Introduction to PR – free course

This free short PR course is a great introduction to Public Relations. Equip yourself with some essential skills & knowledge of working in the PR industry.

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PR Academy, UK (Online)
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This course is available on the PR Academy website.

Description

This free short course is a great introduction to public relations. Find out more about what PR is and the different types of PR practice. Equip yourself with some of the essential skills and knowledge, understand what it is like to work in this exciting industry.

Learn at your own pace through a combination of video, quizzes and research tasks, there is lots of variety.

The course is a good way to decide if PR is for you or, if you are already working in PR, as a first step on the path to a professional qualification.

About PR Academy

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With hundreds of communicators choosing to learn with us each year, PR Academy is a leading provider of public relations and communication education.

We’re the largest centre for qualifications accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). We also work with the Public Relations and Communication Association (PRCA) and the Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC). Each year hundreds of practitioners, many from top global companies, choose us as their study partner.

A bit more about us….

The company is owned and run by co-founders, husband and wife team, Dr Kevin Ruck and Ann Pilkington. We were formed in 2007 to deliver the CIPR PR Diploma online and haven’t looked back!

We went on to:

  • Deliver all CIPR qualifications online, face to face in London or through blended learning.
  • Design, set up and run the college for AMEC – the International Association of Measurement and Evaluation of Communication.
  • Launch our PR MOOC (massive open online course) which introduces the fundamentals of PR to students from all over the world for free.
  • Launch PR Place in autumn 2017, our community and resource hub. A place where “practice meets scholarship, where insight is derived from evidence and where questions of career development and professionalism can be explored”.
  • Launch our first qualification with the Public Relations and Communication Association (PRCA), a specialist course in change management, in 2019.

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