Week One - The Context for Knowledge Management

Monday 28th April-Friday 2nd May

Day 1: Introduction to Course

Day 2: Icebreaker (Group/Self-Directed Exercise)

Day 3: Implications of KM for LIS (Questionnaire)

Day 4: What is Knowledge Management? (Briefing)

Day 5: Knowledge Management Approaches (Individual Exercise)


Week Two - Planning a Knowledge Management Strategy

Monday 5th-Friday 9th May

**Please note that there will be no message on Tuesday 6th May due to a UK Public Holiday**

Day 6: Guided Reading on Knowledge Management

Day 7: Components of a KM Strategy (Briefing)

Day 8: The Knowledge Audit

Day 9: Identifying Knowledge Champions (Individual Exercise)


Week Three - Knowledge Management Tools - Part 1

Monday 12th-Friday 16th May

Day 10: Knowledge Mapping (Group Discussion/Self-Directed Exercise)

Day 11: Are you ready for KM? (Self-Assessment Exercise)

Day 12: Environmental Scanning (Individual Exercise)

Day 13: Classifying & Coding Knowledge (Briefing)

Day 14: Quiz


Reading Week - Monday 19th-23rd May


Week Four - Knowledge Management Tools - Part 2

Monday 26th-Friday 30th May

**Please note that there will be no message on Tuesday 27th May due to a UK Public Holiday**

Day 15: Exploiting the Intranet (Group Discussion/Self-Directed Exercise)

Day 16: Creating a Skills Directory

Day 17: KM Resource Break (Individual Exercise)

Day 18: Knowledge Harvesting (Reading & Reflection)


Week Five - Selling the Benefits and Evaluation

Monday 2nd-Friday 6th June

Day 19: Web 2.0 and Knowledge Management (Guest Lecture)

Day 20: Communities of Practice (Briefing)

Day 21: Communities of Practice (Case Study)

Day 22: Creating a Community of Practice (Reading & Reflection)

Day 23: Selling the Benefits of KM (Individual Exercise)


Week Six - The Way Forward

Tuesday 10th-Monday 16th June

**Please note that there will be no message on Monday 9th June due to Queen's Birthday Public Holiday**

Day 24: Evaluating KM Strategies (Group Discussion/Self-Directed Exercise)

Day 25: Knowledge Transfer & Knowledge Brokers (Briefing)

Day 26: Action Plan (Individual Exercise)

Day 27: Course Summary (Reading & Reflection)

Day 28: Course Conclusion