Crisis & Security Communications Masterclass

Peace and Conflict Resolution Resource Centre (PEACrEc)
in collaboration with
The Republic Media Limited

Crisis & Security Communications Master Class

Course Modules
*N90,000 per participant (2 modules payment) N120,000 per participant (all modules)

LCCI Conference Centre, Alausa Ikeja Lagos

8a.m. – 4p.m. daily

Security communications being integral part of public relations has been brought to fore of our national challenge given the emerging issues arising from terrorism, insurgency, cyber-attacks, online bullying, blackmail, propaganda and fake news among other societal vices.

Contemporary communications managers require effective tools and innovative skills set to address these challenging national issues.

This hands on master class is intend to address challenges faced by communications managers in the security and rescue management field and contemporary best practices for PR writing.

The workshop will be interactive and will equip participants with the principles and practice of effective writing skills suitable for contemporary security communications tasks.

Course Objective

Participants will be able to

  • Develop hands- on strategy for managing perceptions, propaganda and fake news
  • Understand and apply different writing styles to suit different media forms
  • Develop a balance between political and security communications
  • Develop effective press releases, features articles, bulletins, online posts etc.
  • Understand and apply online and social media tools for enhance engagement with the external publics.
  • Identify and prepare for business/occupational crisis
  • Evaluate organizations vulnerabilities and potentials for issues to explode into a crisis
  • Anticipate issues that may become a crisis
  • Gain support from senior management
  • Quantify financial impact of a potential crisis
  • Develop a realistic crisis communications plans
  • Define stakeholders and priotize actions for those most likely to get involved
  • Utilize online and traditional communications tools
  • Understand and use social media in a crisis
  • Develop strategy and messaging for employees, media and other critical stakeholders
  • Minimize negative reactions from key audiences
  • Debrief and learn from the crisis
Course Content
  • Developing Content
    • a. Print Media
    • b. Broadcast Media
    • c. Online and Content Optimization
  • Mastering the Art of Press Release writing
  • Advanced writing ( Features/Opinion/Editorial etc)
  • Effective Corporate Communications(Writing for internal and external publics)
  • Managing perceptions, propaganda and fake news
  • Big data Vs. Fast data: tools for media managers
  • Understanding mindsets
  • Crisis communications plans
  • Impact assessment
  • Developing crisis management strategy
Programme Outline

The workshop will be a two days event starting at 8a.m. to 4p.m. daily. Venue is LCCI Conference Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Course Fee: N50, 000 per participant per course module. N90,000 per participant paying for two modules and N120,000 per participant paying for the three modules.

  • Muyiwa Akintunde, COO TPT International
  • Chido Nwakanma, CEO Blueflower Limited
  • Monday Ashibogwu, CEO The Republic Media Limited
  • Celestine Achi, CEO, Cihan Group
  • John Ehiguese, CEO, Mediacraft Limited

All cheques/draft, transfers and cash payable to the Peace and Conflict Resolution Resource Center

Bank: Access Bank
Account Name: Peace and Conflict Resolution Resource Center
Account Number: 0697512965