Public Relations Campaigns and Strategies

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Public Relations Campaigns and Strategies

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Public Relations

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    PUBR11-100 Public Relations Principles and Practice is essential and must be taken prior to enrolling in this subject.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This is a challenging and team-oriented subject offering students the opportunity to put into practice all the theoretical knowledge, research skills, interpersonal and group skills, and creative problem-solving abilities they have developed throughout their public relations studies. Successful students will be able to demonstrate the ability to: Critically analyse, assess and appraise real public relations campaigns; Analyse a client, the environment and products/services to address public relations needs and opportunities; Work within the client's real-world limitations to create, produce and pitch a public relations campaign to address needs and opportunities; Work within a diverse team responsible for negotiating its own workload and solving its problems internally; Develop, execute and apply primary and secondary communications research to a real client situation; Identify target publics and their needs' Formulate strategies for two-way communication with target publics; Create key messages; Identify appropriate tactics for message delivery; Develop budgets and implement schedules; Present campaign pitch to client; and Prepare and submit supporting written communication planning documents.
     

    Learning Objectives
    1. Student is able to appreciate the role of public relations within the context of contemporary strategic business management;
    2. Student is able to apply theoretical knowledge to the role of public relations management within the context of a real-world campaign;
    3. Student is able to demonstrate targeted, creative and appropriate public relations campaign planning;
    4. Student is able to work effectively as part of a group;
    5. Student is able to demonstrate effective oral and written presentation skills.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.