The CIPR Specialist
Diploma (Crisis Communications) is designed for both generalist professionals
who wish to enhance their knowledge of the discipline and for those looking to
follow a career in crisis communication.
The syllabus is taught and assessed at the same level as a
WHAT DO I LEARN AND
HOW IS IT ASSESSED?
The Crisis (Response)
Communication Diploma covers topics including:
analysing the causes
and assessing the likelihood of circumstances requiring crisis communication
contributing to the
organisation’s risk assessment, crisis preparations
relations during a crisis
ethical issues in
The assessment will
involve producing an executive report and analysis of research findings on a
topic of your choice that relates to crisis communication.
WHO’S IT FOR AND WHAT
ARE THE ENROLMENT CRITERIA?
This course is aimed
at experienced public relations practitioners who want to develop their
expertise in the area of response and crisis management. Please check with your chosen teaching centre
for more details about enrolment criteria.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
depending on the date of enrolment, however the programme is designed to be
delivered over a period of 20 hours of
There are 4 assessment
sessions per year. Depending on when you enrol on to the qualification you
could qualify in as little as 6 to 8 months.
Students should expect
to set aside a certain amount of time for self-study and this will vary
depending on time taken to complete the qualification.
Download Diploma Syllabus from here.