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Google Workspace Essentials

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Learn Google Workspace

Create, Collaborate, & Communicate

Discover Google Workspace through our introductory course, or deepen your knowledge of its core components with specialized courses in Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Slides.

Google Docs is your gateway to seamless collaboration, allowing real-time editing and document sharing. Gmail simplifies email management, ensuring your inbox is organized and efficient. Google Slides empowers you to create engaging presentations.

These essential skills are invaluable for professionals looking to boost their digital productivity. Join us as we dive into the basics of Google Workspace and set you on the path to success.

What We Offer

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We offer an Introduction to Google Workspace, as well courses on Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Slides. Courses can be delivered in 6-hour blocks.

 A Comprehensive 6-Hour Overview of Google Workspace

Google Workspace, formerly known as G Suite, is a powerful suite of cloud-based productivity tools designed to help individuals, teams, and organizations streamline their work, collaborate seamlessly, and enhance productivity. This comprehensive overview will provide you with an in-depth understanding of Google Workspace and its key components.

What is Google Workspace?

Google Workspace is a collection of cloud-based applications and services developed by Google to facilitate communication, collaboration, and productivity. It offers a wide range of tools that can be used for personal, educational, or business purposes.

 
 

Core Components of Google Workspace

Gmail:
Gmail is Google’s email service and is integrated into Google Workspace, offering a professional email solution with features like custom email domains and powerful spam filtering.

Google Drive:
Google Drive is a cloud storage service that allows users to store, access, and share files and documents securely. It includes Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms for creating and editing documents collaboratively.

Google Calendar:

Google Calendar simplifies scheduling and time management. Users can create events, schedule meetings, and share calendars with others, improving team coordination.

Google Meet:

Google Meet is a video conferencing platform that enables high-quality video meetings, making remote collaboration easy and effective. It supports screen sharing and integration with other Google Workspace apps.

Google Chat:

Google Chat offers real-time messaging and collaboration within the workspace. It replaces classic Hangouts and fosters quick communication among team members.

Google Contacts:

Google Contacts helps users organize and manage their contact lists, making it easier to connect with colleagues and clients.

Google Sites:

Google Sites allows users to create and share websites effortlessly, making it an excellent tool for project documentation or building internal knowledge bases.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Collaboration and Sharing: Google Workspace promotes collaboration with real-time editing and commenting on documents, making it ideal for teamwork.
  • Security and Privacy: Google Workspace offers robust security features, including two-factor authentication and data encryption, to protect your sensitive information.
  • Integration: Google Workspace seamlessly integrates with various third-party applications and services, enhancing its functionality.
  • Mobility: Google Workspace is accessible from any device with an internet connection, allowing users to work from anywhere, at any time.

Google Workspace is a versatile and powerful suite of tools designed to enhance productivity, streamline collaboration, and simplify communication. Whether you’re an individual, a business, or an educational institution, Google Workspace offers a comprehensive solution for your digital workspace needs. Explore its features, embrace its benefits, and unlock new levels of efficiency in your work and collaboration endeavors.

 

Mastering Google Docs – A 6-Hour Training Session

 

Introduction:

Google docs is a free to use, web-based word processing program included in the Google Office Suite. Everyone that has a Gmail account has access to Google Docs to create documents, resumes, cover letters, etc. Not only can you create all these documents, but everything that you create is stored in your Google Drive account so that you can share them and take them with you wherever you go.

 

1: Getting Started with Google Docs

  • Introduction to Google Docs interface.
  • Creating and formatting a basic document.
  • Uploading and importing documents.
  • Collaborative editing and sharing.

2: Document Formatting and Styling

  • Text formatting, fonts, and styles.
  • Paragraph formatting.
  • Lists and bullets.
  • Inserting images, links, and headers.

3: Collaboration and Sharing

  • Sharing documents with others.
  • Commenting and suggesting edits.
  • Version history and document recovery.
  • Real-time collaboration.

4: Advanced Features

  • Tables and columns.
  • Page setup and margins.
  • Document navigation and organization.
  • Add-ons and extensions.

5: Document Automation

  • Creating and using templates.
  • Document merging and mail merge.
  • Using Google Forms with Docs.
  • Macros and custom scripts.

6: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

  • Keyboard shortcuts for efficiency.
  • Offline access and mobile usage.
  • Document security and privacy.
  • Q&A and troubleshooting.