Public Relations Management: For People Who Love People


Public Relations Management: For People Who Love People

How well an organisation handles public relations management can play an important role in how it is perceived. After all, companies and other organisations want to build relationships with stakeholders. And depending on how well that relationship is managed things can either go wrong or very well.

A big advantage of this career is that an organisation’s relationship management success very quickly becomes your own. If the company you’re working for is doing well with its public relations, it’s unmistakable who it has to thank for that.

This means that the career opportunities you’ll be offered are really driven by you and your own performance. So naturally, you’d want to partner up with the best institution to give you an edge in the workplace – and at The IIE’s Varsity College, we can give you just that.

Our focus on producing graduates who are ready for the work environment means you’ll get and education that’s relevant to the practical requirements of the field. But that doesn’t mean we skimp on the theory that will allow you to adapt to almost any situation. On top of this, our Career Centre can put you in touch with people in the industry and with potential employers.

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers."
-Daniel J. Boorstin

A Diploma in Public Relations (DipPR) may also open up many other career paths. These could include:

  • event management
  • promotions
  • media liaison
  • marketing
  • communication
  • consulting
  • public relations

The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) DipPR can be studied at all Varsity College campuses.

IIE degrees, diplomas and higher certificates are available through The IIE’s Varsity College campuses

If you’re interested in the DipPR, or you’d like to inquire about other programmes available to you, contact The IIE’s Varsity College or visit the Varsity College website at www.varsitycollege.co.za. Varsity College is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). Varsity College is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE).