Tuesday 21 Nov 2017

Advanced Programmes

The various programmes are scheduled throughout the year in concentrated blocks of 3-5-6-days at a time. Tuition takes place at the Provox Centre for Public Relations & Communication in Johannesburg or at other venues around the country, based on demand.

  • Public relations practice
  • Public relations management

Professional Development Programme in Public Relations Practice

Real life, case-study based programme on how to plan and measure public relations campaigns.

PR Practice Modules:

  • The profession
  • Theoretical foundation
  • Techniques/functions
    • Special events
    • Spoken word
    • Internal communication
    • Media Liaison
  • Managerial areas
    • Issues management
    • Information and communication technology
  • Manage a PR programme
    • Research
    • Planning
    • Budgeting
    • Evaluation

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Time frame

PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

Course Code Dates (programme presented in two blocks)
2017PJ1- (Johannesburg) 13 – 17 March 2017 week one AND 22 – 26 May 2017 week two
2017PJ2 (Johannesburg) 24 – 28 July 2017 week one AND 25 – 29 September 2017 week two
2017PJ3 (Johannesburg) 11 – 15 September 2017 week one AND 13 – 17 November 2017 week two
PC Cape Town 3 – 7 July 2017 week one AND 18 – 22 September 2017 week two
PN 6 – 10 March 2017 week one AND 8 – 12 May 2017 week two
Programme fee R 17 929
  • This includes assessments and catering.

Entry requirements

Practitioners who have four to seven years experience in public relations and communication as well as relevant qualifications.

Testimonials

Many many thanks for the knowledge and information impartation, I enjoyed week 2 so much that I wish to do a few more courses with Provox … after I complete this one of cause.

Must admit, I felt empty as I drove to the airport on the Saturday morning and the feeling grew heavier, literally bringing me close to tears as I flew westbound out of OR Tambo.

I realise now that I was going through separation anxiety, I miss you guys terribly, it’s not often that one meets a great bunch of people that leave such a positive impression on one’s mind.

Once I got back to Namibia, I took some time off and went to visit my parents on the family farm, once in a while, one needs to get away from the rat race, it can get a little strenuous.

Came back to work about a week ago and then catastrophe struck, one of our very important mines flooded and ever since, all focus has been on recovering that section.

Things are almost back to normal now and I should be back in routine by tomorrow.

Thanks for the slides and other information, it’s tremendously handy as I piece my assignment together.

Missing the bunch of you tremendously”. - Naftal Negongo

Professional Development Programme in Public Relations Management

For more experienced practitioners who want to develop their strategic public relations and communication management skills.

PR Management Chapters:

  • Communication theories
  • Strategic principles of management
  • Strategic value of PR
  • Tactical and strategic planning in PR
  • Research
  • Human resources for PR
  • Crisis communication
  • Corporate social investment
  • Strategic internal communication & corporate culture
  • Change management
  • How to structure a PR department

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Time frame

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGEMENT

Course Code Dates (programme presented in two blocks)
2017MJ1 (Johannesburg) 6 – 10 March 2017 week one AND 22 – 26 May 2017 week two
2017MJ2 (Johannesburg) 5 – 9 September 2017 week one AND 7 – 11 November 2017 week two
2016MJ3 (Johannesburg) 23 – 27 October 2017 week one AND 15 – 19 January 2017 week two
MC Cape Town 13 – 17 March 2017 week one AND 14 – 18 August 2017 week two
Namibia 20 – 24 February 2017 week one AND 3 – 7 April 2017 week two
Programme fee R 20 406 incl. VAT
  • This includes manuals,
    assessments and catering.

Entry requirements
Practitioners who have eight to ten years experience in all aspects of public relations and communication as well as relevant qualifications.
Testimonials

Professional Development Programme in Public Relations Practice & Management.

I have been a member of PRISA for a number of years. When I first read up about them,
I was really interested in becoming a member and although I have communication and
public relations skills, I felt that PROVOX, which is an organisation affiliated with PRISA
could offer me the skills and training that I needed to bridge the gap in my experience.

In 2009, I enrolled for the Public Relations Practice course which I thoroughly enjoyed. The lecturers were really amazing and made learning communication and public relations skills on a high level very easy.

During 2010, I enrolled for the Public Relations Management course. I heard that this course was quite intense, but I was up for the challenge.

The second week was even more interesting, but equally challenging. I received feedback on my assignments, which I thankfully passed and one of the highlights of the second week was meeting Freek Robinson, a television personality who is also a journalist. I must say that the interview with Freek Robinson taught me a lot about being on television and the interview actually was not as bad as I thought that it would be.

The lecturers that I was exposed to both during my Practice and Management course are knowledgeable and have a great understanding of the subjects that they taught us. Some of the lecturers such as Peter van der Schyff can make even a topic like IT interesting!

Today, after completing the Practice and Management course, I believe that I have gained valuable skills that I can successfully implement in my work environment. If you are interested in enrolling for either the Practice or the Management course, the most important advice I would give is to make sure that you understand all the principles that are being taught in the course. If you understand the principles, you will definitely be able to apply it in any company.

Thank you PRISA and PROVOX for offering this type of training and for making this an unforgettable learning experience. - Kavitha Kalicharan.

Professional Development Programme in Public Relations Management.

This intensive two- week course increased understanding of the management role, requirements and stakeholer relationships as well and the ability to communicate effectively. I am more confident in my leadership role. - Adele Paulsen.

 

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