Introduction to G Suite

Course Modality

Instructor-led (classroom)

Course Level


Course Time

7 hours

Course Language


Course Overview

Introduction to G Suite is the first course in the G Suite Administration series of courses.

This series will serve as the starting place for any new G Suite admin as they begin their journey of managing and establishing G Suite best practices for their organization. These courses together will leave you feeling confident to utilize the basic functions of the admin console to manage users, control access to services, configure security settings, and much more.

Through a series of readings and step-by-step hands-on exercises, and knowledge checks, learners can expect to leave this training with all of the skills they need to get started as G Suite administrators.

In this course you will sign up for a G Suite account and configure your DNS records for G Suite. You will learn how to provision and manage your users, and will create groups and calendar resources for your organization. You will be introduced to your Cloud Directory and will learn how to split your organization into organizational units to simplify user and service management. Finally you will learn how to delegate admin privileges to other users in your organization.

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Online Practice Labs

Projects provide you with sample work to show prospective employers.

Applied Projects

Real-world projects relevant to what you’re learning throughout the program

Learner Social Forums

A support team focused on helping you succeed alongside a peer community

Skill Covered

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Setup a G Suite account and access and navigate the admin console.
  • Describe the key properties of the G Suite directory.
  • Provision users, groups and calendar resources in G Suite.
  • Undertake common user management tasks.
  • Explain how an organizational structure can be used in G Suite to simplify user and service management.
  • Describe the types of admin roles available in G Suite.
  • Use the G Suite Help Center as an aid to managing G Suite

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Course Curriculum

GCDS Demonstration

User Profiles and Custom Directories

Welcome and Getting Started Guide

Introduction to Account and Domain Setup

  • Exercise #1 – Create your G Suite Trial Account
  • Exercise #2 – Log in to the G Suite Admin Console
  • Exercise #3 – Review your Domain Name System (DNS) Records
  • Exercise #4 – Navigating the Admin Console
  • Exercise #5 – Review your Company Profile

Introduction to Provisioning

Users Overview

  • Exercise #1 – Add Users Individually
  • Exercise #2 – Add Several Users at Once

Sync Users to G Suite with GCDS

Provision Users using the Admin SDK API

  • Groups Overview
  • Exercise #1 – Create Admin Managed Groups

Calendar Resources Overview

  • Exercise #1 – Adding Calendar Resources

Managing Users

  • Exercise #1 – Add an Email Alias for a User
  • Exercise #2 – Reset a User’s Password
  • Exercise #3 – Rename a User
  • Exercise #4 – Suspend a User
  • Exercise #5 – Delete a User
  • Exercise #6 – Restore a Recently Deleted User

User Licenses

Organizational Structure Overview

  • Exercise #1 – Create Organizational Units
  • Exercise #2 – Restrict Access to a G Suite Service

Directory Overview

  • Exercise #1 – Verify Directory Settings
  • Exercise #2 – Update User Profiles
  • Exercise #3 – Custom Directories

Shared Contacts

Admin Roles Overview

  • Exercise #1 – Add a new Super Administrator
  • Exercise #2 – Create and Assign a Custom Role

Cancelling your Trial

practice exercises

  • Account Setup
  • Adding Users
  • Adding Groups
  • Adding Calendar Resources
  • Managing Users
  • Organizational Structure
  • Cloud Directory
  • Administrator Roles

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