Curricular Unit:Code:
Strategic and Organizational Knowledge Management811GECO
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
1MasterBusiness Sciences6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Winter SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
This course presents the main aspects of corporate knowledge management (KM) and strategic management. To fit KM with the strategic goals of the organisation, and with the organisational information system. Discuss the knowledge resource within the context of its use and exploration by integrating digital systems and human resources. To develop in students a deep understanding of organizational strategies, analyzing how these are developed, implemented, monitored and revised according to the changes resulting from the internal and external business environment.
Syllabus:
Knowledge management foundation; Information and knowledge society; Types of Organisational Knowledge; KM practice in organisations; Organisation memory; Business strategy; Strategic analysis: understanding the business environment;Strategic choice - development, evaluation and selection strategy; Implementation and control strategy
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
As a discipline of integration and application of knowledge, it is intended that students understand what an organization is, how it develops its strategy in the context of the company and the market and its major theories and schools of thought. These objectives are properly addressed in the themes chosen for the teaching of the discipline and applied in the project management phase.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
The syllabus will have a theoretical treatment (supplemented through various readings, expository methodology, interrogative and demonstrative), and a practical treatment (through execution, presentation and discussion in class of practical business cases and applied (practical classes). This requires the correct application of theoretical knowledge and its proper communication, enhancing the ability of self-learning.
The evaluation method is based on the model of continuous assessment, including:
- Written Test, Practical Work and Quality of Participation in classes and tutorial sessions.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The teaching methods aim to acquire a mix of core concepts and practical application thereof. For this reason it favors a theoretical-practical, using case studies. Students are asked to produce a number of selected practical assignments to test their ability with digital artifacts
Reading:
Dalkir, K. (2011). Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, The MIT Press.
Johnson, G., Whittington, R., Scholes, K., Regnér, P. e Angwin, D. (2017). Exploring Corporate Strategy: Text and Cases. London, Prentice-Hall.
Gouveia, L. (2019). Gestão do conhecimento. UFP.
Lynch, R. (2018). Strategic Management. Person.
Serra, F. et al (2010). Gestão estratégica: conceitos e prática. Lidel