Knowledge Management Institute

Faculty: CKS Instructors

Certified Knowledge Specialist Instructors (CKS-I)

Meet KMI's Instructors for our Specialist programs, covering such topics as: Information Architecture and ECM, Social KM, Knowledge Transfer & Continuity, Knowledge Capture, Taxonomy, and Innovation.

Instructors are listed by their respective Course Series ("KM440") and Competency Area ("Collaboration & Communities").  The CKS "Designation" is the actual Certification title students will earn, based on that topic.


KM410 - Transformational Leadership / Strategy
Topic: Innovation and KM

Instructor: Rustin Diehl

Designation: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Innovation

Based: Salt Lake City, UT


Rustin Diehl is an attorney and innovation advisor, focused on organizational modeling and training with businesses, private clients, non-profits, and trusts.  Rustin has mentored University of Utah MBA students in the Technology Licensing Office and delivers continuing education to attorneys and CPA’s.  He is a gifted speaker and has delivered dozens of presentations on Innovation.
 


KM440 - Collaboration & Communities
Topic: Social KM​

Instructor: Rooven Pakkiri

Course: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Social Knowledge Management

Based: London, UK

A veteran of the dot.com era, Rooven Pakkiri is a digital evangelist who focuses on the way technology changes organisational communication and collaboration.  He is an author and regular speaker on the subject of Social Business and how it is transforming the corporate rule book.  Rooven is also the co-founder of a regular thought leadership event in London where independent thinkers discuss issues of user adoption and cultural transformation.
 


KM450 - Knowledge Asset Management
Topic: Taxonomy 

Instructor: Zach Wahl

Course: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Taxonomy

Based: Washington DC

Zach Wahl is President and CEO of Enterprise Knowledge, and a regular Guest Speaker for the KM Institute Certification Program in the Washington DC area.  Zach is KMI's resident guru in Taxonomy Business Solutions and Design.


KM460 - Intellectual Capital Management (Retention)
Topic: Knowledge Transfer and Continuity

Instructor: John Hovell, CKM

Designation: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Knowledge Transfer and Continuity

Based: Washington DC

 

John had been practicing KM for nearly 10 years prior to earning the certification in '07.  He has multiple degrees in Management Science and Information Technology. He earned his Project Management Professional certification in 2008. He has published several chapters in books, as well as magazines and other publications. He was one named “Top Young Trainer” of the year.

He is proud to offer an interactive approach based on individual readiness and needs. He earned his Organisation Development certification in Oxford, United Kingdom in 2016.
 


KM460 - Intellectual Capital Management (Retention)
Topic: Knowledge Capture for Action

Instructor: Kate Pugh

Designation: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Knowledge Capture

Based: Boston, MA
 

Kate Pugh is Academic Director of the Information and Knowledge Strategy Masters Program at Columbia University, and president of AlignConsulting. Kate is also an acclaimed author and pioneered the "Knowledge Jam" method detailed in her book, "Sharing Hidden Know-How" (2011).  This proven method, along with others, is taught in her CKS program.

 

KM495 - Knowledge Architecture
Topic: Information Architecture and Enterprise Content Management

Instructor: Dr. Anthony Rhem

Designation: Certified Knowledge Specialist - Information Architecture and ECM

Based: Chicago, IL

 

 

Dr. Rhem serves as the President of A.J. Rhem & Associates, Inc., a privately held Information Systems Integration and Training firm located in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Rhem also serves as a Professor of Knowledge Management and Director of Research at The Knowledge Systems Institute - Master of Science Knowledge Management Program.

 

 
 

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