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The Intranet Maker Certification Program: Learn how to build a world-class Microsoft 365 Digital Workplace in 2024

Become a Certified Microsoft 365 Intranet Maker's and get the tools, training, templates and companion book to create digital workspaces that support collaboration and effective communication. This program is Live-Coached Online (in Microsoft Teams) and supported (in the Collab365 Academy) by world-renowned SharePoint expert, Gerry Brimacombe!

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If You Want To Become (Or Train) A Highly-Skilled ‘SharePoint Intranet Builder’ So You Can build World-class, engaging Intranets, Then Our sharePoint Intranet Builder Certification Program Is For You!

What Is an Intranet Maker Certification?

The Intranet Maker Certification starts on May 23rd (Online) and is limited to 9 seats left. The Intranet Maker Certification is the ULTIMATE, step-by-step training on how to become an in-demand Specialist who can build world-class SharePoint Intranets either for the business you work in, OR for someone else’s business!

But I’m going to be honest with you...

This Certification Program Is NOT For Everyone...

...And I’m not going to go on an endless page-scroll to try and pressure you to join.

In other words, if you need convincing, then this isn’t for you.

But if you DO want to build and master a highly-valued skill you can use to transform Intranets, then yeah... this certification program IS FOR YOU!

But, we're keeping this program small

the program size is limited to 35

That way Gerry can maintain the integrity and quality of the training, and so you get more hands-on, one-on-one learning (...which we all know is the BEST way to grow at a rapid pace)!

That’s why I’m inviting only 35 people (9 Left) to join from May 23rd to become a Certified ‘Intranet Maker’— which includes hands-on training, templates, and the knowledge to confidently build highly-functional and engaging Intranets!

If you want to be one of those 35 people... and if you want the opportunity to build world-class Intranets...  and get paid what you’re worth....

Then I Want To Invite YOU To Be Part Of This THRILLING New Opportunity Today!

Here’s What the Intranet Maker Certification Can Do For You:

If You're A Business Decision Maker

If you're a business Decision Maker

This Intranet Maker Certification Program will give you and your team the tools, templates, and techniques to build or rebuild your SharePoint Intranet, and ensure everyone on the organization can and will use it.

By mastering the ability to create, enhance, or maintain M365 intranets, you unlock the potential to significantly improve communication and collaboration within your organization. This, in turn, amplifies your value in the workplace, fostering a corporate culture enriched by more effective communications and fully leveraging the M365 tools your organization is already investing in.

Imagine transforming the dread - and yes, we're talking capital D-R-E-A-D - that many business owners feel when searching for a reliable, savvy, and budget-conscious intranet maker (particularly one not trained by Gerry) into confidence.

Our certification program does just that, making the search for an exceptional intranet maker who doesn’t demand endless revisions, constant oversight, or a substantial investment, seem like a breeze rather than a futile hunt for a needle in a haystack.

If you’re seeking an in-house, dedicated intranet maker who is up-to-date with the latest SharePoint developments and capable of designing engaging, effective intranets, your search ends here.

Elevate your organization's intranet to new heights with our Intranet Maker Certification Program and witness firsthand the transformative power of enhanced intra-organizational communication and collaboration.

If You're An Individual Or A Consultant

If you're an Individual or a Consultant

This Intranet Maker Certification Program will give you a practical toolkit, including the "SharePoint in Practice" book, relevant templates, and a Credly certificate, along with the confidence and skills to build or enhance any number of Microsoft 365 based intranets.

While numerous consultants attempt to configure intranets based on their assumptions...

They often end up replicating others' work without grasping the core strategies and principles behind effective, user-centric intranets, and which configurations best serve various organizational needs.

Eager to distinguish yourself in the congested field of digital workplace consultants and freelance intranet developers?

Keen to swiftly enhance your credibility, trust, and reputation, making clients eager to collaborate with you?

This program will catapult you up the ranks!

The Intranet Maker Certification Is The Only System You Need To Build Intranets like Clockwork!

Gerry Brimacombe's put EVERYTHING into this training... including his wins, mistakes, and everything he's learned along the way... so you can create serious SharePoint Intranets that your organizaion will be proud to call home!

