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OSG Seminar Manager is a course management (event management) component that allows you to have a complete event listing and booking system on your Joomla! site. The OSG Seminar Manager is based on the Course Manager 1.7. It has a great number of new functions, error corrections and enhancements.

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Frontend:
* publish courses (events) in multiples categories or tags, as list and as course details,
* publish course (event) templates without dates (preview of courses (events) - interested parties list)
* offer online payments via PayPal,
* display of free seats
* support of 2nd currency using a static exchange rate
* display up to 5 price groups depending on Joomla! Usergroups (e.g. prices for members)
* display if a course (event) is already fully booked
* offer documents to download
* list trainer profiles (trainer lists) and the courses of the trainer
* display of more course (event) details (day, time, room, etc)
* and much more..

Users can:
* book multiple seats on events or
* register as interested party to events without date
* pay via Paypal
* registered users can view their invoices in front-end
* registered users can view favorites

(Settings in the) Backend:
* automatic users registration,
* attachment of invoices on booking confirmation emails,
* customize email and invoice templates,
* administrate all users on this list in back-end and notify them on new course (event) dates,
* prices can be displayed with or without VAT,
* VAT rate can be set per course (event),
* sending particpants or groups of participants emails directly from the backend,
* automatic PDF invoice generation (optional)
* generate PDF attendee lists,
* create custom fields for the application form,
* clone courses (events) from templates,
* add meta description and keywords to courses (events) and categories,
* organize course (event) with tags or categories,
* customize front-end course (event)listings by setting course (event) attributes,
* administrate tutors, tutor profiles,
* associate tutors with course (event) templates and certain skills. If you then,
create a course (event) from a template the system recommends matching tutors,
* allow acces to the backend with limited rights (manager and trainer roles)
* and much more


Excellent component!


Posted on 18 December 2014
Functionality

Many smart features that are easy to use.

Ease of use

If you can use Joomla you can use this too without problems. It's easy to use.

Support

Nice support with fast response.

I used this to: I was looking for a component with course management and found this amazing Component. This component has everything I need! You will not be disappointed!

A superb choice for medium sized Seminar Institutions We chose this extension because we wanted to facilitate seminar administration for a small writing academy in Switzerland.



The extension has all the must have functionality out of the box. (Set up courses, display a course list in the front-end, accept bookings, send invoices and attendee-lists, produce course certificates.) Whats more: I am confident that the team behind OSG Seminar Manager is committed to continually developing this extension further. An important consideration for us because we are in the seminar business for the long term and would not want to use an extension that may go away in a year or two.

I have yet to find another free extension with so many useful features packed under its hood. I would have gladly paid a couple of hundred bucks for this package and that is what I donated after everything was up and running.

Thanks OSG Team.


Very consistent und professional tool. The Team behind the solution is marvelous, very kind and anytime helpful also if you Need additional Support.

Simply, it just a very good choice!


Very helfull!


Posted on 16 September 2014

A great component and very usefull.

OSG-Team, many thanks, also for goog support.


I am new to Joomla so I needed help to just figure out how to install the extension. Viktor was patient with me and very helpful. It turned out to be very easy to install, once I knew what to do.



The extension itself is the best seminar listing and booking software I have found for our purpose - better than any of the paid extensions.



It is easy to customize the extension to meet our specific needs.



Many of the other extensions don't make provisions to list the Instructor for the course. That seems strange, because in our experience most people want to know who is teaching the course.



I have searched everywhere - not just Joomla, but everywhere I could think of - and in my humble opinion, this is the best Seminar Listing and Booking software I have seen.



They have great demos of the front end and the back end, and you can review all of the documentation.



I was even able to test the demo to make sure that we could embed a page with an instructor's seminars into a web page on the instructor's web site. It "responsive" feature even works on the small pages we created for mobile devices.



To be fair, there are some extensions I haven't tried because their demos are so limited that I cannot tell if they will meet our needs or not, and they emphasize that they will not provide a trial period or give a refund if their extension doesn't meet our needs.



That is not a problem with the OSG Seminar Manager. It hasn't cost us anything, but we will definitely be sending them a nice donation to thank them for the great work that they do.



We learned long ago that when you have enough confidence in your product to offer a money back guarantee, you sell more products.



OSG goes even further: They have so much confidence this this great product that let you use it and then pay on the honor system once you see how much it is worth.


Love this extension, which makes the Seminar Manager really usefull. Only litte failure: The date is displayed in English instead of German, but this might be changed within the next update. Very good. Can recommend this piece of software.


Perfect


Posted on 09 April 2014

This osg-seminar-component is brilliant and it shines even more the longer you work with it.


Excellent component


Posted on 23 February 2014

Excellent component!

Unbeliveble it's free! thanks!


Even though it is free it is the most comprehensive package for seminar/course management. It contains payment gateway (paypal) and every essential elements in booking system. If you found CiviCRM is bit complicated. it is the second best.


Excellent extension, perfect upgrade for the "Joomla 1.5 Seminar Manager" by Dirk Vollmar (I've been searching for a long time).

All views, CSS classes and tables are clear structured so you can customize the extension and use the tables for your own modules with just a little experience.

OSG Seminar Manager

Version:
2.3.6
Developer:
Open Source Group GmbH
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
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