This program provides essential skills for successful interaction with the media and public. With a focus on the relationships between communicators and audiences, these courses will appeal to both professionals looking for career development opportunities and others looking to successfully communicate with stakeholders and the media. Courses will be of interest to those in diverse fields, including non-profits, small businesses and larger organizations.
Students will examine a variety of social media environments and will gain hands-on experience with many of the leading social media applications. This program requires active participation of students and a willingness to engage in social media practices. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be confident in creating and maintaining social media platforms in a professional setting.
|Start||Length||Credentials||Campus||Part- or Full-time|
|September, January, April||Varies||Award of Achievement||Downtown||Part-time|
International students must first contact International Education at email@example.com or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.
|If you're ready and know the program you want, register now.||Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office||Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]|
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
On completion of the Media and Public Relations, students will be able to:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES, DESIGN AND DELIVERY MODE
Participants will learn in a variety of training settings. Instructional activities include lectures, lab work, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations, and interactive exercises. The extensive workshop experience provides reinforcement of ideas and development of hands-on skills. Courses are designed to enable the student to work independently and in collaborative groups.
PROGRAM DURATIONThe Award of Achievement in Media and Public Relations includes four courses that can be taken over several terms.
EVALUATION OF STUDENT LEARNING
For successful completion of all this Award of Achievement, students must maintain 80% attendance in each course. Additionally, some courses include a variety of evaluations including tests, assignments, presentations, and group work and students must maintain a 60% average in each of these courses.
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.443.8600.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
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Build a foundation of knowledge and experience in the key concepts of communicating with the public. Topics include audience analysis, stakeholder interaction, and developing messaging for press releases and sales letters.
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1830 - 2130
|Blogging for Business
|Media and Public Relations
|2 credits||$503.89||course outline|
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Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.