Google has variety of web based applications and tools to help you become more productive, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, Hangouts, Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and more. Move beyond the basic features you figured out on your own. Be able to use them to work collaboratively and increase productivity. Learn how to run online meetings and webinars. Learn the ins and outs of all the tools Google has to help you become more productive and improve your work communication skills. You will learn time saving tips and strategies to get more done in your work and personal life.
One month course; Jennifer Selke, instructor

Unit 1
Google Mail
  • Composing, sending, and reading, and replying to email
  • Organizing and searching email
  • Managing account settings and contacts
  • Using Chat, Apps, and other short-cuts
 Unit 2
Google Calendar
  • Setting up Google Calendar
  • Creating and editing events and tasks
  • Sharing calendars and responding to invitations
  • Notifications and printing
  • Time saving tips and add-ons
 Unit 3
Using Google Drive: Documents, Spreadsheets, Forms, Presentations
  • Google Drive and storage of online files
  • Documents
  • Spreadsheets and Forms
  • Presentations
 Unit 4 
Google Hangouts, Sites, Search, Chrome
  • Hangouts - online meetings
  • Beyond the search bar - advance google search strategies
  • Creating a website with Google Sites
  • Google Chrome
Next offering(s):
-Next session coming soon-

$195 USD
Ave. hours 16; 1.6 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructor
Dr. Jennifer H. Selke is fueled by her drive to connect people with meaningful work, and is dedicated to building bridges between millennials—individuals born in the 80s and 90s—and employers. Her consulting firm, WorkStrengths, provides career coaching services for 20-somethings, recent graduates, and new hires. Jennifer uses her insider understanding of millennials to train and educate a multi-generational workforce on how to develop, manage, leverage, and retain this the youngest generation of workers.
Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives
  • Learn to use Google Apps for your Business
  • Understand basic and advanced features of Gmail, Calendar, and Drive
  • Discover how to access Google Apps from your mobile device
  • Discover how the Google business tools work together to improve productivity
  • Learn how to use Google Documents, Forms, Spreadsheets, and Hangouts, Presentations as a replacement for more expensive desktop programs
  • Discuss personal organization and work habits that give you more time in your day
  • Discover advance features of tools you use every day like Gmail, Google Chrome, and Google Search that make you more productive
Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes
At the end of the course, you will:
  • Move beyond the basic features that you figured out on your own for Gmail, Calendar, and Drive
  • Be able to use Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and Forms to work collaboratively and increase productivity 
  • Learn how to run an online meetings or webinars with google hangouts
  • Use Google Search more effectively to sort and find what you are looking for online
  • Be able to connect to Google Apps and services on your mobile device
  • Become more productive and improve your work communication skills
Completion Requirements