Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Sharon Schoenmaker

 Sharon Schoenmaker

Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations & Organisational Communication) CSU, Master of Business (General Management) CSU

Profile

Sharon has a background in both public relations and organisational communication internal communications within medium to large organisations with a focus on media relations, issues management, event management, human resources and project management in the not for profit sector.

Sharon is a member of the “Mitchell Mafia” earning her degree in Public Relations and Organisational Communication from Charles Sturt University. In 2001, Sharon completed a Master of Business Degree undertaking research in the area of performance management.

Sharon has worked primarily with education and training organisations, in particular designing and implementing performance management systems, workplace training, and continuous improvement processes. She has extensive experience in the areas of event and project management. Sharon currently consults on a project basis.

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Teaching

I currently lecture second and third year students in Strategic Public Relations and Issues and Crisis Communication. I currently manage the internship program for final year Public Relations students. The CSU Internship program gives final year students the opportunity to put their skills into practice, giving the students a greater insight into their chosen profession. The internship program and the focus on practicum activities are key strengths of the degree offered by Charles Sturt University.

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