Knowledge Management Practices for Innovative Organisation

    Unit code: BMO3000 | Study level: Undergraduate
    (Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
    City Campus
    Footscray Park
    Online Real Time


    This is a third year management unit in the Bachelor of Business specialising in Management and Innovation. Students investigate the significance of managing knowledge within organisations for successful collaborative innovations. The subject includes the following topics: sources and forms of knowledge; organisational memory and learning; developing knowledge systems; documents in electronic environments; and knowledge management tools. Students will investigate the alignment of knowledge management and business strategy for innovation, and discuss managing an innovative culture and change. The knowledge management strategy will be used to demonstrate the value of knowledge management practices.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Synthesise and apply knowledge management theory and concepts to analyse practical knowledge issues in both domestic and international context;
    2. Critically evaluate priorities and articulate key issues in complex knowledge management problems;
    3. Work effectively as a member of a team, including multidisciplinary teams, able to draw on, recognise and value the knowledge and contributions of others and balance team and individual goals; and
    4. Demonstrate autonomous, self-directed learning skills and habits.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment type: Annotated Bibliography
    Grade: 20%
    Review of 5 Research Articles (500 words)
    Assessment type: Creative Works
    Grade: 30%
    KM Game Creation & Application with Rationale (Group)
    Assessment type: Journal
    Grade: 20%
    Weekly Learning Reflective Journal x5 (individual)
    Assessment type: Project
    Grade: 30%
    Critical Exploratory Report & Presentation Project (Group)

    Other locations

    For students studying at Henan University, National School of Business Management, Colombo, Sunway College Johor Bahru, Sunway College Kuala Lumpur
    Assessment type: Presentation
    Grade: 20%
    KM Game Development (Group)
    Assessment type: Essay
    Grade: 20%
    Essay on Literature (Individual)
    Assessment type: Case Study
    Grade: 20%
    Case Study Report (Group)
    Assessment type: Examination
    Grade: 40%
    Final exam

    Required reading

    Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice
    Dalkir, K. (2018).| Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

    As part of a course

    This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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