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COMM 472 Public Relations Event Planning (3) Effective planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of events planning.

COMM 472 Public Relations Events Planning (3)

This course links the public relations theories and practices with skills and techniques required for effective events planning. Students will build on their understanding of public relations introduced in COMM 370 by working on projects that are designed to help them to develop skills in conceptualizing public relations events, designing events, selecting sites, analyzing audiences, budgeting, and promoting/marketing. Students will gain experience in event conceptualization and implementation through in-class exercises and discussions, and public events projects. These assignments will provide students the opportunity to develop portfolio materials.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: COMM 370

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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