KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

BUS5KMS

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops your understanding of evolution of knowledge management and the various technologies that enable and facilitate the creation, storage and dissemination of organisational knowledge. High-level design of knowledge management driven technology-based initiatives like corporate knowledge directories, process documentation, datawarehouses, BI, process automation, workflow; and document management are discussed. Further, knowledge management system technologies including intranets and portals, knowledge management system life cycle, organisational cultural issues in knowledge management projects, knowledge management system deployment and evaluation are also covered.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUS5BID and BUS5BIM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsKnowledge Management in Theory and PracticeRecommendedDalkir, Kamiz, 2013MIT Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop the knowledge and learning related to knowledge management (KM) foundations, cycle, and management of knowledge processes such as capture, codification, sharing, application and creation

Activities:
Individual final assignment, in-class seminar work and in-class & online tutorial works
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

02. Develop the skills and understanding of the role of organizational culture, knowledge management maturity models, communities of practice (CoP), and knowledge management tools

Activities:
Individual final assignment, in-class seminar work and in-class & online tutorial works
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

03. Develop the skills and understanding of the strategic management of knowledge, knowledge metrics, teams, and future challenges in the field

Activities:
Individual final assignment, in-class seminar work and in-class & online tutorial works
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One Individual final assignmentReview of a case study equivalent to 2,000 word50 01, 02, 03
Weekly tutorial in-class workTopical tutorial questions broadly equivalent to 1,000-word20 01, 02, 03
Weekly tutorial online submission workTopical tutorial questions broadly equivalent to 1,000-word20 01, 02, 03
Weekly lecture quizTopical lecture quiz broadly equivalent to 500-word10 01, 02, 03