We have been running iLabs since 2007 with hundreds of people attending. Here is what the most recent 100 to attend iLabs had to tell us:
What was most useful?
“Case studies and war stories”
“Practical interaction on the laptop with real SharePoint use”
"The opportunity for hands on experience and the relaxed atmosphere of the training"
“Hands-on approach – working with real live examples”
“Practical advice and tips”
"Hands on material. Creating a site with documents and customising it. I also liked that it all worked well without gliches in the software"
“Learned a lot, feel more confident in understanding what SharePoint can do”
“Emphasis on the overall needs of Information Management and not just the technology”
“Enjoyed listening and learning from these SharePoint experts . Keep up the good work”
“This was a useful awareness session of the capabilities of the product plus
some useful tips from obviously knowledgeable presenters”
“Very good venue and presenters style and knowledge”
Specific iLab feedback
"I'm feeling better about us adopting a SharePoint system. I was nervous about this before today's course"
"...the combination of theory and practical work. Lots of interesting ideas in one session. Thanks. Mervyn Protheroe, Weltec.
Power User iLab
"Material is very comprehensive and informative; Trainer is very patient and able to answer all the questions"
"It has been really helpful to learn how to use SharePoint rather than muddling on through (as I have for the last ?? years)"
Delia Cato, Genesis Energy
"This course gave me a good understanding of how Sharepoint hangs together and how to develop/manage information within it"
"The willingness of the trainer (Kristy) to engage with our organisation's needs during the course and how Sharepoint could be used to meet these"
"It was a good way to learn more about SharePoint overall as well as learning about new options and/or differences between the 2007 and 2010 versions." Nina Alexander, Rangitikei District Council. Power User Course, Wellington
Information Design iLab
"The perfect course to get into SharePoint design" Luke Waghorn, Reserve Bank. Information Design Course, Wellington
"Good content covering design and governance"
Ian Juno, GCSB, Information Design Course, Wellington
"Having both Chrissie and Anita together was invaluable. Both bring specialist experience that provided real-world and balance to the discussions"
The iWorkplace Difference
We use a combination of games, case studies, stories, technical insights and practice to make sure the learning really sticks
Reputation for excellent tutors, pragmatic approach and engaging hands-on training events - everyone has a PC
Fun and engaging events, so you learn more
A specialty of ours is running our iLabs at your offices.
This allows you to get great value for money and have the iLab tuned specifically for your needs. Contact Kaye now.
"By far the most beneficial SharePoint training I have had" Kylie Welch, Whitireia Polytechnic. Power User Course, Wellington
"Great trainer, made the training session fun and enjoyable" SPARC attendee. SPARC in-house Power User Course
"Kristy obviously knows the product very well. It was great to have a trainer that could quickly provide expert opinion on how to approach SharePoint from our perspective" Blair Kelly, Te Tai Poutini. Te Tai Poutini in-house Power User course
"Good level of coverage, both breadth and depth, and plenty of opportunity to discuss specifics. Good trainer who can present well and knows the subject in great depth" Andrew Cranna-Powell,
Rodney District Council