Google Workspace is a flexible, innovative solution that allows people and organizations to collaborate. With Workspace, you can harness a suite of Google apps that allow you to stay connected, protect your information, and invest in the future of work.
If you’ve recently transitioned to Google Workspace or are considering the switch, it may feel overwhelming to understand how these tools work. Thankfully, there are tips and training options you can use to get the most out of Workspace.
What Are the Different Components of Google Workspace?
Depending on your version of Google Workspace (formerly known as G Suite), you may have access to different tools. All Google Workspace editions include several productivity apps for organizations, including:
- Gmail - Gmail is an email system that allows you to send and receive mail using your professional address.
- Chat - Google Chat is a secure communication tool that provides easy business communication within the Workspace ecosystem.
- Docs - Google Docs allows you to collaborate on online documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time.
- Calendar - Google Calendar allows you to share calendars easily with your teammates so you can schedule meetings and events.
- Drive - Google Drive stores and backs up files securely in the Cloud.
- Meet - Google Meet is a virtual video meeting system that allows you and your team to join meetings from your devices.
There are different versions of Workspace to accommodate different business needs. So, for example, if you have the Google Workspace Business Plus edition, you’ll get extra features like Google Meet attendance reports and data protection insight audits. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can choose a Workspace edition that works for you.
Google Workspace Training with Promevo
Promevo strives to help Workspace users get the most out of the platform. Promevo has a partnership with BrainStorm to offer their intelligent and customizable platform. This partnership allows our clients to improve user experience and adoption across Google Workspace.
The addition of BrainStorm to our suite of offerings enhances Promevo’s ability to deliver a complete solution set for Google technologies to our clients, including Licensing, Support, Enablement, and Management.
What Is Included in Google Workspace Admin Training?
Google Workspace training helps you understand how to use Workspace to help your users and get the most out of your investment. There are many courses you can take to dive deeper into Google Workspace tools.
The Workspace Administrator user learning path teaches admin how to use tools, program languages, and APIs to automate workflows for efficiency and secure data access. By the end of this course, administrators will be versed in:
- Google Workspace Admin Console
- Google Maps
- Google Drive
- App Maker
- Integrated Scripts
- Google Workspace API and Integrations
This training course is a great way for admins to learn how to customize workflow, manage users, access files, and more.
If you need help getting the most out of Google Workspace, look to Promevo. Promevo is a trusted, certified Google partner that helps clients with Google migrations, Google Workspace management, software training, and more.
Our Google advisors are committed to outstanding customer service that puts your needs first and ensures you have the solutions you need to streamline every step of your Google journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there training for Google Workspace?
Yes! Google Workspace training courses are available for users and admins who want to get the most out of this system. Learn more here: Google Workspace Courses | Google Cloud Training
Promevo can empower your team members with the information they need to maximize Google Workspace. Contact us to learn more about an eLearning experience that includes over a dozen courses designed to maximize user engagement with Workspace.
Is Google Workspace a skill?
Yes, understanding how to use Google Workspace is a comprehensive skill that shows a commitment to getting the most out of this system. Google Workspace is a unified productivity platform focused on employee collaboration.
Training will help your employees be more productive, collaborate more effectively, communicate better, reduce errors, and improve security.
While training one time helps, reinforcing a habit through an ongoing adoption and training program will maximize the benefits of training.
Promevo helps equip your team with the skills to maximize Google Workspace capabilities and stay up-to-date with best practices.
How long does it take to learn the Google suite?
Depending on your familiarity with Google tools (such as Gmail and Google Docs), it may take just a few days to pick up Google Workspace. However, there are comprehensive training courses your team can take to enhance their skills. Each course can last as little as a few hours or up to a day.
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How do I become a Google Workspace administrator?
To become a professional Google Workspace administrator, you can complete a certification exam offered through Google. You’ll learn how to set up an administrator and navigate the Google Admin console.