Availabilities:

LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online

Unit description

Introduces graduate students to general concepts, practice and development of knowledge management, and a managerial perspective of implementing strategic knowledge management in organisations.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to Strategic Knowledge Management
Topic 2: KM Frameworks
Topic 3: KM Strategies and Organisational Learning
Topic 4: Roles of Culture and People
Topic 5: KM Activities and Tools
Topic 6: KM Metrics

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an understanding of the complex undertaking of knowledge management, which involves people, culture and technology, and multiple disciplines as wellIntellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
2contrast various processes, models and tools to implement knowledge management in organisationsIntellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
3explain the links between knowledge management and corporate and business strategies for organisational effectivenessIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
4critically analyse and review the experiences of organisations embracing knowledge management strategiesIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
5write a workplace-related report, proposing a knowledge management initiative, linking the application of knowledge management concepts and strategies to the workplace setting.Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the complex undertaking of knowledge management, which involves people, culture and technology, and multiple disciplines as well
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. contrast various processes, models and tools to implement knowledge management in organisations
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. explain the links between knowledge management and corporate and business strategies for organisational effectiveness
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. critically analyse and review the experiences of organisations embracing knowledge management strategies
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. write a workplace-related report, proposing a knowledge management initiative, linking the application of knowledge management concepts and strategies to the workplace setting.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

+