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Event Knowledge Management for Decision Makers in the Water Sector

This collaborative Master Class is organised by the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education together with its partners in Delft Cluster. Expert contributions, field visits, case studies and other learning resources will be selected from an extensive range of knowledge networks to fit the on-the-job needs of senior leaders in the water sector. Tools, specialists and case studies will be presented to enable Master Class participants to upgrade the relevant skills needed to better match your organisation's capacity building goals in the coming years.

Experience with new information and communication tools (e.g. virtual workspaces, video-conferencing, knowledge-mapping) will be blended naturally in an innovative learning plan.

Target Group:
If you lead an organisation of water professionals, in which knowledge plays a key role in everyday activities.

  • increasingly make major investment and/or strategy decisions that depend on digital tools and advanced media.
  • feel a responsibility for creating an enabling environment, in which the capacity of individuals and groups are utilised optimally.
  • direct major initiatives where access to, and exchange of, knowledge is a critical success factor.
  • favor learning through a case-based approach, with hands-on practical training and frequent interaction among peers and experts.
  • are in a position to join other senior leaders for an intensive 1-week workshop and an exciting knowledge exchange experience.

Then you are the ideal candidate to join a Master Class for Top Management, focused on Knowledge Management and featuring experts, processes and tools.

Topics in the seminar will be covered using a blend of experts, case studies, learning experiences, and individual coaching. Participants are invited to use their own organisation as a case, and join a coaching clinic to apply insights back on the job. The focus of the seminar will be the Water Sector.
For effective individual attention and group interaction, attendance is restricted to a maximum of 24 participants.

Duration of course is 2 weeks. Course fee is €2500 Euros. Deadline for applications is 14 March 2008.

Group Discount:
Three or more participants booking from within one organisation are eligible for a discount of 10% on the course fee. Please indicate this on the booking form. All participants who complete this course receive a Certificate of Attendance from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education.

Contact information J. Luijendijk, Department of Hydroinformatics and Knowledge Management (email:
Event type Training
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Geographical coverage Netherlands
Address Delft, The Netherlands
Organizer The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education together with its partners in Delft Cluster
Target audience International
Duration 2 weeks
Period [14/04/2008 - 25/04/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH