Professional Training
4.9 (27 Reviews)

Strategic Public Relations Management

LCT International, In London (+2 locations)
Length
10 days
Price
7,250 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 October, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
10 days
Price
7,250 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 October, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Strategic Public Relations Management

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14 October, 2024

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Training Course Content

This Strategic Public Relations Management course will cover:

What is PR - Public Relations?

  • Objectives and key elements of Public Relations
  • Importance, benefits and challenges of Public Relations management
  • How PR differs from marketing, advertising and sales
  • Advantages and disadvantages of all PR options
  • Importance of PR internally

PR channels

  • Print media and its current and likely future role in PR
  • Television and the impact it can have
  • Radio - relying on voice only
  • Mobile technology and increasing accessibility
  • Social media and multi-media - growth, complexity and impact

Writing for all media

  • What makes a good story?
  • How to win and keep reader’s attention
  • Writing for print: marketing materials, news, features, editorial and letters
  • Press releases which are published not ignored
  • Writing effectively for electronic media

Target markets

  • Requirements of target audiences and stakeholders
  • What are your competitors doing and how successfully?
  • 15 different types of research to find out the answers
  • Identifying the most appropriate way to reach your audiences
  • Pitfalls to avoid on messages and content

PR events and activities

  • Organising, preparing for and delivering presentations
  • Visits to your organisation by media and journalists
  • Lobbying: advantages, risks and impact
  • Sponsorship: maximising return on investment (ROI)
  • Corporate social responsibility

Social media and multi-media

  • Understanding the scope, power and immediacy of these media
  • Monitoring what is said, where and by whom
  • Responding to negative feedback positively
  • Pro-actively participating in social and multi-media
  • Dos and don’ts

Five steps for a successful PR plan

  • Agree your objectives, set targets and quantify results
  • Appropriate channels, methods and mix
  • Maximise budget and resources
  • Recruit and manage your PR team: internal and external
  • Effective project management of the implementation

Media relations

  • What do you want from editors, journalists and their media?
  • What do they need from you?
  • Understand the pressures and deadlines they are under
  • Work together to build long-term durable relationships
  • Ten top tips for developing lasting relationships

Press conferences and interviews

  • Managing press conferences and dealing with journalists’ enquiries
  • Giving winning television interviews
  • Radio interviews with impact
  • Handle difficult questions on the telephone
  • Avoid the 5 most common mistakes

Why choose LCT International

We have trained over 25,000 delegates from almost 500 client organisations

Highly qualified and experienced trainers who offer a unique learning experience tailored to you

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

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Average rating 4.9

Based on 27 reviews.
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5/5
Senior Public Relations Officer, Auditor General’s Office
11 Nov 2021
I particularly enjoyed the fact that it was practical rather than theoretical

The overall experience at LCT was very good. The training was conducted by experts and I particularly enjoyed the fact that it was practical rather than theoretical. There were ...

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5/5
PR Manager, Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (Malawi)
25 Oct 2021
Trainers and course content on point

Well facilitated course. The trainers and course content was on point and will help to build my skills and boost my career development

5/5
Head of the minister office, Ministry of Housing
12 Oct 2021
An excellent and well-organised course

It was an excellent and well-organised course and the trainers were very helpful.

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3 Shortlands, Hammersmith
W6 8DA London

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