Key Benefits of becoming a certified "Intranet Maker":

  • 10 Essential Intranet Components
    Master every element you need to transform your or your clients' SharePoint Intranet into a central hub for collaboration and productivity.
  • 5 Additional Specializations
    Elevate your expertise and become a SharePoint savant who can demand higher fees for specialized services!
  • 1 Master Certification Program
    Progress through the program to emerge as a premier Intranet Maker and earn the esteemed Certified Intranet Maker Award!
  • Boost Your Professional Standing
    As a certified Intranet Maker, you'll be the go-to expert, setting a gold standard in digital workplace optimization.
  • Acquire A Skill Set That's Always In Demand
    Secure your future by mastering SharePoint Intranet building, a skill that's crucial regardless of economic shifts.
  • Launch Or Expand Your SharePoint Consultancy
    Serve any organization across various sectors, and start commanding the income you've always dreamed of!
  • Establish A Loyal Client Base
    Attract clients who eagerly await your expertise to revitalize their digital workspaces and are willing to invest in quality.
  • Fill Your Schedule With Engagements
    Become the sought-after SharePoint professional who businesses compete to hire for their intranet development projects!

Enroll Today and Seize Your Exclusive Discount!

Save 58% on the Collab365 Lifetime Platinum Plan

If you're considering enhancing your program experience with a Collab365 Platinum Plan, we're excited to offer you an exclusive 58% discount right here! This is a phenomenal opportunity to maximize your learning and benefits at an incredible value—available only through this special offer.

To take advantage of this special offer, just select Gerry’s program and add the Platinum Plan at checkout. It’s that simple to elevate your learning experience!

Dive Deep into Your Transformation: Week-by-Week Curriculum

Introducing the "Intranet Maker Certification Program": a comprehensive, step-by-step curriculum designed for IT professionals, project managers, and digital workplace strategists aiming to master the art of creating, deploying, and enhancing a SharePoint-based intranet. This program is your gateway to transforming a conventional intranet into a dynamic, engaging, and productive digital workspace.

Over the course of five focused, Online, live sessions, you'll:

Embark on a pragmatic journey from the foundational aspects of project planning and user engagement to the intricacies of design, building, migration, and, ultimately, a successful launch. Each session is crafted to provide you with not only the theoretical knowledge needed to understand the components of an effective intranet but also the practical skills and action plans to implement your learnings in real-time.

Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to revitalize an existing intranet, the Program equips you with a robust framework and tools to create an intranet that aligns with your organizational goals, enhances productivity, and fosters a culture of collaboration. Let's dive into building a SharePoint intranet that stands as a testament to your organization's commitment to digital excellence.

Registration also includes a copy of the "SharePoint in Practice" book, serving as both an indispensable textbook and a valuable reference throughout the course. Coupled with Gerry's expertly crafted templates, the program adopts a "cookbook" approach, providing you with a straightforward, step-by-step guide to creating, enhancing, and maintaining efficient M365 intranets. 

Weekly Breakdown of the Online Program delivered in Microsoft Teams:

Session 1: Kickoff and Project Planning Essentials (May 23 - 15:30 UTC)

Overview and Getting Started: We'll introduce you to the program and dive right into the essentials of setting up your intranet project. You'll get a clear picture of what to expect and how to prepare.

Learning Project Planning: You'll learn how to sketch out your project, understanding the who, what, and how of planning. This is where your intranet starts taking shape in the real world.

Takeaways: By the end of this session, you’ll have a project plan and a team ready to bring your vision to life. It's all about getting the ball rolling with confidence.

Templates and Resources You Will be given: Project Charter, Project Status Report, Project Change Request, Approval Signoff Sheet, Executive Overview Presentation, Steering Committee Kick-off Presentation, Steering Committee Terms of Reference.

Session 2: Driving Engagement & Laying Design Foundations (May 30 - 15:30 UTC)

Engaging Your Users: Learn the ins and outs of involving your users from the get-go. We’ll cover why their input is crucial and how to keep them engaged throughout the process.

Starting the Design Process: Dive into the basics of designing your intranet. We’ll guide you through setting up your initial design team meeting and drafting a purpose statement that aligns with your goals.

Takeaways: You’ll walk away with a blueprint for your intranet design and strategies to keep your users interested and involved. This session is about building the core of your intranet.

Templates and Resources You Will be given: Design Team Terms of Reference, Intranet Design Document, Intranet Design Graphics, M365 Stewards Active Meeting Agenda, M365 Stewards Terms of Reference.

Session 3: Deep Dive into Design and Migration Planning (June 6  - 15:30 UTC)

Advanced Design Techniques: Get hands-on with more detailed aspects of your intranet design. We’ll walk you through a more refined design process and start talking about content migration.

Prepping for Migration: You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of moving content to your new intranet, setting the stage for a seamless transition.

Takeaways: Expect to end this session with a comprehensive design and a clear migration plan. It’s about turning your intranet from a concept into a tangible product.

Templates and Resources You Will be given: Design Team Kick-off presentation, Migration Plan, Migration Team Kick-off presentation, Content Migration Checklist.

