KMb Modules

Welcome to the RIC Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) modules!

This page has freely accessible online e-modules, each focused on a specific skill important in KMb. These online modules are stand-alone and can be completed in any order at any time.

The purpose of these modules is to:

  • Introduce important KMb skills in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step manner
  • Build your skillset in knowledge mobilization
  • Provide tools and additional resources for increased uptake
  • Apply this training directly to your own work

We hope these modules will allow participants to build their skillsets in order better communicate ideas and innovations generated from research.

Click on the links below to view each module!

This course was funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre. With more training in these applicable KMb skills, employees and employers can succeed in the labour market, and ensure that local, regional, and national economies thrive. Any omissions in fact or interpretation remain the sole responsibility of the authors. The findings do not necessarily reflect the views of the Future Skills Centre, its funder, or its partners.

KMb101: Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘Impact’?  Knowledge mobilization (KMb) is a term that is often used when we talk about impact. It describes all the things that we do to get knowledge into the hands of the right people to create solutions to society’s most pressing problems. It helps us take the […]

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Data to Decisions: Practical Guides for Better Data-Driven Decision Making 

In today’s data-driven world, making informed decisions requires understanding how to access and analyze relevant data. This online module series, Data to Decisions, offers a practical guide for individuals looking to incorporate data into their everyday decision-making.  From learning about data by geographical areas, to understanding the importance of data quality, to discovering various data […]

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Storytelling for Impact: Humanize the numbers

Storytelling is an effective way to mobilize your knowledge because it helps to engage your audience and make the information more memorable. By telling stories, you can bring your research to life and make it more relatable and accessible to a wide range of audiences.   While statistics may be important, it is also critical to […]

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A Start-to-Finish Guide to Building and Navigating Partnerships

This module on Partnership Development for Knowledge Mobilization teaches you how to develop strong, effective partnerships with stakeholders for knowledge exchange and real-world application of research. You’ll learn to identify potential partners, approach them, and build relationships based on mutual respect and shared goals. You’ll also learn general principles and common practices for navigating different […]

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Accessible & Inclusive Event Planning for Knowledge Mobilization

The purpose of this module is to provide individuals and organizations with practical tips, resources, and the skills needed to host an accessible and inclusive event. Events are a great way to help mobilize your knowledge to different groups. By planning events that are accessible you can ensure that all attendees have an equitable opportunity […]

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Infographic Design for Knowledge Mobilization

Infographic design is a useful skill for knowledge mobilization because it allows complex information to be presented in a visually engaging and easily understandable format. This makes your message accessible to a variety of audiences (who may not be familiar with the subject matter) and can help you communicate your research and its implications to […]

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