Courses, training and professional development

If you're a public information officer or media professional looking for an online or in person training course, we've tried to find them so you don't have to spend time looking. 

 

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The Strategic PIO

Date

Mon Jun 14 2021 13:30:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

Watauga, TX

You will learn the difference and importance of communicating in crisis and how to effectively use social media to support your agency’s brand.

Course Price

$790

Course length

Four days

Course Provider

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Public Information Officer NFPA 1035

Date

Mon Jul 26 2021 13:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

College Station, TX

As part of the course, you will present information on camera about a simulated incident, prepare written press releases, and learn how to prepare for news-media interviews.

Course Price

645

Course length

Four days

Course Provider

Texas A&M University - visit course page

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Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety

Date

Mon Jul 26 2021 13:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

Livermore, CA

We created our Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety especially for agencies like yours who are busy with a million other things and need a simple, easy to follow plan. Students will leave with the confidence to know how to craft a social media message and what to say to the media.

Course Price

$225

Course length

One day

Course Provider

Savage Training Group

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Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety

Date

Wed Jul 28 2021 13:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

Simi Valley, CA

We created our Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety especially for agencies like yours who are busy with a million other things and need a simple, easy to follow plan. Students will leave with the confidence to know how to craft a social media message and what to say to the media.

Course Price

$225

Course length

One day

Course Provider

Savage Training Group


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IS-29.A: Public Information Officer Awareness

Date

Thu Aug 05 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

Online

The Public Information Officer Awareness Course (IS0029) is designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role.

Course Price

POA

Course length

7 hours

Course Provider

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ICS-403 Public Information Officer

Date

Sun Aug 08 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

TBA

ICS-403 is designed for a Public Information Officer (PIO) assigned to an incident as a member of an Incident Management Team (IMT), as well as for the PIO assigned to an incident as an Assistant Public Information Officer in a variety of capacities.

Course Price

POA

Course length

Two days (16 hours)

Course Provider

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Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety

Date

Mon Aug 23 2021 13:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Location

Mainville, OH

We created our Crisis Communication and Social Media for Public Safety especially for agencies like yours who are busy with a million other things and need a simple, easy to follow plan. Students will leave with the confidence to know how to craft a social media message and what to say to the media.

Course Price

$225

Course length

One day

Course Provider

Savage Training Group