Here are the latest Publishing Training Centre courses, plus information on a job vacancy:
management is at the heart of the publishing process
An editor's project
management skills are more important today than ever because
publishing, particularly in education and academic fields, is not
only about books. Almost none of the projects we work on today is
'just' a book and many projects are multi-component.
Keeping control of each of these
elements requires enormous organisational ability and forward
thinking, use of tracking and budgeting systems which work, plus
flexibility and resourcefulness.
In other words, all the skills of
Editorial Project Managementand
vital courses run by expert tutors to help you master the skills
of effective project management.
Since 1999, Sarah has proofed, tagged,
bound, corrected, edited, managed, commissioned, subbed,
scheduled. estimated and produced a great deal of content. She
runs Editorial Project Management, designed
for anyone responsible for the management of complete editorial
Mark has been a software developer and
project manager for the past 15 years at top organisations and
now runs training and consulting firm AgileLab. His course, Digital
Project Management, is designed for anyone
responsible for the management and delivery of digital projects.
Publishing Training Centre tutors work in roles directly related
to the subjects they teach, so not only are they highly
experienced, but they are also up-to-date with the latest
industry developments and issues. They bring this unique
knowledge and experience to the courses they teach, enriching the
student experience and making the courses more practical.
Publishersand Writing for the Web are two upcoming courses designed to
help you get ahead in marketing through expert tuition.
Bev Legge Writer, editor and trainer
Bev has worked in publishing, journalism
and PR since 2005, has trained over 1,000 people in 11 countries
and has a very impressive client list. He runs Copywriting
for Publishing, a must for anyone who conveys
messages through the written word.
Sue is a digital trainer, content
designer and strategist, and consultant with over 20 years'
experience. She has a passion for demystifying digital for
non-techie audiences and runs Writing for the Web,
vital for anyone who creates or is responsible for web content.
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Looking to take your career or business to a new level in 2018?
Now is the critical time to develop the skills and changes
needed to make that happen.
Our full range of courses for 2018, designed by publishing
professionals, are now open for booking. Learn
more and book here.
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Enrol on our Basic Proofreading: Editorial
Skills One before midnight on March 11 & get access to
Essential Grammar for free.
Fawcett is an experienced
Learning and Development consultant, specialising in providing
training and coaching in people management and personal
development. She has run courses for a wide variety of
organisations in both the public and private sectors, and as a
former publisher, enjoys combining both areas of experience in
her work for Publishing Training Centre.
is something we have to do all the time if we are to get the
job done and maintain good relationships. Negotiating is not
about who you are, but about what you do and how you behave
towards others. Negotiating is a strategy and like any strategy
it needs preparation.
We are seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to
succeed Peter McKay, who will retire at the end of June.
The CEO is responsible for setting and implementing a clear
strategy for the future development of the PTC in conjunction
with the Board of Trustees and for steering and managing the
The role is based in central London.