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  • This self-study, tutor guided course is designed to give you the skills for a successful copywriting career, inside or outside the publishing industry.

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A great addition to my skill set

Having been Staff Editor of Paediatric Care Online, at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, for only 6 months I saw this course and thought it would be a great addition to my skill set and increase my knowledge around editorial processes and general management.

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Getting to Grips with People Management in Publishing

The course title sounded promising to a relatively new manager, and when the programme for the two days arrived it didn’t disappoint… that the course was specifically designed for publishing professionals and taught by people with many years’ experience in publishing really stood out.

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