(Prerequisite: COM 4220 Public Relations Skills, or equivalent) This course will cover practical strategies useful for a Public Information Officer (PIO). This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of media crisis management. The course focuses on actions to take and actions to avoid when handling a crisis situation from a communications perspective. Topics will include issues management, risk management, relationship management, crisis planning and preparation, and review of case studies. Finally, students will develop a workable and generic crisis management plan.
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