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This intensive course empowers Production Managers and Line Producers ready to step up to the Head of Production or Production Executive role. It's also valuable for those currently navigating the challenges of working at a small indie without senior production support.

By the end of the course, you'll gain a clear understanding of:

  • The roles and responsibilities of Head of Production and Production Executive
  • Effective strategies to oversee multiple productions simultaneously
  • How to manage all aspects of the production process confidently
** This is not an entry-level course. Please look at the Production Co-ordination for Unscripted TV course we offer which is entry level for those wishing to pursue a career in Production Management **

Course Content

Course Content:
  • Understanding the commissioning process
  • Creating a budget & schedule
  • Negotiating with broadcasters
  • Broadcaster Agreements/Editorial & Commissioning Specifications
  • Kicking off a production
  • Production Insurance
  • Health & Safety
  • Trouble shooting – pre-production, shoot, post-production
  • Managing PMs
  • Negotiating
  • Programme compliance
  • Contracts/Agreements
  • Wrapping up a production including Final Cost Report 
Its an A-Z of everything you need to know in order to manage multiple productions and oversee all aspects of production and finance for a production company.


Viki Carter is an experienced Production Executive / Head of Production in Unscripted. She has worked for small start-up indies as well as super indies across multiple genres ranging from factual entertainment formats to shiny floor shows to obs docs to history docs and much more. She currently works as a production consultant offering ad hoc production support to indies including writing budgets and schedules and helping set up new companies alongside her work as a trainer in all aspects of production management.

Course Duration

3 Days - 10am - 5.30pm each day


Online - via Zoom

Class Size

5 - 15 people


£450 - 10% Talent Manager Pro discount available. Please email - to obtain this as this must be paid via invoice.

Next Course

13th / 20th / 27th September

You must be available to attend all of the training days

This course offers Talent Manager Pro members the following discount:

10% Talent Manager Pro discount available. Please email - to obtain this as this must be paid via invoice.

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