Certified Knowledge Management Training Week (CKM)

Venue: Merian Hotel

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Event Date/Time: Apr 23, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2007
Registration Date: Mar 31, 2007
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2007
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Description

The full five-day Certified Knowledge Manager
(CKM)
workshop will be held in Basel, Switzerland,
23 - 27 April 2007. The training will take place
at the Merian Hotel situated on the Rhein.



The workshop week will be co-led by Douglas
Weidner,
President, International Knowledge Management
Institute; Pavel Kraus, President, Swiss
Knowledge
Management Forum and Senior Partner,
aht'intermediation GmbH; Beat Knechtli,
Director and
Chief Knowledge Officer, PricewaterhouseCoopers
(PwC), Zurich, Switzerland, and Barry Hardy,
Director, KM Institute Switzerland



Beat Knechtli, will lead discussions of KM and
Leadership, Culture, Organisational Development &
Change Management, whereas Pavel Kraus will
cover KM
Structure, KM Tools, IT Support &
Measurement, and
the Business Case and metrics for KM. Case
Studies
& Discussions will be used to illustrate the
application of KM principles and best practices.



The Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM) was
created by
the KM Institute`s Douglas Weidner, and is a
world-leading flagship KM certification training
program. It is a full 5-Day learning workshop
with
instructor-led activities, dynamic
interaction among
students and additional blended supporting
materials, activities and eLearning extending
to the
equivalent of at least 14 workshop days. The CKM
training has been used to train over 600 top
managers from organisations worldwide since 2001.
The workshop will be delivered in English.



Part of the course can be accessed in
eLearning mode
prior to the workshop leaving more time for
discussion and exercises at the workshop.
Additional
modules will also be available in eLearning mode
post-workshop. The CKM certification is part
of the
requirement towards Masters CKM and faculty
status.



Instructors

Douglas Weidner, President, International
Knowledge
Management Institute

Pavel Kraus, President, Swiss Knowledge
Management
Forum and Senior Partner, aht'intermediation
GmbH

Beat Knechtli, Director and Chief Knowledge
Officer,
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Zurich,
Switzerland

Barry Hardy, Director, KM Institute
Switzerland



What You Will Learn

* Understand and easily grasp the KM
Essentials,
the most common Knowledge Management
principles and
techniques

* Benefit from access to the most robust
KM Body
of Knowledge (KMBOK) available

* Learn to actually "perform KM" through our
unique, "learn by doing" approach

* Benefit from Senior Faculty’s dynamic
teaching
and extensive KM experience

* Discuss Application of KM Principles to
Case
Studies & Business Issues

* KM and Leadership, Culture, Organisational
Development & Change Management

* KM Structure, KM Tools, IT Support &
Measurement, Collaborative Environments

* Knowledge Assessment & Audit, KM Metrics,
Knowledge Mapping

* Create the KM Vision for your organisation,
including a solid strategy to get there

* Discuss how to initiate, nurture,
manage and
innovate with Communities of Practice

* Demonstrate to your employers and
colleagues
you can actually lead a KM initiative!

* Earn the coveted CKM designation


Who should attend?

Managers and team leaders in a position to apply
best knowledge management practices and
initiatives
in their organisation including senior and
middle-management, knowledge managers, IT
professionals, MBAs, independent consultants, R&D
managers, marketing and product managers.


Program Topics

KM Terms, Models, Knowledge Definitions and
Attributes, Knowledge Episodes & Processes, KM
Theory & Principles, KM Strategy & Planning, KM
Rationale & Case Studies, Interactive Knowledge
Café, Full Life Cycle KM Methodology, KM Body of
Knowledge (KMBOK), Managing KM Initiatives,
Knowledge Assessment, Audits and Mapping, KM and
Change Management, KM Sciences, KM Tools,
Using IT
Support and Collaboration Systems Effectively,
Social Network Analysis, Organisational
Learning, KM
and Complex Systems, KM Metrics, Storytelling,
Communities, Knowledge Repositories,
Benchmarking,
KM & Innovation, Personal KM, KM Initiative
Planning, KM Project Management, KM Investment
Analysis (ROI), Intellectual Capital, Innovation
Techniques, Disruptive Technologies, KM
Performance
Measurement, Knowledge Maturity Model, KM Case
Studies & Analysis



