Google Apps for Business (Online) | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland


Google Apps for Business (Online)

Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, students will be able 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
  • 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
  • Move beyond the basic features that you figured out on your own for Gmail, Calendar, and Drive
  • Use Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and Forms to work collaboratively and increase productivity
  • Run an online meetings or webinars with google hangouts
  • Use Google Search more effectively to sort and find what you are looking for online
  • Connect to Google Apps and services on your mobile device
  • Become more productive and improve your work communication skills

Course Content

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

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

Using Google Drive: Documents, Spreadsheets, Forms, Presentations

  • Google Drive and storage of online files
  • Documents
  • Spreadsheets and Forms
  • Presentations

Google Hangouts, Sites, Search, Chrome

  • Hangouts - online meetings
  • Beyond the search bar - advance google search strategies
  • Creating a website with Google Sites
  • Google Chrome



CEUs: 1.6

Fee: $195