People, Information and Knowledge (INFS2010)

UNIT OF STUDY

To compete effectively in today's knowledge economy businesses are required to systematically manage their information and knowledge resources. In this unit you will develop an understanding of the main issues businesses face when they develop and implement knowledge management initiatives. You will be introduced to the tools and systems that enable businesses to acquire, store, distribute, analyse, and leverage information and knowledge resources. By focusing on the theoretical and practical principles that link people, information, and organisations, this unit will help you understand the processes of generating, communicating, and using knowledge in businesses, and the way these can be integrated with business strategy and information technology.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x 3hr seminar per week

Assessment

Class activities (10%), Group project (40%), and Final exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: INFS1000 or equivalent

Prohibitions

INFS3015

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