With Google Calendar, you can quickly schedule meetings and events and get reminders about upcoming activities, so you always know what’s next. Google Calendar is designed for teams, so it’s easy to share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars that you and your team can use together.
This course is part of the Getting started with Google Workspace Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Create and manage Google Calendar events.
Customize Google Calendar to suit your way of working.
Create, manage and subscribe to additional calendars.
Share a Google Calendar.
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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 Google Calendar
Google Calendar enables you to easily schedule meetings and events, get reminders about upcoming activities, and collaborate on shared calendars, so you always know what’s next. In this module you’ll learn how to open and navigate Google Calendar.
Manage Google Calendar
Google Calendar makes it easy to set up events and share information. In this module we’ll explore how to schedule events, add video conferencing with Google Meet, attach documents from Google Drive, and set visibility and notifications.
Respond to and manage events
With Google Calendar, you can easily reply to event invitations and manage the events that you create. This module explores how the features of Google Calendar allow you to update events, check guest attendance, delete and restore events, and search Google Calendar.
Other event types
Google Calendar offers multiple ways to help you enhance your productivity and communicate about scheduling more effectively. In this module we’ll cover how to use other event types and features including out of office, reminders, tasks, and appointment slots.
Google Calendar is designed for collaboration. This module explores how to share your schedule with others and create and manage multiple calendars that you and your team can use together.
Customize Google Calendar
Google Calendar allows you to adjust settings to match the way you work. Now that we’ve covered the key features of Google Calendar, we’ll look at how to customize it further using a few of the different settings available.
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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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.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
Access to lectures and assignments depends on your type of enrollment. If you take a course in audit mode, you will be able to see most course materials for free. To access graded assignments and to earn a Certificate, you will need to purchase the Certificate experience, during or after your audit. If you don't see the audit option:
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The course may offer 'Full Course, No Certificate' instead. This option lets you see all course materials, submit required assessments, and get a final grade. This also means that you will not be able to purchase a Certificate experience.
What will I get if I subscribe to this Specialization?
When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.
Is financial aid available?
Yes. In select learning programs, you can apply for financial aid or a scholarship if you can’t afford the enrollment fee. If fin aid or scholarship is available for your learning program selection, you’ll find a link to apply on the description page.
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