ICDL Online Collaboration (Cloud Computing & Google Apps)

What is Google Suite? It is a suite of cloud computing, productivity

and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google


Cloud which was first launched on 2006 as Google Apps.


To be exact, Google Suite comprises of 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 and many others. It is generally free tools


unless you need to go in-depth for more features. In short, this 3


days introductory course allows you to learn how to get connected


using the services and improve your productivity in the same



Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should 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