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57201 Managing Enterprise Information and Knowledge

8cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Description

This subject examines notions of information and knowledge in organisations in contemporary society. The subject content is applicable to a diverse range of organisational contexts including commercial, not-for profit, community, multinational and public sector agencies. Contemporary management theory and practices are introduced in the context of planning and implementation of information management within organisations. Students are exposed to techniques for analysing and evaluating the internal and external information and knowledge environments of organisations. The subject introduces information functions and services such as, but not limited to: enterprise content management; library and research services; records and archives; information systems and processes; and knowledge management. Challenges in information and knowledge management in organisations are identified and discussed. Topics are driven by current professional discourse and may include managing cultural heritage and Indigenous information; ethical, legal and policy issues; knowledge retention; and access to public sector information. Information and knowledge processes are discussed in terms of their value, benefits and use in strategic planning, and decision making within organisations. Students gain an understanding of the information and knowledge components of organisational processes and cultures, and the role and responsibilities of the information professional in knowledge-based organisations.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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