Measurement & ROI: Public Relations Training

Training programs identify how to determine research methods, set goals and quantifiable objectives, and understand measurement metrics and key performance indicators, and ultimately determine return on investment of public relations activities.

On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
Content marketing is one of the most in-demand skill sets needed for successful communication professionals today. PRSA’s Content Marketing Certificate Program is designed to teach and empower you to develop content strategies and tactics that deliver quantifiable business outcomes.

Designed as an on-demand, certificate of completion course, the Content Marketing Certificate Program will enable you to transition from a traditional communication pro to a content marketing rock star and learn how to create a content marketing plan to strategically align with business goals.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
A successful content marketing program is one that is strategic. This module will show attendees why one of the most important parts of their content marketing work should be planning and how they can structure their team for content marketing success — from training internal team members to allocating external work. Additionally, attendees will learn the necessary editorial planning and content management processes needed to execute a successful program. Presenters will share tips on finding stories, getting company buy-in and how to join national conversations on behalf of a brand. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
Communication and public relations professionals need to add content marketing to their skill set to fit into an evolving communications industry where PR, digital, social and marketing all work together to meet a company’s business goals. This module will help attendees understand what content marketing means and how it can help them achieve their objectives. Attendees will learn the principles behind developing a content marketing strategy as well as the various tactics that can be used in content marketing campaigns. The learnings will be augmented by real examples in the form of case studies from some of the best content marketing campaigns, and attendees will leave understanding how to get started in content marketing as a communications professional. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
Storytelling is not one-size-fits-all. In this module attendees will learn how to create a storytelling strategy to fit their brand and reach their target audience. Attendees will learn what makes a good story and how to structure it as well as learn when to use different types of multimedia content including video, graphics, 360 and virtual reality. This module will equip attendees with an understanding of which style of content works best for different channels. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
You created content. Now what? Great content is most valuable when you get it in front of your target audience. Attendees will learn how to select distribution channels and learn why the PESO model should be a part of a content marketing exposure strategy. This module also will showcase best practice examples and leave attendees with ready-to-implement tips on modern outreach tactics, from SEO to viral outreach. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
Social media is constantly evolving, and it is imperative for all Communication and Public Relations professionals stay current on the trends. In this module, attendees will learn how earned media and social media intersect with new social-based media outlets. Understanding the variables of this intersection will aid in pitching content for these channels. Additionally, this module will explain how influencers can be incorporated into their storytelling strategy to drive business goals, as well as where paid social fits into the content marketing mix. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
While it may be the last step in your content marketing campaign, showing the ROI is one of the most important content marketing components, and one that should be planned at the beginning of your campaign. In this module attendees will learn strategies to help them determine what they should measure and methods to help them set up a measurement program as well as understand key metrics, measurement tools and tricks, and how to create C-suite reports that show ROI. On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

This professional development offering is designed as an on-demand, certificate of completion program and will equip management-level communicators with best practices within digital content strategy, personas, digital storytelling, writing for SEO and the web, digital innovation and the measurement of digital communication.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

You’ve heard that content is king, but how do you effectively use it across the web? It’s important to set clear objectives for the framework in order to achieve your business’s strategic digital goals. In this module, participants will learn how to develop a successful content strategy and maximize each piece for websites, social media, video platforms, and blogs.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

You can’t effectively deliver your message to your prospects without knowing who they are. You need personas—composite sketches of important segments of your audience. This module will explore best practices you can use to build relevant personas for your organization – and learn how to craft messaging to which they’ll be most receptive.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

Stories sell. They make your key messages memorable. Communication professionals have more platforms and formats than ever before to tell their stories. In this module, participants will discover the components of a great story, and how you can leverage the web to amplify it.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

Google’s algorithm uses hundreds of factors and changes its formula more than once per day. In this module, participants will learn best practices in driving more organic traffic to their website, and how to navigate the ever-changing world of search engine metrics.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

It’s one thing to talk about innovation but another to truly build it into your communication efforts’ DNA. Participants will learn how to apply new technologies to their business strategy, as well as how to create a culture of innovation and build experimentation into your process.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences.

