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Knowledge management

Course Code :5023OIWKMA
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:5
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Eva Kyndt
Sofie Vermeiren

3. Course contents *

The field of knowledge management is characterized by rapid and thorough evolutions at the theoretical level as well as with regards to practical applications. This course will discuss some of the most important developments within this domain, using contemporary knowledge management theory to explain real-life organisational phenomena.

Topics include but are not limited to: knowledge generation, knowledge sharing and usage, and knowledge evaluation and consolidation. What are the barriers that organisations may encounter in their design and implication of knowledge management?

These topices are covered from three different perspectives:

  1. Knowledge management: Theoretical models
  2. Knowledge management: Technology versus Human
  3. Knowledge management: Formal versus Informal