Chartered Institute of Public Relations to roll out diploma in crisis comms

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is set to launch a diploma in crisis comms to commence in October.

Launching diploma: CIPR interim CEO Ann Mealor
Launching diploma: CIPR interim CEO Ann Mealor

The masters-level diploma will be taught at CIPR London HQ and will give PR practitioners the skills to respond to threats and challenges to corporate reputation.

Ann Mealor, interim CEO, CIPR said: 'This is an exciting and timely new addition to our qualifications. It will build skills, knowledge and understanding, enabling people in PR to step up to the mark at times of crisis when a clear and authoritative response is required.'

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