Enhance your Book Production Skills - Proactive Production Training Workshop
Course detail

This popular one day course will help you build your book production knowledge, increase your effectiveness and help you to avoid costly mistakes.  In one action packed day we will introduce you to a wide range of production issues and give you the tools and terminology to resolve problems swiftly. The course has recently been updated to make it even more interactive, interspersed with samples and practical exercises. This is a course for production staff with experience of book production processes - a minimum of 2 years is recommended.

Anyone working in book production knows that the process involves lots of detail and that there are plenty of opportunities for misunderstandings along the way.   By focussing on what can go wrong from design stages through to delivery, you will learn the checks and measures to put in place to help avoid mistakes turning into disasters.

Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone working in book production with a couple of years of production experience or design with some experience of the book production process.
  • Learn how to avoid the pitfalls from experienced book production specialists
  • Increase your technical knowledge of the book production process
  • Become more proactive in your work and add real value to the production process
  • Less mistakes saves your company time and money

Both trainers were excellent. Very informative, relaxed, good balance for varying experience levels.

Jessamy Oldfield, Macmillan

Course summary
6th June
1 day
9.30 am
5.00 pm
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Eunice Paterson, Teresa Solomon
£445 plus VAT - discounts available
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Eunice has worked in print production for 30 years for companies as diverse as Dorling Kindersley and Sage Publications. Eunice has extensive production experience having worked on children's magazines, pop-up books, children's books with books plus elements, illustrated coffee table books, fiction, academic books and journals. Such a wide range of products has given Eunice experience of hand assembly, web and sheet fed litho, digital and ink jet production. In the course of her working life, Eunice has worked extensively with printers in the Far East, Middle East, Europe, USA and Canada.
Teresa is highly experienced in colour and the technicalities of book production. She worked on the Production side in book publishing for many years before moving to Imago. While Production Director of Dorling & Kindersley she moved the company over to working digitally (away from working with film) and trained the staff in the new technology. She has worked closely troubleshooting colour and print problems with printers, repro, production and designers for many years. For the last 15 years Teresa has worked for Imago developing training courses for the Imago Training School and is one of Imago’s colour experts. Teresa is now closely involved in the development of new courses, working with the trainers, and with consultancy work offered by Imago’s Training School.