Google Cloud Skills Boost

Workspace Essentials

5 hours Introductory universal_currency_alt Free
Workspace (formerly G Suite) is Google's collaborative applications platform, delivered from Google Cloud. In this introductory-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with Workspace’s core applications from a user perspective. Although there are many more applications and tool components to Workspace than are covered here, you will get experience with the primary apps: Gmail, Calendar, Sheets and a handful of others. Each lab can be completed in 10-15 minutes, but extra time is provided to allow self-directed free exploration of the applications.
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  • 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.

  • 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, français, español (Latinoamérica), 日本語, and português (Brasil)
    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.