Upcoming Meetings

May 21

#MeToo and Other Smoldering Crises: How Bad Behavior Impacts Companies

Learn to assess potential vulnerabilities and better prepare to mitigate smoldering issues.


#MeToo and Other Smoldering Crises: How Bad Behavior Impacts Companies

May 21, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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University of Denver, University Hall
2197 S. University Blvd., Room 306
Denver, CO 80208

Course Description

The majority or organizational crises are smoldering issues related to bad behavior and poor decision making. Learn to assess potential vulnerabilities for which to prepare communication strategies, anticipate questions and assure stakeholders you are working to resolve the issue.

Why Attend?

  • Learn how to assess vulnerabilities
  • Better prepare to mitigate smoldering issues
  • Identify areas of the crisis communications plan to update 

Meet the Speaker

A business leader and globally certified strategic communication management professional (SCMP™) with more than 30 years’ experience in public and private companies and non-profit organizations, Deborah Hileman, SCMP has led high-performing communications teams in health care, manufacturing, insurance and financial services and higher education, among others. Known as a voice of calm in the midst of chaos, Deborah has earned a reputation as a trusted strategist and advisor to C-suite executives, operations and other organizational stakeholders. Ms. Hileman has been president and CEO of the Institute for Crisis Management, a crisis communications consulting firm,  since 2014. An IABC member since 1992, she currently serves as a member of IABC’s International Executive Board, and also is the immediate past chair of the Global Communication Certification Council.


$30.00 Member Registration

$25.00 Student/Faculty Registration

$45.00 Non-Member Registration