This unit explores the need for knowledge to be managed in an organisation, and the tools and strategies that can be used to effectively manage the knowledge assets of that organisation. The unit starts with the identification of knowledge assets in an organisation, followed by knowledge capture and codification in order for knowledge to be shared and integrated into the organisational level. The unit then explores topics on individual and organisational learning and how learning can be encouraged and facilitated. Obstacles to knowledge transfer are identified together with an examination of the role of organisational culture in facilitating knowledge transfer. The unit also explains the formation of knowledge management (KM) strategies and the need to have a KM team. Measurement of KM effectiveness and legal and ethical issues of KM are dealt with in the last two modules. The focus of the unit is on the maritime and logistics industry and the challenges and obstacles associated with knowledge management in such a globalised industry.
|Unit name||Knowledge Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
Dr Jiangang (Jonny) Fei
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Spring school (November)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (November)||15/11/2021||3/12/2021||30/12/2021||13/2/2022|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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On-campus: One 2 to 3 hour workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.
Distance: Study guide and readings.
On-campus: Coursework 60%, Examination 40%
Distance: Coursework 60%, Take-home Examination 40%
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