Google Calendar

Get your work and life organized with Google Calendar.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

Is your life crazy and hectic? Do you want to get organized and feel like you can easily handle all the events of your day? If so, Google Calendar can help!

In this course you will learn how to use Google Calendar like a pro. By using the variety of elements available in Google Calendar you can be highly organized and efficient.

Google Calendar can help you at work or personally. You can create multiple calendars and share those calendars with other employees or with family. No one will have an excuse they were not informed! Those calendars can even remind you so you don't forget anything. You can even set up the Google Calendar app on your smart devices and you will have your schedule with you wherever you are.

So dive in, and learn how to make your life more efficient and less stressful with Google Calendar!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Account (it's free!)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn how to work with the Google Calendar layout and customize your view.
  • You will learn how to create events and work with event details.
  • You will learn how to repeat events and add different types of reminders.
  • You will learn how to add an event to your Google Calendar directly from Gmail.
  • You will learn how to color code your calendars and events.
  • You will learn how to add attachments to events
  • You will learn how to use the Quick Add feature to add events to your calendar.
  • You will learn how to invite guests within events and set up a video call.
  • You will learn how to use the Find a Time tab in Google Calendar to set up events when others are available.
  • You will learn how to create multiple calendars.
  • You will learn how to share calendars and set permissions on those calendars.
  • You will learn how to print your calendars.
  • You will learn how to embed calendars on a website.
  • You will learn how to email your daily agenda so you are prepared to start your day!
  • You will learn how to add Google's Interesting Calendars.
  • You will learn how to import a calendar and add a calendar by URL.
  • You will learn about Google Calendar Labs and some of the great options available in the Labs.
  • You will learn how to search your calendar.
  • You will learn about a variety of calendar settings that you may want to enable.
  • You will learn Google Calendar keyboard shortcuts.
  • You will learn how to add your Facebook events calendar to your Google Calendar.
  • You will learn how to use Tasks.
  • You will learn how to setup offline access to Google Calendar.
  • You will learn how to backup your Google Calendar.
  • You will learn about the Google Calendar app for your smart devices.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to get organized, take this course!

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.


Section 1: Welcome

Welcome to the course.

*If you have questions or need help at anytime during the course, message me or use the question/answer section on the course dashboard.

**For best quality, watch the videos at 720p in full screen mode.

Section 2: Calendar Basics

Learn how to access your Google calendar, familiarize yourself with the calendar layout and customize the date range view.


Learn how to create events on a specific date and time, make an all day event and have events repeat automatically in your calendar.


Learn how to edit events, view additional time zones and add events to your calendar from Gmail.


Learn how to add details to your events. Include where an event is taking place, select the calendar you want the event to appear on, input a description of the event and customize the event color.


Learn how to add pop ups, email or SMS reminders to calendar events.

(*Update: As of June 27, 2015, Google no longer sends SMS notifications.)


Learn how to make sure you schedule an event when the other person is available and not busy, add attachments to your events, use Quick Add to save time creating events and learn how to delete events.


Learn how to add guests to your event, view responses to your invitations and set up a video call.

Section 3: Working with Multiple Calendars

Learn how to create separate calendars for work, family, fitness and more!


Learn how to share a calendar, set permissions, make a calendar viewable to the world and send a calendar to a friend.

Section 4: Tips

Learn how to print one or more calendars, embed a calendar in a web page and have a daily agenda automatically emailed to you.


Learn how to add Google's "interesting calendars" and how to import a calendar.


Learn how to implement a few of the experimental features in Google Calendar Labs and how to dim past or insignificant events.


Learn how to use the search options to find events in your calendars.


Learn about the variety of settings you can enable for your calendar.


Learn some keyboard shortcuts for Google Calendar, how to add a social media calendar by URL and add an event from an email that Gmail did not not find event information in.

Section 5: Tasks

Learn how to use tasks within Google Calendar.

Section 6: Calendar Access Options

Learn how to get offline access to your calendar and make a backup of your calendar.


Take a look at the Google Calendar app.

Section 7: Conclusion

Thank you for joining me for this course!

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Instructor Biography

Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Instructor / Entrepreneur

Melanie Hedgespeth is a trainer, owner of an online technology business called and a technology manager. She has a Master's degree in Informational Technology, an MCSE and a Bachelor's degree in Business/Computer Education. She has taught a variety of technology courses for over 15 years. Melanie truly enjoys helping people learn how to use software easily and efficiently.

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