Core Module Information
Module title: Knowledge Management

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

Module code: INF10102
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:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically assess the general principles of knowledge management
LO2: Examine the range of organisational knowledge capital
LO3: Make effective use of the principles of knowledge management to organisational settings to increase effectiveness
LO4: Examine 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: 002
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:
Assessment (formative and summative)
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. (The examination covers all LOs.)

Summative Assessment:
Individual course work: class participation worth 20%
Group course work: concept map "poster" worth 30%
Exam: worth 50%. The exam paper will have two sections: 30 compulsory multiple choice questions, choice of two essays. The MCQs will be unseen (although the students will be prepared for them through access to a question bank). The essay questions will be seen.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 3
Face To Face Lecture 11
Face To Face Tutorial 20
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
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= 0, WORDS= 0
Discussion/Participation 20 1,2,3,4,5 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1,2,3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
INF10102 Knowledge Management