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MSC768 - Knowledge Management

Note: You are seeing the 2012 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Offerings: Trimester 1
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:S Lichtenstein
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit provides an understanding of the key principles and practices involved in managing individual, group and organisational knowledge in organisations. Students will gain an understanding of the key advantages and disadvantages of different knowledge strategies, processes, technologies and systems. The human aspects of knowledge management, such as the motivation to share knowledge, will be carefully considered. Students will learn how to evaluate knowledge management in organisations and will be able to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. The unit will also address the alignment of knowledge management strategy with other important corporate strategies and processes.

Assessment

Assignment (Contribution to Online Discussion/Tutorial Activities) 10%, Written Assignment 3000 words 30%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on each item of assessment. 

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$2593$2897

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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