Information and Knowledge Management Theories and Practice
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Course code
INT7153.DT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Info- ja teadmusjuhtimise teooriad ja praktikad
Course title in English
Information and Knowledge Management Theories and Practice
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To develop knowledge and analytical skills in information and knowledge management concepts, theories, approaches, conceptual models, research methods, and practices, of their needs for the organization, the community and the individual. To analyze the information and knowledge management trends, current issues and their possible solutions.
Brief description of the course
Nature of information and knowledge management, concepts, approaches, theories, conceptual models and practices. Information and knowledge management processes and mechanisms, systems and technologies; knowledge management and learning, and knowledge intensive organization, communities of practice, knowledge sharing networks and virtual organizations, knowledge management assessment methods. Information and knowledge management trends, current issues and solutions.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has a systematic overview and broad knowledge of information and knowledge management concepts, theories, approaches, models, research methods and practices;
- understands the nature, objectives and role of information and knowledge management for an organization/community members;
- has knowledge on the theoretical trends, issues and solutions of information and knowledge management;
- has knowledge on processes of information and knowledge management, their management and the development of information infrastructure;
- is able to analyse trends, issues and solutions of information and knowledge management;
- is able to relate information and knowledge management with other research fields and recognise and create interdisciplinary relations;
- is able to think critically and systematically, and work independently and set and solve research problems in the field of information and knowledge management;
- is able to participate in professional discussions and to communicate with different target groups and is competently able to pass their knowledge by teaching, coaching or other means using both Estonian and English (or any other) language.
Teacher
prof Sirje Virkus, PhD
Additional information
Eksami sooritamiseks on vajalik rühmatöö ning kõigi praktiliste ülesannete
õigeaegne esitamine. Eksami koondhindes arvestatakse: (1) Iseseisvaid praktilisi töid lühikokkuvõtetena (2) Osalemist ja panust aruteludes (Moodles ja auditooriumis) (3) Organisatsiooni teadmusjuhtimise analüüsi (4) Rühmaprojekti ja panust projektimeeskonnas (5) Kaasüliõpilaste rühmaprojekti analüüsi ja hindamist.
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