Introduction

Calendars & Events, Education & Culture, Events, Booking & Reservations

This course management (event management) component allows you to have a complete event listing and booking system on your Joomla! site. Your customers can book an existing seminar or register at a prospect list. 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)
* 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,
* sending particpants or groups of participants emails directly from the backend,
* automatic PDF invoice generation
* generate PDF attendee lists,
* create custom fields for the application form,
* clone courses (events) from templates,
* organize course (event) with tags or categories,
* administrate tutors, tutor profiles,
* allow acces to the backend with limited rights (manager and trainer roles)
* and much more

Mit dem OSG Seminar Manager können Sie auf Ihrer Joomla! Website Ihre Veranstaltungen präsentieren. Sie können feste Termine oder auch Interessentenlisten veröffentlichen. Die Teilnehmer könnnen sich über Ihre Webseite anmelden. Im Administrationsbereich können Sie Ihre Veranstaltungen, Kursttermine, Trainer und Teilnehmer verwalten.

Ansichten im Frontend:
- Veröffentlichung von Kursen (Events) in multiplen Kategorien oder Tags, als Liste oder in Kursdetailansichten,
- Anzeige von Kurstemplates ohne Datum als Interessentenliste,
- Anzeige freier Plätze oder von ausgebucht oder abgesagt
- Anzeige einer zweiten Währung und meherer Preisgruppen (z.B. Mitgliederpreise)
- Download von Kursdokumenten
- Anzeige diverser Details wie einzelne Sitzungstermine, Zeiten, Veranstaltungsort u.v.m
- Anzeige von Trainerprofilen

Teilnehmer können
- mehrere Plätze auf einer Veranstaltung buchen
- sich auf Interessentenliste setzen
- über Paypal bezahlen
- Ihre Rechnungen und Buchungen im Frontend einsehen und
- Favoriten setzen

Funktionen
- automatische Userregistrierung
- Versenden von Anmeldebestätigungen und Rechnungen
- Indivuduelle E-Mail- und Rechnungsvorlagen
- automatische Information von Interessenten über neue Termine
- Teilnehmer oder Gruppen von Teilnehmern können vom Backend aus per E-Mail angeschrieben werden
- Preisanzeige mit oder ohne Mehrwertsteuer
- automatische Rechnungsgenerierung und -versendung
- Anmeldeformular erweiterbar
- Kurse kopieren
- diverse Zugriffsrechte für den Administrationsbereich (Trainer, Manager)
- Trainerverwaltung
- und vieles mehr

98

Very good extension


Posted on 20 February 2018
100
Functionality
Easy to install and to configure
90
Ease of use
Easy to understand. The only problem is, that it‘s not possible to set default rules that can be assigned to users. May be this will be chan
100
Support
Support is very good, even if you are not a premium member,
100
Documentation
The documentation is clear and easy to understand
80

Very good product


Posted on 24 July 2017
60
Functionality
Does its job well but I think more than half the users have to translate it into English so it would be nice if there was an English option
90
Ease of use
Very easy to use once set up properly.
90
Documentation
Easy to find (just click on buttons in the backend).
I used this to: Billing for lessons. Once the templates are set up it becomes extremely easy send out professional invoices.
93

Great component!


Posted on 01 February 2017
95
Functionality
very easy to install en config.
95
Ease of use
Very easy to use... The only thing i would change is the standard language... I had to translate all the standard forms.
90
Documentation
I used this to: Booking of free seminars.
100

wir sind sehr zufrieden


Posted on 27 January 2017
100
Functionality
der Seminarmanager hat viele sehr gute Funktionen und wird auch laufend erweitert.
100
Ease of use
relativ leicht zu nutzen.
100
Support
Schneller Support im Forum
100
Documentation
I used this to: Seminarbuchung und Verwaltung
94

Perfect tool for certain needs


Posted on 15 November 2016
100
Functionality
Satisfied with provided functionality, perfect for class booking system. And it's all for free!
95
Ease of use
When you figure it out, it becomes pretty easy.
100
Support
Nice email support, you get answers even if you didn't purchase anything.
79
Documentation
Lack of some information and not everything is clear, but pretty easy to figure it out by yourself. Anyway, pretty good for a free extension
I used this to: Class reservation system. Perfect for a low-budget project, it has everything you need for creating an online class registration system.
Definitely I will recommend this extension.
100

very competently and fast!


