Managing an editorial project

NAC_CD.SKFC.002.009
Academy of Literary Arts and Publishing Singapore
UEN: S68SS0042H
Full
Fee
$
329.25

Course Key Information

  • Eligible for Claim Period
    06 Jul 2017 - 06 Jul 2017
  • Supporting Public Agency
    -
  • Training Duration
    7.00 hours
  • Mode of Training
    Part Time
  • Method of Delivery
    -
  • Course Language
    English
  • Min. Qualification Required
    Secondary
  • Job Level
    -
Course Objective

Are you an editorial project manager? Then it's you who needs to ensure the production and scheduling of any publication is seamless, the publication's published on time, on budget and to the quality required. You need to be able to plan for multiple contingencies, wear many hats and know exactly what to do when sometimes, (perhaps all too often) just as you're ready to send the book to press , there's more need for juggling, juggling, juggling. This course will help you learn those essential skills an editorial project manager needs. This includes a powerful sense of humour and the absurd!

Course Content

                   Understanding the project:
- Determining scope, goals and objectives
- Determining the resources needed to achieve those goals requirements
- Assessing the potential risks; planning for contingencies Managing the team
- Putting an effective team together
- Communicating effectively with each member
- Setting up communication channels within the team
- Creating briefs
- Working with freelancers
- Negotiating fees Examining the content
- Understanding target audience
- Assessing structure, comprehensiveness and appropriateness of language for target readers
- Considering the format/layout requirements (eg, extent of main text, illustrations, margin features)
- Consider platforms: print and/or digital blend
- Review multimedia and functionality Scheduling
- Estimating time
- Establishing and maintaining an efficient critical path
- Scheduling proformas Budgeting
- Determining the costs
- Assessing profitability
- Identifying and planning for budgetting contingencies
- Keeping to budget
                
                   Understanding the project:
- Determining scope, goals and objectives
                
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