Program news and announcements are posted on
the KM
Institute Switzerland website:
href="http://www.kminstituteswitzerland.org/">http://www.kminstituteswitzerland.org/



and the Ferryman Blog located at
href="http://barryhardy.blogs.com/theferryman/km_institute/">http://barryhardy.blogs.com/theferryman/km_institute/



Faculty Biographies


Douglas Weidner, President, International
Knowledge Management Institute


Douglas Weidner is a pioneering KM
practitioner and
a respected consultant, columnist, speaker and KM
Instructor. He was the Chief Knowledge
Engineer and
designated Senior Technical Fellow for $30B
Northrop
Grumman, and provided their KM innovations to
clients worldwide, including KM training,
assessment/planning, design, and implementation
(1995-2001). He has consulted and mentored
the World
Bank (1996), the UN (2000), NASA (2000-2001) and
many other government agencies and commercial
firms.
Mr. Weidner developed the Certified Knowledge
Manager (CKM) and Master CKM Programs in 1999 –
2001, first delivered in 2001. He has certified
hundreds of students and continues to deliver
these
programs worldwide.



Pavel Kraus, President, Swiss Knowledge
Management Forum and Senior Partner of
aht'intermediation GmbH


Dr. Pavel Kraus is currently President of the
Swiss
Knowledge Management Forum (SKMF) and a Founding
Partner of aht'intermediation GmbH,
Switzerland. He
had 13 years management experience at Roche,
including Marketing Research Management positions
with Roche Pharma and the position of Head of
Knowledge Management with the Roche Diagnostics
Division. He lectures in Switzerland on
topics of
knowledge and information management and
innovation
at the Universities of Applied Sciences in Berne,
Lucerne, and Basel. His recent KM projects
include
development of best practice and decision
making-support systems, document management in
crisis situations, development of an early
warning
system for technology innovation, and the
optimization of information organisation and
project
management.



Beat Knechtli, Director and Chief Knowledge
Officer, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Zurich,
Switzerland


Beat Knechtli is currently a Director and Chief
Knowledge Officer at Pricewaterhouse Coopers
(PwC)
in Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to joining PwC in
August 2006 he was Knowledge Manager and
Deputy Head
of Human Relations for 5 years with ABB
Switzerland
where he was responsible for Knowledge
Management,
Customized Projects and Consulting, and
Organizational Development. He is also a
University
Lecturer for Strategic Management, Knowledge
Management, Change Management and Innovation
Management at the Universities of Applied
Science in
Basel and Bern in Switzerland. He is a
Member and
former Vice President of the Swiss Knowledge
Management Forum. During the period from
1987-2000
he held various leadership and management
positions
with Roche including acting as consultant and
trainer in Personnel and Organizational
Development
at the corporate level. He holds a degree in
Economics and Business Administration from the
University of Basel and is an M.B.I. (Manager of
Business Innovation) and a Certified Knowledge
Manager (CKM) Alumni of 2005.



Barry Hardy, Director, KM Institute
Switzerland


Dr. Barry Hardy has been working in the area of
knowledge management, communications and
communities
since 1994 and has organised numerous
international
projects in the chemical, life and medical
sciences.
Dr. Hardy was a National Research Fellow at
the FDA
Center for Biologics and Evaluation, a
Hitchings-Elion Fellow at Oxford University
and is
currently managing the eCheminfo and
InnovationWell Networks and
Communities of Practice. In the area of
Knowledge
Management in R&D he is interested in applying KM
strategies and methodologies to enabling
productivity and successful outcomes in
collaborative-based R&D. He has developed
technology
solutions for internet-based conferencing,
tutor-supported e-learning, laboratory automation
systems and computational chemistry and
informatics.
He also directs KM Institute Switzerland
dedicated
to the provision of professional KM training,
workshops and eLearning.


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Additional Information

Program news and announcements are posted on the KM Institute Switzerland website: http://www.kminstituteswitzerland.org/ and the Ferryman Blog located at http://barryhardy.blogs.com/theferryman/km_institute/

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