Ethics: Public Relations Training

On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Maintaining relevant communication skills is one of the most critical needs for successful communication professionals today. PRSA’s Executive Communication Online Series is designed to teach and empower you with strategic knowledge, skills and abilities to develop quantifiable business outcomes.

The Executive Communication Online Series, consisting of six sessions, will enable you to transition from a traditional communication pro to an expert strategic communicator aligning with specific business goals. Throughout the program, you’ll be learning skills you can start applying to your work immediately.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Can you provide a knowledgeable response about using research in your organization planning process? Can you explain the difference between primary and secondary research? Do you have a format for developing and writing a public relations plan?

This session will discuss research concepts and applications by using a variety of research tools to gather information about the employer or client, industry and relevant issues. Participants will learn formal, informal, quantitative and qualitative methods for developing a plan and setting goals based on research findings.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Do you understand how to integrate the plan and implementation of your organization’s communication activities with its vision, objectives and strategy? Do you know how to evaluate and report that implementation process for its efficiency and effectiveness?

This session will explore the implementation and evaluation of public relations and communication program goals and objectives; will include the sequence of events required to develop successful timelines and budgets executing planned strategies within an overall plan.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Are you prepared to help your organization identify, manage and measure risks in a highly networked and volatile world?

This session will help you prioritize and manage a crisis and consider the process for dealing with a crisis. It will also help you identify communication/public relations models and theories, and barriers to communication. Communication models and theories such as Diffusion or the Wilbur Schramm Process Model can be very helpful in projecting the possible course for a group of people or anticipating potential problems.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Think about the various roles and functions within nonprofit, not-forprofit and for-profit companies. Could you ask intelligent questions about business structure — sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations? Can you identify ROI for public relations activities in your organization? Are you aware of laws and guidelines for public reporting of annual reports or income statements?

This session will discuss ways to motivate and inspire others to build coalitions and communicate vision within an organization.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
Ethics-based relationship management is at the heart of the communication function, emerging as a strategic role in managing environments, processes and methodologies in which your organization operates. Are you prepared to provide your organization leadership with the necessary tools, tactics and processes required to manage key stakeholder relationships?

In this session, participants will learn the importance of relationship building among key stakeholders (both internal and external) to find mutually acceptable solutions. It will also cover the need for reputation management by maintaining individual and organization credibility with and among key constituents.
On-Demand
On-Demand Online Course
Categories: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Communication Strategy, Crisis & Reputation, Ethics, Executive Level, Leadership & Management
The importance of public relations as a boundary spanner that counsels organizational leadership on ethics and ethical values of stakeholders cannot be overemphasized; with emerging technologies only adding to this challenge into the future. Are you prepared to help a CEO or a board better understand how legal issues impacting public relations should be handled? Have you routinely considered ethical outcomes in your planning process? Are you prepared for the role of your organization’s “moral compass” in its relationship with its varied stakeholders?

In this session, you will discuss the importance of standards for professional behavior in communications, recognizing ethical dilemmas and legal considerations as they may affect the organization’s decision-making process.
On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Diversity & Inclusion, Ethics, Leadership & Management, Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
Following the Arthur W. Page Society benchmark study on diversity and inclusion practices for recruitment and retention of talent, this presentation will provide organizational strategies that leaders can adopt to build engage team members and build an inclusive team environment. Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR; Peta Long; On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Ethics, Leadership & Management
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this webinar we can hear Paula’s personal journey as she discusses the importance in taking a stand for ethics and how to make a commitment to personal and professional growth that leads to ethical achievement. #EthicsMatter Paula L. Pedene, APR; On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Category: Ethics
Included with PRSA Membership.
As if we weren’t already thinking about and navigating more potential ethical issues these days than ever, along comes the new world order of COVID-19. And while being the ethical cornerstone of a company or organization is not any one person’s job, the very nature of our profession and Code of Ethics does challenge PR pros to fill a special role. We’ll talk about some of the most pressing challenges today and why it’s our job (and opportunity) to step up. On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Emerging Trends, Ethics
Included with PRSA Membership.
World-famous spirit maker Brown-Forman, parent company of Jack Daniel’s, took swift action in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Learn from Jack Daniel’s Public Relations Director Svend Jansen on what led to the decision to use one of their distilleries to make hand sanitizer for their community and to partner with others to distribute to a wider community. On-Demand
A Matter of Life and Death
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Communication Strategy, Ethics
Included with PRSA Membership.
The pandemic is unlike any other crisis—never more evident than for those responsible for public relations and marketing in health care. While highly versed in crisis communications, this time it’s different. Rather than dealing with a singular issue, the pandemic is pervasive to people across the globe: 24/7 twists and turns make it intense and excruciating with never-ending demands, ethical dilemmas, constantly changing content and unending expectations requiring undivided attention to reach every single market segment with no end in sight. These professionals are laser focused in critical support of health care heroes doing the sacred work of caring for communities, patients and loved ones. Organizations and communities also depend on them for clear, transparent, unbridled and moment-to-moment external communications in the face of fear and uncertainty. Their ever-evolving lessons learned are applicable to every professional no matter the sector. Dr. Rhoda Weiss, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA; Ramon Soto; On-Demand
On-Demand Webinar
Categories: Ethics, Leadership & Management
Included with PRSA Membership.
The role of trusted advisor is a critical component for the public relations professional. Are you comfortable asking the tough questions? Introducing dialogue that might be controversial? Challenging the status quo? Effectively positioning yourself in this crucial role is a catalyst for your career. Join us for this webinar as we discuss ways PR/communication professionals can lead with ethics. Michelle Egan, APR, Fellow PRSA; Nance Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA; Karen Swim, APR; BJ Whitman, APR, Fellow PRSA; On-Demand