Advance Professional Development: Singapore Set for Next Intake – Media, Crisis and Constructive Engagement

PublicAffairsAsia has announced the next intake for the Advance Professional Development programme which will take place in Singapore in early June.

Advance is only the modular professional development programme in Asia Pacific taught by practitioners currently operating at the frontline of the industry. Its courses have received high acclaim among over 60 professionals who have already completed modules.

We expect a high demand for the next Singapore-based modules, which are detailed below, and courses can be booked at the price of US$1,050 per day (or 20% for two or three day bookings) by emailing


Essential Executive Communications and Media Skills

Date: May 31, 2017

Facilitator: Whitney Foard Small

Location: Singapore

This acclaimed Advance unit engages practitioners on best practice approaches to executive media engagement, highlighting opportunities and pitfalls for you and your management, while developing awareness of integrated media strategies that deliver results. This course is not media training, instead it covers the essential elements for those who manage their company’s communications need to know to bring their corporate messaging, and their leadership, in sync with the latest industry trends and developments.


Essential Crisis Communications and Issues Management

Date: June 1, 2017

Facilitator: Caroline Sapriel

Location: Singapore

This interactive module engages practitioners on best practice approaches to crisis communications planning and reviews how the CA function is central to crisis prevention and management within the corporate structure. In the afternoon participants engaged in a short real-life crisis scenario which will test the theory and deliver insight into effective crisis management.


Essential Constructive Engagement for Corporate Affairs and Communications

Date: June 2, 2017

Facilitator: Jeff Paine – NEW FACILITATOR!

Location: Singapore
This interactive Advance module is designed for middle to senior ranked corporate affairs and government relations professionals. Jeff Paine, the facilitator, will examine best practice approaches to building constructive engagement programmes which advance corporate objectives and enhance reputation among government and the public policy community.
This module will explore how corporations can drive positive, constructive engagement through the development of initiatives which will act as a bridge into government and civil society. It will also explore relevant examples of successful projects led by MNCs in Asia Pacific before participants engage in an interactive workshop in which they will build prototype constructive engagement programmes which can be developed within their own corporations.

 Special discounts also apply for bookings for the full three courses and where you book more than one team member on each course.

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with – and remember places on each course are restricted to ensure interactive group work and shared learning.