Course

Development Communication and Public Relations for NGOs and Community Development

Description: 

The course will focus on helping students to become competent facilitators of groups whose members are of different cultural, social, economic, etc. backgrounds and with different needs; it will cover definition, nature and scope of public relations, managing conflicts, planning group goals, interaction patterns involving both internal and external group dynamics that affect communication; principles, practices and problems of organizing, developing and implementing a public relations programme. It also covers the best practices in media and interpersonal communication as communication tools for accelerating sustainable development; it will highlight the challenges of training in the field, the emerging participatory approaches to communication, social action processes, and leadership principles and skills; students will have the opportunity to develop a communication model for their organization.
 

Course Name: 

Non Governmental Studies and Community Development