Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Comm 545 Risk and Strategic Communication

Examination of the theoretical background and the intricacies of risk communication, with a focus on strategic communication. From health crises to earthquakes to environmental disasters, this course explores several modern day challenges through a series of cases studies and exercises emphasizing preparation/mitigation, audience analysis, message development, communication channel identification, and outcome evaluation. Expected preparation: research methods.



Cross Listed Courses

This is the same course as EMCR 545 and may be taken only once for credit.


Graduate standing
  • Up one level
  • 500