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September 2019

Introduction to Sales Management in Scholarly Publishing: Selling to libraries, academics and institutions

September 24 @ 09:00 - 17:00
Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5DG United Kingdom
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This course will accelerate the learning of sales managers new to scholarly publishing who aim to build a revenue stream and customer-base by focusing on how to formulate and implement sales strategy for institutions, libraries, academics, and consortiums, appropriate to markets both domestic and international.

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October 2019

Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors

October 2 @ 09:00 - 17:00
West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place
London, W1B 1PR United Kingdom
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This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic journal and book programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice, relevant tips and techniques to commission and solicit successful content and titles – from market scanning and community development through to proposal management and eventual publication. It also considers appropriate financial forecasting models.

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Online Journal Discovery and Delivery: Working with libraries and industry intermediaries to maximise readership

October 8 @ 09:00 - 17:00
West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place
London, W1B 1PR United Kingdom
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Formerly Understanding EJournal Technology this course has been updated to reflect the needs of delegates. This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind online journal delivery, and help delegates understand the challenges faced by libraries in providing readers with access to their journals. The course will be business-centric – clearly positioning technologies in the context of the industry issues they aim to solve. Participants will learn how technologies influence the delivery of journals from publisher via library to the end-user.

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How Journals Work: A complete introduction – Online Training

October 9 @ 13:30 - 15:00
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One event on 30/10/2019 at 13:30

£572.00

Overview (Level 1) Developed from our most popular introductory course this online workshop is now available globally.  We have amalgamated the previous 2 separate training courses into one interactive course over 2 sessions. In this blended learning workshop delegates will have interactive time with the tutor online as well as pre- and post- course work to prepare for and reflect on what has been discussed and will provide delegates with an understanding of what makes successful journal, finance and business models as well as…

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How Journals Work: A complete introduction – Online Training

October 30 @ 13:30 - 15:00
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One event on 30/10/2019 at 13:30

£572.00

Overview (Level 1) Developed from our most popular introductory course this online workshop is now available globally.  We have amalgamated the previous 2 separate training courses into one interactive course over 2 sessions. In this blended learning workshop delegates will have interactive time with the tutor online as well as pre- and post- course work to prepare for and reflect on what has been discussed and will provide delegates with an understanding of what makes successful journal, finance and business models as well as…

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The rise of the RFP: How to embrace and get the most out of your RFP processes

October 31
Arundel House, 13-15 Arundel Street, Temple Place
London, WC2R 3DX United Kingdom
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As the publishing landscape evolves, so too does the range of suppliers and partners with whom scholarly publishers need to work. RFPs are becoming an increasingly important part of the activities of all publishers, large and small, and generally represent a significant investment which should be well managed. In this session we’ll examine the various ways in which sourcing decisions can be made, with views from both purchasers and vendor. The aim of the day will be to provide comprehensive,…

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November 2019

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

November 13 @ 09:00 - 17:00
Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5DG United Kingdom
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The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly examined, with respect to stakeholder management and user story development. Delegates will work in small groups to practice the relevant concepts and learn how to avoid the common pitfalls. The course will allow team members embarking on a project…

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ALPSP UKSG Joint Event: Shifting Power Centres in Scholarly Communications: Implications and future roles for libraries and publishers

November 13 @ 09:30 - 17:30
Leonardo Royal Hotel, Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street
London, E1 8GP
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£240

Overview The pace of change in our sector has accelerated - and that change has also become more wide-reaching. We are moving beyond the “fall out” from the digital revolution – and its implications for user behaviors, customer expectations, product formats and business models – into a much bigger shift, where established roles and accepted models are being questioned. Boundaries are blurring, with funders and universities taking greater ownership of how research is communicated, and publishers and libraries exploring new areas…

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Understanding Copyright Online

November 20 @ 13:30 - 15:00
£286

Time Online, (CET 3.30pm-5.00pm, EST 9.30am-11.00am, GMT 2.30pm-4.00pm). Overview This online course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organization’s contracts and licences. Programme What exactly is copyright: who owns it and who can enforce it? Moral rights: what they are and how they affect publishers International copyright framework: how it all fits Managing permissions:…

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I Never Metadata I Didn’t Like

November 27
British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street
Marylebone London, W1G 8YS
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Everyone involved in scholarly communications touches metadata at some point, even if you don’t call it that. Behind every manuscript submission, every link on the web, every platform launch plan, and every analytics dashboard - lies metadata. In a recent report surveying executives from 25 leading publishers, metadata was rated as the top element “essential to our business” but the second lowest in terms of capability. Why? Metadata is perceived by publishers as hard to do and even harder to…

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Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers

November 27 @ 09:00 - 17:00
West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place
London, W1B 1PR United Kingdom
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This course has been designed as a follow-on from Journal Development 1 which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including acquisition and portfolio development. The course is built around case studies to allow participants to work on simulated scenarios in order to discuss and test ideas and strategies with their peers and the course facilitators.

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