APR Virtual Boot Camp

June 22 – 24, 2022

The APR Boot Camp is a three-day intensive course for candidates to prepare for and be Advanced through the Panel Presentation™, and take the computer-based Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) or Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M). This course is designed to provide a setting that will meet the needs of busy professionals whose schedules don’t permit extensive preparation time.

Note: This course is not for those just beginning their APR journey.

Candidate prerequisites:
  • For APR, candidate must be a member of PRSA and/or a Universal Accreditation Board participating organization.
  • For APR+M, candidates must be either (1) military personnel (active or reserve) or DoD civilian employees whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields or (2) DOD military contractors, who are members of a UAB participating organization and whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields.
  • Approved APR/APR+M application and the Examination fee of $385 received by PRSA National by the registration deadline. Please note that the APR examination fee is a separate fee from the seminar registration fee.
  • Seminar registration form and applicable registration fee received by the registration deadline (required in advance to clear Prometric authorization).
  • Download and complete the APR Panel Presentation Questionnaire or APR+M Panel Presentation QuestionnaireEmail your answers to accred@prsa.org by the registration deadline. Your questionnaire will be provided to the Panel Presentation panelists for familiarization of your background and expertise in the public relations profession. Note: there will be no opportunities to change this Questionnaire once it is submitted.
  • Must have portfolio items assembled but not necessarily finalized.
  • Must bring own laptop.

Speakers

Agenda

Wednesday, June 22

  • 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Welcome, what to expect for panel presentation
  • 12:30–1:15 p.m.: Session break
  • 1:15–3:15 p.m.: Panel Presentations for candidates

Thursday, June 23

  • 12:30–1:00 p.m.: Welcome, intros, what to expect, studying by the numbers
  • 1:00–2:30 p.m.: Presentation (RPIE) and questions
  • 2:30–3:00 p.m.: Session break
  • 3:00–4:30 p.m.: Presentation (Leading the Function, Managing Relationships) and questions
  • 4:30–5:00 p.m.: Wrap up

Friday, June 24

  • 12:30–1:00 p.m.: Welcome, intros, what to expect, studying by the numbers
  • 1:00–2:30 p.m.: Presentation (Ethics/Law, Issues/Crisis) and questions
  • 2:30–3:00 p.m.: Session break
  • 3:00–4:30 p.m.: Presentation (Models/History) and questions
  • 4:30–5:00 p.m.: Wrap up

After the event, candidates will need to make their own appointment with Prometric. Candidates can sit for the exam in either:

  1. A Prometric Testing Center, OR
  2. Remotely, through Prometric’s ProProctor application.

For a remotely proctored exam, candidates must use a computer equipped with a camera, microphone and an internet connection, and also be able to install a lightweight app prior to the test.

Pricing

Registration deadline: May 20, 2022

Registration Option Price
Day 1 Only: Panel Presentation Preparation
$80
Days 2 & 3 Only: Computer-based Examination Preparation
$370
Days 1–3: Panel Presentation and Computer-based Examination Preparation
$450


Categories:

Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance, Live Online, Virtual Event, Workshop