Gmail is Google’s cloud based email service that allows you to access your messages from any computer or device with just a web browser.
This course is part of the Getting started with Google Workspace Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Compose, reply, forward, and format messages using the Gmail interface.
Organize your messages using Gmail.
Identify ways to customize Gmail to improve productivity.
Apply filters and advanced search to find messages.
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
This module covers the agenda. It also introduces students to On the Rise and the course business challenge.
Introduction to Gmail
In this module, you’ll be introduced to Gmail and learn how to access it through your browser. You’ll also learn how to send email, manage Gmail conversations, and explore some common actions that can be taken on your messages.
Organize your email
Labels in Gmail allow you to organize messages based on different contexts. In this module you will learn how to create and manage labels, and how to apply them to your messages.
In this module you will learn how Gmail integrates with other Google Workspace apps to help make you more productive and effective.
Protect your Inbox
Gmail provides many ways to protect your Inbox. In this module you will explore how Gmail automatically protects you and how you can customize settings to ensure that you are only receiving the content you need.
In this module you’ll explore how to effectively use contacts in Gmail. We’ll discuss the differences between directory and personal contacts, and you will learn how to create and manage your own personal contacts and groups.
Manage Gmail settings
This module explores unique features in Gmail that are designed to save you time and improve your productivity. You will learn how to create your own Gmail signatures, email templates, out of office alerts, and more.
Become more productive with Gmail
In this module you’ll learn how to personalize your Gmail experience and use features to enhance your productivity and speed up your workflow. You’ll explore how to create filters, search for messages, delay the sending of messages until a specified time, use keyboard shortcuts, apply different Inbox types, and enable desktop notifications.
In this module, you will put everything you have learned into practice by helping our fictional Google Workspace customer solve their business challenge.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM GMAIL
Overall the course was very easy to navigate and I learned a good amount of useful information.
This course helped me practice some of advance features those were familer to me but didn't had chance to use as much.
The video lectures, activities and quizzes were all clear and easy to follow. I have learned so much about Gmail in this course. Highly recommended.
It was informative and great. The notes should be able to be downloaded so that we can continually use them as references.
About the Getting started with Google Workspace Specialization
This training equips students with the skills they need to become productive with Google Workspace. By the end of this Specialization, the student will be proficient in the use of the core Google Workspace applications: Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Meet and Google Chat.
They will learn how to manage mail and schedules effectively; create, manage and share content in Google Drive, and become more productive through the use of the collaboration features that are an integral and defining part of Google Workspace. It is recommended that students engage with this content using a Chromebook, Windows, or Mac OS computer with Google Chrome installed, plus a managed Google Workspace account.
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