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Nairobi, Kenya

The Centre for African Family Studies is organising this one-week course to build the capacity of non-profit organisations in knowledge management by equipping participants with the knowledge, information, and skills to develop and carry out an effective knowledge management strategy. By the end of this course, participants will be able to discuss the organisational benefits of knowledge management; carry out a knowledge audit; develop systems to share best-practices between staff; develop systems for codifying, storing, and sharing knowledge; design, develop, and implement a cost-effective knowledge management strategy; and measure a knowledge management strategy for impact.
The course will focus on the following topics:

  • The concept and principles of knowledge management
  • Conducting a knowledge audit
  • Identifying knowledge gaps and barriers
  • Improving research and knowledge generation
  • Systems for capturing tacit knowledge for documentation
  • Systems for codifying, storing, and retrieving knowledge
  • Using communities of practice
  • Documenting and sharing best practices and lessons learned
  • Information dissemination in a global environment
  • Defining KM roles and responsibilities
  • Aligning knowledge management to a strategic plan
  • Measuring the impact of knowledge management activities.

Click here for more information about the course. Registration information: This course is designed for senior personnel of non-profit organisations; including civil society organisations, donor agencies, foundations, state and federal ministries, and international development agencies. Tuition fee US$1000.

Click here to register online.