Training and Consulting

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The next OpenProject certification takes place on August 30th, 2017.

Getting started with OpenProject

OpenProject is a very powerful application. This training brings you up to speed, so you and your team can be productive from day one.

The training covers the main functionalities and basic navigation concepts in OpenProject. It significantly increases the learning curve for new users.

Getting started with OpenProject
Training price

Duration and pricing

The costs for this training are 180 € / 1.5 hours. This training will mainly be done remotely via web-conference.

Objectives of this training

  • Learn project management with OpenProject
  • Increase the learning curve for new users
  • Get to know OpenProject’s main functionalities
  • Learn how to set up new projects and invite members
  • Get an introduction to key modules / features:
    • Create and manage work packages
    • Set up and manage timeline reports
    • Create meeting agendas and minutes
    • Have an overview of spent time and costs
    • Keep documents and project information at your fingertips
    • … and much more
  • Teaching Best Practices for OpenProject from the experts

Target audience

  • New OpenProject users
  • Users who want to get the most out of OpenProject

Prerequisites

  • none

Outline of the training session

  • Remote session for OpenProject training
  • Walk through different steps
  • Project setup and creation
  • User and permission management
  • Project configuration
  • Work package tracking
  • Timeline creation and planning
  • Agile and Scrum
  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Reference handout with instructions (PDF)
  • Addressing individual questions

Customizing your OpenProject application

OpenProject provides many customization options and offers a lot of flexibility. Therefore, it is critically important to properly set up and configure OpenProject.

Customization options include for instance the proper project structure (hierarchy), roles and permission, work package types, custom fields, statuses, and work flows. Furthermore, the transfer of company internal processes to the OpenProject logic will be implemented.

Customizing your OpenProject application
Price per hour

Duration and pricing

The price for customization is 120 € / 1 hour.

Objectives

  • Provide in-depth understanding of customization and administrative options
  • Analyze and implement a customization which reflects your organization‘s processes

Target audience

  • New OpenProject users who want to ensure a correct configuration
  • Existing OpenProject users who want to improve their OpenProject configuration

Prerequisites

  • Existing OpenProject instance
  • Access to OpenProject instance with administration rights (for configuration)

Outline of the training session

  • Safely exchange access data for OpenProject instance (for configuration)
  • Analyze and implement a configuration which reflects your organization‘s processes:
    • Set up transparent, logical project structure
    • Define roles and permissions which reflect your organization‘s structure
    • Create and update work package types
    • Set up and configure work package statuses and priorities
    • Specify and implement work flows
    • Configure more individual requirements, e.g. custom fields, activities, and much more

Custom trainings and train-the trainer

For users who are already familiar with OpenProject and want to become intimately familiar with advanced aspects and best practices, we offer a train-the-trainer training which covers OpenProject in detail.

The training covers user aspects as well as the proper configuration of OpenProject. Furthermore, training sessions for project teams can be offered based on individual training needs.

Custom trainings and train-the trainer
Training price

Duration and pricing

A one day training/train-the-trainer based on individual needs costs 1600€ / day.

Objectives

  • Extensive overview of OpenProject functionalities
  • In-depth treatment of OpenProject administrative functionalities
  • Provide trainers with know-how to teach other OpenProject users
  • Provide training and know-how for individually requested scope
  • Address open questions and resolve unclear topics
  • Overview of OpenProject best practices

Target audience

  • Beginner or experienced OpenProject users
  • Users with individual training needs
  • Users who are training other OpenProject users

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with OpenProject
  • Ideally administrative permission in OpenProject instance

Outline of the training session

  • Kick-off meeting to discuss scope and content of custom training
  • Preparation of training material and configuration of test data
  • Training either in person or remote
  • In-depth walk-through of OpenProject features
  • Modules (work packages, timelines, backlogs, costs, etc.)
  • Project configuration and permissions
  • In-depth overview of administrative settings
  • Configuration of projects, users, groups
  • Configuration of types, statuses, workflows, priorities
  • Best practices
  • Reference handout with instructions (PDF)
  • Addressing individual questions and training needs

Consulting

For users who are interested in specific OpenProject topics, i.e. best-practices, change management, introduction and adoption of the software within the organization or other specific questions, we offer individual consulting.

Consulting
Price per hour

Duration and pricing

The costs for consulting are 120 €/h.

Objectives

  • Provide OpenProject best practices
  • Help to use OpenProject most efficiently to support own processes
  • Explain best practices.

Target audience

  • Users with interest in topics not covered by any of the other training packages.

Prerequisites

  • None

Outline

  • Accompany project teams for the efficient adoption of OpenProject
  • Presentation of best practices
  • Addressing individual questions
  • Project management and change management for a successful OpenProject rollout in complex organizational set-up

OpenProject Certification

For users who want to become certified OpenProject professionals. The on-site training at OpenProject GmbH requires basic familiarity with OpenProject and covers user aspects, best practices as well as the proper configuration of OpenProject.

Location

The OpenProject certification takes place at OpenProject GmbH at Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5 in 10178 Berlin, Germany.

OpenProject Certification
Price per person

Duration and pricing

The one day OpenProject certification training costs 250€ / person.

Objectives

  • Extensive overview of OpenProject features (Core and Plugins).
  • Best practices when using OpenProject.
  • In-depth treatment of OpenProject administrative functionalities.
  • Address open questions and resolve unclear topics.
  • Outlook to future OpenProject development and features.
  • Certificate showing proficiency in OpenProject.

Target audience

  • Beginner or experienced OpenProject users.
  • Users who want to become certified OpenProject professionals.

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with OpenProject.

Outline

  • Preparation of training material and configuration of test data
  • Training in person at OpenProject GmbH
  • In-depth walk-through of OpenProject features
  • Modules (work packages, timelines, backlogs, costs, etc.)
  • Project configuration and permissions
  • In-depth overview of administrative settings
  • Configuration of projects, users, groups
  • Configuration of types, statuses, workflows, priorities
  • Best practices
  • Reference handout with instructions (PDF)
  • Addressing individual questions and training needs