The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the professional body for Public Relations (PR) practitioners in the UK.
With over 9,500 members, involved in all aspects of the public relations industry, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR Diploma may be seen as the benchmark title for practitioners in the industry, raising the standards in the Public Relations field.
The CIPR is responsible for the content of the programme and for maintaining the quality of the syllabus.
Globaltraining has been approved by the CIPR UK as an official provider of this Diploma in Cyprus.
The Diploma in Public Relations provides candidates with the knowledge and understanding of theory and practice to enable them to become effective and efficient PR professionals. It explores the strategic management activities of the PR function, and ensures candidates develop an enhanced awareness as public relations practitioners. Candidates will learn to appreciate PR as a management function by examining and analysing public relations issues.
The CIPR Diploma is for PR professionals, or for those working in PR who do not have an industry-specific qualification. The programme is designed to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to fully recognise the importance of image and be able to manipulate and control the public face of a business or organisation. Candidates will examine case studies and will be given the opportunity to consider PR issues in workshops with experienced PR practitioners. They will study recommended texts for a more theoretical examination, and build case histories by conducting research from a range of mediums such as newspapers, magazines, journals, specialist publications and other forms of media.
The CIPR Diploma consists of 3 units:
All candidates are required to become members of the CIPR. Application forms may be downloaded from the Institute website, or obtained from Globaltraining.