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Gain the cloud-related skills required for the latest Microsoft certifications through this broad and extensive hands-on training experience. This boot camp features an online study program and a choice of delivery methods to suit your learning style preference.

This accelerated learning environment helps you build your hands-on skills and prepare for the MCSE: SharePoint 2013 certification exams. This extended-hours boot camp, led by senior Global Knowledge instructors, includes targeted lectures using Microsoft Learning recommended content as well as six months of access to over 40 hands-on remote labs.

This boot camp includes all the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed. It also includes access to our Microsoft Boot Camp Exclusives, providing indispensable certification exam prep.

Although not required to attend this boot camp, it should be noted that in order to qualify for the MCSE: SharePoint certification candidates must either hold or obtain an MCSA: Server 2012 or MCSA: Office 365 certification.

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Design the physical and information architecture for a SharePoint deployment
Install and configure a SharePoint farm
Manage servers and services in a SharePoint farm
Implement claims based authentication
Implement server to server authentication
Implement Enterprise Search in a SharePoint farm
Implement User Profiles and social computing in a SharePoint farm
Integrate external data and Business Intelligence into a SharePoint farm
Implement disaster recovery and availability in a SharePoint farm
Manage customizations to a SharePoint farm, including apps, solutions and workflow
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Course Outline
Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

1. Features of SharePoint 2013 

  • Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment
  • New Features in SharePoint 2013
  • SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options

2. Designing an Information Architecture 

  • Business Requirements
  • Organizing Information in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Planning for Discoverability

3. Designing a Logical Architecture

  • Identifying Business Requirements
  • SharePoint Server 2013 Logical Architecture
  • Documenting Your Logical Architecture

4. Designing a Physical Architecture

  • Designing Physical and Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments
  • SharePoint Farm Topologies
  • Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design

5. Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 

  • Installing SharePoint Server 2013
  • Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings
  • Scripting Installation and Configuration

6. Creating Web Applications and Site Collections

7. Planning and Configuring Service Applications

  • Service Application Architecture
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications

8. Managing Users and Permissions

  • Authorization in SharePoint 2013
  • Managing Access to Content

9. Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013

  • Authentication
  • Configuring Federated and Server-to-Server Authentication

10. Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment

  • Securing the Platform
  • Configuring Farm-Level Security

11. Managing Taxonomy 

  • Managing Content Types
  • Managing Term Stores and Term Sets

12. Configuring User Profiles

  • Configuring the User Profile Service Application
  • Managing User Profiles and Audiences

13. Configuring Enterprise Search

  • Search Service Architecture
  • Configuring and Managing Enterprise Search

14. Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment

  • Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Environment
  • Tuning and Optimizing a SharePoint Environment
  • Planning and Configuring Caching
  • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2013 Environment


Exam 70-332: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

1. Architecture in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Core components of the SharePoint 2013 architecture 
  • New features
  • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions

2. Designing for Business Continuity Management 

  • Designing data base topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Designing SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
  • Planning for disaster recovery

3. Testing the Backup and Restore Process

  • Planning service applications and configuring Service Application Federation
  • Designing and configuring a service application topology

4. Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services

  • Planning and configuring business connectivity services
  • Configuring the secure store service
  • Managing business data connectivity models

5. Connecting People 

  • Manage user profiles
  • Enabling social interaction and building communities

6. Enabling Productivity and Collaboration 

  • Aggregating tasks
  • Planning and configuring collaboration features and composites

7. Planning and Configuring Business Intelligence 

  • Planning, deploying, and managing business intelligence services
  • Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools

8. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search

  • Configuring Search for an enterprise environment
  • Configuring the Search experience 
  • Optimizing Search

9. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management 

  • Planning content and records management
  • Planning and configuring eDiscovery

10. Planning and Configuring Web Content Management

  • Planning and implementing a web content management infrastructure
  • Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites
  • Supporting multiple languages, locales, and mobile users
  • Enabling design and customization

11. Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013 

  • SharePoint Solution Architecture
  • Managing sandbox solutions

12. Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013

  • SharePoint App Architecture
  • Provisioning and managing apps and app catalogs

13. Developing a Governance Plan

  • Elements of governance planning
  • Planning and implementing governance in SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013

14. Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013

  • Preparing the upgrade or migration environment
  • Performing the upgrade process and manage site collection upgrade

Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

  • Lab 1: Creating an Information Architecture - Part One
  • Lab 2: Creating an Information Architecture - Part Two
  • Lab 3: Designing a Logical Architecture
  • Lab 4: Designing a Physical Architecture
  • Lab 5: Deploying and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab 6: Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings
  • Lab 7: Creating and Configuring Web Applications
  • Lab 8: Creating and Configuring Site Collections
  • Lab 9: Planning and Configuring Service Applications
  • Lab 10: Managing Users and Groups
  • Lab 11: Securing Content in SharePoint Sites
  • Lab 12: Configuring SharePoint 2013 to Use Federated Identities
  • Lab 13: Hardening a SharePoint 2013 Server Farm
  • Lab 14: Configuring Farm-Level Security
  • Lab 15: Configuring Content Type Propagation
  • Lab 16: Configuring and Using Managed Metadata Term Sets
  • Lab 17: Configuring User Profiles
  • Lab 18: Configuring My Sites and Audiences
  • Lab 19: Configuring Enterprise Search
  • Lab 20: Configuring the Search Experience
  • Lab 21: Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Deployment
  • Lab 22: Investigating Page Load Times

Exam 70-332: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

  • Lab 1: Reviewing Core SharePoint Concepts
  • Lab 2: Planning and Performing Backups and Restores
  • Lab 3: Planning a Service Application Architecture
  • Lab 4: Federating Service Applications between SharePoint Server Farms
  • Lab 5: Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service
  • Lab 6: Managing Business Data Connectivity Models
  • Lab 7: Configuring Profile Synchronization and My Sites
  • Lab 8: Configuring Community Sites
  • Lab 9: Configuring Project Sites
  • Lab 10: Configuring Workflow
  • Lab 11: Configuring Excel Services
  • Lab 12: Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint
  • Lab 13: Planning an Enterprise Search Deployment
  • Lab 14: Managing Search Relevance in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab 15: Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab 16: Configuring Records Management in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab 17: Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites
  • Lab 18: Configuring Device Channels
  • Lab 19: Managing Solutions
  • Lab 20: Configuring and Managing SharePoint Apps
  • Lab 21: Developing a Plan for Governance
  • Lab 22: Managing Site Creation and Deletion
  • Lab 23: Performing a Database-Attach Upgrade
  • Lab 24: Managing Site Collection Upgrades
Who should attend
  • IT Professionals seeking the MCSE: SharePoint 2013 certification
  • IT Professionals who want a deep understanding of designing, implementing and maintaining a SharePoint enterprise farm
  • IT Professionals seeking to understand new capabilities in SharePoint 2013
  • Minimum of one year experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise and/or a minimum of two years experience with SharePoint 2007 and knowledge of the differences between 2007 and 2010, particularly the Service Application model
  • Experience managing software in Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or in a Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Experience deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud
  • Experience administering Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Experience configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store
  • Experience managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Experience connecting applications to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience implementing claims-based security
  • The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is not a pre-requisite to this boot camp but is required to attain the MCSE: SharePoint certification. Material for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is not covered in this boot camp. See the list of follow-on courses for information on our MCSA: Windows Server 2012 boot camp.