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Effective Collaboration Techniques Using Google Drive and Shared Drive

Class Sessions

Date Location Cost
  • Fri Feb 21, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cardinal Hall at Redwood City C144 (IT Training Room) $280
  • Thu Apr 23, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Birch Hall 107 (Birch Lab B) $280
  • Thu Jun 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Birch Hall 105 (Birch Lab A) $280

Class Code


Class Description

Learn best practices of using Google Drive and Shared drives at Stanford to facilitate collaboration within your group, and have a central location for all documentation.


Key topics covered:

  • Google Drive and Shared drives
  • Logging in -- the basics
  • Uploading and managing files and folders
  • Managing permissions with files and folders to assign viewing, editing, and commenting rights
  • Collaborating with documents
  • Assigning tasks within documents
  • Best security practices
  • Tips and tricks on using Google File Stream for your desktop
  • Design and maintain an organized, cloud-based file structure to increase team productivity


What you will be able to do as a result: 

  • Create, upload, download, and export documents
  • Manage permissions of files and folders
  • Sync files that can be accessed from any device, on or offline 
  • Collaborate more efficiently with others in your group


University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.