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Learn the principles and theories of public relations with Alison's free online PR courses. Are you looking for a course to introduce you to the world of PR? We suggest you take our Introduction to Public Relations as well as Public Relations: Best Practices and Ethics. These short courses will teach you how to shape and maintain a favourable image of your client to the public and media. For a more intensive study of PR, you should check out our Diploma in Public Relations to learn useful strategies that will deliver really positive results!
With Alison's free online Public Relations courses, you will learn all the ins and outs of the PR industry. If you are new to the industry, we recommend you take the course Introduction to Public Relations, followed by Public Relations: Best Practices and Ethics. Both take less than 5 hours and will easily give you a solid foundation in public relations. Or, if you already have a background of PR, then you will find the short course Optimize Systems Theory and Stakeholder Management Practices useful in your field of study.
Public relations can make or break a company which is why if you take Alison's free online PR courses, you can be sure that you will lead your clients to the right path. Looking to enhance your PR skills and take it to another level? Then check out our intensive Diploma in Public Relations. Here, you will learn the best PR practices including the main PR models, effective approaches to public relations, its process and management functions, and more!