capabilities, and explain how they form the cornerstone of business intelligence solutions.
  • Describe the integration of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 with SQL Server Reporting services.
  • Describe how server-side forms can be incorporated into business intelligence solutions, and explain the different processes that must be used for deploying no-code and code-based forms.
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Module 8: Implementing Search and Indexing
  • Overview of Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Search and Indexing
  • Implementing Search
  • Lab: Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Search and Indexing
Skills
  • Explain the search and indexing features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and explain which features are provided by Windows SharePoint Services and which are provided by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Describe the end-to-end process from defining content to be indexed, through indexing that content, to performing searches.
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Module 9: Maintaining and Optimizing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Backup and Restore
  • Monitoring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Performance Tuning and Optimization of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Solutions
  • Lab: Backing Up and Restoring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Configurations and Data
  • Lab: Monitoring and Optimizing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Solutions
Skills
  • Describe the factors that affect the backup and restoration of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 data, and the processes for performing backup and restore operations.
  • Describe the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 performance counters, and explain the significance of the most important counters.
  • Describe the process and concepts of monitoring and tuning Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-based operations, explain the difference between throughput and response times, describe the factors that affect these two measurements, and describe approaches that can be used to increase throughput and/or response times.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and supporting a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 environment.
  • Knowledge of Windows SharePoint Services and Office SharePoint Server 2007 interoperability.
  • 2+ years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • 2+ years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Working knowledge of networking. For example TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to plan for a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation; design a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation; deploy Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007; manage a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation; optimize a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation; maintain a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation.