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Certificate In Media and Public Relations Online Course

Learn the Skills to Master Media & Public Relations


Learn the Skills to Master Media & Public Relations

In this course, you will get knowledge you need to manage effectively your image and value by forming solid networks through strategic communication planning. Effective networking is essential for day-to-day business or for those times when you are actively pursuing job opportunities.

Networking and public relations is the most successful method of communicating your value to those around you. Furthermore, good networking skills enable you to tap into those relationships you already have and increase the scope of your network. This course is designed to give you practical teaching and hands-on tools that will get you networking once you complete this course.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Network for success
  • Manage "Meet and Greet" opportunities
  • Dress for success
  • Write effectively
  • Set goals
  • Manage media relations
  • Plan issue and crisis communication
  • Use social media
  • Deliver effective employee communication

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Networking for Success (Part 1)

  • Creating an effective introduction
  • Making a great first impression

Module Three  - Networking for Success (Part 2)

  • Minimising nervousness
  • Using business cards effectively
  • Remembering names

Module Four - The Meet and Greet

  • The three-step process
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Dressing for Success

  • The meaning of colours
  • Interpreting common dress codes
  • Deciding what to wear

Module Six - Writing

  • Busniess letters
  • Writing proposals
  • Reports
  • Executive summaries

Module Seven - Setting Goals

  • Understanding goals
  • SMART goals
  • Helping others with goal setting

Module Eight - Media Relations

  • Television
  • Print
  • Web presence, blogs and the internet

Module Nine - Issues and Crisis Communication Planning

  • Gauging the impending crisis level
  • Providing feedback and insights
  • How information will be distributed
  • Tracking the overall effect

Module Ten - Social Media (The PR Toolkit)

  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • Podcasts
  • Social bookmarks
  • RSS feeds

Module Eleven - Employee Communications

  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication skills (Body language)
  • Email etiquette
  • Negotiation skills
  • Making an impact

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020MAPR
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6-8 Hours
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate