Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016


This five-day course will teach you how to plan, configure, and manage the advanced features in a SharePoint 2016 environment. The special areas of focus for this course include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services. This course also focuses on social computing features, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features. Students also will learn about business intelligence solutions, Enterprise Content Management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. This course also covers how to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or a migration to SharePoint 2016.

This is the second in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

Audience Profile

The course is targeted at experienced IT Professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the core SharePoint 2016 architecture and its new and improved features
  • describe the key hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
  • plan and design a SharePoint 2016 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
  • plan and implement Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service
  • configure and manage productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • manage solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • plan and configure social computing features
  • plan and configure web content management for an Internet-facing environment
  • plan and configure Enterprise Content Management in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • plan and configure business intelligence solutions
  • plan and configure work management, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features
  • perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint 2016


Students typically should have more than four years of hands-on experience* planning and maintaining SharePoint Server and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 R2 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

Students should have completed Course 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016, or have gained equivalent knowledge and experience before taking this course.

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

  • has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with Microsoft SharePoint Online
  • has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads
  • has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability
  • has experience with authentication and security technologies
  • has experience with Windows PowerShell.

* The hands-on experience or job experience should be from a solutions-based role where the candidate has worked on multiple solutions in the SharePoint Server space that includes document management, content management, and search.

Onsite training?

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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