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Beginner Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
Subtitles: English


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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course


Week 1

8 hours to complete

Managing G Suite

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 44 readings, 8 quizzes
4 videos
Google Credential Provider for Windows7m
Windows Device Management9m
Enhanced Desktop Security for Windows Deployment Scenarios1m
44 readings
Welcome and Getting Started Guide5m
Exercise #1 - Prepare your G Suite Domain20m
G Suite Services Overview10m
Exercise #1 - Turn Services On or Off for Everyone5m
Exercise #2 - Enable/Disable a Service for a Single OU5m
Exercise #3 - Enabling a Service Using Groups10m
Exercise #4 - Set Services Release Track5m
Introduction to Gmail20m
Exercise #1 - Configure Common User Settings5m
Exercise #2 - Enable Gmail Labs5m
Exercise #3 - Enable G Suite Sync for Executives5m
Exercise #4 - Configure Compliance Policies10m
Introduction to Calendar2m
Exercise #1 - Set Calendar Sharing Settings5m
Exercise #2 - Configure Access to Calendar Resources10m
Introduction to Drive and Docs20m
Exercise #1 - Drive Sharing Settings5m
Exercise #2 - Transfer Ownership5m
Exercise #3 - Restore Deleted Files10m
Exercise #4 - Enable Docs Offline Access10m
Exercise #5 - Stream or Sync Files10m
Exercise #6 - Shared Drive Creation10m
Exercise #7 - Explore Shared Drive Management10m
Introduction to Mobile Device Management2m
Exercise #1 - Configure Mobile Device Policies10m
Exercise #2 - Enroll a Mobile Device10m
Exercise #3 - Handling a Lost or Non-Compliant Device10m
Introduction to Enhanced Desktop Security for Windows10m
Google Credential Provider for Windows10m
Windows Device Management10m
Prepare and Deploy Enhanced Desktop Security for Windows10m
Introduction to Google Vault10m
Exercise #1 - Create Retention Rules10m
Exercise #2 - Create a Matter and Place Users on Hold10m
Exercise #3 - Search and Export10m
Introduction to Reporting20m
Exercise #1 - Monitor G Suite Usage10m
Exercise #2 - View Audit Logs5m
Exercise #3 - Create Email Alerts10m
Exercise #4 - Email Log Search10m
Introduction to Domains20m
Exercise #1 - Add a Domain Alias or Additional Domain10m
Exercise #2 - Whitelist a Domain5m
Cancelling your Trial5m
8 practice exercises
G Suite Services Overview5m
Drive and Docs5m
Device Management5m
Google Vault5m
Domain Management5m



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About the G Suite Administration Specialization

This specialization has been developed to help administrators master the foundations of establishing and managing G Suite for their organization. You will setup a new G Suite account, and explore provisioning options. You will learn how to manage users and become familiar with organizational structures and core services such as Gmail and Calendar. You will learn how to configure these services to meet your own needs for different parts of the organization. You will be introduced to Google's best practices to protect your users and data. You will examine user and application security and become familiar with the Single Sign On (SSO) options available for your organization. You will be able to use the tools provided to identify security events and risks and mitigate problems that may arise. You will configure email compliance and implement measures to protect your organization from spam, spoofing, phishing and malware attacks. You will also become familiar with the various mail routing options available. Finally, you will learn Google’s best practices for deploying G Suite into your organization. IMPORTANT - Before you enroll, you should be prepared to: - Provide credit card details as part of the G Suite trial account setup. No charges will be made to your card as long as you cancel the trial account within 14 days. - Purchase a new domain or use one that you already own. The domain you use IS NOT included as part of the G Suite trial. - Use the Chrome web browser....
G Suite Administration

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