Online Course: Institutional Memory & Knowledge Management


Program Description

Institutional Memory & Knowledge Management

By the end of this program, participants will be able to use the knowledge gained to:

  • Be able to implement methods/techniques for the uncovering, preservation, retaining and sharing of knowledge in organizations
  • Design a plan for the successful implementation of a community of practice in an organization
  • Successfully manage the loss of knowledge in an organization undergoing radical change
  • Write a plan for the successful implementation of Institutional Memory (tacit knowledge) management


The Institutional Memory & Knowledge Management program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.


The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery



1 week. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.


After the successful completion of the Institutional Memory & Knowledge Management program, the student will receive a certificate issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available through RPL.

NQF level: 5

Credits: 4


Ansie Barnard

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Last updated July 2018

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The University of the Free State (UFS) is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in South Africa. It opened its doors in 1904 on the Bloemfontein Campus with a mere six students in the Hum... Read More