The imperative for being internationally competitive on the basis of intellectual capital has made knowledge management a strategic function. The top and senior managers of a corporation need to appreciate fully its scope and critical success requirements.
• Develop an integrated and comprehensive perspective of knowledge management as a strategic function
• Identify the strategic contexts of knowledge management and the role of organisational structure and processes
• Discuss the frameworks, techniques, and the nature of IT support for managing knowledge
• Delineate the role of innovations in knowledge creation
• Raise and resolve issues in knowledge protection for sustaining competitive advantage
• Provide a platform for sharing experiences in knowledge management
• Corporate and competitive strategic context of knowledge management
• Types of knowledge and implications for knowledge management
• Design of knowledge management centric organisational structure, culture, and processes
• Role of information and communication technologies
• Corporate innovations and knowledge creation
• Knowledge protection and issues in Intellectual Property Rights
• Measuring the effectiveness of knowledge management
• Knowledge management: Indian experiences
This programme will use a combination of case studies, discussions, exercises, lectures and presentations. As a part of the programme, the participants would be required to work in small teams to think through issues in knowledge management in their organisations and make a comprehensive presentation. They would also get involved in a uniquely designed K-Park exercise that integrates the learning in the programme.
• Top and senior executives in charge of independent business units.
• Heads of knowledge management initiatives in large and medium corporations.
It would be beneficial if the organisation sponsor an inter-functional team of senior and top managers.