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2019 APR prep course

January 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Meredith Hall RM 104, Drake University
2805 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311

This course is intended to guide prospective candidates through the entire process to becoming Accredited in Public Relations. This six-week course involves weekly 4-hour sessions (Saturday mornings, beginning Saturday, Jan. 26 and ending Saturday, March 2) of preparatory material presented by central Iowa APRs. Topics will include research, legal and ethical issues, communication models and strategies, PR plans, crisis management, media relations and more! and computerized exam. For more information on the course, please contact either Dawn Buzynski, or Christina Gayman, Note: due to weather this course has been rescheduled. The new dates are listed.



$50.00 Class registration fee

$60.00 Class registration fee

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