Knowledge Management Advent – Door 14: Communities of Practice #KMAdvent17

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What are “Communities of Practice”?

“Communities of Practice are groups of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or a passion about a topic, and who deepen their knowledge and expertise in this arena by interacting on an ongoing basis.”1

How can LKS support COPs and what are the benefits?

LKS can signpost to existing COP, support staff in setting them up, offer guidance on how to make them successful and encourage good use of the evidence base. COP help solve problems, ensure the continued learning of their participants and help generate ideas and share good practice. They are also increasingly cross-organisational and therefore support partnership working in health and social care.

Knowledge Management goals achieved:

  • Connecting people to people
  • Sharing learning
  • Collegiate working

Knowledge Management stories:

Case Study – Armed Forces Champions Network Resource

Find out more

KfH – Communities of Practice

Collaboration Postcard

MEOK cascade training – Communities of Practice webinar

Yammer guide

Online platforms for Networks and COPs document 

Guide to NHS Networks

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Note on using the calendar:

The calendar is a PowerPoint slide deck. When you view the slideshow it becomes interactive. Click the door number once to reveal the cartoon behind, and then click the cartoon to reveal the tool. To go back to the calendar when you have opened a door click the image in the bottom right of the slide. You can view the doors in any order and view the next tool by clicking on anywhere in the slide.

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