Program Updates and Announcements

December 2006
by Jan Nathan, Executive Director, PMA

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PMA began exploring online learning several years ago under the direction of Larry Bram of Teaching Strategies Press, who was then on the board and had begun using this new type of learning in his company. At that time, we couldn’t find an affordable way to
offer it to our entire membership, but we kept trying to find one.

Enter current PMA board member Frank Gromling of Ocean Publishers. He took on this challenge, began searching for affordable vendors, managed to find a package that would work for us, and then began setting up a menu of classes that would interest many members. No small task!

PMA Online University premiered in September 2006 with PMA’s general counsel, Jonathan Kirsch, on How to Build a Better Book Contract. The second session, in October, was led Brian Jud, who encouraged members to think outside the box and make money with The Buck Starts Here….IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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