Google Cloud Skills Boost

Begin with Workspace: Essentials

5 hours Introductory universal_currency_alt Free
Earn a skill badge by completing the Begin with Workspace: Essentials quest, where you will get introduced to Google's collaborative platform and learn to use Gmail, Calendar, Meet, Drive, Sheets, and AppSheet.

A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge quest, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

Badge for Begin with Workspace: Essentials

When you complete this activity, you can earn the badge displayed above! View all the badges you have earned by visiting your profile page. Boost your cloud career by showing the world the skills you have developed!

  • Lab

    Gmail: Getting Started

    Learn how to use Gmail to create, send, view, and reply to email. After completing the lab, use any extra time to explore Gmail features.

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    Google Calendar: Getting Started

    Learn how to use Google Calendar to schedule meetings and events and get reminders about upcoming activities. You can also share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars that you and your team can use together. After you complete this lab, use any extra time to explore Google Calendar features.

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    Google Meet: Getting Started

    Use Google Meet to hold impromptu video meetings, virtual training classes around the world, remote interviews, and much more. After you complete this lab, use any extra time to explore Google Meet features.

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    Google Drive: Getting Started

    Use Google Drive to store all your files in the cloud, including photos, Microsoft® Word® documents, Excel® spreadsheets, and more. You can also make changes to a Word file using Google Docs, or convert your Word files to Google Docs. After you complete this lab, use any extra time to further explore Google Drive features.

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    Google Sheets: Getting Started

    Use Google Sheets to create and edit a spreadsheet, then share the spreadsheet for easy collaboration. You can complete this lab in 10-15 minutes or use the extra time to explore Google Sheets features.

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    Google AppSheet: Getting Started

    Learn how to use Google AppSheet to enable everyone in your organization to build and extend applications without coding.

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    Begin with Workspace: Essentials: Challenge Lab

    Your challenge is to configure your Workspace app as a group member.

  • info
    Quest Info
    This quest assumes little to no prior knowledge or experience with Workspace applications. It is expected that students are familiar with office productivity applications and are ready to explore the collaborative benefits afforded by the move to Workspace.
    Available languages
    English, português (Brasil), español (Latinoamérica), français, and 日本語
    What do I do when I finish this quest?
    After finishing this quest, you can explore additional content in your learning path or browse the learning catalog.
    What badges can I earn?
    Upon finishing a quest, you will earn a badge of completion. Some quests test your ability to apply your knowledge via a final assessment challenge lab. For these quests, you will receive a skill badge. Badges can be viewed on your profile and shared with your social network.