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What Professional Exam Should I do as a Mass Communication Graduate?

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Do u kw of any professional courses in mass comm i can do while serving

 

Dear…

Mass Communication dosn’t have professional courses per say

But if you want to venture into Advertising or Public Relations that’s where you can find a professional body or course

You know

After school, everything is now specialised

No longer as a Whole

But in Specifics

I’d advise you do a management professional course

Very good and ideal for fresh graduates

Nigeria Institute of Management is very very okay

Then after that (during your NYSC) when u pass out, you can look for another to do…

That is more specialized and related to the job you’ll secure.

That’s not bad

 

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OK

So as a guilder which would u advise i do first

Maybe on Pr

 

U want to go into Public Relations?

 

Yea

What about it

Abeg advise on that area

 

 

Very good

There is  Nigerian Institute of Public Relations

 

OK

 

You could do that during service

Very okay

But…

 

Whats d difference between PR and Management

 

You should know that, except you are so sure you’re venturing into PR, this will be relevant

 

OK

Otherwise Management is beta right

 

But if you are a fresh graduate that may apply for Graduate Trainee jobs after service, then the company will fix you into a department that best fits your talent or skill, a Management Course is most ideal. Then you can go for a PR course when u eventually get into PR

 

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OK

Graduate trainee jobs? Whats that

 

Graduate Trainee…

That’s a job title not specifically to any job

 

OK

 

That’s what big companies do

 

OK

 

Then they will train you on the job and fix u in a department of your strength

 

So u advise i go for a management course right?

OK

I think its simply perfect

 

Yes

Go for a management course

Companies want leaders

People who can manage…

 

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