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How to Make Your Workflow Easier Using Google Drive and Box

Class Sessions

Date Location Cost
  • Tue Jul 14, 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 Box at Stanford to facilitate collaboration within your group, and have a central location for all documentation.

This course will cover how to:

  • Manage, upload, download, export, and publish documents in both Box and Google Drive
  • Sync files that can be accessed from any device, on or offline
  • Manage permissions of files and folders and assign viewing, editing, and commenting rights
  • Design and maintain an organized, cloud-based file structure to increase team productivity

Topics  include:

Document Storage at Stanford

  • File and Data Storage Options
  • Security policies
  • Comparison of Box vs. Google Drive

Stanford Box

  • Overview / Basics
  • Uploading / Managing documents
  • Collaborating
  • BoxEdit
  • Box Sync vs. Box Drive
  • Tips and Tricks

Google Drive

  • Basics
  • Uploading / Managing documents
  • Collaborating
  • Google Drive for your desktop
  • Tips and Tricks


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.