Office: (44) (0) 5603 676623  |  Independent Communications Consultancy based Westminster, London SW1
Office: (44) (0) 5603 676623  |  Independent Communications Consultancy based Westminster, London SW1

Communications Training Courses

What is best professional practice in communications? 

Is your organisation or team using best practice? 

You can take advantage of any or all of our 8 learning modules, which we can train in person or by e-learning, help learning experiences for your colleagues and run group discussions that we can help run and facilitate. These are 

  1. The Power of Media Communications
  2. Social and Digital Communications
  3. Principles of Communications
  4. Communications Strategy
  5. Campaigns
  6. Crisis Communications
  7. Content Formats
  8. Communications for Audio and Video

We use relevant and often topical materials to develop learning and development exercises and workshops, taking from English or Arabic sources as appropriate for the needs of each group and organisation. We’re enthusiastic about doing this because it keeps the learning experience relevant, engaging and fresh. 

1. The Power of Media Communications

  • Introducing the Media Environment
  • Creating Media
  • Critical Perspectives on Media
  • 5 Key Elements of Communication
  • Critical Investigation Exercise

2. Social and Digital Communications

  • Introducing Social Media
  • Introducing Digital Media
  • Social and Digital Monitoring Tools

3. Principles of Communications

  • Roles of communications in core institutions of state
  • Role of the SJC in communications
  • Models of Communications
  • Senders
  • Messages
  • Audiences (Receivers)
  • Channels
  • Feedback

4. Communications Strategy

  • 4 Core functions of Strategic Communications
  • Strategy
  • Horizon Scanning
  • Insight
  • Evaluation
  • Building capability
  • The OASIS Planning Tool

4. Campaigns

  • Elements of a Press Release
  • Planning campaigns using the OASIS tool
  • Identifying effective campaigns

6. Crisis Communications

  • How to organise for a crisis
  • Plan
  • Rehearse
  • Implement
  • Maintain
  • Evaluate
  • Recover
  • Best practice for dealing with fake news

7. Content Formats

  • Reviewing your website
  • Using email newsletters
  • Using infographics

8. Communications for Audio and Video 

  • YouTube and videos
  • Television
  • Radio and podcasts
  • Exercise: creating a video