Examines the techniques for monitoring social issues, as well as the role public relations plays as a management function to advise and guide upper management in the organizational decision-making process. Students will learn about environmental scanning, stakeholder analysis and issue management, and will gain knowledge of programs and methods for establishing and maintaining proactive relationships with community and governmental organizations. Prerequisite: PR 320. Students must pass the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or complete ENGL 201 Graduate Writing (formerly ENGL 301) with a grade of B or better before registering for this course.
Units: 3 , Offered: Summer 2014