Description
An ICTP-IAEA Virtual Meeting

This School webinar series is a certificate online course providing specialized education and training on development and implementation of knowledge management programmes in nuclear science and technology organizations. It is intended for young professionals in current or future leading roles in managing nuclear knowledge.

Jointly organized by ICTP and the IAEA since 2004, this Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) School focuses on methodologies and practices and explores various dimensions of nuclear knowledge management.  These include processes and tools, challenges and benefits, culture influence, relationship with human resource development, IT for knowledge preservation and sharing. Learning is supplemented with real life examples from NKM programmes in different types of nuclear organizations. The aim is to encourage ‘forward thinking’ and to enable participants to apply theory and insights in their daily work. Lectures by recognized experts are coupled with an online forum and dedicated panel discussions where participants have the opportunity to discuss issues and solutions related to the implementation of NKM programmes.

Topics:
  • Nuclear knowledge and knowledge management fundamentals
  • Developing policies and strategies in managing nuclear knowledge
  • Managing nuclear information resources
  • Human resources development
  • Risk of knowledge loss and knowledge transfer
  • Practical guidance and good practices on NKM

Registration: There is no registration fee.

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  • Monday, 24 May 2021
    • 09:00 - 23:55 Module 1. Integrated Approach to NKM
      This online course is organized as a series of pre-recorded lectures, broadcasted each day for asynchronous, self-paced learning.
      
      Learning materials related to Module 1 will be uploaded for participants’ access on the MOODLE Platform on 24 May 2021 at 9:00 (CEST).
      
      The Material will remain accessible until 2 July 2021.
      • 09:00 1.1. Introduction to an Integrated Approach to NKM 30'
        Speaker: Maria Elena Domenica URSO (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 1.3. Knowledge Movement Through an Organization 30'
        Speaker: Ian GORDON (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 1.2. Planning and Modeling for NKM 45'
        Speaker: Dave DRURY (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 1.4. Succession Management 45'
        Speaker: Ian GORDON (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 1.5. Coaching & Mentoring for NKM 45'
        Speaker: Ashok GANESAN (IAEA, Austria)
  • Tuesday, 25 May 2021
    • 09:00 - 23:55 Module 2. NKM Tools & Techniques
      Learning materials related to Module 2 will be uploaded for participants’ access on the MOODLE Platform on 25 May 2021 at 9:00 (CEST).
      
      
      • 09:00 2.2.a Knowledge Capture Methods (Theory) 45'
        Speaker: Gary CAIRNS (Private consultant, UK)
      • 09:00 2.3.a NKM Self-Assessment (Theory) 45'
        Speaker: Ashok GANESAN (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 2.4 Competency Mapping 45'
        Speaker: Dave DRURY (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 2.1.a NKM Risk Assessment (Theory) 1h0'
        Speaker: Ashok GANESAN (IAEA, Austria)
  • Wednesday, 26 May 2021
    • 09:00 - 23:55 Module 3. NKM as a Business Management Tool
      Learning materials related to Module 3 will be uploaded for participants’ access on the MOODLE Platform on 26 May 2021 at 9:00 (CEST).
      
      
      • 09:00 3.1. Definition and Main Principles of Knowledge Sharing Culture 45'
        Speaker: Tea BILLIC ZABRIC (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 3.2. Importance of Motivation and Communication in NKM 45'
        Speaker: Helena ZHIVITSKAYA (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 3.3. Assignment and Description of NKM Roles and Responsibilities 45'
        Speaker: Masashi NAKAZONO (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 3.4. Introduction of the Main Milestones of NKM Implementation 45'
        Speaker: Ian GORDON (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 3.6. Use and Importance of Lessons Learnt and Corrective Action Programmes 1h0'
        Speaker: Ashok GANESAN (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 3.5. Indicators for a Comprehensive NKM System (KPIs) 1h15'
        Speaker: Tea BILLIC ZABRIC (IAEA, Austria)
    • 13:00 - 14:30 Questions & Answers session
      Real-time interactive session with tutors.
  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
    • 09:00 - 23:55 Module 4. Nuclear Information Management
      Learning materials related to Module 4 will be uploaded for participants’ access on the MOODLE Platform on 27 May 2021 at 9:00 (CEST).
      
      
      • 09:00 4.1. Introduction to Nuclear Information Management 45'
        Speaker: Dobrica SAVIC (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 4.2. Overview of Important Trends and Technologies in Nuclear Information Management 45'
        Speaker: Dobrica SAVIC (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 4.3. Nuclear Knowledge and Information Resources and Repositories 45'
        Speakers: Brian BALES (IAEA, Austria), Alex ANASTASSOV (IAEA, Austria), Andrea CANCELLARE (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 4.4. Knowledge Organization Systems 45'
        Speakers: Erika KANCSAR (IAEA, Austria), Bekele DURESA (IAEA, Austria), Karam OFIESA (IAEA, Austria)
      • 09:00 4.5. Digital Information Preservation 45'
        Speaker: Brian BALES (IAEA, Austria)
  • Friday, 28 May 2021
    • 14:00 - 16:00
      • 14:00 Panel discussion 2h0'
        Speaker: Claudio TUNIZ (ICTP, Italy), Ian GORDON (IAEA, Austria), Gary CAIRNS (Private consultant, UK), Dobrica SAVIC (IAEA, Austria), Romana KVETONOVA (IAEA, Austria), Alesia YUNIKOVA (Rosatomtech, Russia), Monica SBAFFONI (Private consultant, Argentina), Brian BALES (IAEA, Austria)