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Discover the field of Public Relations, which began to flourish at the turn of the century. Look at the historical roots of PR and its evolution through changing economies. Consider the various roles and responsibilities PR practitioners fulfill across differing industries and sectors, as well as how the practice continues to evolve.

Topics

  • The history and evolution of the PR profession
  • How the PR role functions in different sectors
  • The concept of “PR in practice”

Prerequisites

You must be admitted to the Diploma in Public Relations

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 06, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Schedule
Total Hours
36.0
Instructors
  • Kara Heddle

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately six hours of work per week on course requirements.

Real-Time Learning

There are six live Zoom sessions scheduled for this course.

September 8 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET
September 22 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET
October 6 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET
October 20 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET
November 10 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET
November 24 - 4:00pm -  7:00pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of attendance in live classes, participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbook

No textbook required. 

Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Sep 08, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Sep 18, 2022
Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 26, 2022 to Oct 02, 2022
Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Oct 06, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 10, 2022 to Oct 16, 2022
Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Oct 20, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 24, 2022 to Oct 30, 2022
Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Nov 14, 2022 to Nov 20, 2022
Type
In class
Days
Th
Time
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Nov 24, 2022
Type
Online
Dates
Nov 28, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Schedule
Total Hours
36.0
Format
Instructors
  • Kara Heddle

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage face to face during the in-class portion and online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately six hours of work per week on course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of attendance in in-person classes, participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbook

No textbook required. 

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