Search Results


28/05/2014

Committees

Meet the ALPSP members who serve as volunteers on our committees

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly...

Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic journal and book programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice, relevant tips and techniques to...

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can publishers effectively harness these new tools to achieve their own objectives? This course will help you to integrate social media into the marketing communications...

Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board

Event (multiple dates) - Overview One in three meetings are not nearly as productive as they could be, and only 50% of members actively contribute. Most editorial board meetings have broad agendas and try to cover everything, but very few decisions are actually made. This course will provide you...

Licensing your Content

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Licensing content has rapidly become a key component of the academic publishing environment, but why is this needed and what are the practicalities? What are the key issues to be aware of and consider when negotiating a licence? This course will outline the...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Technology is changing, new business models are developing and new markets emerging – the journal publishing landscape is shifting. These new developments offer challenges for journals marketing. This course provides a strategic overview of this...

Fundamentals of Finance for Publishers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Can you make any sense of the financial information provided to you? What do all those financial terms mean? This course provides an essential and in-depth look at finances with an overview of profitability, revenue streams and expenses. It also examines...

Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Projects are vital for all publishing organizations to move forward and implement change. Everyone gets involved in them. They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business...

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly publishing and research landscape. This course covers some of the ways publishers can measure impact and the associated metrics. It is divided between citation metrics...