Friday, October 12, 2007

Internet Information Retrieval Course in Stellenbosch

The next Internet Information Retrieval and Personal Information Management Tools and Techniques short course will be presented again by Knowledge Leadership Associates and the University of Stellenbosch Centre for Knowledge Dynamics on 29 – 30th October 2007 in Stellenbosch.

Course fees: R3050.00 excl VAT. 7.5% discount for registrations by more than one delegate from the same organisation

As a response to requests from people who do not want to attend the course in Midrand, it has been decided to also present it in Stellenbosch too, on 29 – 30th October. – this month.

The course, presented by Hilda Kruger, an acknowledged expert in this field,is updated regularly to reflect new developments. It will not only enhance your skills as a power searcher but will also improve your personalinformation management skills in the increasingly digital work environment and hence your productivity as a knowledge worker. The course will cover aspects such as web browsers, search engines, meta-search engines, subject directories, social book-marking,personal web archiving, do-it-yourself search engines, utilities such as toolbars and open access institutional repositories, as well as the living web and social media – alerts, blogs, wikis and newsfeeds.

The course has already been attended by more than 200 delegates who rated it highly without exception. Delegates have represented a wide range of private, public and civic sector organisations and diverse professional interests, e.g. librarians and related information resource specialists,researchers, journalists in the paper-based and electronic media, business/competitive/strategic intelligence analysts, consultants in various fields, decision support specialists, educationalists, entrepreneurs, environmental scanners, information brokers, information managers, intranet and portal editors/managers, knowledge (centre) managers, and knowledge
workers in general.

For more information and online registration see or contact Ben Fouche at or 021 854 5480 or 083 291 6671 for further information and to get a registration form by email or fax.

Dr Ben Fouché
Principal, Knowledge Leadership Associates
Greenways 4300, Strand, 7140
Tel/Fax: +27 (0)21 854 5480 Cell: +27 (0)83 291 6671