IIMK announces course on publishing trends
A national-level executive development programme on ‘Publishing 2.0: business strategies for the 21st century’ will be held at IIM Kozhikode from May 21-23, 2012. The current mainstream publishing process, scholarly as well as trade, has been significantly influenced by the endless possibilities offered by computers, the Internet, and its suite of technologies. ePublishing offers a way to bring a new equilibrium to the scholarly publication ecosystem.
The programme shall map the changing landscape of the publishing domain and will be extensively discussing and debating on the current trends as well as the future course of publishing which is poised to have a tremendous impact both in the industry as well as society.
The three-day programme has been designed to provide a vivid and candid perspective of the already perfected, and fast upcoming revolution in the publishing industry. Major publishers from across the country, IT professionals, faculty members, and those who are in information handling business are attending the programme. Interested participants can join the programme by registering online, on or before May 12, 2012. For details visit http://iimk.ac.in
Pearl launches course on interior product design
Pearl Academy of Fashion has announced the launch of a course called interior product design. It aims to provide necessary skill sets for the creation, manufacture and dissemination of cutting edge products for interior spaces and functions. Classes for the four-year course will be held at the academy’s Noida campus. The last date for submitting applications is May 25, by courier/post and May 26, 2012 — by hand.