Knowledge Management

Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge
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Knowledge Management

We present you with techniques and the latest technologies to organize, categorize, search, and capitalize the corporate knowledge. New knowledge management systems called social software will be offered as well

What is Knowledge Management?

Engineering business constitutes a segment, where knowledge is considered as an important development asset. This sector is facing various challenges ranging from short time project delivering, cost reduction to environmental issues. Knowledge Industry management, aims at improving the ability of firms to execute business, manufacturing and logistic functions in a more effective way. Furthermore, managers are increasingly being called upon to help manage the knowledge in their organization, beyond conventional information processing. This course explains how organizations, groups, and individuals handle their knowledge (KW) in all forms, in order to improve organizational performance.

This course will present techniques and the latest technologies to organize, categorize, search and capitalize the corporate knowledge.

New Knowledge management systems called social software will be as well presented. Those tools are ranging from Web-blog, WEB2.0, Wiki, groupware, topic maps, digital game to sophisticated knowledge server. Socio-technical impacts of new social software will as well be discussed. The underlying objective is to enable the learning behaviour in organization.


The courses are organized as intensive one-week courses each with 5 days of lectures.  During this week, the lectures last from 0830 to 1630 each day. The courses are a mixture of lectures and work in groups.  Masterstudents and others taking courses for credit will work on a written assignment which is due 10 weeks after the end of the course.  A completed course with approved written assignment will give 7.5 studypoints.  


The price for attending a course depends on whether you take the course for credit or not.  To get credit for the course, you need to hand in a written assignment.

  • Alternative 1: Attendance only kr. 17.000,-
  • Alternative 2: Attendance and written assignment kr. 23.000,-

For alternative 2, the price also includes supervision and grading of the written assignment.

Unemployed or temporarily laid off?

If you are unemployed or laid off you may apply for this course for free due to an allocation from HK-dir. You still have to meet the admission requirements set for this course.



The registration deadline for each course is 2 weeks before the course starts.

We accept registrations also after the deadline, provided there are available seats. Each course has a limited number of seats, so please sign up early. We reserve the right to cancel courses with too low participation.

Kontaktinformasjon til Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge

Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge

Hasbergsvei 36
3616 Kongsberg

Tlf: 31 00 80 00


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