MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

BUA5ISK

2015

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

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 subjectsN/A

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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Week 02-03, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 02 - 03
Four 8.0 hours seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 03 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminar from 9.00am - 6.00pm on 10, 11, 17 & 18 January 2015."

Seminar Week: 02 - 03
Two 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays at night from week 02 to week 03 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminar from 6.00pm - 9.00pm on 14 & 15 January 2015."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case AnalysisAdd more information for each assessment. Students work in groups to conduct given case analysis every class. You have to read the cases and discuss with your peer to generate critical insights demonstrated in answering the case questions.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Contribution & LeadershipYour contributions to class discussions and leadership will be graded in terms of your ability to ask good questions and contribute your own critical insights. Active participation is mandatory for a high grade. You will be given Add more information for each assessment. opportunities to take the lead by demonstrating leadership skills in class as part of assessment.10 01, 02, 03, 04
One Mini TestAdd more information for each assessment. The short test is an individual moderator held in class and set to test the understanding of the material presented in class. It comprises 20 multiple choice and true/false questions derived from the lecture slides provided.20 01, 02, 03, 04
Final Group ProjectRemains the same assessment. (2500 words per student) (30%) and oral presentation (10 minutes per student) (20%)50 01, 02, 03, 04