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22nd April 2015

Knowledge Associates Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University,


sign a Credit Recognition Agreement.
Knowledge Associates, of St. Johns Innovation Centre, Cambridge, UK,
has received academic accreditation by Anglia Ruskin University of their
course Knowledge Asset Management (KAM) education and
methodology.
This is a very exciting academic partnership with Anglia Ruskin
University, as it will enable more executives and students to study the
critical impact and increased competitiveness that knowledge assets
make in todays knowledge driven companies, says Ron Young, CEO and
Chief Knowledge Officer, Knowledge Associates.
Accreditation of this Knowledge Associates course at postgraduate level recognises the
importance of understanding the role and use of knowledge assets in complex decisionmaking for organisations and their leaders, says Jan Skene, Head of Degrees at Work,
Anglia Ruskin University.
The KAM Education and Methodology helps organizations to better
identify, manage, measure and apply their critical knowledge assets. It is
aimed at both large and small organizations that are knowledge
intensive, and wish to better compete in the rapidly growing global
knowledge economy.
KAM proposes a phased approach to enable both creative and structured
thinking, planning and implementation, for a knowledge and/or
innovation management project.
1. Awareness. About the benefits of knowledge asset management
and its relationships to strategic objectives as well as operational
and day-to-day issues, in the global business environment.
2. Stage 1: PLAN refers to the Knowledge Asset Management
Strategic Planning phase.
3. Stage 2: DEVELOP is the phase in which an organisation
transforms itself to a more knowledge driven company based on
Stage 1.

Knowledge Associates Cambridge Ltd, St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road Cambridge,
CB4 0WS, UK, tel. +44 (0) 1223 421290, email. info@knowledge-associates.com
web. www.knowledge-associates.com Company Registration No 6017525

4. Stage 3: OPERATE is the phase in which an organisation applies


a company-wide implementation plan with a holistic approach to
Knowledge and Innovation.
5. Measurements are made throughout of the level of leveraging of
knowledge assets within a knowledge and innovation initiative

6. Training is given to the knowledge workers for the new


processes, tools and technologies, as well as the staff to take up
new knowledge-related roles.
Knowledge Associates.
Knowledge Associates is a global knowledge and innovation
management consulting group of companies, based at St. Johns
Innovation Centre, Cambridge, UK and key regional centres around the
world. They provide education, consulting, systems and tools.
www.knowledge-associates.com
For more information contact:
bmyoung@knowledge-associates.com
Anglia Ruskin University
Anglia Ruskin University is passionate about the advancement of knowledge and the
education of students, and we pride ourselves on taking university education in imaginative
new directions. Our key contribution is to the enhancement of social, cultural and economic
well being. We have three main campuses, in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough,
with around 31,500 students and 1,000 academic staff.
www.anglia.ac.uk/degreesatwork
For more information contact:
Degreesatwork@anglia.ac.uk

Knowledge Associates Cambridge Ltd, St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road Cambridge,
CB4 0WS, UK, tel. +44 (0) 1223 421290, email. info@knowledge-associates.com
web. www.knowledge-associates.com Company Registration No 6017525

Knowledge Associates Cambridge Ltd, St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road Cambridge,
CB4 0WS, UK, tel. +44 (0) 1223 421290, email. info@knowledge-associates.com
web. www.knowledge-associates.com Company Registration No 6017525