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Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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Working in the Cloud with Google Apps

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led course introduces students to Google Apps – Google’s cloud-based productivity suite.  By using Google Apps, users can collaborate real-time on documents, communicate with each other through Gmail, and use Google Drive to access and modify shared documents.

  • Learn the value of Google Apps and why it’s worth using
  • Explore the features of Gmail to better communicate and organize messages
  • Access and share files anywhere over the internet
  • Collaborate with teams by working simultaneously on documents and files
  • Manage schedules and create team calendars

Note:    This course can be offered as either a 3 or 6-hour course and can be customized to cover the modules and topics most applicable to your group.

What is Google Apps?

Communicating Using Gmail

  • Exploring the Gmail Interface
  • Composing Email Messages
  • Working with Links and Attachments
  • Replying and Forwarding Messages
  • Using Conversation View
  • Using Chat in Gmail
  • Working with Searches and Filters
  • Using Gmail Search Operators
  • Creating Filters from a Search
  • Creating Signatures
  • Enabling the Vacation Responder
  • Enabling the Desktop Notifications
  • Archiving and Deleting Message

Organizing Messages with Labels

  • Understanding the Gmail Label Structure
  • Viewing Messages by Label Type
  • Creating, Managing, and Marking Labels
  • Marking Email Messages as Important
  • Personal Indicators
  • Applying Stars to Email Messages

Managing Contacts

  • Navigating to Contacts
  • Creating and Editing Contacts
  • Importing Contacts
  • Creating Contact Groups
  • Sending Messages to Contact Groups

Managing Schedules Using Google Calendar

  • Exploring the Google Calendar
  • Working with Events
  • Using Quick Add
  • Adding a Detailed Event
  • Creating Repeat Events
  • Inviting Guests to Events
  • Using Find a Time
  • Creating, Sharing and Searching Calendars
  • Creating and Viewing Tasks

Working with Google Docs and Google Drive

  • Understanding Google Docs and Drive
  • Navigating to Google Drive
  • Creating Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations
  • Creating, Opening and Editing Google Forms
  • Sending Forms to Others and Viewing Form Results
  • Sharing Documents
  • Working Simultaneously with Collaborators
  • Viewing the Revision History
  • Organizing Documents in Folders
  • Using Stars
  • Searching for Documents Using the Search Box

Working with Google Groups

  • Understanding Google Groups
  • How are Google Groups and Gmail Contact Groups Different?
  • Participating in a Google Group as a Member
  • Creating a Google Group
  • Adding or Deleting Group Members



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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

$195 for 3-hour class
$275 for 6-hour class

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Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$850 flat fee for up to 8 students
$950 for up to 12 students
$50 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1000 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1100 for up to 12 students
$50 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Softek also offers a 3-hour series for this application. Visit our agendas page  to view our 3-hour classes. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee