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Date and time:
Sept. 4, 2018 9:00AM - Sept. 8, 2018 6:00PM
Venue: Green Room, Naoroji Campus,
Deonar, Farm Road, TISS Mumbai
TISS and The Communiqué initiative to provide development sector professionals a work-based, results-oriented skill-set in communication
Welcome to TISS and The Communique Certificate Program in Development Communication
Hear what our past students have to say about the certificate program in development communication!
Neola D'Souza,World Vision India
Workshop on Writing Skills for Development Communicators; Biannual, held twice a year.
Development Communication is distinct from communication used by corporates and for-profit organizations. Whether it is advocacy, research communication, or fund-raising, the underlying principle in development communication is social good and sustainability which needs to be factored into all communication. This creates a whole new language, syntax, style, and outputs that are used only by this sector. The program will unpack development communication, and in the process, provide participants with guidelines, frameworks, tips, and tools which could be put to use straightaway.
4 Day Writing Workshop
2 Half Day Electives
Note: Electives are open to past students of the Certificate Program in Development Communication.
Learning is through a variety of interactive and participative techniques including exercises, worksheets, discussions, group work, and role play. The crux of the methodology used is an emphasis on learning through doing. These are supported with presentations on related theoretical frameworks.
Rama Arya is the Founder and Executive Director of The Communiqué, a consultancy passionate about building capacity in communication. Rama designs and runs communication training programs and workshops (both onsite and webinars) building on her 20 years of experience in development communication, PR, and external relations with international organizations, think-tanks and the private sector. Organizations she has held programs for include the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), New Delhi, and Centre for Youth and Social Development (CYSD), Bhubaneswar, amongst others. An MA in PR, Rama has lived and worked in nine different countries giving her a vast global exposure.
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