Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management

Interested in studying for a master degree whilst working? Or would you like to participate in a single course for Professional Development?

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Study level
Continuing and further education
Closing dates
As long as there are available seats
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Autumn 2019

What is Knowledge Management(SEKD6202)?

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.


  • Week 45: 4th - 8th November


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. 16.000,-
  • Alternative 2: Attendance and written assignment kr. 21.000,-

The price includes course material, coffee and lunch during the course. For alternative 2, the price also includes supervision and grading of the written assignment.


The registration deadline for each course is 2 weeks before 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.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor's degree in engineering.

Master level courses require a C average.

The admission requirements are founded on the regulations regarding admission to the University College of Southeast Norway.

Study facts

Workshops – Kongsberg


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