Public Relations Planning and Event Management - JOU 341

The course acquaints students with key public relations skills and event management techniques while providing them with proper exposure to all facets of planning, executing, and analyzing corporate events in-line with corporate goals and objectives. Students are supposed to examine each phase of a successful event and to focus on project management skills needed to research, design, plan, market, co-ordinate, and evaluate events. Special emphasis is placed on the critical role public relations plays throughout the management process. Students are expected to learn the tactics, tools and insights required to create winning events that are successfully publicized. Prerequisite: COA 252.