INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Information Technology Master
2011-2012

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 537 Knowledge Management Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr. Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course offers participants the opportunity to explore the framework for knowledge management in education and research. Participants will explore the potential of knowledge management in support of education and research for increasing the capacity of identifying, distilling, harnessing and using information to improve student and institutional success. This course provides the fundamental background for understanding knowledge management and offers necessary resources and practices to enable participants to design and implement a knowledge management strategy in order for education and research initiatives to succeed and flourish. This course includes a strong focus on the implementation of necessary tools and procedures to construct and maintain an outstanding sustainable knowledge management environment for education and research organizations. The course also discusses the impact and benefit for schools if knowledge management is implemented.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Understanding Knowledge
  2. Knowledge Management Systems Life Cycle
  3. Knowledge Creation & Knowledge Architecture
  4. Capturing Tacit Knowledge
  5. Some Knowledge Capturing Techniques
  6. Knowledge Codification
  7. System Testing/Deployment
  8. Transferring and Sharing Knowledge
  9. Knowledge Transfer in E-World
  10. Learning from Data
  11. KM Tools and Knowledge Portals
  12. Managing Knowledge Workers

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project135
    Midterm Exam(s)115
    Final Exam120
    +activities
    30
    Total: 70
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate a systematic and critical understanding of the theories, principles and practices of computing;
    • Critically review the role of a “professional computing practitioner” with particular regard to an understanding of legal and ethical issues;
    • Creatively apply contemporary theories, processes and tools in the development and evaluation of solutions to problems and product design;
    • Actively participate in, reflect upon, and take responsibility for, personal learning and development, within aframework of lifelong learning and continued professional development
    • • Present issues and solutions in appropriate form to communicate effectively with peers and clients from specialist and non-specialist backgrounds
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1- Coakes, E. (2003). Knowledge management : current issues and challenges. Hershey, PA : IRM Pres.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)1 0
    Final Examination(1 week)1 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7.50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0