Strategic Thinking in Public Relations
Code: 187978
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ivan Burić
pred. Daria Mateljak
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English level:

1,1,0

In agreement with the students enrolled in the course, the lecturer will provide as many teaching elements in English as possible, or in both English and Croatian for mixed groups (i.e., bilingual teaching materials and bilingual exams). Level 2 also includes additional individual consultations with foreign students (as in Level 1) for the teaching elements which will be held in Croatian.
Load:

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Practicum 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Provide students with an insight into the key strategic issues concerning the management of organizations and projects in the domain of public relations and building of organizational relationships. Enable the students to solve strategic problems which they will face in their work in PR. Familiarize them with the basic management theories, practices and skills in the domain of strategic thinking
1. Introductory class: course review, student expectations, basic concepts, several examples, micro drill/interactive game
2. Thinking: types of thinking, water logic - rock logic, creative thinking, reflexive thinking, strategic thinking
3. Strategy (2 class blocks): definition, historical review, the development of strategic thinking, theorists / practitioners, types of strategies, strategic applications: politics, diplomacy, military strategy, business strategy, practical examples
4. Strategy (2 class blocks): definition, historical review, the development of strategic thinking, theorists / practitioners, types of strategies, strategic applications: politics, diplomacy, military strategy, business strategy, practical examples
5. Organization basics: organization formation, organization structure, types of organizations, theoretical view: managing and system theories, homework: observing the surroundings
6. Analysis of strategic planning: the basics of analytics, why analytics are important, types of analysis according to objectives, external analysis: market, environment, organization; homework assigned in some of the analytical techniques (group work)
7. Setting goals and evaluation: goals, the difference between goals, tactics and strategy, practice in setting goals, the connection between goals, expectations, results, evaluation of achieved goals, analyzing the effectiveness
8. Tactics of strategic planning: Connection between strategies and tactics, definitions, examples, action plan, tactic management, tactic evaluation
9. The notion of leadership (strategic leadership): strategy and team (organization) health, what is leadership?, types of leadership, theoretical approaches and practical realization, an exercise
10. Team management: types of teams, team structuring, team control, team evaluation
11. Organization and guidance: elements of corporate identity, vision, mission, purpose, business strategy, a practical exercise
12. Internal relations and corporate culture: building organizational relations, internal relations strategies, corporate culture, lateral and vertical management
13. Networking strategies: Organization and environment, business and interest-based joining, alliances, lobbying strategies
14. Organizational environment in the multimedia world: interest-influence groups, activism, the Internet and Web 3.0, social networks, guerrilla methods
15. Ethical principles in the implementation of strategies: the definition of ethics, the application of ethics in business, ethical dilemmas, ethics in the implementation of strategy, corporate social responsibility
Literature:
  1. Parts of selected chapters and content relevant for strategic thinking / planning. This book is considered to be the most useful all-encompassing source for graduate students in HR, organizational development, management and leadership
  2. Comprises relevant theories and strategic management topics.
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2. semester
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