Please note: this is a REGISTER OF INTEREST only, for delegates that would like to notify BIC of their interest in attending the 'Production for Non-Production People' training course at an unspecified date in future. (NB, this course will NOT take place on 31st December 2016). Once enough delegates have registered there interest in this course, BIC will liaise with these people to arrange a suitable date for the course to take place.
Production for Non-Production People
Aimed at everyone in book publishing who would like to gain an understanding of the production process, this training course will help delegates to understand the manufacturing processes in book production, their limitations and constraints, as well as how to build communication and understanding between departments. The course will help to answer some of those eternal questions:
The course will cover all of the following topics:
All of our courses are designed in conjunction with a group of Production Directors from leading houses so that they focus on what you need to know. Each course contains a formal assessment recognised by many of the UK’s publishing houses.
Read the complete course outline here.
Please note: travel and accommodation costs are not included in the ticket price.
ON THE DAY
All of BIC’s full day courses include refreshments and a full working lunch.
BIC Members - £305 + VAT
Friends of BIC - £355 + VAT
Non-Members - £405 + VAT
The Friends of BIC rate is for BIC Non-Members, who are members of any of the following organisations: ALPSP, BA, BookMachine, CILIP, EDItEUR, NAG, PA, PLS, PR Licensing, Publishing Scotland.
Not sure if your organisation is a BIC member?
Check here to find out: BIC Members List
Conquer Publishing Discoverability with BIC
BookMachine have teamed up with BIC to make sure that everyone who takes a BIC training course can be discovered quickly on BookMachine Connect. The courses are taught by experts in their field and teach all the core skills that those working in the publishing supply chain need to make a success of their careers. Find out more here: http://www.bic.org.uk/143/Conquer-Publishing-Discoverability-with-BIC/
BIC is an independent organisation set up and sponsored by the Publishers Association, Booksellers Association, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and the British Library to promote supply chain efficiency in all sectors of the book world through e-commerce and the application of best practice, standard processes and procedures. We have excellent relationships with all major standards bodies and we work closely with the Book Industry Study Group in the US.
BIC unites all sectors of the publishing industry, so whether you're a publisher, on-line retailer, "bricks & mortar" retailer, distributor, library (academic or public), wholesaler, digital partner, literary agent, conversion house, or any combination of these, we're here for you. We offer a "one stop shop" experience, impartial advice and support on anything & everything related to the Supply Chain (digital and/or physical) and we always love to hear from our members...and anyone who might like to become a member. Your feedback is invaluable to us.
We want to hear your ideas, what you're working on, what's challenging you right now, and what changes/developments/projects etc you think the industry might benefit from - so that we can work on your behalf to deliver solutions.
Finally, as an FYI: without neglecting the printed book world, BIC will now be focussing an increasing amount of its energy on work in the Digital Supply Chain.
Digital & Physical Supply Chain, EDI/e-commerce, Metadata optimisation, Training courses, Industry Accreditation Schemes, Product Identifiers/Bar codes/ISBNs etc..., ONIX, Bibliographic standards, RFID, BIC Codes, Web Services, Addressing industry needs, Best practice
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