Knowledge Management and Analytics - 2017

Unit summary

INF30015

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP2
  • Assessment: Case Study - Group (20-30%) , Invigilated Exam - (40-60%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
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Domestic 2,925.00
HECS 1,131.00
International 3,175.00

In the contemporary organisation, organisational learning is a critical concept contributing to sustainable competitive advantage. Knowledge Management is an integral and pertinent concept within an organisational learning environment. This unit aims to develop and enhance students’ conceptual and practical understanding of the key aspects and the fundamental principles of Knowledge Management, particularly in the increasing use of analytics within a Knowledge Management environment.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit.

After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the concepts of knowledge and knowledge management, as well as their roles and applications in the contemporary organisational context
  2. Critically analyse the role of big data and analytics in organizational knowledge management in relationship to decision making
  3. Apply problem solving, design and decision making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems associated with organisational learning with intellectual independence
  4. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.
  • Case Study — Group (20-30%)
  • Invigilated Exam — (40-60%)
  • Research Paper — (20-30%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1The nature and origins of organizational knowledge, learning, memory, capabilities and competences, and knowledge workers
2The nature of knowledge and its management within a contemporary organisation, including the processes of creation, capture, sharing, and application
3The strategy and business case for enhancing and improving the efficacy and effectiveness of KM contained in a KM system
4The role of big data and analytics in knowledge management practices and strategy
5Cases of utilizing big data in knowledge management systems and knowledge management initiatives
6Utilizing big data results as organizational knowledge to support decision making
7Issues in knowledge management inc.: communities of practice, advanced taxonomies, big data analysis, cloud computing, XaaS, social network analysis
8Specific cases of knowledge management practices and applications from real-world organizational contexts

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Blogs
  • Chat rooms
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • E-Portfolios
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Glossary
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links
  • Wikis

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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