Ohio University

Crisis Communication Workshop

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John Born
John Born, former director of public safety for the state of Ohio, will be your workshop instructor

Crisis Communication Workshops

Led by John Born, former director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety, the Crisis Communication workshops from the Scripps College of Communication will provide you with skills for preparing your organization for a crisis.

Born brings more than 30 years of experience in crisis management and communication to these online sessions. You'll be provided the tools to recognize and plan for a a crisis and develop the fundamental structure of a crisis communication plan. Finally, you'll create a follow-up system to ensure your plan is always ready to implement.

If you're interested in a deeper dive into crisis communication, this workshop will count toward one credit hour of the Crisis Communication graduate certificate.

Next workshop date and time:

Saturday, August 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
This workshop will be held online

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Sample workshop agenda:

9-10 a.m. - Introduction
10-11 a.m. - Small group exercise
11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Guest presentation
12-1 p.m. - Lunch and presentation
1-4 p.m. - Developing a crisis communication plan
4-5 p.m. - Participant presentations (voluntary)