This workshop will enable communication practitioners and management teams to adopt a proactive stance in developing and executing a strategic communications approach in managing an increasingly engaged and evolving group of stakeholders.
- Understand how brand communication is changing in the context of omni-channel development
- Be equipped with the basics of crisis preparedness and response skills
- Develop crisis leadership skills and to protect the company’s reputation in a crisis
- Learn how to handle the pressure of media enquiries during an issue or a crisis
9am to 5.30pm, 2 days
Mr Geoffrey Da Silva
Geoffrey has spent some 36 years in industry prior to joining SMU. He held various appointments in private and public sector organizations primarily in the education sector. Over the last 17 years he worked at Temasek Polytechnic Business School where he held appointments as Course Manager in the departments of Marketing and Retail Management.
He actively works on company seminars and training courses in marketing and retailing.
He is the co-author with Professors Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong in “Marketing: An Introduction (an Asian Perspective) published in 2007.
Ms Janice Armstrong
Janice Armstrong is a Singapore based associate with CS&A, a leading crisis and risk management company which has been operating in Asia for more than two decades. She has 30 years experience in issues and crisis communications, government affairs and media relations in Asia, Latin America and North America.
During the past decade in Asia, she held senior Vice President positions in Corporate and Government Affairs with several companies in the food, agriculture and pharmaceutical industries including Monsanto, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Mondelez International.
She has comprehensive crisis and issue management experience with high profile, global and regional issues covering brand and product safety, major product regulatory and scientific issues, negative government policy decisions, hostage situations, coordinated campaigns by special interest groups and a variety of other corporate reputation issues. In addition, Janice has extensive media relation experience and has worked with reporters from 60 Minutes, New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal.
Adept at working in the complex and culturally diverse Asia region, she has led the development of strategic communication programs and stakeholder mapping focused on supporting business objectives. She has also counseled senior business leaders on issues and crisis management, media relations, public speaking, internal and external communications, and government affairs strategy.
Janice has held several leadership positions in the business and public policy sector in Asia including past board member of the Singapore American Chamber of Commerce and the US-ASEAN Business Council. She has also chaired the ASEAN Task Force for PhRMA, a pharmaceutical industry association.
She has received several awards throughout her career from the Public Relations Society of America and was nominated for the Public Affairs Asia Gold Standard Award for Professional Excellence in 2012.
Prior to her corporate career, Janice was a press secretary for a political party in Canada and a political lobbyist for a Canadian teachers’ union. Janice holds a Bachelor of Journalism Degree with Honours from Carleton University in Canada.
SGD 2,675 (including 7% GST) per person
WSG funding is available to Singapore Citizen (SCs) and Singapore Permanent Resident (PRs), terms and conditions apply.
This programme has been approved for the Absentee Payroll Funding. The Human Resource department of individual participant will be required to process the Absentee Payroll and any additional funding that the participant is eligible for, no later than 30 days after programme commencement.
|Course Code in SkillsConnect: CRS-N-0046148||Singapore Citizens/ Singapore Permanent Residents|
|Full course fee||SGD 2,500|
|WSG grant||SGD 1,750|
|Nett course fee||SGD 750|
|7% GST on nett course fee||SGD 52.50|
|Total nett course fee payable, including GST||SGD 802.50*|
|Additional Subsidies Available:|
|SkillsFuture Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy of SGD 500 (applicable to SCs over 40 years old)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST after additional funding
|Enhanced Training Support for SMEs of SGD 500 (applicable to SCs/ PRs)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST after additional ETSS funding
If you are a NTUC member, this programme is eligible for UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). To apply, visit here.
ISE members will incur four (4) training credits per SC/PR staff for this workshop. For more information, please contact Karen at 6828 0111.
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Last updated on 10 May 2018 .