Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Workshop: Crossing the divide between information and knowledge professional

8 May 2008

(A maximum of 15 delegates can be accommodated.)

Who should attend?

Librarians, information managers and everyone who has traditionally worked in an information environment and now wants to be prepared for a knowledge management role.

Workshop contents:

Knowledge economy
Information management vs Knowledge management
Knowledge management roadmap
Knowledge management strategy
Knowledge management audit
Knowledge management policy
Knowledge management tools and techniques

Dr Deonie Botha is a part-time lecturer at the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria. She is involved in lecturing Information Science but specialises in Information and Knowledge Management, which she lectures on both pre- as well as postgraduate level.

She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch and obtained a MInf (Masters in Information Science) degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA). In 2002 she obtained a Diploma in Human Resource Management for which she received the Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Centre for Business Management at UNISA. She completed a variety of courses including courses in Competitive Intelligence from the University of Pretoria and the University of Johannesburg. She also completed a course in Sense- and Decision-making at the University of Pretoria as well as a workshop on the Cynefin framework for organizational sensemaking presented by Dave Snowden. Recently she completed her Ph.D. at the University of Pretoria. The theme of her Ph.D. was: The strategic training needs of large South African enterprises.

Dr Botha has participated in several local as well as international conferences and is involved in a variety of knowledge management projects for private companies.

The workshop is being offered as part of the Second Annual Knowledge, Archives and Records Management Conference which will take place from 6-8 May 2008 at The Ranch Protea Hotel, Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa.

For more information, visit: www.pdesa.co.za and go the 'Events Schedule' page.

LIASA members get a 7.5% discount on the registration fee (2008 membership must be paid)

Should you have any queries or require us to email or fax you the conference information sheet and the registration form, please contact:
E-mail: elaine@pdesa.co.za
Cell: 079 617 6708
Fax: 086 666 1767

Or contact Orion:
E-mail: orion@pdesa.co.za
Tel. 015 263 6946
Fax. 086 617 7832

Issued by:
Esther Josias
PRO: LIASA Limpopo

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