Course Description

This course is for individuals who are interested in the integral part production plays in the publishing process. Topics include print production management; the relationship between production, editorial, and marketing; the publishing team's structure and roles; project management and quality assurance of photography, illustration, and design; typography; prepress, proofing, paper, and printing processes (including digital printing); bindery processes; Internet applications related to print production; dealing with freelancers and suppliers; budgeting and scheduling; and emerging technologies. On successful completion of this course, the student will be familiar with an overview of the entire production process, concepts, products, and procedures for each aspect of print production, relationships within the publishing company and outside with the graphics community at large, and resources for further self-directed learning. The student will also be better prepared to manage print-related initiatives in all aspects of the publishing enterprise.


Students are strongly recommended to take CDPB 100 or CDPB 200 before taking this course.

This course is offered in the Spring/Summer term as part of 'Publishing Intensive' (CDPB 999)

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Sep 14, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Delivery Options
Domestic Fee non-credit $853.65 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information