CIPR Specialist Diploma in Crisis Communication

Develop the skills and knowledge needed for auditing, planning and managing public relations if and when the pressure mounts for an urgent response, or during a crisis.

Course overview

The core purpose of the new Crisis Diploma in Crisis Communication is to introduce the mid-career professional to the contexts, concepts and practical tools of crisis response PR.

It is designed for both the generalist looking to boost their awareness of best practice preparation for crisis management, and for those looking to specialise in the subject as a career choice. At a practical level, the key learning outcome is to enable students to research and develop ethical crisis response strategies and plans to effectively assist organisations to avoid or reduce the impact of complex issues, events and situations. To develop the skills and knowledge needed for auditing, planning and managing public relations if and when the pressure mounts for an urgent response, or during a crisis.

Assessment

Assessment is by a work based assignment, comprising of an Executive Report and a supporting summary analysis. 4,500 words in total

What do you get?

  • the class is a residential weekend programme in Cambridge
  • accomodation and a networking dinner is included
  • specialist tuition by practicing CIPR qualified professionals with experience in commercial, government and voluntary sectors
  • a series of videos on aspects of crisis communications
  • a webinar for assessment preparation
  • one-to-one tutor support for assessments
  • online support through the College's learning zone


Duration

6 months

Course module:

Crisis communications practice Mandatory

Key concepts in crisis response

Opportunities and Threats to trust and reputation

Analyse and define types of crisis

Manage media and social media in a crisis

Establishing a crisis ready organisation

Assessment: Assessment is by a work based assignment, comprising of an Executive Report and a supporting summary analysis. 4,500 words in total

What our students say

The tutors were fantastic and all the materials provided were great. I always recommend Cambridge Marketing College.

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Cambridge Marketing College has amazing tutors, friendly administration staff and great teaching material.

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Executive weekends

Cambridge, UK

28 October 2017, £1350.00* + VAT

28 October 2017
£1350.00* + VAT
* An additional amount of £395.00 for CIPR registration and assessment to be paid at checkout.

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