Training and Consulting

We love to support you with all our passion and experience in project management and team collaboration with OpenProject.

Training price 500

Getting started training

Learn the first steps with OpenProject

OpenProject is a very powerful application. We want to help you getting started easily. 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. Training material will be distributed after the training.

Duration and pricing

All Getting started trainings are conducted remotely via web-conference.

  • The price for the Getting started training is 500€ for 1.5 hours. It includes up to 15 participants.
  • Additional option: Video recording of training (+ 100€).

Objectives of this training

  • Learn the first steps with OpenProject
  • Increase the learning curve for new users
  • Learn project management with OpenProject
  • Learn how to set up new projects and invite members
  • Teaching Best Practices for OpenProject from the experts
  • Get an introduction to key modules and features, incl. premium features
    • Create and manage work packages
    • Set up and manage timeline reports with Gantt charts
    • Manage your work in an agile board
    • Create meeting agendas and minutes
    • Have an overview of spent time and costs
    • Keep documents and project information at your fingertips
    • … and much more

Target audience

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

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
  • Recording of the meeting (optional)

Prerequisites

  • None
Training price 500

System admin training

Customizing your OpenProject application

As a System Administrator you have many possibilities to set up and configure your OpenProject. Therefore, it is critically important to understand and properly set up your application.

Customization options include for instance the proper project structure (hierarchy), roles and permission, work package types, custom fields, statuses, and workflows. Furthermore, the transfer of company internal processes to the OpenProject logic can be analyzed and implemented. Training material will be distributed after the training.

Duration and pricing

All Admin trainings are conducted remotely via web-conference.

  • The price for the Admin training is 500 € for 1.5 hours. It includes up to 5 participants.
  • Additional option: Video recording of training (+ 100€).

Objectives of this training

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

Target audience

  • New OpenProject System Admins who want to ensure a correct configuration
  • OpenProject System Admins who want to improve their OpenProject configuration

Prerequisites

  • Access to an existing 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
    • Agree on modules that will be used in your organization
    • Create and update work package types
    • Set up and configure work package statuses and priorities
    • Specify and implement workflows
    • Configure more individual requirements, e.g. custom fields, activities, and much more
  • Recording of the meeting (optional)
Training price 5000

Custom training

Custom trainings based on individual requirements 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 custom 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. Individual training material will be created and distributed after the training.

Duration and pricing

A one day custom training/train-the-trainer will be conducted based on individual needs.

  • The price for the custom training/train-the trainer is 5000 € for 8 hours. It includes up to 25 participants.

Objectives of this training

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

Target audience

  • Beginner or experienced OpenProject users
  • Organizations with individual training needs
  • Users who will be 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 by OpenProject expert
  • Training either in person or remote
  • In-depth walk-through of OpenProject features and modules (work packages, timelines, agile boards, costs, etc.)
  • Project configuration and permissions
  • In-depth overview of administrative settings
  • Configuration of projects, users, groups
  • Configuration of types, statuses, workflows, priorities
  • Tips and Best practices
  • Reference handout with instructions (PDF)
  • Addressing individual questions and training needs
Consulting 300

Consulting

Get an in-depth understanding of OpenProject

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.

We also offer API consultation, e.g. support when using the OpenProject API, or consulting regarding development, installation or maintenance of the application.

Duration and pricing

Consulting service will be conducted remotely via web-conference based on individual needs.

  • The price for consulting is 300€ / hour.

Objectives of the Consulting

  • 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 of the Consulting

  • Accompany the project teams for the efficient adoption of OpenProject
  • Presentation of best practices
  • Addressing individual questions, i.e. technical topics
  • Project management and change management for a successful OpenProject rollout in complex organizational set-up
Certification 750

Certification

Get a certified OpenProject professional

For users who want to become certified OpenProject professionals.

The training by OpenProject GmbH requires basic familiarity with OpenProject and covers user aspects, best practices as well as the proper configuration of OpenProject. Training material will be distributed after the certification.

Duration and pricing

The OpenProject Certification will be conducted remotely via web-conference.

  • The price for Certification is 750€ / person and takes 3 hours.

Objectives of the Certification

  • Extensive overview of OpenProject modules and features
  • 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 of the Certification session

  • In-depth walk-through of OpenProject functionalities
  • Covering all modules (work packages, timelines, boards, 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