Instructor: Darcy Christ
Date/Time: May 19, 2 – 5pm & May 26, 2 – 5pm
Venue: DM Lab

In the digital age, organizations face the challenge of managing the ever-growing volume of information under their charge. They also need to find ways to share the information internally and publicly for the advancement of organizational goals. Websites are widely used for outreach and information dissemination, but they are just one piece of the puzzle in effective information delivery.

This course is primarily a workshop. Attendees are invited to bring their existing sites to the workshop, so that Darcy Christ can provide detailed ideas on how to improve the effectiveness of the site. Attendees do not need to have technical experience, but must have access rights to their site, in order to begin to make changes and plan the next evolution in their communication outreach.

Register through HKU Portal.

March 26, 2015

Ways to improve your digital communication outreach

This course is primarily a workshop. Attendees are invited to bring their existing sites to the workshop, so that Darcy Christ can provide detailed ideas on how to improve the effectiveness of the site.
March 26, 2015

Developing a Social Media Strategy

This course will prevent ways to use social media, specifically looking at Facebook, which is widely used in Hong Kong. We will also discuss the potential of Twitter, Instagram, Weibo, as well as other networks.
March 26, 2015

Advanced WordPress

This workshop will present 10 simple things that all WordPress sites can employ right away, that improve performance and help to establish a more effective communication strategy. These include better use of taxonomies, page caches, social media plugins, child and responsive designed themes.
March 26, 2015

WordPress for Beginners

This workshop will help anyone who needs to establish a website to get started quickly and little effort. It will cover how to create a new site, add users, plugins and make basic changes to the themes on WordPress.com.
March 26, 2015

Public Speaking

Learn to craft powerful, persuasive and compelling presentations in this interactive workshop. Drawing on neuroscience, storytelling, and a background in academia, improvisation and theatre, acclaimed presenter and award-winning educator, Jeanne Lambin will teach specific strategies to help hone your public speaking and presentation skills.
March 26, 2015

Effective Writing for public communication

This course will teach you how to write press releases, public notices and other published material that will get your message across.