|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To develop an understanding of the types and forms of knowledge assets, and how these may be managed effectively in organisational contexts in order to achieve competitive advantages.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Recognize the various forms and types of knowledge assets present within organisational contexts;|
||Develop and apply techniques and processes to manage the knowledge asset lifecycle;|
||Apply techniques and processes to determine the qualitative and quantitative values of knowledge assets;|
||Apply techniques and processes to leverage the qualitative and quantitative values of knowledge assets;|
||Develop a knowledge asset strategy.|
Indicative Module Content
Knowledge economy, intellectual capital, tacit and explicit knowledge, knowledge management, intellectual capital valuation, knowledge assets, strategy development.
Indicative Student Workload
|Self-directed study of web-based materials||24|
|Private Study||60||Mode of Delivery|
This module is delivered by on-line seminars and activities (Distance Learning mode) to develop research-based learning and practical evaluation skills.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,3|
|Component 2 ||2,4,5|
Component 1 is assessed by a report.
Component 2 is assessed by a report.
|1.||BROWN, J.S. and DUGUID, P., 2002. The social life of information. Boston MA: Harvard Business School Press.|
|2.||DALKIR, K., 2011. Knowledge management in theory and practice. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.|
|3.||LITTLE, S. and RAY, T., (eds.), 2005. Managing knowledge: an essential reader. London: Open University.|
|4.||MCKENZIE, J. and VAN WINKELEN, C., 2004. Understanding the knowledgeable organization. London: Thomson.|
|5.||STEWART, T.A., 2001. The wealth of knowledge. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.|
|6.||Journals: Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Knowledge and Process Management.|