Step 1: Assess Needs

KM Road Map: Step 1


The goal of the Step 1 training session is to break down how to assess the knowledge and information needs and gaps of a health program that, if addressed, could help improve the effectiveness of the program. Participants will understand the purpose of assessing knowledge needs, different methodologies for assessing needs, and how to begin designing a needs assessment scaled to a program’s needs and available resources. We hope that by the end of this training participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand why it is important to assess knowledge needs in their program
  • Explain the purpose and use of common KM assessment methodologies, including inexpensive way to assess knowledge needs if resources are limited
  • Review process for implementing knowledge needs assessment plan for their health program
  • Develop a knowledge needs assessment plan for their program

You may review and download individual resources below, or click here to download bundled materials for this module (1.5MB .zip file).