Students will learn to describe and apply the basic and key theoretical concepts as well as key theories of Knowledge management (KM) that are rooted both in information technology and management. The aim is that students comprehend the management of knowledge as a strategic asset. Thus, they will learn a range of KM strategies and practices used in organizations to deal with knowledge that is either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizations as processes or practices. Therefore, this course provides students an ability to understand the connection between KM and strategic management. In addition, students will learn to understand the role Social Media has in KM. In addition to the subject matters, the students will improve their academic capabilities regarding their academic research and writing skills in English, as well as various digital competences, as well as group collaboration skills.
- Basic and key theoretical concepts as well as key theories of Knowledge management. - Academic knowledge capture and creation, sharing and dissemination, acquisition and application in English including skills of literature search, analysis and synthesis and ability to apply it in scientific writing. - Digital competences in both closed and open communities, such as Digital literacy, Communication and collaboration, and Digital content creation excluding programming. - Group collaboration skills in face-to-face and/or virtual groups and verbal. - oral communication skills in English.
Range of KM strategies and practices used in organizations to deal with knowledge that is either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizations as processes or practices.
The connection between KM and strategic management. The role of Social Media in KM.
The connection of KM to specific fields of industry, such as Information technology. Copyright issues of open online communities.
Common learning events for all
Blended Learning: Hervanta live and Pori online
13.09.2021 10:00 - 12:00, TAU Festia FC112 opetustila (44) 27.09.2021 10:00 - 12:00, TAU Festia FC112 opetustila (44) 08.11.2021 10:00 - 12:00, TAU Festia FC112 opetustila (44)
All course activities are described in the Moodle platform. There are both individual and group assignments on the course. The course includes three live hybrid learning sessions, where the students have the option of joining the teacher in the classroom or online in Zoom. The live sessions are on 13.9., 27.9. and 8.11. at 10.15-12.00. All instructions on joining the course can be found on the Moodle platform. To begin the course, the student needs to fill out a pre-course survey by 5.9.
Learning material information available in the Moodle course. Lecture materials available in the Moodle course.
General scale, 0-5
Contact information Email: open.studies.tau [at] tuni.fi Phone: 0294 520 200