Course Description

LIS 9503B-650 (Winter 2021)   Knowledge Management

Instructor: I. Ajiferuke

Course Description
Definition and distinction of knowledge management from information management. The knowledge management process: knowledge creation, codification, and transfer. Applications of information technologies in knowledge management. The role of information professionals in the knowledge management process. Ethical issues and problems inherent in knowledge management. Measurement of impact of knowledge management programs.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9503B-650 (Winter 2021)
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Prerequisites: GRADLIS 9005

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Information Organization, Curation and Access

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Become familiar with the theoretical perspectives of knowledge creation, codification, and transfer (PLLO 2);

2. Learn about the applications of information technologies in knowledge management. (PLLO 4, 6);

3. Learn how information professionals can contribute to a firm’s knowledge management program. (PLLO 5).

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives