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Google Docs Online Training

Alicia Katz Pollock
Purchase for $54

Use the free Google Docs instead of Microsoft Word. Create newsletters, formal documents, collaborate in real time, and import/export to other software.

Google Docs Course Description

Google apps is an online web-based suite of business apps that parallel Microsoft Office. Doc is Google’s word processor, like MS Word.  Take this class to learn how to use Sheets to create your own documents, share them with others, and import/export them with MS Word, Pages, and more.


Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate. 

Course Length

1.75 hours 

Course Credits

1.75 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Field of Study


Delivery Method

QAS / Self-paced


A google account.

Who should take this class?

  • Business owners and employees who leverage Google Docs for their business documents.
  • People who are familiar with MS Word but need to make the switch. 


What You’ll Learn in this course

  • Moving around in a document
  • Editing your document 
  • Formatting
  • Plus, you’ll learn valuable tips and tricks to shave time off your daily tasks. 
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Answer your specific questions.
  • Plus, you’ll learn valuable tips and tricks to shave time off your daily tasks.

For more information regarding concerns, refunds, and program cancellation policies, visit our Terms and Conditions

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

pageText Download the handout here

2. Getting Started

Google Docs is a free, web based, word processing platform that is part of G-Suite, or Google Workplace. Watch these videos to learn all about document creation.

pageText Introduction and Agenda
pageText What is Google Drive and Google Docs

3. The Interface and Tool Bars

This section will explore the interface, tool bars, menus, and features of Google Docs. Start at the beginning and work your way through as you master each video lesson. Feel free to use the forum on the left side of the page where it says "Ask Questions."

pageText Menu Options
pageText The Tools Bars
pageText The Working Document
pageText Moving Text

4. Formatting Text

This section focuses on formatting. We'll begin with formatting text, paragraph formatting, bullets, numbering, and other fun and functional formatting tips and tricks.

pageText Text Formatting
pageText Paragraph Formatting
pageText Bullets and Numbers
pageText Styles and Table of Contents

5. Images and Tables

These videos will show you how to work with Images and Tables within your Google Doc. From inserting, how to resize, how to format images and tables.

pageText Inserting Images
pageText Inserting Tables

6. Tools and Add-ons

Check out some additional must-know features. Learn to use spell check, word count, explore, and translate, and other useful Google Doc tools.

pageText Spell Check, Word Count, Explore, and Translate

7. Printing and Sharing

You can print, share, export and save your Google Doc many different ways. Learn all the various ways of sharing and printing.

pageText Printing to Paper (printer settings and options)
pageText Sharing and Collaborating Your Google Docs

8. Conclusion - Google Docs

Watch this final video to learn how to get your CPE credit, watch more videos from our catalog, and how to get help.

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9. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

quiz Course Participation


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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