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The programme is made up of five modules and is delivered via a combination of online teaching and learning sessions delivered by industry experts; discussion forums where students have the opportunity to learn from one another; directed and recommend reading; and independent study.

Module One: Understanding Internal Communication and its Role in the Organisation

Be clear and confident about the purpose of internal communication, with a particular focus on the role it plays in your organisation.

Module one includes an Introduction to Internal Communication teaching session delivered by Liz Cochrane.

Module Two: Writing Skills for the IC Professional

Assess and improve your craft as a content creator.

Module two includes an online writing skills course designed and developed by Helen Deverell.

Module Three: Understanding Channels and Audiences

Use your learning to map a channels and audience matrix for your organisation against best practice theory.

Module three includes a Channels and Audiences teaching session delivered by Helen Chown.

Module Four: Delivering an Effective Comms Plan  

Put the theory into practice by creating a BAU plan which demonstrates best practice.

Module four includes a Communication Planning teaching session delivered by Liz Reynolds.

Module Five: Developing Yourself as an IC Professional

Reflect on all that you’ve learnt so far and map your new knowledge and skills against the IoIC profession map.

The Foundation Diploma is mapped against level one of the IoIC profession map. To find out more about the Foundation Diploma modules, click here.

To read about the benefits of studying towards the Foundation Diploma, click here

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    Dan Smith, head of employee communication and engagement at Govia Thameslink Railway Limited (GTR), received a Fellowship from IoIC in 2021. In this Q&A, he shares what it means to...

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