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Educating Knowledge Professionals in Library and Information Science Schools

Abstract: Knowledge management (KM) is a multidisciplinary subject which involves efforts from professionals with diverse backgrounds. This paper aims to investigate the needed educational background and skills for knowledge management professionals. In particular,the focus of the paper is to examine whether a master’s degree in library and information science (LIS) is a preferred educational

Nottingham Law School’s Post-graduate Diploma in Know-How Management for Legal Practice

Abstract: In September 2003, Nottingham Law School launched its innovative Postgraduate Diploma in Know-How Management for Legal Practice, the first course of its kind in the UK providing professional development and training for those engaged in knowledge management in legal organisations. Now nearing completion of a successful first year, with students from both private

Communities of Practice Make Perfect

Articles | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Earlier this year, RRU’s Knowledge Management Programs launched an on-line course on Communities of Practice: KM 650. “We chose this topic for several reasons,” says acting program director Alice MacGillivray. “Most importantly, we were hearing from KM representatives in government and industry that community leadership is increasingly important and more challenging than it