Courses

  • 1 Week

    An Introduction to Mindfulness (Jan 2020)

    Monday 20th Jan 2020, 1-2pm

    Focussing on how mindfulness works, and how it can help in work settings, this session will cover concepts such as rebalancing modes, paradigm shifts and brain training, and will leave you with a body and breath exercise which can be used in your daily life.

  • 3 Weeks

    How to use Agile principles to lead projects and work effectively

    A series of three interactive online training sessions to strengthen your editorial & project management skills, and boost your personal effectiveness. 

  • 3 Weeks

    Masterclass in Production Skills (Feb 2020)

    Starts Monday 10th Feb 2020

    Do you use InDesign and want to be sure that your page design can be produced as you expect? Do you work in production and want to be sure your 'print ready files' are actually that, before they go to the printer?

    This 3-week online course will give the background information and use the latest methods to demystify the technical topics of book production.

  • 3 Weeks

    Pitching and Presenting online

    Pitching and Presenting online (and in person)
    13th/20th/27th July - 1pm

    Pitching IS Publishing; you can’t make a bestseller on your own, so everyone in publishing needs to know how to pitch a book persuasively. Editors need to enlist support from colleagues; sales, rights and publicity people need to galvanise customers and contacts.

  • 3 Weeks

    Understanding Accessibility in EPUB

    This three part online course explains and methods, techniques and recommended software and services to use in adding rich accessibility to EPUBs.

  • 1 Week

    Understanding Accessibility in EPUB (Feb 2020)

    Wednesday 26th Feb 2020

    Currently less than 8% of the world’s books ever make it into accessible formats. Making our books, ebooks and other content accessible is crucial, both from an ethical standpoint and as a legal requirement. This presentation is aimed at digital publishing professionals wanting to improve their publishing practices using EPUB in 2020.