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Engineering and Science Library and Information Studies

Executive Certificate in Knowledge Management

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
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Start Date
19 Nov 2024 (Tue)
4 months
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Deadline on 01 Nov 2024 (Fri)
3762 0051
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The programme is suited to prepare professionals or administrators who have to take their leadership in preparing and continuing  the implementation of Knowledge Management in the areas of organising and improving knowledge capturing, creation, application and sharing in their organisations. Various aspects of knowledge management as well as the application of technology in this field will be covered. Participants will experience the use of tools in knowledge management, such as After Action Review, Action Learning and Knowledge Creation. Current practices of various KM Models will be discussed. Case studies will be used and examples of local organisations will be shared. 

Programme Details

Tuesday 7:00 - 10:00 pm

1.     Basic principles of Knowledge Management (KM);

2.     KM Strategies, the Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom (DIKW) concepts and theories of knowledge;

3.     Knowledge Management Audit;

4.     KM Systems;

5.     Technology in KM;

6.     Basic understanding of Expert-system and data-mining;

7.     Tools in KM:  After Action Review and Action Learning Exercises;

8.     Knowledge Sharing, Tool: Community of Practice;

9.     Personal KM and Customer KM;

10.   Organization Learning;

11.   Visual Thinking and Innovation in KM;

12.   KM in Project Management;

13.   Future of KM;

14.   MAKE Awards (Hong Kong Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise Award).

Certificate will be awarded to students who have successfully satisfied assessments (e.g. class exercises and group project) and attendance requirements (70%).

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Course Fee
  • HK$10,000 (subject to review)

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold:

(a) A bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent; or

(b) An associate degree/a higher diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience; or

(c) Relevant professional qualifications.

 Applicants with other equivalent qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on their individual merit. 


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.