Abstract: Knowledge Management (KM) has gained special attention in last decades among researchers and practitioners. It was widely recognised its importance in the knowledge-based economy for competitiveness and growth. Subsequently, many universities launched specialised courses on KM, and later full educational programmes. In Bulgaria, teaching KM started in 2007 as a follow-up of
Abstract: Resulting from a redesign of its graduate program, the Department of Library Science, Chiang Mai University, with the assistance of a Fulbright Senior Specialist, has decided to change the focus of its graduate program from Library and Information Science to Information and Knowledge Management. This article describes the impetus for curriculum redesign, the
Abstract: Knowledge Management capabilities are essential stakeholder assets of a knowledge-based economy, in particular when addressed by standardization efforts, such as recently by ISO-9001:2015 – managing knowledge for achieving competitive edge. Effective organizational Knowledge Management requires competent work force with respect to generating, (re)presenting, and processing knowledge for shared and collective use in the
Abstract: As knowledge management challenges once again top the agenda of many CEOs, an emphasis on getting more value from corporate knowledge assets has heightened the interest in knowledge management as a professional area of practice. Providing education in KM, which can include specialized courses, seminars, certifications, and formal undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs
Abstract: Purpose – This paper seeks to advance the case for designing an information and knowledge management curriculum (IKMC) to produce information and knowledge management professionals (IKMPs) in the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) region. It highlights challenges and solutions and proposes a model IKMC.