Knowledge Management

Course Description

Definition: data, information, knowledge, wisdom - pyramid. Tacit and explicit knowledge. SECI model. Useful knowledge production. Knowledge life cycle and applications. Definition and specification of knowledge management. Peer assists - learning from others. Knowledge management or strategy. Intellectual capital. Knowledge management and culture. Knowledge management and human resouce development. Knowledge management in practice: tools and techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define terms: data, information, knowledge and wisdom.
  2. Show relationships in pyramid of wisdom.
  3. Distinguish tacit and explicit knowledge.
  4. Apply knowledge spiral in SECI model.
  5. Show steps in useful knowledge production.
  6. Apply peer assist.
  7. Produce and use intellectual capital of individuals or organization.
  8. Apply knowledge management in human resourse development.
  9. Apply knowledge management in practice.

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures with exercises and presentations in 2 cycles of 7 and 6 weeks.

Seminars and workshops

Non mandatory seminar

Exercises

Exercises, practical application

Partial e-learning

Questions and answers after seminar presentations

Independent assignments

Group project

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Seminar/Project 0 % 30 % 0 % 30 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 35 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 35 %
Exam: Written 0 % 70 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Definition of data, information, knowledge, wisdom, Wisdom pyramid
  2. Tacit and explicit knowledge
  3. SECI model
  4. Useful knowledge production
  5. Knowledge life cycle and application
  6. Key elements of knowledge management: people, processes, technology, Knowledge management environment, Knowledge management activities
  7. Peer assist
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Knowledge management and strategy
  10. Intellectual capital
  11. Knowledge management and organizational culture
  12. Knowledge loss risk management
  13. How to develop environment for successful knowledge management
  14. Knowledge management iz practice: Concept mapping; Maturity assessment
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Transversal Courses (5. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Transversal Courses (5. semester)
University graduate
Audio Technologies and Electroacoustics (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Communication and Space Technologies (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Computational Modelling in Engineering (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Computer Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Control Systems and Robotics (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Data Science (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Electric Machines, Drives and Automation (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Information and Communication Engineering (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Network Science (profile)
Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester) Transversal Courses (1. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Wireless Technologies (profile)
Humanistic or Social Course (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

Sanda Pleslić (2020.), Upravljanje znanjem (elektronička skripta), FER
J. M. Firestone, M. W. McElroy (2003.), Key issues in the new knowledge management, KMCI Press: Butterworth-Heinemann, USA
C. Collison, G. Parcell (2005.), Learning to Fly: Practical Knowledge Management from Leading and Learning Organizations, Capstone Publishing, UK
R. Sanchez (2003.), Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence, Oxford University Press
J. J. Stapleton (2003.), Executive's Guide to Knowledge Management: The Last Competitive Advantage, John Wiley and Sons

Associate Lecturers

Exercises

For students

General

ID 183382
  Winter semester
3 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
7 Exercises

Grading System

85 Excellent
70 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable