This practical course focuses on the skills needed to effectively manage both print and digital editorial projects. Using in-depth case studies, you will be taken through the practical tasks required for the job. You will be given tips and guidance on managing everyday issues, drawing on digital project management strategies and solutions where applicable.
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 and 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.
This course contributes to PUB 22 of the Book & Journal Publishing National Occupational Standards.
Our short courses are run at a variety of venues in Central London. Information and directions can be found on our Contact Us page. Please check your Joining Instructions for your specific course venue.
Note that most of our short courses can also be run as In-Company events.
“I enjoyed it very much. The tutor had an excellent teaching style: she was friendly, encouraging and led an engaging, thorough course.”
Desk Editor, Schofield and Sims, November 2018
“I've been eulogising about what a good course it was since arriving back at work. The other delegates were engaged and we worked well together, which brought other perspectives to the editorial project management role. Sarah is a tremendous trainer, who kept things moving but allowed us time to discuss the things we'd learned. She learned her trade through hard-earned experience, which brought authority to her teaching.”
AXELOS delegate, November 2018
"It was fantastic. The best training I've been on. The course content was perfectly tailored to my day-to-day job, and the teaching style was friendly, approachable and informative. It felt like a safe space in which to ask questions and admit ignorance, which is not always the case in training."
"I think I now have a better grasp of project management from start to finish and more confidence and appreciation of how projects (including people and resources) can best be managed. It has offered some practical solutions for issues I’ve encountered recently."
Imperial War Museum delegate
"It has provided me with tools to work more effectively and it has given me a more general outlook on the processes associated with publishing."
RPharms delegate, 2017
"I've really enjoyed this course and found it to be quite useful in terms of the content, exercises and the lively discussions. Since our group was a small one, we had a lot of time to quiz each other of our current practices in our organisations in relation to project management."
Sage Publishing delegate, 2017