Collaboration and Effective File Management using Google Drive and Docs

Tuesday, March 12, 2019:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The registration period has closed for this event.


Effective collaboration mobilizes teams to achieve goals that are important to organizational growth and success. Using technology tools to collaborate, such as Google Drive and Google Docs, we can brainstorm, problem solve, be more productive, have enhanced participation and improved communication. In this hands-on workshop, we will discuss and demonstrate best practices for collaborating using Google Drive and Google Docs as well as organizing tools and searching techniques to help you and your team find documents faster. This session will incorporate instructor-led demonstration and hands-on guided practice.



Session Outcomes

At the completion of this productivity workshop, participants will understand file sharing permissions to meet different needs, promote collaboration through more efficient sharing, understand how document sharing can promote collaboration, and organize and find files more effectively.

Target Audience


  • Anyone new or currently collaborating with Google Drive and Google Docs wanting to increase their skills and learn best practices.

  • Anyone using G Suite who would like to organize their electronic files to be able to access them quicker.

Workshop Length

1.5 hours plus an additional half hour for open Q & A.



  • Naming conventions

  • Creating folders

  • Moving and renaming files

  • When to share a file versus sharing a folder

  • Managing shared files

  • Links and advanced permissions

  • Receiving a shared request

  • Creating comments

  • Replying and resolving comments

  • Printing document comments

  • Rolling back versions


Robin Bridson
Professional Development and Training Coordinator


Registration open through 3/12/2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


DLMC (5th Floor, Case-Geyer)


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