Core Module Information
Module title: Knowledge Management

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSI11104
Module leader: Frances Ryan
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics


Description of module content:

Approaches to knowledge management
Knowledge capital.
Knowledge management infrastructure: technical and social.
Techniques for the creation, capture, classification, exchange, dissemination and use of knowledge for competitive advantage and corporate growth.
Knowledge strategy

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically assess the general principles of knowledge management
LO2: Evaluate the range of organisational knowledge capital
LO3: Display mastery of the principles of knowledge management in organisational settings to increase effectiveness
LO4: Rationalise the use of knowledge management processes and tools for organisations
LO5: Develop knowledge management teamwork activities in organisations

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Frances Ryan
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Lectures for the delivery of core material: all LOs.
Reading to be completed between classes for students to develop deep understanding of module content as independent learners: all LOs.
Class exercises to develop the practical application of what is learnt: all LOs.
Guest speakers: all LOs

Formative Assessment:
Coursework is based on one practical team assessment and class participation throughout the module. These assessments address all learning outcomes, with an emphasis on LO5 for the latter.

Summative Assessment:
Individual course work: class participation worth 20%
Group course work: concept map "poster" worth 30%
Written coursework (essay or report): worth 50%. The coursework will be approximately 3000 words and will address all the LOs.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 11
Face To Face Tutorial 20
Independent Learning Guided independent study 166
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Poster 30 1,2,3,4,5 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 0
Discussion/Participation 20 1,2,3,4,5 12 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 0
Essay 50 1,2,3,4,5 13 , WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CSI11104 Knowledge Management