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Knowledge Management Systems PG (6688.4)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting


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    • Winter Term, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (181509) - View
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    This unit examines the characteristics and applications of systems that support knowledge management at personal, group and corporate levels. It considers the electronic representation of knowledge, the components of systems that embody or support knowledge processing and the use and value of such systems. The business and system issues associated with the analysis, design, construction, deployment, management and evaluation of knowledge management systems are addressed.

    The different forms of knowledge are critiqued in light of current research.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Analyse personal and organisational situations in terms of theories of knowledge;

    2. Analyse the knowledge needs of an organisational situation;

    3. Select and apply appropriate systems components and design a knowledge management system; and

    4. Critique different forms of knowledge in light of current research.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Fully online


    Completion of 9 credit points at graduate level.

    Assumed Knowledge

    It is assumed that you have considerable experience in the use of computers and have high level written, visual and oral communication skills.

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