Knowledge Management Systems

Subject 306-320 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours of seminars per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available

306-207 Business Reporting Systems / 306-207 Enterprise Information Systems (pre-2008) or 306-209 Accounting and Business Intelligence / 306-209 Management Information Systems (pre-2008). Information Systems students who have completed at least 175 points may apply to have the prerequisites waived.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


To be advised
Subject Overview:

This subject develops students' understanding of knowledge management systems and the various technologies that enable and facilitate the creation, storage and dissemination of organisational knowledge. To do this, the subject draws on contemporary literature on knowledge management and information systems as well as incorporating numerous business cases to enable students to gain a real world perspective of knowledge management systems in various organisational contexts.


A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (60%) and assignments totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

To be advised.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; team work; interpretation and analysis; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Moderate level of development: problem solving; application of theory to practice; accessing data and other information from a range of sources.

  • Some level of development: synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information.

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