26 November 2020
The School of Communication held the 39th SCOM Talk Series online through live broadcast on November 26, 2020. Ms Elaine Chan, the Co-founder and General Manager of iGen6, was invited to be the guest speaker. The response to the Talk was overwhelming, with more than 200 students and teachers in attendance.
Having worked in various leading corporations, Ms Chan has extensive experience in public relations. She gave an overview of the challenges the PR industry is currently facing under the pandemic and examined in depth the crisis management methods of the PR departments of various institutions. From the case studies, she illustrated the qualities and capabilities necessary to become a successful PR professional.
During the Q&A and chit-chat session, Ms Chan shared words of encouragement with students of the School. While every industry is dealing with unprecedented hurdles because of the epidemic, in the middle of every difficulty lies opportunities. She encouraged students to seize opportunities and work harder to equip themselves under the epidemic.