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- Understanding profit and loss statements
- Producing a journal profit and loss budget
- The balance sheet and cash flow in journals
- Financial ratios and how to analyse journal
- Producing a journal forecast when things change
- Emerging trends and their impact on
journals financial management
- Producing a five year financial plan for a new launch journal
This course will commence at 09:30 (registration, with tea/coffee, from
09:00) and end at approximately 17:00
By the end of the course delegates will be able
- Produce budgets and forecasts for their journal;
- review, analyse and report on the financial
performance of journals;
- play a leading role in journal financial
- understand the annual cycle for budget and pricing
- understand and better influence a finance director’s perspective.
Who should attend
This course is
designed to provide an introductory overview for non-financial managers with
responsibilities in journal publishing (e.g. publishing editors, managing
editors and marketing managers) or to serve as a refresher for more experienced
staff wanting to update their knowledge. The course will also be relevant to all
publishing staff whose activities impact on overall journal profitability e.g.
product managers, production editors.
'Interesting content, very relevant, especially regarding the industry. Very comprehensive content, but not too much. Fantastic course overall, learnt a lot plus it was interesting.
Mohamed Desouky, Cambridge Univesity Press
'Very comprehensive and wide ranging, yet focused and detailed too. A huge amount packed into one day.'
Naomi Warren, SAGE Publications
'All completely new for me, however, easy to follow, informative and not too much of an overload.'
Laura Jones, Society for Endocrinology
'Very good overview for someone who has no financial experience. Excellent opportunity to network with other working at a similar level'
Lindsay Hook, Society for Endocrinology
'Very good course.'
Tarryn Greenberg, Cambridge University Press
'Fast-paced and enjoyable with just the right level of detail. The practical exercises were challenging but fun.'
Natalie Wilder, Society for General Microbiology
'Good presenters, relaxed environment. Good mix of practical and presentation.'
Aimee Nixon, Emerald
'Good overview of areas of finance applicable to journals management - how to understand financial statements and to spot when things go wrong.
Kathryn Wilson, Cambridge University Press
'Exercises very useful to consolidate what had been taught.'
Lara Dora, Professional Engineering Publishing
'Excellent introduction to journals finance for anyone involved in publishing.'
H. Slater, New Phytologist