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Short courses

Our classroom-based short courses are currently suspended. We have adapted many of them to run as online virtual courses – see the courses here. Many of these can be tailored to your needs and run as in-company events. Please contact us on courses@publishingtrainingcentre.co.uk for more details.

Digital (4)

Editorial (8)

Advanced Copy-Editing

A masterclass for experienced copy-editors that teaches critical skills for planning and carrying out an edit

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Advanced Proofreading

A masterclass for those who want to apply their existing proofreading skills to challenging texts and learn advanced decision-making strategies.

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Content Strategy for the Web

A practical course that will ensure that the content on your website works effectively and efficiently.

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Editorial Skills for Non-Publishers

Editing and proofreading designed specifically for non-publishing organisations

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Introduction to Editorial Skills: Copy-Editing and Proofreading

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

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Progress in Editorial Skills: Copy-Editing and Proofreading

This intermediate level course takes print and digital copy-editing and proofreading to the next level, instilling the confidence to deal with even the trickiest editorial challenges.

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Rewriting and Substantive Editing (Non-Fiction)

A one-day masterclass to help editors rewrite text and restructure a manuscript, while retaining the author's voice.

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Writing for the Web

Discover vital ways to make digital content more readable, searchable and findable, using up-to-the-minute research.

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Marketing (3)

Content Strategy for the Web

A practical course that will ensure that the content on your website works effectively and efficiently.

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Introduction to Marketing

This introductory course is designed to enable those new to marketing to understand their role and learn how to spend time and resources effectively.

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Writing for the Web

Discover vital ways to make digital content more readable, searchable and findable, using up-to-the-minute research.

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People Management (2)

Getting to Grips with People Management in Publishing

Publishing houses are full of smart, inquisitive people, who can be cynical about traditional management techniques and organisational hierarchies. This presents a particular challenge for first time managers.

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Negotiating for a Win-Win Outcome

Gain an understanding of the structure negotiations take, the behaviours which work best and the ways you can get the outcome you need. 

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Project Management (4)

Digital Project Management

This course breaks down each of its stages, from project planning and scoping through to delivery to your end-user.

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Editorial Project Management

Learn how to complete editorial projects on time and on budget.

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Project Management for Publishers

Acquire project management tools to enable you to deliver all your priorities, on time and on budget.

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Publishing Strategy Toolkit

An intensive course on competitive strategy for commissioning editors with at least two years' experience.

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Rights Management (1)

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