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Full set of training material (Module 1-6): ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Full set of training material (Module 1-6): ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including African case studies and facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments, case studies

Wiki:

www.wiki.it-inwent.org

Download:

ICT-INNOVATION-HANDBOOK.pdf (2.4 MB)

ICT-INNOVATION-HANDBOOK.odt (2.7 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 1-6)

Download

all presentations as PDF (4.96 MB)

available presentations as ODP (OpenOffice.org files, 4.70 MB)

Final Test for Assessment

(Online-Test)

Download

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation forms to assess training, overall and per module 1-6)

Download:

Module Evaluation 1-6.pdf (224 KB)

Module Evaluation Modules 1-6.odt (226 KB)

Final Evaluation.pdf (265 KB)

Final Evaluation.odt (276 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation experts & trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Collection of completed exercises / assignments

(based on four training-of-Trainers courses, please upload your own material)

Exercises_Assignments.pdf (572 KB)

Exercises_Assingments.odt (1.15 MB)

Pool of derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source, see here, see here http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/national-training-courses )

Only available online at

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/national-training-courses


Full set of all downloads as a zip-File

All PDF files (8.62 MB)

All OpenOffice.org files (9.78 MB)

Module 1: Introduction to Emerging FLOSS Business Models

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • General FOSS Concepts

  • FOSS Business Globally

  • Evolution of FOSS Communities and Software Markets

  • FOSS Licensing Models

  • FOSS resources for keeping current on the FOSS eco-Space

  • Multimedia

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/1

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module1.pdf (1.17 MB)

Download_Handbook_Module1.odt (1.58 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 1)

Download Module 1_Presentations.pdf (1,72 MB)

Assignments & Final Tests for Assessment of learning outcomes

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Evaluation form to assess training for module 1)

Download 

Evaluation_Module_1.odt (226 KB) 

Evaluation_Module_1.pdf (224 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space


Module 2: AFRICAN FOSS BUSINESS MODELS: CASE STUDIES

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • The OpenWorld Ltd Experience

  • The case of GIS Global Image Ltd.

  • Revitalizing software resources through FOSS

  • Training Linux Users in South Africa

  • The Linux Solutions Experience

  • The Amest Santim Systems PLC Experience

  • CENFOSS - Using FOSS for Business

  • FOSS Business Potentials: From Academic to Business

  • Taxonomy of FOSS Business Models

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including Case Studies and facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/2

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module2.pdf (1.2 MB)

Download_Handbook_Module-2.odt (2.2 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 2)

Download

Module 2_Presentations.pdf (7.32 MB)

Module2_Presentation.odp (2.85 MB)

Assigments & Final Test for Assessment of learning outcomes

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation form to assess training for module 2)

Download_evaluationModule2.pdf (224 kb)

Dowload_evaluationModule2. odt (226 kb)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space


Module 3: COMMUNICATING FOSS

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • Public Relation and Advocacy Strategies

  • Advocating FOSS

  • Online Advocacy tools

  • Creating a FOSS market and brand in Africa

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/3

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module3.pdf (910 KB)

Download_Handbook_Module3.odt (1.5 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 3)

Download Module 3_Presentations.pdf (938.72 KB)

Assignments & Final Test for Assessment of learning outcomes

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation form to assess training for module 3)

Download_evaluationModule3.pdf (224 KB)

Download_evaluationModule3.odt (226 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space


Module 4:INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL BUSINESS SKILLS

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • Starting a Business

  • Defining Target Market

  • Leadership

  • Organizational Structuring

  • FOSS Proposals and Contracts

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/4

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module4.pdf (890 KB)

Download_Handbook_Module4.odt (1.5 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 4)

Download

Module 4_Presentations.pdf (527 KB)

Module 4_Presentations.odp (918 KB)

Assignments Module 4

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation form to assess training for module 4)

Download_evaluationModule4.pdf (224 KB)

Download_evaluationModule4.odt (142 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space

Module 5: FOSS BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • How FOSS business is different from other types of business

  • FOSS Communities

  • Competition, cooperation – coopetition

  • Marketing FOSS

  • FOSS Strategies

  • Innovation in FOSS Business

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/5

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module5.pdf (866 KB)

Download_Handbook_Module5.odt (1.5 MB)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 5)

Download

Module 5_Presentations.pdf (435 KB)

Module 5_Presentation.odp (800 KB)

Assignements & Final Test for Assessment of learning outcomes

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation form to assess training for module 5)

Download_evaluationModule5.pdf (224 KB)

Download_evaluationModule5.odt(226 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space

Module 6:FOSS TRAINING

Part of: ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa! Advanced Training Material on African "Free and Open Source Software" (FOSS) Business Models for IT-SMEs

Handbook & Trainers Manual

  • How to be a FOSS Trainer

  • FOSS Training as a Business

  • Organising Trainings

  • Open Educational Resources and Open Content

  • Communication Skills

(Introduction, Overall Learning Objectives, Sessions and Timetable, Delivery method, Duration, Background Information on main content, including facilitation tools such as assignments, exercises, lead questions for discussions, assessments)

Wiki:

http://wiki.it-inwent.org/index.php/6

Download:

Download_Handbook_Module6.pdf ( 976 kb)

Download_Handbook_Module6.odt (1.58 mb)

Model Presentations for Trainers / Facilitators

(Slide show material for main contents of Module 6)

Download

Module 6_Presentation.pdf (440 KB)

Module 6_Presentation.odp (772 KB)

Assignments&Final Test for Assessment of learning outcomes

(Online-Test - includes all modules)

Evaluation forms

(Full set of evaluation form to assess training for module 6)

Download_evaluationModule6.pdf (226 KB)

Download_evaluation_Module6.odt (224 KB)

Pool of African ict@innovation expert trainers

(Contact to Africa-based trainers and experts, who have training experience with the course)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/FBMTrainers

Derived training material:

(for more information on how you can contribute to improve the training material, and how to correctly acknowledge this set of material as source)

http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/course-advanced-african-foss-business-models/national-course-versions/trainers-space