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The Institute of Public Relations, Ghana, (IPR), is the sole professional body that trains and accredits Public Relations practitioners in Ghana. PR provides a professional structure for the practice of public relations while enhancing the status of its members as professional practitioners.

Consequently, an annual accreditation training and examination schedule is facilitated by the Institute for public relations, communications and management practitioners who are interested in upgrading themselves and building skill sets for their professional development.

Complimentary to the accreditation process, our monthly continuing professional development programme (CPDP) helps to:

  • Build skills and update knowledge
  • Promote confidence in professionals, bringing them on top of current PR/Communication happenings
  • Ensures business processes are strategically streamlined
  • Provides technical training in the areas of PR, Communication and general management

Upcoming Training



The IPR Ghana Level I Accreditation course is the foundation and entry point to the Institute’s professional development and qualifications programme.

Level I has three (3) modules and focuses on building capabilities and capacities required for a starter grade PR role.

Module 1 covers an introduction of PR as professional discipline, content development and management for both traditional and digital media platforms.

Module 2 and 3 develops an understanding of the role of PR within an organisation and what PR practitioners do as professionals


  • A College or University graduate with at least a Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communication Studies, Journalism or any of the social sciences
  • A professional changing career direction, or already engaged in a PR support role.


What to expect

On successful completion of this programme, candidates should be able to:

  • Create written content that engages target audiences on both traditional and digital audio-visual platforms.
  • Identify and prioritize different audience groups and channels, and justify those


  • Manage the dynamics of building relationships between an organisation and its stakeholders.
  • Understand and articulate how PR enables the achievement of different organisational objectives, and the interplay with related disciplines such as marketing communications and advertising.
  • Explain the role of opinion shapers including influencers, journalists, subject matter experts, and others.


Public Relations; an introduction of a professional discipline

Social Media



Infographics & visualization etc.

Ghc 2850.00 for Members, Ghc 3850.00 for Non-Members

4 weeks – Monday 4th & Friday 29th March. Time: 5pm – 8 pm Each Evening

IPR Ghana Secretariat, Ridge, Opposite Kempinski Hotel, Accra / Virtual (Online)

Contact – 0500481062/0302631986