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Widen Collective® individual customer training

Live training opportunities conducted in your specific Collective site just for your users

Employees in training session

Learning experiences just for you

Enroll in a training experience just for you and your team, whenever and wherever it’s most convenient. Choose from in-person or live-virtual training tailored to your company’s objectives.

We offer sessions for every skill level — from brand new users to experienced professionals seeking to advance their skills. Sessions can be used to train new site administrators, test-drive new Widen Collective® apps, or as part of an employee onboarding process. 

Our interactive curriculum incorporates best practices for learner engagement and knowledge acquisition to ensure participants are able to apply their new skills outside of the classroom. 

Available courses

Widen Essential workshop series

Six foundational digital asset management (DAM) classes presented virtually or in-person to your company or team. This workshop series provides participants with tools and training to confidently administer your Widen Collective site and set your company up for long-term DAM success. 

Classes

  • Introduction and security
  • Metadata
  • Uploads
  • Asset engagement
  • User management and engagement
  • Insights

Best for: Beginner admins

Duration: Six separate one-hour sessions

Cost: $1494

Administrator training

Participants will leave this course understanding the scope of routine system maintenance, and how to continually optimize their Collective site to ensure system adoption, ongoing user engagement, and a return on investment. This training is interactive and includes opportunities to practice new skills.

Objectives

  • Explain how general users and contributors use the site and how admins can improve their experience
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks for their Collective site 
  • Describe data available in the Insights app that can help gauge the success of their DAM system

Best for: Beginner or out-of-practice administrators

Duration: Two hours

Cost: $499

Portals training 

Participants will be able to build effective portals that extend their brand, through an analysis of the portal’s purpose, audience, and measures of success. This training is interactive and includes opportunities to practice new skills.

Objectives

  • Design portals that meet business goals
  • Build portals
  • Share portals

Best for: Beginner or out-of-practice portal-builders


Standard Portals

Duration: One hour

Cost: $249


Brand Portals

Duration: One hour and thirty minutes

Cost: $379 

Train-the-Trainer 

This collaborative training session gives new admins an understanding of user training responsibilities and how best to leverage Widen’s training resources to meet their system adoption goals. 

Objectives

  • Assess users’ training needs
  • Adapt Widen training and education resources to meet system engagement and adoption goals
  • Gain the skills to take control of their DAM destiny with effective user training

Best for: New admins after site implementation and experienced admins that want to enhance their user training skills

Duration: One one-hour session and another thirty-minute session

Cost: $878

Contributor training (Search, Download, Share, Upload, and Tag)

Participants will learn how to effectively add content to the Collective and contribute to the overall value of the system. This training is interactive and includes opportunities to practice new skills.

Objectives

  • Explain why their organization is using a DAM solution and the benefits 
  • Search and find assets in the collective
  • Download and share assets from the Collective
  • Explain how contributors impact the success of the DAM system
  • Upload files to the Collective
  • Apply metadata to assets 

Best for: Asset uploaders and admins

Duration: One hour and thirty minutes

Cost: $379

General User training (Search, Download, and Share)

Participants will be able to find and distribute digital assets from within the DAM system. This training is interactive and includes opportunities to practice new skills.

Objectives

  • Explain why your organization is using a DAM system and the benefits
  • Search and find assets in the Collective
  • Download and share assets from the Collective 

Best for: All new users

Duration: One hour

Cost: $249

We also offer all of these courses for a general audience at no additional cost in our training site instead of your specific Collective site. Learn more → 


On-Site training

Choose from the courses above for up to four hours of user training per day. 

Cost: $999 per day, plus travel


If you have training needs that do not fit into one of these options, we can work with you to create a customized training package.
Price will be quoted based on the project complexity.

Still have questions? Contact your Widen representative. If you’re not sure who to connect with, email support@widen.com and they’ll put you in touch with the right team.

