Develop and manage public relations strategies

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUVADM08A, 'Develop and manage public relations strategies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Generate organisational identity consistent with organisation's vision


Collect and analyse internal and external information which informs the development of a public relations strategy


Review the organisation's core activities, business values and current business direction to identify potential images and messages


Identify and consult with key stakeholders in relation to public relations issues


Prepare public relations plan or strategy


Identify relevant target groups for public relations activities


Identify and select strategies which enhance and promote the organisation's identity to the target groups


Identify and plan for the range of potential situations and reactions to which the organisation may need to respond


Incorporate legal and ethical considerations into the planning process


Provide timely opportunities for colleagues to contribute to public relations planning


Submit public relations plan for approval where appropriate in accordance with organisational policy


Manage the implementation of the public relations plan


Define and communicate clearly all priorities, responsibilities, timelines and budgets, involving appropriate colleagues


Implement and monitor actions detailed in the plan according to schedule and contingencies


Produce public relations reports in accordance with enterprise policy


Share public relations information with colleagues to maintain awareness of current organisation direction and priorities


Evaluate and review the public relations plan


Establish appropriate mechanisms to obtain feedback about public relations activities and strategies


Evaluate public relations activities using agreed methods and benchmarks


Make adjustments in accordance with feedback and evaluation


Communicate and implement agreed changes

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUVADM08A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL40204 - Certificate IV in Museum Practice
  • CUL60204 - Advanced Diploma of Museum Practice
  • RGR40508 - Certificate IV in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • RGR50208 - Diploma of Racing Services (Racing Administration)