This is a call for applications for a short course provided by ITOCA and SOAS, and the University of London.
This theoretical and practical course will have a strong focus on how to build successful knowledge management and communication for development initiatives within the African context, making appropriate use of technology. The course will use a blended learning approach (i.e. online and face-to-face learning).
Activities and dates of the short course
Pre-workshop online (Study & facilitated discussions) 16 May – 29 May 20163 day
Face-to-face workshop (Nairobi, Kenya) 30 May – 1 June 2016
- Provide a strong conceptual understanding of development paradigms and how different approaches to knowledge management can be designed to reflect these different paradigms and their associated values.
- Develop an understanding of how to design knowledge management systems and approaches internally within organisations and also within the development of projects.
- Illustrate knowledge management approaches with practical examples from relevant contexts, exploring factors that have led to success and failure of such initiatives
- Inform and raise awareness of good practices in relation to the use of ICTs in knowledge and communication for development initiatives.
Cost : USD 1,000
Please see website for more details.
Thanks to kbf and Chipo Msengezi for this information
Jean Shaw, Phi