Practical Crisis Communications

Learn how to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders during a crisis.

2 hours

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Workshop specifics

What you will learn

This workshop teaches participants how to effectively respond to crisis events.

In this workshop, you will learn how to:

The workshop culminates with a short exercise, providing the opportunity for participants to put theory into practice in a simulated crisis environment.

Who should attend

The contents of this workshop are ideal for people who are members of crisis or incident management teams, or who have responsibilities for responding to crisis events within their organisation.


There are no strict pre-requisites for this workshop. However, participants will benefit by attending the Crisis Response Fundamentals workshop.

Learning path

If they haven’t already done so, participants who complete this workshop should consider attending the Crisis Response Fundamentals workshop next.

Your instructor

Your instructor for this workshop has 23 years of crisis management experience in a combination of government, corporate and consulting roles. He has supporting clients during a broad range of crisis events, including major natural disasters, terrorist attacks, coups and armed conflict.

He is the author of The Crisis Response Handbook and has written multiple articles on the topic of crisis management.

Additional details

Training environment

This workshop can be conducted remotely by video or in person at your office.

For remote training via video, to provide an optimum learning experience, we limit class sizes to between 8 to 18 people.

The format for the training will be relatively informal. We provide plenty of opportunities for questions and encourage participants to share their knowledge and experience with their peers.

Workshop location

This workshop can be conducted remotely by video or in person at your office.

Remote workshops will be conducted using Zoom. Not familiar with Zoom? No problems. We'll provide detailed instructions on how to make the best of the session in advance.


This workshop will be delivered in English, and all course handouts will be in English.

Workshop notes

All participants will have access to a comprehensive set of workshop notes and accompanying resources.

Participants are encouraged to take their own notes during the workshop.


There will be no formal assessment for this workshop.

Certificate of completion

All participants who attend the full session will be provided with a certificate of completion.


Pricing is different for remote and in-person training.

Please contact us for exact pricing based on your numbers and requirements.

We offer discounts for clients that want to conduct two or more workshops in a calendar year.

We also offer discounts for clients wanting to deliver workshops on a recurring quarterly, half-yearly or annual basis for their teams.


To book this workshop for your organisation, please register your interest using the button below.

Please include the number of participants and your preferred date and time. For in-person training, please let us know your preferred venue.

To ensure an optimum environment for learning, the group size for online training is restricted to a maximum of 18 people per workshop.

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