Open Invitation to Publishing Course 2016 by NBDB and BDAP

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP) are launching yet another new program: the first of our series of publishing courses.

The pilot course will consist of three (3) subjects focusing on the fundamental aspects of publishing: History of Publishing and the Book, Introduction to Publishing, and Copyright. The schedule of classes with list of instructors are as follows:

SubjectClass SchedulePre-registration Deadline
History of Publishing and the Book by Mr. Ramon SunicoJune 15, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
June 18, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
June 21, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
June 13
Introduction to Publishing by the NBDBJune 28, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
June 30, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
July 5, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
June 20
Copyright by Atty. F.D. Nicholas B. PichayJuly 8, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
July 15, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
July 22, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
June 27

Each class will be held at the University of the Philippines Diliman School of Economics. Each subject in the pilot course costs P1,500. A discount of 30% will be offered to those registered with the NBDB or BDAP.

To join the classes, please follow these steps:

  1. Pre-register by sending an email with the subject line “Sign me up for NBDB’s Publishing Course” to Include your name, designation, company name, and mobile number in the body of the email.
  2. Remit payment for each subject to the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP). Account details will be shared upon confirmation of your pre-registration via email.
  3. Email a copy/photo of the deposit slip to

The course outline of the program will be sent to those who have completed the steps above.

For inquiries and concerns, you may send a message to the email address above or call Niña Lanciola at (02) 929 3887 loc. 806.