Having completed this course on Knowledge Management and Communication, you now have the skills and knowledge to consider how you can communicate with diverse audiences about your research. You also know that if you think about mobilizing knowledge early on in your research, you will be more effective in furthering the impact of your findings. You have many ideas about different audiences and mechanisms of communication, but you have learned that you need to coordinate these efforts into a cohesive plan. So now it is time to write a formal Knowledge Management and Communication Plan.
Working carefully through all the aspects of your plan will help you to
- Access new audiences for your research
- Increase funding success rates
- Enhance the impact of your research
- Complete an important component of your research dossier