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Introduction to Editorial Skills, two-day course in London

This course is an additional two-day session for students who want to work in publishing and those who are currently unemployed in publishing. Created in collaboration with some of the UK’s major publishing houses you will gain a comprehensive introduction to modern publishing processes and the key publishing skills of copy-editing and proofreading.

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Advanced Copy-Editing, one-day course in London

A practical course for experienced editors who really want to hone their skills. Complex exercises will tackle a range of material that presents challenges in comprehension, structure and consistency.

If you are an experienced editor or have attended The Publishing Training Centre’s Introduction to Editorial Skills course and subsequently gained experience, this course is for you.

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Content Strategy for the Web

Take charge of planning the creation, delivery and governance of your website content so that it can deliver real value for your organisation and meaningful experiences for your website visitors.

Whether you’re relaunching, starting from scratch or wrestling with an unruly site, this course provides the foundation on which you can develop your content strategy and integrate it effectively within your organisation. This practical course is for anyone who produces or manages online content.

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Negotiating for a Win-Win Outcome

Successful publishing is largely built on successful negotiations: between author and editor, agent and publisher, production manager and suppliers and members of the publishing team. These negotiations need to have outcomes which give both parties what they need and maintain the ongoing relationships.  Successful negotiating requires an understanding of the structure negotiations take, the behaviours which work best and the ways you can build your own power and credibility to get the outcome you need.

This course is designed for publishers, managing and commissioning editors, junior editors, production and design staff and anyone who needs to negotiate with others in-house or outside.

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Copywriting for Publishers

Explore when, where and how smart copywriting can boost the performance of your book marketing projects.

If you work in publishing, you are already familiar with the power of words. This workshop shows you how to harness that power to create copy that inspires, persuades and sells. You’ll be provided with practical tools to complement your writing skills and further develop your expertise.

This course will make a significant difference to anyone working in publishing and related areas who has to convey key messages through the written word.

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Editorial Project Management

Discover how to effectively manage both print and digital editorial projects. This practical course uses in-depth case studies, gives top tips and guidance and draws on relevant project management strategies and solutions and you will learn how to:

  • Assess the scope, needs and risks of an editorial project
  • Produce a detailed and reliable schedule
  • Create and maintain the project budget to ensure profitability

By the end of the course, you will have gained skills and knowledge that you can use immediately. There will also be a range of checklists and spreadsheets to take away to use as tools in the future.

Editors, desk editors, project editors, production editors and managing editors who are responsible for the management of complete editorial projects will benefit from this course.


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