The aim of Assessment Task 2 is to enable you to demonstrate that you have a broadunderstanding of the theory and practice of knowledge management (KM). This assessment task will provide you with an opportunity to take the theoretical concepts covered during the course and consider how these might be applied in an organisational setting. Specifically, Assessment Task 2 requires you to develop a KM strategy for an organisation. In order to increase your motivation and interest in completing this assessment task, you are encouraged to select an organisation and industry of interest to you.
The course learning outcomes (CLO) addressed in this assessment task are:
- Analyse and explain the developments in the ‘new economy’ and in particular the place and nature of knowledge in such developments
- Demonstrate a broad, critical and practical understanding of KM theories and practices in the real world.
- Investigate the linkages between management and KM and in particular of those between KM and strategic and human resources management
- Examine the various human, organisational and technological components that together combine to produce KM
- Explore the role and place of information and communications technologies in the practice of KM
- Develop a KM strategy for an organisation
Plagiarism: The presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person as though it is your own. It is a form of cheating and is a very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University. Plagiarised material can be drawn from, and presented in, written, graphic and visual form, including electronic data, and oral presentations. Plagiarism occurs when the origin of the material used is not appropriately cited. Examples of plagiarism include:
Copying sentences or paragraphs word-for-word from one or more sources, whether published or unpublished, which could include but is not limited to books, journals, reports, theses, websites, conference papers, course notes, etc. without proper citation;
- Closely paraphrasing sentences, paragraphs, ideas or themes without proper citation;
- Piecing together text from one or more sources and adding only linking sentences;
- Copying or submitting whole or parts of computer files without acknowledging their source;
- Copying designs or works of art and submitting them as your original work;
- Copying a whole or any part of another student's work;
- Submitting work as your own that someone else has done for you; and
- Enabling plagiarism: the act of assisting or allowing another person to plagiarise or to copy your own work.
The Master of Business Information Technology (MBIT) allows you to develop both generic business and specific business information systems capabilities through experiential learning to meet current and future expectations of employers. By applying real and relevant knowledge, the program is aimed at developing you as a highly skilled, “well-rounded” ICT professional. The core program learning outcomes (PLO) of the MBIT addressed in this course include:
- Create successful business solutions for an innovative and global enterprise
- Critically analyse problem/opportunity situations and develop global robust information systems using a range of tools and techniques to add value to the business
- Develop secure, flexible, information and communication architectures that accommodate the uncertainty of business decision-making and changing needs of the global business
- Undertake project management initiatives and research concerning information technology applications in diverse business environments.
- Demonstrate a broad, critical and practical understanding of contemporary issues and practices in business.
- Apply research principles and methods to design innovative options and solutions for, and make reasoned judgements about, problems and issues in contemporary business practice.