Automating Team Communication with Google Sheets and Apps Script

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Set up a project plan and stakeholders communication plan with Google Sheets

Automate email communication with Google Apps Script

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Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In 2-hours long project-based course, you will learn how to create a project plan on Google Sheets using color coded conditional formatting, set up a dynamic stakeholder communication plan with formulas, automate emails with Google Apps Script, utilize Apps Script third party libraries. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Project ManagementJavaScriptGoogle SheetsApps Script

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Set up a project plan in Google Sheets using multiple sheets and conditional formatting

  2. Use formulas to create a stakeholder communication plan with dynamic rules, templates and conditions

  3. Write a Google Apps Script processing the Spreadsheet, creating a data structure

  4. Add Google Apps Script functions to automate emails

  5. Format a dynamic HTML message with Apps Script

  6. Create a structure of functions so to execute the core function in different modes based on triggers

  7. Set up Google Apps Script action-based and time-based triggers

  8. Use a Google Apps Script third-party library

  9. Test the Google Apps Script, manage authorizations

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step



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