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Google Calendar Essential Training
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Google Calendar Essential Training

with Jess Stratton

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC). My name is Jess Stratton and welcome to Google Calendar Essential Training. Googe Calendar is a free time management system. In this course, I'll show you how to fully navigate Google Calendar, set your calendar preferences, and even change the way the calendar looks. I'll show you how to create events, invite people to your events, and even how to book a conference room to your event if your a Google Apps for Business or Education user. I'll show you how to add reminders to your Calendar, and even how you can configure Google to send you a text message as a reminder.
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  1. 2m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 9s
    2. Important Navigation Interface Updates
      1m 16s
  2. 18m 53s
    1. Introducing Google Calendar
      2m 13s
    2. Comparing Google Calendar with Google Apps Calendar
      2m 0s
    3. Navigating Google Calendar
      2m 39s
    4. Changing the way the calendar looks
      4m 21s
    5. Setting Google Calendar preferences
      4m 29s
    6. Setting calendar details
      3m 11s
  3. 34m 8s
    1. Creating a calendar event
      5m 47s
    2. Creating all-day, repeating, and duplicating events
      5m 25s
    3. Creating appointment slots
      3m 40s
    4. Creating an event quickly using Quick Add
      3m 14s
    5. Editing and deleting a calendar event
      3m 58s
    6. Inviting guests to an event
      4m 17s
    7. Viewing a guest's availability
      4m 11s
    8. Adding a room or resource to an event
      3m 36s
  4. 7m 32s
    1. Viewing pending invitations on the calendar
      1m 52s
    2. Responding to an event invitation
      3m 9s
    3. Viewing responses to your invitations
      2m 31s
  5. 7m 35s
    1. Creating email and pop-up reminders
      2m 57s
    2. Setting email notification preferences
      2m 46s
    3. Receiving SMS reminders
      1m 52s
  6. 10m 35s
    1. Creating a secondary calendar
      3m 5s
    2. Creating events on the secondary calendar
      2m 17s
    3. Hiding and deleting other calendars
      2m 7s
    4. Working with tasks
      3m 6s
  7. 14m 58s
    1. Opening someone else's Google calendar
      2m 5s
    2. Subscribing to an ICS calendar
      2m 25s
    3. Sharing your calendar with others
      2m 14s
    4. Sharing your calendar with a non-Google user
      2m 11s
    5. Making a calendar public
      2m 38s
    6. Embedding the calendar onto a web page
      3m 25s
  8. 5m 32s
    1. Searching the calendar
      2m 13s
    2. Printing the calendar
      3m 19s
  9. 4m 9s
    1. Integrating Google Labs with your calendar
      1m 27s
    2. Accessing your Google calendar on a mobile device
      48s
    3. Accessing Google Calendar on a Mac
      1m 54s
  10. 42s
    1. Next steps
      42s

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Google Calendar Essential Training
1h 46m Appropriate for all Jul 30, 2013

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Manage your personal and professional schedules better with Google Calendar. This course shows you how to get started scheduling events, keeping track of your to-dos, and accessing it all on the go. Author Jess Stratton first shows you how to change the way the calendar looks and acts to make it better suit your needs, and then moves straight into creating single or repeating events, inviting guests, and adding rooms and resources to an event. Then learn how to respond to invitations and the ins and outs of pop-up reminders and email notifications. You'll learn how to create an additional calendar and share your calendar with others, as well as create a task list where you can assign tasks to others. The last chapter of this course covers Google Labs as well as accessing your Google Calendar on your phone or tablet.

Topics include:
  • Navigating Google Calendar
  • Setting calendar preferences
  • Creating an event
  • Setting up repeating events
  • Inviting guests
  • Responding to invites
  • Setting up reminders
  • Working with tasks
  • Sharing calendars
  • Searching for events
  • Accessing your calendar on a mobile device
Subjects:
Business Time Management Teacher Tools Education Student Tools
Software:
Google Calendar
Author:
Jess Stratton

Welcome

(MUSIC). My name is Jess Stratton and welcome to Google Calendar Essential Training. Googe Calendar is a free time management system. In this course, I'll show you how to fully navigate Google Calendar, set your calendar preferences, and even change the way the calendar looks. I'll show you how to create events, invite people to your events, and even how to book a conference room to your event if your a Google Apps for Business or Education user. I'll show you how to add reminders to your Calendar, and even how you can configure Google to send you a text message as a reminder.

You'll learn howto create additional calendars and how to share out those calendars, so that others can view events on them. Continuing, I'll show you how to search your Calendar, and even all the options you have to print out your Calendar. Finally, I'll show you how you can access Google via a smartphone or tablet, and even how you can install it on the native Mac Calendar Client. I'm going to show you all this and more, so let's get started right now.

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