17 Introduction to Knowledge Management and Communications | Summary and a Look Ahead

In this module, we learned what is included in knowledge management and communication, sometimes referred to as Knowledge Mobilization. We learned about why it’s needed, various models of knowledge sharing, and the 5 questions to consider when building a knowledge management and communication plan. Finally, we learned about principles of clear language writing that we can use to share knowledge with stakeholders.

Final Thoughts

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After completing this introductory model, you are ready to dive into more detail about your knowledge management and communication plan – to understand how to maximize your impact through data sharing (Module 2), developing a communications strategy (Module 3), planning for social media use (Module 4), community engagement (Module 5), commercialization and IP protection (Module 6), and working with policy-makers (Module 7).








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