G Suite Administrator Fundamentals
This self-study course is designed to familiarize you with the basic administration tasks to configure G Suite. You'll watch engaging videos, take quizzes and complete hands-on exercises using the G Suite Admin console.
Duration: Self Study

Course Description

Every new G Suite Admin needs a formal start to the journey. G Suite Administrator Fundamentals serves 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.

Through a series of in-product training lessons, 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 admins.


3-5 Days


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

  • Describe the basic organizational benefits to using G Suite services for collaboration and technical deployment.
  • Setup G Suite Accounts, and access and navigate the G Suite Admin Console.
  • Provision and manage their G Suite users
  • Add, use, and manage G Suite organizations
  • Manage G Suite services such as Calendar, Gmail, and Drive
  • Establish fundamental security practices
  • Understand where to find help center resources and further resources to help guide the new admin after the training.

Delivery Method



This class is intended for the following participants:

  • Individuals looking to learn basic G Suite deployment.
  • New G Suite administrators who are responsible for using the Admin console.
  • Tech savvy individuals who want to learn more about G Suite.


To get the most out of this course, participants should have:

  • Familiarity with IT admin basics.
  • Basic understanding of domain ownership and management.
Course Outline

This course includes in-product training, step-by-step hands-on exercises, and short knowledge checks.

Set up your G Suite account and domain, and explore the G Suite Admin console.

  • What is G Suite?
  • Account and domain setup
  • Accessing and navigating the G Suite Admin Console
  • Configuring your organization’s profile

Begin provisioning and managing users within your G Suite domain.

  • How do users function within G Suite?
  • Different methods for adding users to your G Suite domain.
  • User email aliases
  • Renaming, suspending, deleting, and restoring users
  • Different types of user roles, permissions, and admin privileges
  • G Suite groups and contacts
  • G Suite organizations

Implement fundamental best management practices behind various G Suite services.

  • Managing access to different G Suite services
  • Calendar: creating resources, restricting access, and team calendars
  • Drive: sharing, offline access, ownership transfers, and restoring deleted drive files
  • Gmail: configuring common user settings, Gmail labs, compliance policies, preventing spammers from forging your domain
  • Mobile Device Management: basic admin settings
  • Reports: G Suite usage, audit logs, alerts, and email logs

Configure common security settings.

  • Configuring common security settings
  • Configuring 2-step verification

Manage your domain and add domain alias.

  • Common domain management scenarios
  • Adding a domain alias