The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is pleased to announce a
one-day course on "Practical Knowledge Management for Information
Professionals" at CILIP's headquarters in the heart of London on Thursday
31st May 2018.

Demonstrate the value of Knowledge Management in your organisation and
implement effective techniques.

Who should attend?
*Information Managers and staff who are planning or contemplating taking up
KM as a key area of services for their library or information unit

*Information Professionals who see the need for a robust understanding of
KM for their professional development

*Information Managers in organisations preparing to embrace KM

Course outline and topics
Do you want to find out how to actually "do" effective KM? Do you need to
know how to convince senior management that managing knowledge will bring
real benefits? Then this practical course - based on extensive, real-life
case studies - is a must!

Effectively managed knowledge is one of the greatest resources modern
organisations possess – and information professionals, with their expertise
and understanding of their 0ganisation’s working needs, are well positioned
to take the lead.

The concepts and theories of Knowledge Management (KM) are essential when
interacting with senior management and other key stakeholders but doing KM
is intensely practical. Knowledge Managers must find out what will work for
their organisation and discovering new ways to engage work colleagues will
be challenging and fun.

Topics covered include:

*How to decide the most appropriate KM initiative(s)

*Designing your own KM development strategy – big bang or soft launch?

*Selling KM to your users, managers and sponsors

*Relating KM to your information services and the digital workplace

*Quick wins – discussions and case studies

*Developing your thinking about KM

By the end of the course you will be able to:

*Think practically about how KM fits your role and your organisation

*Talk authoritatively and relevantly to your champions and stakeholders

*Design KM quick wins to demonstrate its value to your organisation

*Contribute to the design of KM strategies

*Use KM accelerators and avoid some of the pitfalls of KM

Course leader

Dion Lindsay is highly-experienced KM practitioner, trainer and consultant,
and workshop leader. His experience covers KM in commercial, government and
charity environments and he has a wealth of examples and case studies to
bring to the course. Dion ran early KM experiments in the civil service and
was Knowledge Manager for the Motor Neurone Disease Association before
becoming a full-time trainer and consultant.

For more information, and to book online, go to:

Upcoming UKeiG courses for 2018 are listed at:

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