Project Management for Publishers

PMfP

 

Staff within publishing companies are increasingly asked to act as project managers, overseeing new product developments and launches.

This one-day course has been created for those working in publishing who have to manage projects. It will give you the confidence to be a good project manager; explain how to get the most out of your time; demystify the terminology of project management; and show you how to plan, execute and close a project. It will also look at good communication, budgeting, scheduling and dealing with any difficulties that may arise.

This course was originally called 'Understanding Project Management'.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone within publishing who has been tasked with delivering a project
  • Those new to project management who need an overview of what it is and how it works
  • Staff who manage freelancers and offshore suppliers
  • Those who are thinking of moving into a more project-focused role

What will you achieve?

On completing this course you’ll be able to:

  • Organise your time effectively to maximise your impact
  • Manage all steps of a project, from budgeting and scheduling through execution to close
  • Run a project successfully, delivering it on time and on budget
  • Deal with communication and other problems
  • Use templates and tools to help projects run smoothly

Programme

Day 1 

Session 1

  • Projects and Project Managers
  • Time management
  • The Project life-cycle
  • Writing a plan
  • Building a team

Session 2 

  • Budgeting
  • Scheduling
  • The Project Triangle

Day 2

Session 3

  • Risk management
  • Managing offshore 
  • Troublehooting - coping with change

Session 4 

  • Troubleshooting - dealing with delay, communication issues, negotiating
  • Leading a project
  • Closing a project
  • Useful resources

For more information about any of these courses, please email course@publishingtrainingcentre.co.uk or sign up to receive our newsletter for updates on these and our other offerings. 

Enrol on this course

Please read our Terms & Conditions
Please email bookings@publishingtrainingcentre.co.uk with the course name in the subject line to be notified when this course will next run.
£300+VAT

Course format

  • Virtual classroom
  • 9am to 12.30pm (BST)
  • Four x 1.5 hour sessions plus breaks, comprising two half-day sessions on two days, one week apart 

A number of discounts are available

Enrol on this course

What you will need

To join the course, you will need access to a computer, tablet or laptop with a camera and microphone. You will need to activate a free Zoom account to join the course. This takes two minutes and does not require any payment. It is purely for administrative purposes.

 

 

 

 

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