Crisis Press and Social Media - Advanced

Course overview and learning outcomes

This is an advanced interactive course that provides Senior Leaders with a good understanding of how to deal with the Press during a Crisis. It includes opportunities to start putting together a crisis media strategy and be interviewed on camera. This training is delivered by a former senior BBC journalist with more than 25 years working in the industry.

The objectives of this training course are to provide delegates with the ability to:

  • Engage in workshop discussions about dealing with the Press during a Crisis
  • Understand how the Press will operate during a Crisis
  • Understand how the main Social Media platforms are used in a crisis alongside traditional media 
  • Know how to prepare for a media interview
  • Experience simulated interviews with the press and receive individual feedback in a group setting

Who should attend and key benefits

This course is aimed at senior leaders who will be tasked with dealing with the press in a crisis. It is limited to a maximum of six delegates to ensure they take back useful skills and practical strategies for use in their own business or organisation and enable the trainer to provide each with personal coaching in a group setting.

How is the course assessed and accredited?

This training course is delivered as a two-day course, classroom based, by Horizonscan who are specialists in Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience.

All students will receive an official certificate of attendance directly from the Fire Service College and Horizonscan.


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Dates and prices

06/11/2019 - 07/11/2019

£1500.00 +VAT

18/12/2019 - 19/12/2019

£1500.00 +VAT

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