Google Apps for Beginners

How to get started with Gmail, Hangouts (Chat, Video Calls), Calendar, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Presentations
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  • Lectures 47
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Google Apps is a suite of apps which offers a free alternative to Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365, respectively. Each Google Apps corresponds to a product you might already know:

  • Gmail (= Microsoft Outlook)
  • Calendar (=Microsoft Outlook Calendar)
  • Hangouts (= Skype)
  • Drive (= Drop Box)
  • Docs (= Microsoft Word)
  • Sheets (= Microsoft Excel)
  • Presentations (= Microsoft Power Point)


The course is addressed to everyone who is new to Google Apps, or to Google Apps for Work which is a corporate version of Google Apps.

Especially if you used to work with Microsoft Office or Outlook this course might help you to overcome your initial difficulties. I will show you all essential DO's and DONT's.

The course is divided into 47 short lectures - each of them providing all necessary information about a topic but not wasting time in repetitions. My motivation for the course was to pass on my own experiences I had when being new to Google Apps.

I want you to save time and avoid fears of contact which I had myself. Further, I will pass on some tips and tricks which took me some time to discover but which provide very useful shortcuts for your daily work.

When I worked for a multinational company we have switched from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps and I trained quite a few colleagues in how to use Google Apps. I have got to know all stumbling blocks but also all the great advantages which Google Apps will bring to you.

This course will guide you step by step through the single apps and explain how they interact with each other.

Now enjoy and have fun!

What are the requirements?

  • A Computer with a browser and internet access

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become an expert in using Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, Drive, Docs, Sheets and Presentations
  • Understand how the apps interact with each other
  • Utilize the great number of features for your purposes
  • Learn how you can collaborate with others using Google Apps

What is the target audience?

  • Users who are new to Google Apps or Google Apps for Work
  • Also users who used to work with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Office

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Google Apps: Introduction
Preview
02:30
Google Apps: Login
02:04
Section 2: Gmail
Gmail: Introduction
01:50
Gmail: Composing an Email
02:28
Gmail: Images and Attachments
02:57
Gmail: Organizing your Inbox
03:00
Gmail: Categorizing your Emails
02:33
Gmail Part 1
7 questions
Gmail: Mail Filters
Preview
02:30
Gmail: Conversations
02:46
Gmail: Search
02:22
Gmail: Working Offline
01:31
Gmail: Recalling Emails
01:22
Gmail: Address Book and Contacts
03:18
Gmail Part 2
9 questions
Section 3: Hangouts: Chat and Video Calls
Hangouts: Introduction
Preview
01:01
Hangouts: Start a Chat or Video Call
04:17
Hangouts
7 questions
Section 4: Calendar
Calendar: Creating Events
Preview
02:53
Calendar: Responding to Invitations
01:09
Calendar: Sharing Calendars
01:29
Calendar: Adding other Calendars
01:45
Calendar
6 questions
Section 5: Drive
Drive: Introduction
Preview
01:19
Drive: Uploading Files
02:35
Drive: Desktop Synchronization
02:37
Drive: Deleting and Recovering Files
00:59
Drive: Organizing and Searching
02:00
Drive
7 questions
Section 6: Docs, Sheets, Slides
Introduction
Preview
01:01
Section 7: Docs
Docs: Creating and Formatting
02:31
Docs: Spell Check, Auto Completion, Looking up Words
03:17
Docs: Inserting Images
01:42
Docs: Converting to Microsoft Format
01:18
Docs: Collaboration
Preview
04:35
Docs: Interactive Comments
01:20
Docs: Working Offline
01:17
Docs: Versioning
01:37
Docs
10 questions
Section 8: Sheets
Sheets: Introduction
01:13
Sheets: Cells, Rows, Columns
02:13
Sheets: Conditional Formatting
01:25
Sheets: Validating Data
01:28
Sheets: Multiple Data Sheets
01:09
Sheets: Charts
01:43
Sheets: Functions / Formulas
02:42
Sheets
5 questions
Section 9: Slides
Slides: Introduction
01:17
Slides: Theme and Layout
02:16
Slides: Adding Text, Images and Videos
03:09
Slides: Slides, Notes and Printing Options
01:27
Slides: Transitions and Animations
03:54
Slides: Starting a Presentation
01:14
Slides
9 questions
Section 10: Conclusion
Summary
01:54

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Instructor Biography

Andreas Ruehlow, Consultant and Trainer

Master Degree in Physics with studies in Cologne (Germany), Lisbon (Portugal) and Salvador de Bahia (Brazil). Since 1998, I have been working as a Consultant, Project Manager and Trainer for several IT companies related to the Internet Business.

I have been a trainer for numerous customers and colleagues both online and in classes, always being curious about latest trends in IT technologies. I live in Cologne, Germany.

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