Posted on 21 September 2016
100
Functionality
Very clear.
100
Ease of use
easy to use
100
Support
Quick, friendly and competently.
100
Documentation
I used this to: Reservations, planning
5
Functionality
Backend looks very much usable,
Zero frontend functionality in the free version
12
Ease of use
Very poor documentation, no clarification anywhere around what requires paid version
5
Support
Bad - not even all questions in the support forums are readable unless you pay them
6
Documentation
Poor - solely written for the paid version which does not help at all.
I used this to: testing the uninstall function of Joomla...
Owner's reply: Dear Tom,

you say: "Zero frontend functionality in the free version"
My answer: We were emailing about this issue: you thought there is only a backend of the OSG Seminar Manager and no possibility to show events at the frontend.
You asked me: "The free download only gives you the component to do the administration of the content and one cleanup plugin. There is no function (module) included to display any content on the website."
I answered that you have to handle the frontend view via Joomla menu, not via module and I sent you this link to our documentation:
http://sman.osg-gmbh.de/en/documentation/frontend-views.html
At the documentation is explained exactly how to show events at the frontend (with the "free" version).
Maybe you didn't look at this documentation? I think it is a misunderstanding of the functionality of our component. If you want you can try again and see, that there is no problem to have a frontend view.

You say: "Very poor documentation, no clarification anywhere around what requires paid version"
My answer: I emailed to you that there is no need for a premium membership to use the component. And only some additional modules and plugins are available with a membership, but a frontend support doesn't depend on a membership.


You say: "Bad - not even all questions in the support forums are readable unless you pay them"
My answer: That is right. We offer an user to user forum and a premium forum. The access to the premium forum is for premium members only. The reason is, that we guarantee a user support from our experts - and this is not for free. This is a benefit for premium members.

You say: "Documentation - Poor - solely written for the paid version which does not help at all."
My answer: This I do not understand. Our documentation is written for the free component. Only some little parts pertain to modules and plugins of the additional extensions for the OSG seminar Manager (available with premium membership).

I think there is a big misunderstanding of our component. Perhaps are the premium membership and it's benefits not to understand at first glance. This we will try to improve.
100
Functionality
Verwaltung von Seminar/Workshop/Kurs Angeboten
100
Ease of use
Perfekt, genau nach unseren Bedürfnissen! Und der Funktionsumfang wächst!
100
Support
1a über das Forum und als Premium-Miglied "fast in Echtzeit" - nichts zu meckern!
80
Documentation
Ist vorhanden, vieles erklärte sich mir aber von selbst (habe auch unsere Website aufgesetzt).
I used this to: Verwaltung unserer Workshop-Angebote, Rechnungsstellung & Stammdatenverwaltung!
97
Functionality
Funktioniert bis auf Kleinigkeiten, wie dem Drucken-Button, hervorragend
94
Ease of use
Da es ein sehr umfangreiches Tool ist, ist eine Einarbeitung notwendig aber dennoch einfach.
100
Support
Lässt keine Wünsche offen. Schnelles antworten, verständlich geschrieben. Auch bei unkonventionellem Einsatz.
100
Documentation
Den End-Kunden ist leider oft nicht klar, was für ein mega Werkzeug sie mit dem Seminar-Manager haben.
I used this to: Ich habe den Seminar-Manager für die Website des Seminaranbieters br-spezial eingesetzt.
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Functionality
Sehr zuverlässig, läuft einwandfrei, umfangreiche Funktionen, hat alles was man braucht.
100
Ease of use
Bedienungsfreundlich, meist auch intuitiv zu bedienen. Einarbeitungszeit hält sich absolut im Rahmen.
100
Support
Sehr, sehr schnelle Updates bei Problemen (z.B. bei Jommla 3.5.1). Kompetentes und Nettes Team.
100
Documentation
Alles ausführlich vorhanden. Ansonsten fragt man einfach.
I used this to: Seminare, Volkshochschulkurse (VHS Germany)
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OSG Seminar Manager

Version:
2.11.2
Developer:
Open Source Group GmbH
Last updated:
Jul 26 2016
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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Compatibility:
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