Knowledge Management with Wiki Platforms Course


Introduction

Knowledge management is crucial for organizations to effectively leverage their intellectual capital and drive innovation. In this comprehensive course, you will learn how to harness the power of Wiki platforms to facilitate knowledge creation, sharing, and collaboration within your organization. You will explore knowledge management principles, discover the benefits of using Wiki platforms, and gain hands-on experience in implementing and managing a Wiki-based knowledge management system.

Duration

10 days

Who Should Attend:

  • Business professionals
  • Knowledge managers
  • Team leaders and managers
  • IT professionals
  • Anyone interested in improving knowledge sharing and collaboration in their organization

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Knowledge Management (KM) and its importance in organizations.
  • Identify the benefits of using a wiki for KM.
  • Select an appropriate wiki platform and set it up for KM purposes.
  • Create and organize content in the wiki to maximize knowledge sharing and retrieval.
  • Implement best practices for maintaining and updating the wiki.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing within their organization.
  • Measure the effectiveness of their wiki-based KM system and make continuous improvements.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Knowledge Management

  • Understanding knowledge as an organizational asset
  • The role of knowledge management in business success
  • Key concepts and terminology in knowledge management

Module 2: The Wiki as a Knowledge Management Tool

  • What is a Wiki platform?
  • Benefits of using Wiki platforms for knowledge management
  • Types of Wiki platforms and their features

Module 3: Setting Up Your Wiki

  • Installing and configuring the wiki software
  • User access and permissions
  • Creating a taxonomy for organizing knowledge
  • Customizing the wiki interface

Module 4: Planning Your Wiki-Based Knowledge Management System

  • Assessing your organization's knowledge management needs
  • Setting clear objectives and goals
  • Identifying stakeholders and building a team

Module 5: Designing Information Architecture

  • Structuring content for effective knowledge management
  • Taxonomies, categories, and hierarchies
  • Content tagging and metadata

Module 6: Wiki Platform Selection and Setup

  • Evaluating and choosing a Wiki platform
  • Installation and configuration
  • User access control and security considerations

Module 7: Populating Your Wiki

  • Creating and formatting content
  • Uploading documents and media
  • Integrating existing knowledge resources

Module 8: Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration

  • Creating a culture of knowledge sharing
  • Facilitating collaboration and discussion
  • User engagement and feedback mechanisms

Module 9: Managing and Maintaining Your Wiki

  • Monitoring usage and performance
  • Handling updates and upgrades
  • Dealing with content governance and quality control
  • Measuring the impact of your knowledge management system

Module 10: Training and Adoption

  • Developing training programs for Wiki platform users
  • Overcoming resistance to change
  • Encouraging active participation

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.