Effective ebook Production
Course detail

This is a comprehensive course for those who need to understand the terminology and structure of ebooks and who are interested in learning about ebook creation and validation techniques.  The aim of the course is to help you work more effectively and improve your processes, whether you outsource ebook production or produce in house. 

Through a series of discussion based exercises and technical demonstrations you will learn the most efficient processes and best practices for ebook production.

The course will take you through the terminology and show you the differences between the different devices and formats.  You will gain a thorough understand of the key features and essential differences between the main formats and standards, enabling you to recognise which format best suits the different types of content.    

Who is the course aimed at?
The course is aimed at those who are responsible for creating or managing the ebook production process and is suited for production, editorial and designers.
  • Learn best practices in ebook creation and quality control
  • Improve your knowledge of ebook terminology and industry standards
  • Work more effectively with outside conversion houses
  • Write effective briefs and technical specs for your suppliers
  • Get essential tips and tricks to automate your processes and get better quality publications

Course summary
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Ken Jones
£445 plus VAT
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This course is run by:
Founder and Director of Circular Software - www.circularflo.com. A publishing software expert with over ten years experience as Technical Production Manager and software trainer and developer at Pearson and Penguin Group UK. Ken has knowledge and experience of fixed layout EPUB3 & KF8, workflow automation and standardisation, PDF creation and preflighting, graphic design and publishing software, XML & XSLT and commercial printing. Ken specialises in writing applications for publishers and offering training and consultancy on print and digital publishing software and workflows. He has worked in the UK with Hachette, Pan Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Nosy Crow, National Trust, Parragon and other well known publishers.