The French Institute in India is inviting applications for the Senior Publishers Program (SEPP). In collaboration with ASFORED, the institute will be organizing four online workshops with French professionals from the publishing industry. The program is aimed at Indian professionals working in the publishing sector. Active Indian publishers will benefit from 12 hours of theoretical training on specific topics concerning the publishing world.
Program objectives include discovering the diversity of the publishing sector in France and identifying the characteristics of French publishing; understanding the commercial activity of a French publishing house; and exchanging practices and expertise between French and Indian publishers.
The four three-hour workshops, from 11 December to 18 March, will cover organization of a publishing team; distribution models for printed books; training methods and practices for sales teams; and creating a constant buzz of marketing activities in physical spaces.
The participation fees for the program are Rs 6,000 per workshop or Rs 20,000 for all four, payable to the French Institute in India by bank transfer. The application deadline is 15 November 2020.
Every workshop will accept a maximum of 10 participants. Each candidate must attentively read the application form where information on his/her professional background will be requested.
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