We have now made it to the first Knowledge Area from the Exam Guide - Configuration and Setup. You will often hear an Organization referred to as an Org in the Salesforce eco-system. This introductory lesson prepares you for what lies ahead in setting up your own org.
In this section, we will cover all of the core features you need to understand related to the Configuration and Setup knowledge area of the exam.
Those include the following from the Exam Guide:
Describe the information found in the company settings (for example: company settings fiscal year, business hours, currency management, default settings).
Distinguish and understand the administration of declarative configuration of the User Interface. (for example: UI settings, app menu, list views, global actions, Lightning App Builder).
Given a scenario, demonstrate the proper setup and maintenance of users.
Explain the various organization Security Controls. (for example: Setup Audit Trail, Login Hours, Session Settings)
Given a user request scenario, apply the appropriate security controls based on the features and capabilities of the Salesforce sharing model. (for example: public groups, org wide default, sharing: roles, subordinates, hierarchy, report and dashboard folders)
Given a scenario, determine the appropriate use of a custom profile or permission set using the various profile settings and permissions.