Public Relations in the Oil and Gas Industry

Communicating in a Volatile Environment

Course topic:

Public Relations

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

The energy sector is vital to our daily lives and to global economies but, much of the time, is treated harshly in the media and by some stakeholders. Sustained public relations campaigns can help drive strategic organisational change, build public perceptions and drive reputation with key stakeholders.

This Public Relations in the Oil and Gas Industry training course will help your organisation to tell its story in a way that fosters understanding building relations with local communities, national governments, campaigners and the media building your brand and reputation. This powerful training course takes a problem-solving approach to the design of PR programmes for the oil and gas industry. By closely fitting the approach to core business priorities it reinforces key messages and organisational strategy.

 This training course will highlight the following;

  • Setting clear objectives and KPIs with realistic budgets and schedules
  • Campaign design and planning skills
  • Engaging target audiences – including the media – with great content
  • Use of key tools and techniques to influence audience behaviour
  • Media relations strategies and tools to optimise coverage in your target channels
  • Crisis and litigation management approaches

Course details

 At the end of this training course delegates will be able to:

  • Develop a problem-solving approach to match PR strategy to business objectives choosing channels and tactics to achieve business results
  • Examine the range of PR tools and techniques to select the best for your purpose
  • Plan PR campaigns to meet need setting clear objectives with behavioural outcomes and measurable results
  • Measure risk and plan to mitigate these risks
  • Understand how to generate and place stories in the media and achieve consistently favourable coverage

 This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • PR, public affairs, corporate communications and media / press officers
  • Community relations specialists
  • Government and external affairs personnel
  • Managers of all levels and team leaders
  • Middle and senior managers with a responsibility for effective communications

Agenda

  • The Role of Communications and PR in the Oil and Gas Industries
  • Overview of the Challenges Facing the Industry and its Image / Reputation
  • The Reputation Managers – Building and Defending your Brand
  • From Local Community to the Regulators – Identifying and Classifying Stakeholders
  • Social Media and its Power
  • Identifying the Issues that Resonate – Sentiment Mining
  • Choosing your Causes for PR Crisis Defence
  • Social Responsibility Reporting
  • Crisis Handling and Business Recovery
  • Media Relations – Maintaining your Reputation across Traditional and Digital Media

Professional certificate & Accreditation

Examine Public Relations tools and techniques and develop an effective approach to match PR strategy to Oil & Gas business objectives through this training course.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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05-09 Jun 2023
Fee: $5,950
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16-20 Oct 2023
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04-08 Dec 2023
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