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Course Detail

IT001 - SharePoint End User

SharePoint is a secure software to store, organise, share, and access Queen Mary information from almost any device. The tool enables collaboration and sharing within QM and with external partners.
OneDrive is the Microsoft cloud service that provides users with personal storage for their data.

Due to the events surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, this has become an online training. The importance of being able to share and access Queen Mary information remotely from home in a secure way has been highlighted by the Coronavirus pandemic.
The training covers what users are expected to know in order to enable them to use SharePoint.

Training agenda and workbooks will be sent out to you prior to the online training.

To complete the online training, please ensure:
• That your workspace has suitable broadband capacity to complete the training
• You have a suitable device to work from, a laptop or personal computer. Tablets are not advised for this training.
• You are undisturbed for the period of the training, as stated above. Regular breaks will be built into the training timetable.
• You have familiarised yourself with the smart tips for participating in effective virtual training workshops that is available on the QM SharePoint site (

If you have any further specific queries on SPOD training please email Patricia Edonya or Sruthi Ramachandran email

Learning Goals for End User Training:

Following the training, participants will be able to explain:
• The objectives of the SPOD project
• What SharePoint is and is not
• The three types of site that will be used (Homepage, Project Site, Team Site)

Homepage - learners will be able to:
• Explain what they should expect to see and do there
• Describe how it is populated (e.g. tasks, documents etc)
• Demonstrate navigation to and from related sites

Project Sites and Team Sites - learners will be able to describe:
• The purpose and objectives of a project site
• The difference between project and team sites
• How to populate a project site

Project Sites and Team Sites (cont.) - Learners will be able to demonstrate:
• Uploading, downloading and adding basic meta-data
•Sharing documents internally and externally
• Co-authoring

OneDrive – learners will be able to explain:
• The purpose of OneDrive (what is it is and is not)
• What to store where: personal work; shared with a few; shared with a team
• Different ways of interacting with OneDrive: browser and syncing to desktop

Microsoft Planner
• Overview of planner
• How planner tasks integrate with SharePoint sites.


Provided by: QMUL


Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 09:30 - 12:30


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