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Google Calendar

Get your work and life organized with Google Calendar.
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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!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to get organized, take this course!
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What Will I Learn?
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.
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  • Google Account (it's free!)
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 20 Lectures Collapse All 20 Lectures 01:24:43
1 Lecture 02:45

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.

Preview 02:45
Calendar Basics
7 Lectures 33:56

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

Preview 04:15

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

Preview 04:15

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

Events pt. 2

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.

Event Details: Where/Calendar/Description/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.)

Event Details: Reminders

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.

Preview 06:17

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

Event Details: Inviting Guests
Working with Multiple Calendars
2 Lectures 11:18

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

Create Additional Calendars

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

Sharing Calendars
6 Lectures 23:59

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

Printing and Embedding Calendars & Email Your Daily Agenda

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

Add Other Calendars

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

Extras for Your Calendar

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

Searching Your Calendar

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

Calendar Settings

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.

Keyboard Shortcuts & Other Great Tips
1 Lecture 03:48

Learn how to use tasks within Google Calendar.

Using Tasks
Calendar Access Options
2 Lectures 06:57

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

Offline Access & Backup

Take a look at the Google Calendar app.

1 Lecture 02:00

Thank you for joining me for this course!

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About the Instructor
4.6 Average rating
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172 Students
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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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