ALPSP Training Course: Fundamentals of Journals Finance - 06 May 2015 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 journal finances with an overview of profitability, revenue streams and expenses. It also examines emerging industry trends such as open access and the impact on journals financial management. This course is specifically for non-finance budget holders new to budget management or those looking to take on responsibility for journals finance.
ALPSP Training Course: Effective Journal Editorial Management - 13 May 2015 This course introduces the common issues and tasks encountered in journal management. Considering various approaches to effective journal management and relationship building, it enables delegates to build on their skills to be more effective in meeting the day-to-day challenges of journal publishing, changing business models and editorial processes. The emphasis is on practical advice and guidance.
ALPSP Training Course: Project Management for Publishing - 19 May 2015 Projects are fundamental to all publishing organizations. Everyone gets involved in them.They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business, selecting new suppliers or improving existing processes. Projects are also challenging and often fail to achieve the desired results. This course provides a template and many supporting tools that can be applied to all projects, large or small, to help ensure successful outcomes. It has a strong emphasis on getting things right at the outset because this is where most problems with projects arise. The programme is highly practical and includes break-out sessions using real project scenarios provided by delegates as well as providing publishing case studies as examples of what works and what doesn't.
2015 SSP 37th Annual Meeting - 27 May 2015 The 2015 SSP 37th Annual Meeting will take place at Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia on May 27 - 29, 2015. Publishers, societies, librarians, funders, authors and researchers have all observed our ecosystem evolving in response to changes brought about by new technology, government directives, budget challenges, and user preferences. At the 2015 SSP Annual Meeting, we will step back collectively to examine the ways in which our ‘big picture’ is shifting. Organisations of all shapes and sizes, regardless of discipline, mission, or products, are experimenting and innovating to develop solutions that will ensure a sustainable future. The meeting will focus on connecting these diverse perspectives so that we can share insights and experiences and learn from each other.