Joomla University in Boston, MA


If it's Joomla training you're after, come learn from the expert.

Compass Design now offers Joomla Training and education in Boston. If you want:

  • An expert instructor withteacher certification AND deep Joomla expertise
  • Hands-on time to implement whatyou learn
  • Optional ongoing educationand support to create a successful Joomla website
  • Small class sizes so you canask questions one-on-one
  • An included copy of the bestselling "Joomla - A User's Guide"
  • A price you can afford

.... then you need to attend our training.

We have taken the feedback of the hundreds of Joomla users and created a unique training event; we call it our Joomla University!

What is JoomlaUniversity?

It is a flexible full-day session where you learn how to build a Joomla website, get traffic for it, and make it convert. You'll be guided through how best to leverage Joomla for your organization and be shown the tricks and tips that the pros use. At the end of the day, you should have a site that's ready to go live online.

Who Should Go?

  • Individuals who need tounderstand how to build a site with Joomla
  • Employees who are responsiblefor running a Joomla-powered website
  • Designers who want to offerJoomla sites to their clients

What Will I Learn?

The day-long class is designed to give students a complete picture of everything they need to know to run a successful Joomla website. Starting from the best way to plan and build your sections and categories, optimizing your navigation for usability all the way to hands-on techniques to get traffic and market your website.

Each class will also have time devoted to addressing and answering problems YOU are experiencing with using Joomla 1.5 to create websites.

Who is the Trainer?

There are people who are experts in Joomla, and there are those who are excellent speakers and educators. Your instructor, Barrie North, is a unique combination of both.

Barrie North is the author of the #1 selling book "Joomla - A User's Guide". He has over 15 years of experience with the Internet: as a user, designer and teacher. As a former high school teacher and educator, he has received national awards for innovative educational methods.

He is a partner of Joomlashack, one of the highest traffic Joomla! sites online, providing templates, extensions and custom services. He has helped over 150 businesses and organizations get online with Joomla, including such clients as the University of Delaware and the City of Longwood. He also maintains a blog about all things Joomla! at his own site, Compass Designs.

What Else Do I Get?

We don't just want to bring you a great training event, we want you to leave with your hands full of great Joomla resources.

All students will leave with:

  • Books:
    Joomla! A User's Guide
    The Joomla 1.0 Admin Manual (e-book)
  • Club Memberships:
    50% off SEO Club Subscription - Alledia SEO Club (up to $125 value)
    50% off - Joomlashack Developer Club ($250 value)
  • A Complete Joomla 1.5site:
    An exclusive offer from Simplweb of a complete Joomla 1.5 website andongoing support and education

This package alone is valued at over $400!

Additional Information

Although computers are available, we recommend that students bring a laptop. Each student will receive a live online practice site from Simplweb as part of the instruction.

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If you would like to host a training event elsewhere, or have a need for on-site, in-house Joomla training, please contact us with your needs.

Cancellation Policy

If you should need to cancel your registration, you will receive a refund depending on when you cancel:

  • 4 weeks before event = 100%refund
  • 3 weeks before event = 50%refund
  • 2 weeks before event = norefund available

Please note: If paying by check, your registration will not be confirmed until we receive your check.


Name Sales End Price
Early Bird Ended $475
Regular Ended $550

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