J007 Knowledge Management

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 1 for the colloquium). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Francesco Caputo (lecturer)
Ing. Leonard Walletzký, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jitka Kitner (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Eva Hladká, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 10:00–11:50 C525
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 0/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/40
Course objectives
Course aims to underline the increasing relevance of IT companies and IT professional in the Knowledge Era . It aims to offer indications, observations, and guidelines to use KM principles in field of Informatics. In this direction course will support students in developing a multi and transdisciplinary approach to knowledge management. Final aim of course is to offer to students’ instruments and models to be more competitive in the knowledge economy.
  • Syllabus
  • Input (12-15 hrs. of classwork): The course will offer to the student first elements about: - Tacit and explicit knowledge - Social dimensions of knowledge transfer - Contribution of ITC in knowledge era - Knowledge sharing - Knowledge representation - Organizational learning - Communities of practice - Key performance indicator and successful factors of Knowledge management

  • Case study & project work (12hrs of group work inc. a final presentation)
    Course requires to apply theoretical concepts learned in aula to investigate social and economic sectors of our society. Students will identify a firm to analyze in order to explain in which ways firm’s strategies and behaviors endow principles of knowledge management. Students will adopt a critical approach to analyze firm’s activities in order to underline possible improvements in quality of managerial approaches. Project work will require to students to verify in which way knowledge management can support a better understanding and evaluation of social and economic problems.

    recommended literature
  • WILSON, A. G. Knowledge power : interdisciplinary education for a complex world. 1st pub. New York: Routledge, 2010. 169 s. ISBN 9780203858035. info
  • Knowledge science, engineering and management : second International Conference, KSEM 2007 : Melbourne, Australia, November 28-30, 2007 : proceedings. Edited by Zili Zhang - Jörg Siekmann. Berlin: Springer, 2007. xvi, 669. ISBN 9783540767183. info
Teaching methods
Presentations and case studies
Assessment methods
Presentation of case study
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.

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