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Faculty Of Business, Economics And Law

BUS5KMS, 2012

Subject Code:BUS5KMS
Subject Short Title:KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Credit Points:15.0
Subject Description:This subject develops student's 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.
Prerequisites:BUS5BID
Class Requirements:one 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week
Work Experience Indicator:Student is not undertaking work experience in industry
Available to 'Study Abroad' students:N

Assessment:

Assessment Type%Comments
weekly tutorial learning activities10
one 30-minute mid-semester test10
one 2,000-word assignment30
one 2-hour final examination50

Readings:

Reading TypeTitleAuthorPublisher
RecommendedKnowledge management challenges solutions and technologiesBecerra-Fernandez, I., Gonzalez, A and R. SabherwalUpper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010
RecommendedKnowledge management in theory and practiceDalkir, KamizMIT Press, 2011
RecommendedEnterprise Information portals and knowledge managementFirestone, J.MButterworth-Heinemann, c2003

Subject Coordinator: Dr Suzanne Zyngier

Subject Availability
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Semester 2, Day. Dr Suzanne Zyngier