ICDL Online Collaboration (Cloud Computing & Google Apps)
Fees and Grants
24hrs – ICDL Online Collaboration (Cloud Computing & Google Apps) course is a course created for individuals who are new to Google Suite. So what is Google Suite? It is an array of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google Cloud that was first launched in 2006 as Google Apps.
Google Suite comprises of a wide array of online applications such as Gmail for emailing, Google Drive for storage, Hangouts for communication (messaging services), Calendars for appointments and events, Docs for word processing, Sheets for calculations, Slides for presentations, Forms for survey application to collate data etc. The tools are generally free, unless you require more advanced features.
In this ’24hrs – ICDL Online Collaboration (Cloud Computing & Google Apps)’ introductory course, you will learn how to get connected using the features and functions offered by G Suite’s comprehensive array of software for all your collaborative needs to vastly improve your productivity at the workplace or whilst planning for your life pursuits.
At the end of the 3-days course, you will be able to:
- Set up accounts to prepare for your online collaboration
- Use online storage and web-based productivity applications to collaborate
- Use online and mobile calendars to manage and plan activities
- Collaborate and interact using social networks, blogs, and wikis
- Schedule and host online meetings and use online learning environments
- Understand key mobile technology concepts and use features such as e-mail, applications, and synchronization on your mobile devices
Participants can consider attending the ICDL – Secure Use of IT (IT Security) upon completion of this course to get a better appreciation of how to collaborate safely in an online environment.
Key Concepts of Online Collaboration
Key Concepts of Cloud Computing
Appreciate the Benefits & Risk if Collaborating Online
Preparation for Online Collaboration
Understand Common Setup Features for Collaborative Software
Set Up Software to Support Online Collaboration
Managing Collaborative Applications
Using Online Collaborative Tools
Understand and Use Online Storage
Limitations (Size Limit, Time Limit, Connectivity, Share Restrictions & Security)
Use Common Productivity Applications
Use Online Calendars
Identify and Use Social Media Tools
Use Online Meeting Tools
Access Online Learning Environments (Course Notes, Resources,
Calendar, Activties, Email)
Identify Types of Mobile Devices and Operating Systems
Understand Bluetooth and Its Use
Understand Internet Connection Options and Key Security Considerations
Using Mobile Devices
Who Should Attend
The course, ICDL Online Collaboration (Cloud Computing & Google Apps), is designed for people who would like to have the skills to set up and use the online collaborative tools, including file storage, productivity applications, social media, web meetings and other features. In addition, these skill sets can also help individuals to be free of geographical and time limitations, to do their work at anytime anywhere.