Step 2: Design Strategy

Step 2: Design Strategy Zip file

This 1.4MB Zip file contains all of the materials (slides, handouts, and supplements or links to supplements) related to the "Step 2: Design Strategy" training module.

Sample Project Agreement: FP Voices

As you assemble your KM team, it is important to agree to roles and responsibilities to help set expectations from the outset and potentially avoid any conflict down the road. It may be helpful for the team to draft a simple project agreement that clearly articulates who the members are, what the goal of the project is, how you will define success, and how you will divide labor and make decisions. This document provides a sample project agreement write-up from the FP Voices activity within the K4Health project.

Project Agreement Template

As you assemble your knowledge management team, it is important to agree to roles and responsibilities to help set expectations from the outset and potentially avoid any conflict down the road. It may be helpful for the team to draft a simple project agreement that clearly articulates who the members are, what the goal of the project is, how you will define success, and how you will divide labor and make decisions. This document provides a template you can use to help you develop a project agreement for your team members.

K4Health Theory Primer: Diffusion of Innovations

Global health achievements require highly innovative knowledge management approaches. The diffusion of innovations theory helps explain and predict factors that influence the adoption of public health innovations. This guide provides tangible ways to apply the theory to ensure effective sharing and use of new health knowledge, guidance, and practice among health professionals, particularly program managers and knowledge management practitioners.

Select Theories Relevant to KM

This is a list of theories used by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project in its knowledge management (KM) work. The theories presented include: Bloom’s taxonomy of learning, diffusion of innovations, ideation, and stages of change. The table lists the focus, key concepts, and KM application for each theory.

KM Strategy Template

This is a template to use when developing a knowledge management strategy document. It includes sections such as introduction and background, goals and objectives, guiding principles, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.

Budget Considerations

As you move forward with developing a KM strategy, a corresponding budget and budget narrative should also be developed.

Sample and Template for KM Implementation Timeline

This resource includes templates and sample implementation timelines for a knowledge management project. Samples and templates are included for both 3-month and 3-year project timelines.

Monitoring and Evaluating Knowledge Management in Global Health Programs

Knowledge management (KM) is a growing strategic area in the field of global health and development. Over the past 15 years, global health professionals have come to recognize the value of KM as an approach to better share and apply knowledge and expertise at global and local levels to improve health.

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