Information Management in Organisations
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Organisatsiooni teabeprotsessid
Course title in English
Information Management in Organisations
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn 2
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To develop an understanding of how an organization may manage its information processes in order to increase its capacity to learn and adapt; to help the students to recognize the issues and challenges of information management.
Brief description of the course
Organisation structure ,management and organisational culture. Organisation of information work .
Defining information management. Information management in organisations. Information audit.Defining information policy and strategy.

Independent work
Reading compulsory literature, practical written individual assignments and presentation.
Learning outcomes in the course
The students:
- are able to analyse the inner and outer environment of an organisation
- knows the main concepts of organization theory, the sources and methods of information acquisition for information work; the principles of information audit and organizational information politics.
Assessment methods
Final grade is a composite of practical assignments.
E. Uverskaja
Study literature
Choo, C.W. (2002). Information Management for the Intelligent Organization: The Art of Scanning the Environment. 3rd ef. Medford, NJ: Information Today Inc.
Grandbois, Y. (2016). Service science and the information professional. Amsterdam [etc.] : Elsevier/Chandos Publishing.
Library 3.0. (2015). Intelligent Libraries and Apomediation. Oxford [etc.] : Chandos Publishing.
Orna, E. (2007). Information strategy in practice. Aldershot : Gower
Virovere, A., Alas, R., Liigand, J. (2008). Organisatsioonikäitumine : käsiraamat; Tallinn: Estonian Business School.
Webb, J. (2008). Strategic information management: a practitioner’s guide. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.

Replacement literature
Choo, C. W. (2006). The knowing organization: how organizations use information to construct meaning, create knowledge, and make decisions. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press.
Huotari, M.L., Wilson T.D. (2001). Determining organizational information needs. – Information Research, 6 (3) (17.03.2016)
Henzcel, S. (2001). Information audit. A practical guide. München : Saur.
Hibberd, B., J., Evatt, A. (2004). Mapping information flows : a practical guide. – Information Management Journal, 38 (1), pp 558, 60-62, 64.