MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

BUA5ISK

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a detailed coverage of Knowledge Management concepts and methodologies which includes knowledge creation, knowledge architecture, and knowledge codification. This subject also fits MIS major points for Knowledge Management through learning from data and information. The Knowledge Management systems life cycle is explained about how to capture, transfer, share and manage organizational knowledge. Through this process-oriented examination of relevant stages, striking a balance between the behavioural and technical aspects of Knowledge Management and use it. The knowledge management tools and knowledge portals as well as the notions of knowledge transfer in the E-world are also discussed.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUO5ISK

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsKnowledge Management: An Integrated ApproachPrescribedJashapara, A (2011)2ND EDITION, PEARSON
ReadingsThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Knowledge ManagementRecommendedRumizen, M 2002ALPHA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Devise and implement an appropriate and comprehensive knowledge management plan in a given situation

Activities:
Construct knowledge management project and solve the problem for chosen business case
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)

02. Employ conceptual frameworks to various contexts to improve knowledge management practice

Activities:
Frame knowledge management judgements and position practice and work with professionals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)

03. Identify rapid changes in process, technology and people of knowledge management to effectively lead the organization.

Activities:
Understand various perceptions of knowledge management and make judgements about their personal perspective within this spectrum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)

04. Work effectively as part of a team in diverse contexts

Activities:
Build effective relationships with team members in diverse contexts such as case study group or class discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 04-05, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 04 - 05
Four 8.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekends during the day from week 04 to week 05 and delivered via face-to-face.
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Seminar Week: 04 - 05
Two 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays at night from week 04 to week 05 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Please MBA Student Information LMS Page for days and times."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Study Analysis (individual assessment, 2500 words per student)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Final Group Project: Written KM proposal, final report and presentation (2500 words per student)Written (30%); Oral presentation (10 minutes per student) (10%)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual mini test (20 min)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Class Contribution and Leadership (individual assessment)10 01, 02, 03, 04