This specialization has been developed to help administrators master the foundations of establishing and managing G Suite for their organization.
You will setup a new G Suite account, and explore provisioning options. You will learn how to manage users and become familiar with organizational structures and core services such as Gmail and Calendar. You will learn how to configure these services to meet your own needs for different parts of the organization.
You will be introduced to Google's best practices to protect your users and data. You will examine user and application security and become familiar with the Single Sign On (SSO) options available for your organization. You will be able to use the tools provided to identify security events and risks and mitigate problems that may arise.
You will configure email compliance and implement measures to protect your organization from spam, spoofing, phishing and malware attacks. You will also become familiar with the various mail routing options available.
Finally, you will learn Google’s best practices for deploying G Suite into your organization.
IMPORTANT - Before you enroll, you should be prepared to:
- Provide credit card details as part of the G Suite trial account setup. No charges will be made to your card as long as you cancel the trial account within 14 days.
- Purchase a new domain or use one that you already own. The domain you use IS NOT included as part of the G Suite trial.
- Use the Chrome web browser.
Learners will create a G Suite Enterprise account and through a series of exercises will build an organizational structure and add users to the account. They will become familiar with the admin console and the features offered to them as the G Suite administrator. They will configure groups, and calendar resources, and understand how to implement core services such as Gmail and Calendar for different parts of the organization. The will also apply Google’s security best practices and become familiar with email management and compliance.
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What is the refund policy?
If you subscribed, you get a 7-day free trial during which you can cancel at no penalty. After that, we don’t give refunds, but you can cancel your subscription at any time. See our full refund policy.
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.
Is financial aid available?
Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.
Can I take the course for free?
When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
What background knowledge is necessary?
No previous experience is required
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes, please take the courses in the order that they are presented
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
You will be able to complete common administrative tasks in the G Suite admin console and advise on best practices for organizational structure, user, and service management. You will also be able to monitor security events and risks and put in place the necessary measures to protect your users and organizational data,