Courses overview

Are you a mid-career journalist working in broadcast news and current affairs? If so, RNTC’s flagship Broadcast Journalism course could be just what you’re looking for to make the next step in your professional career. In three months of course sessions and assignments, you will become an all-round media professional in audio, video and online journalism. You can also apply for either of the two six week modules.

The Broadcast Management course provides senior managers in media organisations with the tools to improve their own performance and to get the best out of their staff. In two weeks, you will be able to draw on a rich programme of theory, best practices, shared experience, working visits and management assignments to help you cope with the dynamics of a rapidly changing media world.

Whoever said educational programmes are boring? Not in our book. We will teach you how to target and grab young audiences with programmes that are both useful and entertaining. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it can be done. This course will equip you, educational programme-makers, with the theory and the practical need-to-knows.

Factual Programme-making is a four week course for broadcast programme-makers and journalists whose job it is to inform audiences on important topics. It will help you to develop and pitch new creative ideas and teach you how to target specific audiences in an attractive and effective way. This course will focus on sexual and reproductive health issues.

Forget about those courses giving general advice about management: this is a week of real world examples of running a successful business in the broadcast sector.

This course consists of five intensive days, focusing on how you can streamline your way of working, cut costs and increase your budget without compromising quality or independence.

Everybody knows something about social media. But for journalists working in broadcast, print, or online, that’s not enough. They need to know how to use social media to source information, to reach more people, to encourage interaction and build networks and communities, to distinguish social media gossip from social media news. It explains why RNTC has chosen to call this flagship two-week course Mastering Social Media.

Are you a mid-career journalist working in broadcast news and current affairs? If so, RNTC’s flagship Broadcast Journalism course could be just what you’re looking for to make the next step in your professional career. This is the second module of our 12-week Broadcast Journalism course and can be attended in its own right. This module concentrates fully on multimedia productions.

RNTC is the only training institute in the world to offer this 3-week course for broadcast, print and online journalists: it combines the knowledge and  skills you need for multimedia production with in-depth knowledge about water, sanitation and hygiene. It’s a two-in-one: become a multimedia specialist and learn about one of the crucial challenges facing developing societies worldwide.

If you’re a journalist working for broadcast, print or online media, you need to know all there is about the fast developing field of Online Journalism! This two week course will teach you how to find and check information online, how to adapt and enrich your work for online publication, and how to use social media to increase its reach and impact.

Are you a mid-career journalist working in broadcast news and current affairs? If so, RNTC’s flagship Broadcast Journalism course could be just what you’re looking for to make the next step in your professional career. This is the first module of our 12-week Broadcast Journalism course and can be attended in its own right. This module concentrates fully on Radio and TV productions.

For many people, soap operas are an endless source of entertainment. But they can also be a very powerful tool to change people’s behavior by raising awareness and showing alternatives. This course will teach you how. You will learn about drama theory and your target audience, about developing ideas and storylines, developing characters and writing dialogue. And, best of all, you will actually produce a soap.

Trainers and educators in broadcast, print and online media, give your career a boost! RNTC’s 6-week Training the Trainers course is one of our longest running, and most appreciated courses. Fill your toolkit with new skills and knowledge, up-to-date methods for learning, coaching, mentoring and for course design and delivery. Besides, for trainers and educators it’s good to be back in the classroom for a while to share experience, refresh your ideas and gain new inspiration. And it’s fun, too!

This new, 2-week course for experienced NGO staff is about how to increase the impact of what you do by making more effective use of media and by building a mutually beneficial relationship with local media. How do media work and how are they organised? And there is some hands-on experience too: learn how to create some audio and video content yourself!

So you know how to operate your video camera? Congrats! It’s a start, but it’s not enough to be a good video journalist. This course will teach you the rest: how to find and develop story ideas, how to compose your story and let your pictures do the talking. But also, how to do a great interview while holding your camera. And the technical stuff you need to master: editing, sound recording and mixing.