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Design e Tecnologia das Artes Gráficas

Graphic Budgeting

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 9182/2020 - 25/09/2020

5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP + 4,0 OT , Cód. 964455.

- Luís Miguel Alves de Oliveira

Not applicable

- Understand the main concepts of graphic budgeting.
- Know methods for making budgets for the printing industry.
- Determine the production costs of a graphic product/work.

1. Budgeting in the Graphic Industry
1.1. Planning and cost projection of graphic works.
1.2. Management of resources, equipment and raw materials inherent to the production process.
2. The concept of Budget and its purpose
2.1. Concepts, advantages and objectives of budget calculation in the Graphic Industry.
3. The variables involved in the budgeting process: labor/machine; raw and subsidiary materials to the production process.
3.1. Calculation of production times, equipment, labor, cost of consumables and raw materials used in graphic work.
3.2. Direct and indirect costs.
3.2. Realization of practical exercises.

Evaluation Methodology
Practical work - 20%
Written assessment in the period of frequency and exam - 80%
Exam exemption: Students with a final average equal to, or higher, than 10 values.
Exam: Students are approved with a score equal to, or higher, than 10 values.

- Kiphan, H. (2001). Handbook of Print Media. (Vol. 1). Alemanha: Springer
- Barbosa, C. (2009). Manual Prático de Produção Gráfica. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Principia
- Bann, D. (2008). Actualidade en la Producción de Artes Gráficas. (Vol. 1). Barcelona: Blume
- Baer, L. (1999). Produção Gráfica. (Vol. 1). S. Paulo: SENAC

Teaching Method
Theoretical Pratical sessions, in the most theoretical aspect - Oral exhibition using audio-visual means; and in more practical sessions - development of practical work and budgeting exercises.

Software used in class
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Excel




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