CILIP is working with a group of leading international Knowledge Management practitioners to launch the first Professional Registration in Knowledge Management backed by Royal Charter. The scheme enrolled a pilot
cohort in Q1 2019 and has recently invited a second cohort of candidates to enrol.
Why become a registered KM professional?
Chartership and professional registration offer a range of benefits for you as a KM practitioner:
Whilst the framework for CILIP Chartership for Knowledge Management is very similar to that for CILIP’s general Chartership, it is specifically designed for Knowledge Management (KM) practitioners. For KM Chartership you will need to be working, or have had a recent body of work, in a Knowledge Management role.
Candidates are required to undertake their self-development and answer the three criteriain the evaluative statement with a strong focus on KM; in particular,the KM skills that align with BS ISO 30401: 2018 Knowledge Management Systems Requirements
There are three key elements to achieving Chartership:
Your portfolio needs to be submitted using the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The structure and layout is flexible: you can use whichever style you prefer, but you must make sure that it is clear and easy for the assessors to navigate and assess.
A submission must consist of:
You can upload content and assemble it into a submission in the CILIP Portfolio side of the Virtual Learning Environment. This can then be shared with your mentor before you submit so they can see your portfolio in full before it is sent in for assessment.