National Expert to Speak on Crisis Communication

Dr. James O'Rourke, a nationally recognized expert on business communication, will be speaking at UD on Wednesday.

In light of recent Hollywood drama, crisis communication seems to be the desired skill set of the day.  A crisis can range from actors-gone-awry, to “rogue tweets” á la the Red Cross, to the substantially more serious.  Luckily for the university community, the UD Department of Communication is hosting Dr. James S. O’Rourke, a business communication expert, on Wednesday, March 16.

Dr. O’Rourke will be presenting “Crisis Communication: Ten Best Practices,” a presentation spanning his four decades in the field.  Named one of the “outstanding faculty” in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Dr. O’Rourke is also a regular consultant to Fortune 500 and businesses throughout North America.

Come learn tricks of the trade and gain valuable insight into one of the challenging aspects of communication.

Dr. James S. O’Rourke presents “Crisis Communication: Ten Best Practices,” Wednesday, March 16 at 6pm in Smith Hall, Room 120.

This event is free and open to the public.

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