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Zapps Pro The Collection
I love ZAPPS! We like our participant guides to be more of a workbook - and ZAPPS allows me to easily get slide content and instructor notes all in a Word document. Thank you for building this product.
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B2T Training is a thought-leader in the business analysis training space, and we depend upon other thought-leaders to provide us tools to help deliver our training. Great Circle Learning is one of those thought-leaders, and their customer support is second-to-none. I had a special, unsupported requirement for their Zapps Collection 3.0 for Microsoft Office 2013, and they were able meet that need in the standard distribution in a very short time-frame. Kudos to Holly and the rest at Great Circle Learning for such great service! The value of the Zapps Collection is that it allows our group of instructors (all certified and experienced, mentor-level business analysts) to develop their thoughts in a medium with which they are familiar (PowerPoint) and then I can take their products and port them into a hard-copy book developed in Framemaker. This is a bit unique in the industry, as we spend a lot of time ensuring our students have full tables of contents, cross references and indexes so that they can have a valuable take-away reference tool which is world-class in quality. Combined with our virtual delivery model using PowerPoint in the delivery medium, our students wind up with a superior classroom experience, whether they elect to take our courses in our live or virtual environments. The Collection makes this collaborative effort possible and enables the value-add that our students have come to expect from B2T Training.
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george! for PowerPoint
george! goes way beyond the PPT handout print function... For those who want to tap into the simplicity of using your PowerPoint as a handout, but still create some unique functionality, you might want to checkout a new product called george!. It's an add-in to PowerPoint that allows you to customize your handout or workbook. It goes way beyond the "handout" print function, creating a title page, an acknowledgements page, table of contents. It transfers your PowerPoint into Word and you can edit them using a variety of different templates and tools. Best feature is that these pages sync with your PowerPoint!!! So when you make a change on your slides, it will make the change in your Word Document. How cool is that?
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The flexibility of LeaderGuide Pro Plus helped immensely while I was working freelance for a non-profit home for at-risk and neglected youth called Promise Village. I was asked to create training documents that would be presented in training by their staff, some of whom were therapists, social workers, or office administrators – NOT professional presenters. The ability to customize the blocks (thus, adding some basic actions like “Click to advance slide or run animation”, “Point & Click” to initiate a hyperlink to a video clip on the internet, and “Tell a Story”) allowed me to direct non-trainers to do a professional job of presenting. I made the directions for these novice presenters much more explicit than I would have for seasoned presenters. For example, on this page I made a block to tell the presenter to wait for the headline and all images to reveal, and another to click to advance slide and trigger the next animation (which I had set up to animate on click). I would not have added the timing and click blocks with seasoned presenters. I also made sure that the Notes Page View in PowerPoint was exactly what was in the “Say” block in their LeaderGuide so that while using Presenter View during the presentation they would be familiar with the words they had rehearsed from their LeaderGuide. I rehearsed with each novice presenter one time online, using Adobe Connect, demonstrating how I would present their session. Then had them practice for a few days before demonstrating to me how they would present it. Upon arrival at the training event, I rehearsed each novice presenter one time face-to-face, showing them how to use the Presenter View of PowerPoint 2010. Because they had prepared with LeaderGuide Pro, they were ready. During the training sessions you could not tell the newbies from the seasoned pro. I was very proud of all of them. The evaluations were consistently stellar.
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Gaye Freedman Ed.D | Learning Solutions Architect | MGM University
We tried out LeaderGuide Pro for a course we held in Las Vegas in April, and reviews were very positive. We think it helps make our course books look much more professional and is very easy to use. We are going to continue to use the software for future courses that we need to develop. We appreciate your follow-up and support.
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I am thrilled to have discovered LeaderGuide Pro. It has significantly reduced the time it takes to produce an exceptional leader guide. Now I am able to really concentrate on the content of my programs, rather than the format. I love having a pre-formatted, icon driven template - I simply point and click. Our clients have provided very positive feedback on the professional look of both the leader guide and participant workbook. Facilitators especially like the "Getting Started" section of the guide, which really spells out what the program is about and what needs to be done to be very prepared for delivery.
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Marian (Mimi) Chong | Directo | Amicorp Academy
Over the last decade or more I have utilized the Great Circle Learning benchmark product, LeaderGuide Pro. At first I thought the investment was high and really had to think through if the benefit of having your program, would provide me with value to impress my clients. I was watching other very well know companies in the “Performance Improvement” industry product sub-par curriculum that was laid out in inconsistent and unprofessional ways. They had teams of designers that had masters degrees and doctorates claiming to be experts in instructional design. With that, their first drafts of curriculum look awful like it was a bunch of ideas slapped on a word document. So I bit the bullet and purchased the product from Holly. I, without my client knowing it re-wrote a program we were paying huge money to have produced from the major client in Los Angeles It took me two-days and I handed them: 1. A Professional Facilitators Guide 2. A Professional Participant Guide 3. A Profession PowerPoint™ SetThey asked me how the vender did it so quickly and so perfectly. I let them know the vender won’t have their copy do for two weeks. I did it in two-days. The vender was never used again and I had a 19 year business partnership relationship with my client. I give your product and company credit for some of that success. What else can I say. Thank you, your creative team and those that have worked so close with me for all you have done.
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