As Peter Drucker said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” How do you determine which metrics truly matter and how do you benchmark against them? In this module participants will discover how to incorporate analysis into your communication efforts to create a process of continual improvement.
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On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

Designed as an on-demand certificate of completion program, the Integrated Communication Certificate Program will equip management-level communicators with best practices within integrated marketing concepts for specific audiences in order to develop integrated strategies and tactics that work together to boost results and effectively manage your work in a planned, synchronous fashion.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will gain a true understanding of the concepts of integrated marketing communications, including common misconceptions about the practice. Participants will learn why IMC is a much more powerful communications method than traditional outreach methods and hear examples of successful IMC project results.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will learn best practices for personas to accelerate communications efforts. Participants will receive an overview of ways to rapidly develop and implement personas for daily communications routine and key behaviors to identify and incorporate into outreach efforts.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will gain an understanding of how behavior can be understood and influenced, and how to apply that information to today’s communications campaigns. Additionally, participants will learn about behavior basics and why communicators are turning to persona-based audience definition and hear takeaways from viral IMC campaigns with behavior-based strategies.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will receive an understanding of search engine optimization technique basics and how SEO can be effectively used to boost earned media results, from optimizing press releases to creating owned media that will get exposure in search engine news results. In addition, the instructors will demonstrate how SEO plays an ever-growing role in the world of communications.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will learn about ways to build synergy between content, social media, and other messaging channels to boost individual and overall results. Concepts like message alignment, timing, and familiarity across channels will be covered as well as the importance of understanding specific audience behaviors as they relate to curating and absorbing information.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement.

In this module, participants will learn integrated measurement practices that take into account new goals for attribution models and conversion tactics. The focus of this module will be understanding how to measure and report the ROI of communications campaigns in today’s integrated world.
On-Demand
Aug. 15–Sept. 19, 2018 | Live Online Course
Categories: Leadership & Management, Measurement & ROI
The Measurement and Analytics Certificate Program goes well beyond simply measuring the effectiveness of communication. You will also learn how to build research into the beginning of your communications planning process in ways that are fast, easy and inexpensive. Also, at the end of resource-intensive communication campaigns that involve audience behavior changes, you’ll be able to calculate the marginal ROI on your organization’s communication investment...
Oct. 31–Dec. 12, 2018 | Live Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI
PRSA’s new Content Marketing Certificate Program is designed to teach and empower you to develop content strategies and tactics that deliver quantifiable business outcomes. Designed as a certificate of completion course, the Content Marketing Certificate Program will enable you to transition from a traditional communication pro to a Content Marketing rock star and learn how to create a Content Marketing plan to strategically align with business goals. Lisa Arledge Powell;
May 22–June 26, 2019 | Live Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Media Relations, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Digital Communication Certificate Program concentrates on an advanced technical landscape for digital communicators working within branding, social media and content strategy to leverage a variety of digital tools through evolving channels and platforms geared to appeal to different audiences. The Digital Communication Certificate Program will equip management-level communicators with best practices within digital content strategy, personas, digital storytelling, writing for SEO and the web, digital innovation and the measurement of digital communication. Justin Seibert;
Aug. 14–Sept. 18, 2019 | Live Online Course
Categories: IMC- Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication Strategy, Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Social Media, Techniques & Tactics
The Integrated Communication Certificate Program builds an advanced approach to integrated marketing communications that is specifically built for today’s communication professional. Strategic integrated communication can help organizations streamline their efforts and significantly boost results by focusing on synergy, alignment and measurement. Designed as a live certificate of completion program, the Integrated Communication Certificate Program will equip management-level communicators with best practices within integrated marketing concepts for specific audiences in order to develop integrated strategies and tactics that work together to boost results and effectively manage your work in a planned, synchronous fashion. Bonnie Harris;
Aug. 12–Sept. 16, 2020 | Live Online Course
Category: Measurement & ROI
The Measurement and Analytics Certificate Program goes well beyond simply measuring the effectiveness of communication. You will also learn how to build research into the beginning of your communications planning process in ways that are fast, easy and inexpensive. Also, at the end of resource-intensive communication campaigns that involve audience behavior changes, you’ll be able to calculate the marginal ROI on your organization’s communication investment. Angela Sinickas, ABC, IABC Fellow, member of IPR Measurement Commission;
Behavioral Strategic Planning
Aug. 4–Sept. 8, 2021 | Live Online Course
Categories: Communication Strategy, Measurement & ROI, Techniques & Tactics
This professional development offering will equip management-level communicators with the knowledge of how to build a strategic, behavioral public outreach plan that will move the needle on stakeholder action, not just opinions, to achieve more effective public relationship outcomes. Stacey Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA;