Online Certification Course taking place from 9-13 November 2020 at greatly reduced prices!

The KM Academy is Europe´s most experienced and recognized private training institution in Knowledge Management. Established in 2001 and headquartered in Vienna/Austria, it acts worldwide with regular training programs being implemented in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. For almost 20 years the KM Academy has educated generations of Knowledge Managers, now holding KM positions in recognized international companies, organizations, and public bodies. The KM Academy´s faculty comprises world-leading KM experts, who are outperformers, pioneers, role models in KM.

Participants can register for specific courses according to their profiles and needs. The KM Certification Course of the KM Academy is the high-end program, which is offered twice a year. Through, our daughter-company with global partnerships, KM Courses are also offered in a growing number of cities around the globe.

We are happy to advise you on the training that will suit you best.

KM Certification Course

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KM Essentials Training

How can KM be implemented? ›more

Inhouse Trainings

Tailored Training’s and Strategy Workshops ›more

KM Compact Kick-off Training

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KM Advanced Training

How can global Knowledge Networks co-create the future? ›more

KM Executives Lounge

Leading the knowledge economy ›more

KM Certification Course

The next online KM Certification Course will take place in spring 2020 (English and German). We will provide detailed information timely.

Agenda Knowledge

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Faculty KM Academy International

MMag. Dr. Andreas Brandner

Founder and CEO of KMA; coach, consultant, and researcher in the field of Knowledge Management. Focus on Knowledge Politics, KM Strategies, and implementation of KM. The initiator of KM conferences and networks. Member of The New Club of Paris.

Prof. Dipl.-Inf. Günter Koch

General Secretary of the New Club of Paris, a global think tank for the knowledge economy. Partner of KMA. Earlier he was CEO of the European Software Institute and of the Austrian Institute of Technology, where he implemented the first Knowledge Report, which has become a standard for all universities in Austria.

Christos Kostopoulos, PhD

Christos Kostopoulos is a Senior Economist and Cluster Leader for Knowledge Management and Practices at the World Bank. He works in the central Knowledge and Learning unit where he is responsible for the preparation of the World Bank’s Second Knowledge Report on mobilizing knowledge for development.

Mag. Rudi Krcma

Rudi Krcma has been a Partner of KMA since 2005, acting as a coach and consultant in Knowledge Management. For many years he held management positions at Hewlett-Packard as Knowledge Manager, Quality Manager, and Business Developer.

Prof. Dr. Yanko Yanev

Yanko Yanev headed the Nuclear Knowledge Management Unit at the IAEA for more than 10 years and received the Knowledge Management Award in 2010. He currently serves as CEO of the Nuclear Knowledge Management Institute.

Univ.-Doz. Dr. Michael Heiss

Michael Heiss is responsible for the global Open Innovation Networks of Siemens AG, where he initiated and implemented the global social media platform Siemens-TechnoWeb. As a scientist, he teaches at the Technical University of Vienna.

Dipl.-soc. Oliver Haas

Oliver Haas has been working in the field of international cooperation since 2001. At the moment he is heading the Competence Center for Information and Knowledge Management at GIZ – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH.

Langston James ‘Kimo’ Goree VI

Vice-President of the International Institute of Sustainable Development, Director of Reporting Services, and UN Liaison. Kimo is responsible for the fundraising and overall coordination of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin and IISD’s various knowledge management products.

Mag. Birgit Gobi

KM Region leads for Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and acting Global Lead at Hewlett-Packard Technology Consulting; coach and consultant in the field of Knowledge Management. A faculty member of the KM Academy since 2003.

Ugo Ugbor, PhD

Ugo Ugbor is a Knowledge Management Specialist at the IAEA and is responsible for the e-Learning Platform. He has published the first book on Knowledge Management in International Organizations and teaches at multiple universities on International KM.

Götz Piwinger

Götz is the founder and CEO of Orgabrain a KM Consulting and IT Company providing integrated solutions for Knowledge Management, Learning Management, and Information Management.

Galina Voytsehovska

Consultant in the Human Development Network (HDN) of the World Bank, Washington, DC. Galina has been working at the World Bank for almost 15 years as an Education and Human Development Specialist and Knowledge Management Expert.

Prof. Dr. Stefan Güldenberg

Professor in the field of international management at the Institute for Entrepreneurship of the University of Liechtenstein. Professor Güldenberg is active as a researcher and lecturer in the areas of strategy, leadership, change management, and Knowledge Management. He has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University and was awarded the KM Award in 2011.

Prof. Dr. Andrey Kosilov

Specialist at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); author of many safety standards in Knowledge Management; outstanding expert in safety-critical aspects related to Knowledge Management and in Knowledge Capturing Techniques.

Prof. Dr. Klaus North

Klaus North teaches International Business Management at Wiesbaden Business School, Germany. He holds 15 years of practical experience in Organizational Development and Management Consultancy worldwide, for instance at the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Dr. Charles Savage

Dr. Savage is the president of Knowledge Era Enterprising. He authored “Fifth Generation Management“ in 1996, which has been reprinted in several new additions and has since become a global standard on Knowledge Networking. Dr. Savage works as a coach and KM consultant in the US, Europe, and Asia and used to serve in management-level posts at various international enterprises. Founder of the World Café, recipient of the 2010 KM Award and member of The New Club of Paris.

General Conditions

Timing of events

The training courses generally take place from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. The KM Briefing takes place from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Should a different schedule apply to an event, this will be announced separately in the relevant invitations.


Preparations for our events are made in advance, resulting in the occasional need to change dates, venues, or guest speakers. We appreciate your understanding and will inform you about any changes in a timely manner


In order to provide the best possible training, we will limit the number of participants in our training courses. Registrations are accepted in the order received. Cancellations in case of an insufficient number of participants will be communicated in a timely manner

Cancellation Policy

There is a cancellation fee of 70% of the attendance fee if a booking is canceled. Cancellations within 3 days of the commencement of training are billed at 100% of the attendance fee.

In case a trainer is unable to participate, we will do our best to find a solution through a shift in lectures or a replacement of the trainer. If this is not possible, the canceled lectures will be given at another day during the course or otherwise within the following month. In any of these extraordinary circumstances, the participants‘ costs (e.g. travel expenses) will not be paid by the KM Academy.


For registration please simply send an email to and we´ll provide you with advice and all required formalities.


KM Executives Lounge: 390 EUR

KM Compact Kick-off: online only 196 EUR!

KM Essentials Training: online only 329 EUR!

KM Advanced Training: online only 329 EUR!

Coaching for the case study development and certification: online only 250 EUR!

Total cost for the Knowledge Management Certificate: Online in 2020 only EUR 1.230!

Prices do not include VAT (20%).

The price includes participation in the training as well as learning materials, meals, and refreshments.
Traveling expenses and accommodation are not included, but can be organized by KMA.


Register here or send an email to in case you need additional advice or specific modalities of registration.