Are you prepared for a crisis? A PR perspective on crisis management

Professional Development


This seminar forms part of the 2020 Non-Executive Director CPD Seminar Series – a series of 10 CPD seminars, which take place throughout 2020.

The 2020 Non-Executive Director CPD Seminar Series provides essential updates for Directors, Non-Executive Directors & aspiring Non-Executive Directors, delivered by industry recognised experts. This series will comprise 10 monthly seminars of 60 minutes, inclusive of a 15-minute Q&A, covering a wide range of topics.

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Suitable For

Non-Executive Directors & aspiring Non-Executive Directors

07 Oct 2020    View session times
07 Oct 2020    16:00 - 17:00
1 CPD hours
1 hour

Are you prepared for a crisis? A PR perspective on crisis management

Date: 07 Oct 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:00

Cost: GBP 55

Learning Outcomes

  • How reputations are formed through corporate behaviour and performance
  • How to successfully incorporate communications planning into risk preparedness
  • The steps organisations should take to be ready to communicate well during a crisis, create a framework for best response, and be ready to minimise the reputational fall-out
  • During the session, Nichole will introduce crisis communications planning techniques such as risk scoring, stakeholder mapping, key message development and the basic principles of confident crisis communications



16:00-17:00 (Registration from 15.45)
Venue: Jersey International Business School


  • Hard copies of speakers’ notes/slides are provided at each seminar – subject to availability
  • Certificates of attendance are provided
  • Refreshments are provided
  • 1 hour of CPD

*Please note that all delegates must sign-in upon arrival in order to receive a CPD Certificate


Nichole Culverwell Chart. PR, MCIPR, Director at Black Vanilla

Nichole has over 25 years’ PR experience, working in the UK, Australia and the Channel Islands.

Her career has included in-house and large agency roles, working with a wide variety of clients across the health, retail and financial services sectors.

Nichole set up her first PR business over 15 years ago in London and now runs Black Vanilla, a Channel Islands communications agency.

Nichole is a CIPR Chartered Public Relations Practitioner and has a CIPR Specialist Diploma in Crisis Communications.