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Widen Collective® individual customer training

Training courses tailored to your company’s DAM needs

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. 

Cost and class sizes: Cost and class sizes vary based on the course. Contact your Widen representative to learn more or email support@widen.com.

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

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

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

Train-the-Trainer training 

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

Contributor training

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: DAM system contributors and admins

General User training

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: New users

We also offer all of these courses for a general audience in our training site instead of your specific Collective site. Learn more → 

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.

Admin Notification Preferences
Admin Notification Preferences
Everything an admin needs to know about common notification configurations in user preferences
FREE
00:03:45
SettingsAdminConfigurationHow toNotificationsAssets app
User Settings
User Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common User Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:09:30
Permission Settings
Permission Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Permission Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:09:45
Upload Settings
Upload Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Upload Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:06:15
Search Settings
Search Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Search Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:10:15
Order Settings
Order Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Order Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:05:30
Global Settings
Global Settings
Everything an admin needs to know about common Global Settings configurations in the Admin app
FREE
00:16:15
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 Admin Course Series.
FREE
00:21:00
How to Search, Download, and Share
How to 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.
FREE
25 min
Widen University Implementation Series
Widen University Implementation Series
Your source for videos and documentation that will help you to implement the Assets application within the Widen Collective® and to learn the fundamentals of managing digital assets.
FREE
95 min
Live Portals Training
Live Portals Training
Quickly build personalized brand experiences to deliver assets with ease
FREE
90 min
How to Search, Download, and Share Live Training
How to Search, Download, and Share Live Training
Search, download, and share assets like a pro
FREE
60 min
How to Upload and Tag
How to 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.
FREE
13 min