Session 4: Building, Testing, and Prepping for Launch (June 13 - 15:30 UTC)

Building Your Intranet: It’s time to roll up your sleeves and start building. We’ll guide you through the construction of your intranet’s basic structure and prepare for pilot testing.

Launch Planning: Learn how to map out your go-live strategy and training plans, ensuring you're ready for a successful launch.

Takeaways: You’ll have a working version of your intranet ready for final tweaks and a solid plan for going live. This session is all about action and results.

Templates and Resources You Will be given: Go-Live Communications Plan, Go-Live Webinar PowerPoint, Quick Reference Guide.

Session 5: Going Live and Beyond (June 20 - 15:30 UTC)

The Final Countdown to Go-Live: We’ll cover the last steps before launching your intranet, ensuring everything is in place for a smooth rollout.

Project Wrap-Up: Learn how to close out your project successfully and plan for future support and enhancements.

Takeaways: Celebrate the launch of your new intranet and reflect on the journey. You’ve now got a fully functional digital workspace and the know-how to keep it evolving.

Templates and Resources You Will be given: Post Project Review, Site Administrator Training.

Note: There are 2 additional live Q&A sessions in week 2 and week 4 plus a follow up live Q&A session after the program is complete. 

Get Online Program Support and access to Gerry in the Collab365 Academy (and on the Live Teams calls):

Beyond the weekly live sessions to deliver the curriculum, the certification program offers your cohort ongoing support, by the instructor and each other, in a Collab365 Academy private area. Access to follow-up sessions, a vibrant community for discussion, and consulting options with our experts ensures you're supported every step of the way.

Are you ready to embark on this transformative journey and unlock the full potential of your SharePoint Intranet? 

About your Program Trainer: Gerry Brimacombe

Gerry Brimacombe

Gerry Brimacombe is a master of SharePoint Intranets, combining his vast knowledge of Microsoft 365, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams with a fervent passion for teaching and efficiency. Since diving into the SharePoint world in 2004, he has become a guiding force for organizations looking to harness the power of their digital workspaces. His crowning achievement, the book "SharePoint in Practice: Proven Methods to Engage Your Team and Build Your Intranet," showcases his expertise and serves as a roadmap for countless businesses striving to create engaging and productive intranets. His ability to translate complex concepts into actionable, understandable strategies makes him a sought-after mentor in the realm of digital workplace transformation.

Intranet Maker Certification

At the core of Gerry’s philosophy is the belief that an intranet is more than just a tool; it's the heart of corporate communication and collaboration.

Through his leadership at Lightlever Systems Inc., he has consistently demonstrated how effective SharePoint intranets can transform businesses, fostering environments where communication flourishes and productivity thrives. Gerry’s approach is hands-on, focusing on practical implementation, user engagement, and leveraging technology to meet business needs. His teachings equip professionals with the skills to design, implement, and manage intranets that are not only functional but truly integral to the success of their organizations.

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If You Want To Become (Or Train) A Highly-Skilled ‘Intranet Maker’ So You Can build World-class, engaging Intranets, Then Our Intranet Maker Certification Program Is For You!

What's included in the program?

  • Access to all of the live sessions (and Gerry): Gerry will be running regular live sessions where you can learn from his proven techniques and ask questions. Don't worry if you miss one, you also get the recordings to watch on repeat.
  • Access to ready-to-go Templates: Gerry has compiled a library of proven templates which you can just plug-in to save you countless hours.
  • Support in a dedicated Collab365 Academy Cohort Private Group: Gerry, the Coaches and 34 others will be in the Academy to ensure you get all the support you need.
  • The Intranet Maker Certification (issued by Credly): Show off your new skills to your current and future employers! Also adds great credibility if you're a consultant!  
  • Free Companion Ebook : Registration also includes a copy of the "SharePoint in Practice" book, serving as both an indispensable textbook and a valuable reference throughout the course. 

Gerry's Success Stories: Transformations Brought to Life

Hear directly from those who've walked the path of transforming their SharePoint Intranets with Gerry. Their stories are a testament to the power of dedication mixed with expert guidance from Gerry:

jennifer Miller, vancover health authority sector

"We benefited greatly from the implementation of SharePoint"

We benefited greatly from the implementation of SharePoint. For example, the development of meeting workspaces and libraries has greatly increased the efficiency on various projects and contracts.

sue doeman, bc ministry of transport and infrastructure

"Gerry is that rarest of individuals"

Gerry is that rarest of individuals -- a savvy business person who uses his skills and talents to create positive change. I recommend him highly.

colin owners,  camacc systems 

"I can heartily recommend Gerry"

I can heartily recommend Gerry and his company to anyone looking for first rate training in  business applications.

