Google Apps for Technical Professionals

Online /
Sep 11, 2024 /
Course Code: 0922-WEB24

  • Overview
  • Instructor


After participating in this course, you will be able to: 

  • Access scores of Google online productivity applications that are not only free but superior to Microsoft Office in many respects.
  • Use Google to optimize your online reputation, visibility and security.
  • Leverage Gmail as a multi-mode communications platform.
  • Easily create and share word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, forms and other business documents from any connected device.
  • Edit digital files simultaneously in real-time with multiple users anywhere.

This course provides a concise overview of leading Google productivity tools that technical professionals can use to improve their online workflow, communications, collaboration, team management and mobile computing. 

The presentation explains how to:

  • access other computers securely over the Internet
  • set up an intelligent personal assistant that predicts what you want based on your search habits
  • access a customer relationship system that manages up to 25,000 contacts
  • instantly publish documents to the web
  • build project sites without writing a single line of code
  • create public or private websites to conduct meetings and share information
  • open and edit Microsoft Office documents in Google
  • much more

Course Outline

  • Creating a Solid and Deep Google Foundation
  • Overview of Google Apps Productivity Suite
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Drive
  • Google Sites
  • Google+
  • Google Apps Resources
  • Google Apps and Microsoft Office Synchronization Tools

Who Should Attend:
Any practitioner who uses the Internet and mobile devices to work, collaborate and share engineering information, including:

design engineers • facility engineers • engineering consultants • material managers • facility operators • chemical laboratory personnel • environmental scientists • hazardous materials trainers

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time

Please note: You can check other time zones here.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or newer

IE 11 or later, Edge 12 or later, Firefox 27 or later, Chrome 30 or later

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later

Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

OS: iOS 8 or newer

OS: Android 4.0 or higher


Garrett Wasny, MA, CMC, CITP

Garrett has over two decades of Internet experience and is an award-winning Internet speaker, webcaster, professional development technologist and former management adviser for Price Waterhouse.

Since 1995, he's authored three books (World Business, How to Conquer the World, Advanced Googling), published hundreds of articles and columns in leading business and lifestyle publications, and delivered more than 1,000 seminars and webinars on Internet strategy. His clients include Fortune 500 companies and leading accounting, engineering, medical, legal and professional sports organizations worldwide.

Full Disclosure: Garrett is an independent Certified Management Consultant (CMC) who provides objective information and is not affiliated with Google or any of the technologies discussed in the course.

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Fee & Credits

This webinar is FREE!

  • 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 1 Continuing Professional Development Hours (PDHs/CPDs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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