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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDPB 103</span>

CDPB 103 Production for Books, Journals, and Reports

Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area

Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $807.50* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education

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.

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

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

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 14 Jan 2019-13 Apr 2019
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 17 Jan 2019-18 Apr 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday - Friday
and Monday
and Tuesday - Thursday
and Friday
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
02 Jul 2019 - 05 Jul 2019
08 Jul 2019 - 08 Jul 2019
09 Jul 2019 - 11 Jul 2019
12 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019

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