Strategic Communications Planning

A strategic communications plan is an essential road map to drive alignment in an organization to achieve business outcomes. This two-day workshop presents a proven best practice process for strategic communications planning. The session will help practitioners develop a strategic mindset and strong consultative skills in order to set up win-win relationships with internal clients and stakeholders.

Participants will be introduced to a strategic communications planning process, which they can apply during a live case study during the program.

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • Strengthening consultative skills to become an invaluable contributor

  • Developing communications objectives aligned with strong performance indicators

  • Conducting a public environment analysis

  • Defining and segmenting audiences

  • Creating a message architecture

  • Tactical planning

  • Building an evaluation framework

  • Communications advisors or officers working in the public, private and not-for profit sectors
  • Professionals in communications or public affairs interested in building capacity in strategic communications and consultative skills
  • Managers seeking to learn a process for strategic communications planning to advance their business goals

Caroline Kealey is an internationally recognized communications strategist, change facilitator, trainer and author with over 20 years of experience in her field. Fluently bilingual, she is known as a pioneer in exploring the intersection between strategic communications and change and serves as Director and Lead Instructor of the new Institute for Strategic Communications & Change at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Continuing Education.

As Principal and Founder of Ingenium Communications, Caroline and her team provide consulting and training services in the areas of strategic planning, change management, employee engagement, content stakeholder relationships and issue management. They have had the privilege of working with organizations such as the Government of the Northwest Territories, the House of Commons, the University of Ottawa, the Bank of Canada, and the United Nations to name a few.

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Strategic Communications Planning
November 25, 26, 2019
9:00 - 16:00

Group Training

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