Upcoming Public Relations Training Events

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Nov. 4–Dec. 16, 2020 | Live Online Course
Categories: Crisis & Reputation, Leadership & Management
Reputation management (RM) is a concept at the core of the communication profession, and in today’s fast-paced digital world, reputations can be made or lost in the blink of a digital eye. But well-built reputations can withstand social, economic and political pressure by establishing core principles and strategies to build, enhance and protect their key attributes. This six-part program will examine reputation, establishing a reputation, building and enhancing a reputation, reputational leadership, withstanding challenges, and importantly, rebuilding a reputation when needed. Paul G. Omodt, APR, Fellow PRSA, ABC, MBC;
Oct. 26–29, 2020 | Conference
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
Nov. 2–30, 2020 | Partner Online Program
Category: Writing
Ann Wylie;
Nov. 4–6, 2020 | Virtual Workshop
Category: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance
This course is designed to provide a setting for busy professionals to focus on final preparations. We strongly recommend that candidates complete previous preparations through their local chapter, on their own or by taking the APR Online Course. (This is not a seminar for those beginning their APR journey.) Kimberly D. Prato, MPA, APR+M; Jason S. Kirsch, APR; Sean Connolly, APR;
Win Hearts, Change Minds, Get Results
Nov. 10–17, 2020 | Virtual Workshop
Categories: Branding, Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Cut through the noise to clarify and simplify the storytelling process. You'll walk away with practical tools and easy-to-follow processes to create and tell more powerful stories on behalf of your organizations, brands, clients and yourself. Shape and deliver powerful stories that win hearts and change minds. Rob Biesenbach;
Nov. 12–13, 2020 | Workshop | New Orleans, La.
Category: Measurement & ROI
In two days, participants will hear from the instructor and each other about best practices for planning measurably successful communication campaigns, and apply what they learn to a project or campaign they will soon need to address at work. They will learn about many different ways to measure messages, channels and outcomes of communication. They also will get feedback from the instructor and other participants on the plans and measurement tools they draft themselves based on what they learn. Angela Sinickas, ABC, IABC Fellow, member of IPR Measurement Commission; In-Person
Nov. 12, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 19
Categories: Communication Strategy, Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership & Management
Included with PRSA Membership.
Increasingly, people are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), and when portrayed in the media, want to see their stories reflected in a fair and accurate way; Latinx people are the subject of news stories daily and have similar concerns. In this webinar, PR and communications professionals will hear more about these communities and issues as they learn concrete steps to incorporate inclusiveness in critical business functions of their work and improve their own career competencies. Jaron M. Terry, APR, Fellow PRSA; Monica Trasandes; Live Online
Key Concepts and Techniques of Effective Public Relations
Nov. 18–19, 2020 | Workshop | San Francisco, Calif.
Category: Communication Strategy
Gain a clear understanding of public relations and communications concepts and techniques through lectures, case study presentations, discussions and group exercises. Examine the theory and practice of major issues facing the profession. Robin Schell, APR, Fellow PRSA; In-Person
Nov. 19, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Nov. 26
Categories: Communication Strategy, Techniques & Tactics, Writing
Included with PRSA Membership.
Break out of the rut we all fall into when we write about the same thing, the same way. Your prose will jump off the page after this training on writing more succinctly and with greater flair. Michael Smart; Live Online
Dec. 8, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Dec. 15
Categories: Emerging Trends, Measurement & ROI, Techniques & Tactics
Included with PRSA Membership.
In this webinar, participants will learn how to best sell PR results in the competitive digital marketing space in 2020. Stella Bayles; Live Online
Dec. 10, 2020 | Webinar, On-Demand Available Dec. 17
Categories: Communication Strategy, Leadership & Management
Included with PRSA Membership.
Join us for this webinar as we explore 5 specific ways to find and tap into real-world stories that resonate and stick with employee audiences while simultaneously building desired organizational cultures. Monique Farmer, APR; Live Online