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Distribute Product Information
Once your product information is enriched with marketing copy and digital assets, it’s time to send it off to your vendors and dealer networks.
8 min
Workflow Tutorial Library
Workflow Tutorial Library
Browse our collection of Workflow tutorials and demonstrations to learn how to use Workflow to manage your creative project management and proofing needs
10 min
Templates Tutorial Library
Templates Tutorial Library
Browse our collection of Templates tutorials and demonstrations to learn how to use Templates to empower your designers to upload templates and your end users to customize templates to meet their unique needs
5 min
Admin Notification Preferences
Admin Notification Preferences
Everything an admin needs to know about common notification configurations in user preferences
3 min
SettingsAdminConfigurationHow toNotificationsAssets app
User Settings
User Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common User Settings configurations in the Admin app
9 min
Permission Settings
Permission Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Permission Settings configurations in the Admin app
12 min
Upload Settings
Upload Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Upload Settings configurations in the Admin app
6 min
Search Settings
Search Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Search Settings configurations in the Admin app
10 min
Order Settings
Order Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Order Settings configurations in the Admin app
6 min
Global Settings
Global Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Global Settings configurations in the Admin app
17 min
Recorded Problem-Solving Workshop WUG Meetings
Recorded Problem-Solving Workshop WUG Meetings
Generate ideas with your peers on how to solve a variety of common problems.
Widen User Group (WUG)
Admin Best Practices Challenge
Admin Best Practices Challenge
Challenge your knowledge of Widen's best practices. Answers to this challenge can be found in the Tips and Best Practices sections in the "How to Administer the DAM" learning path.
8 min
WUG: Education Industry Discussion
WUG: Education Industry Discussion
April 14, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: Manufacturing Industry Discussion
WUG: Manufacturing Industry Discussion
June 10, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: DAM Coalition Show-and-Tell
WUG: DAM Coalition Show-and-Tell
April 29, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: Accessibility Discussion
WUG: Accessibility Discussion
June 15, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: Site Maintenance Workshop
WUG: Site Maintenance Workshop
June 24, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
Search, Download, and Share
Search, Download, and Share
New to digital asset management (DAM) or need a refresher? This back-to-basics course will get you searching, downloading, and sharing assets like a pro.
13 min
WUG: Portals Office Hours
WUG: Portals Office Hours
May 26, 2021 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT
60 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: Agencies Industry Discussion
WUG: Agencies Industry Discussion
May 18, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
Recorded EMEA WUG Meetings
Recorded EMEA WUG Meetings
Learn from peers across Europe.
Widen User Group (WUG)
WUG: Media and Entertainment Industry Discussion
WUG: Media and Entertainment Industry Discussion
May 13, 2021 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. CT
90 min
Widen User Group (WUG)
New Feature! Discover and Download Assets Quickly
New Feature! Discover and Download Assets Quickly
Learn how to quickly find, verify and download assets with our new feature, the Asset Digest.
4 min
Intro to DAM System Administration
Intro to DAM System Administration
Learn how to successfully manage a DAM by incorporating good governance and user engagement.
13 min
Intro to DAM
Intro to DAM
Learn what a digital asset management (DAM) system is, why organizations have one and who uses it.
7 min
Intro to Apps and Features
Intro to Apps and Features
Learn how all Widen applications work together to help you manage your digital content from creation through distribution and analysis.
9 min
Recorded Industry WUG Meetings
Recorded Industry WUG Meetings
Learn from peers across your industry.
Widen User Group (WUG)
Recorded Show-and-Tell WUG Meetings
Recorded Show-and-Tell WUG Meetings
See examples from your peers on a variety of topics.
Widen User Group (WUG)
Intro to PIM
Intro to PIM
Learn what a product information management system is and the value it can bring to your organization.
2 min
Live Portals Training
Live Portals Training
Quickly build personalized brand experiences to deliver assets with ease
90 min
Set Up Product Types and Attributes
Set Up Product Types and Attributes
Information is the currency of e-commerce. Ensure your product data model is set up to capture the information consumers want.
10 min
Portals Tutorial Library
Portals Tutorial Library
Browse our collection of Portals tutorials and demonstrations to learn how to create and edit Portals for sharing your digital assets.
10 min
Set Up Email Alerts
Set Up Email Alerts
Automate notifications so that people know about the right things at the right time.
8 min
Upload and Tag
Upload and Tag
Nothing is more frustrating than not being able to find the asset you’re looking for. In this course aimed at users with upload privileges, you'll eliminate this frustration by focusing on how to upload and tag assets for search.
20 min
Import Products
Import Products
Sync product information from your organization’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) or product lifecycle management (PLM) system with Entries.
8 min
Explore Portals Data
Explore Portals Data
Discover which assets are being viewed and downloaded from your portals with the help of Insights.
14 min
Find and Edit Product Information
Find and Edit Product Information
Enrich your products with marketing copy and digital assets.
13 min
Create Custom Charts and Dashboards
Create Custom Charts and Dashboards
Learn how to create custom charts and dashboards in Insights to review data that's most important to your organization.
33 min
Insights Overview
Insights Overview
Learn about the Insights app and how our customers use it.
3 min
View and Export Data in Insights
View and Export Data in Insights
Learn how to dig deeper into your data by viewing charts in detail and exporting data to other applications.
7 min