Have Questions? We've Got Answers

Embarking on the journey to transform your SharePoint Intranet is a significant step. We understand you might have questions or need clarity about what to expect. Below, we've compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision.

How much time will I need to commit each week?

We recommend setting aside 3-5 hours per week. This includes attending the live sessions, engaging with the course materials, and applying what you learn to your intranet project.

What if I'm not tech-savvy?

No worries. This program is designed with non-technical professionals in mind, providing you with the tools and support to succeed.

Is this program included in the Platinum Plan

As this a premium program delivered by Lightlever, we're unable to offer it under the Platinum Plan. However, Platinum Members are eligible for a sizeable 30% discount. 

I am a Platinum Member do I get a discount?

Absolutely, All members with a Platinum Plan receive a 30% discount. If you'd like to book, please contact us at hello@collab365.com. Please note: Trial Plans are excluded.

Is this program suitable for large/small organizations?

Yes, our strategies are scalable and adaptable, whether you're a small business or a large enterprise.

Who is this program best suited for?

This program is designed for professionals tasked with building, managing, or improving a SharePoint intranet, regardless of technical background. Whether you're an IT professional, a project manager, or a business leader, if you aim to leverage SharePoint to enhance your organization's internal communication and collaboration, this program is for you.

What if I have no prior experience with SharePoint?

No problem! This program starts with the basics and progresses to more advanced concepts. We provide all the resources and support you need to get up to speed and confidently build your intranet, regardless of your starting point.

Can I really build an intranet in 5 weeks?

Absolutely. With our guided approach, you'll progress each week, culminating in a fully functional, user-loved intranet.

Can I still benefit if I already have some SharePoint experience?

Absolutely. The program is structured to provide value at all skill levels. For those with existing SharePoint experience, you'll gain insights into best practices, advanced customization techniques, and strategies to enhance user adoption and engagement.

What kind of support can I expect during the program?

Participants will have access to live Q&A sessions, an online community for peer support, and direct feedback from instructors. Our goal is to ensure you have the guidance and resources you need at every step. You will also be given access to a private space in the Collab365 Academy to chat with Gerry and your peers.

Is there a certificate or any recognition upon completion?

Yes, you will be given a certificate which is issued by Credly.

What if i miss the live training?

All live sessions will be recorded and made available to participants. You can watch the recordings at your convenience, ensuring you don't miss out on any valuable information.

Can I get a refund if I'm not satisfied with the program?

We stand by the quality and value of our program. If you're not satisfied with your progress by the end of the second week, we offer a full refund, no questions asked.

How do I sign up, and what are the payment options?

You can sign up through our website, where you'll find registration details and payment options. We accept major credit cards and offer payment plans to accommodate different budgets.

Will I get the recordings?

Yes, the recordings will be made available to you in the Collab365 Academy.

Where can I ask questions or get stuck?

You can ask questions in a dedicated Collab365 Academy cohort group. 

What is the Collab365 Academy?

The Collab365 Academy is a comprehensive online learning platform dedicated to offering extensive training and educational resources on Microsoft 365 technologies, including SharePoint, Teams, Power Apps, Power BI, and Power Automate. Designed to cater to a wide range of learners—from beginners to advanced users—the academy provides a plethora of courses, workshops, challenges, and success paths to enable professionals to master the skills necessary for leveraging Microsoft 365 tools effectively within their organizations.

A standout feature of the Collab365 Academy is its focus on practical, real-world application, allowing learners to not only understand the theoretical aspects of these technologies but also apply them directly to solve business problems. The academy offers certification paths for those looking to validate their skills officially, making it an ideal resource for IT professionals, digital workplace strategists, project managers, and anyone interested in enhancing their productivity and collaboration through Microsoft 365.

With an emphasis on community and continuous learning, the Collab365 Academy ensures that members stay at the forefront of technology trends and best practices in the rapidly evolving digital workplace. Through its structured learning paths, expert-led training sessions, and supportive community, the academy empowers individuals and teams to unlock the full potential of their digital workspaces, driving efficiency, innovation, and success.


Is there a discount for booking more team members?

yes, please contact us at hello@collab365.com for details.

Need More Information?

Got questions? We've got answers. Contact us hello@collab365.com to ensure you have all the information you need to take the first step towards transforming your intranet.

Start unlocking the full potential of your intranet. Transform your SharePoint intranet from a simple tool into an engagement and productivity powerhouse with actionable insights from our upcoming webclass. Don't miss this opportunity. Register now!

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