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Our next six courses at a glance

Project Management for Publishers


Acquire project management tools to enable you to deliver all your priorities...more

Delivered virtually via Zoom

£300 +VAT

7 & 14 October 2020

Getting to Grips with People Management in Publishing

 This practical course will give those new to management the skills they need to manage confidently and successfully, and to overcome the challenges they face....more

Delivered virtually via Zoom

£300 +VAT

28 October & 4 November 2020

Copywriting for Publishers


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

Delivered virtually via Zoom

£150 +VAT

15 October 2020

Rewriting and Substantive Editing (Non-Fiction)

A course that helps editors rewrite text and restructure pieces of writing, while retaining the author's voice and key messages.....more

Delivered virtually via Zoom

£300 +VAT 

29 October & 4 November 2020

Introduction to Editorial Skills: Copy-Editing and Proofreading

This entry-level course offers a thorough introduction to the key publishing skills of copy-editing and proofreading...more

Delivered virtually via Zoom


19, 22 & 26 October 2020

Copyright - the basics

The ideal course for anyone managing rights and licensing: in the digital environment it’s more important than ever to know who has the rights to content and who can exploit it....more

Delivered virtually via Zoom


10 November 2020

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With different ways to learn, choose the delivery method that
suits you and meets your learning goals

Short Courses

Our classroom-based courses provide an opportunity for face-to-face learning delivered by experienced publishing and training professionals. Each course has specific learning outcomes, designed to make a positive difference back at the office.


Our online Tutor-Guided courses provide students with personal tutor support for the duration of study. Specific courses are fully assessed and lead to the award of a certificate of achievement from the Publishing Qualifications Board (PQB)

e-Learning Modules

Our e-Learning Modules form a core programme of concentrated, online courses that focus on specialist topics relevant to an editor's working life. They are designed to build on a foundation of existing skills and experience.

In-Company Training

In-Company training can be delivered as one of the current short courses or bespoke training can be designed. We commission one of our experienced tutors to prepare and deliver the course, at the agreed time and place.

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