FP-IzmPAcad. year: 2017/2018
The course focuses on explaining the basic theoretical concepts related to the management of knowledge and its practical application in the company. The emphasis is on obtaining, using, storing and sharing knowledge. The issue of knowledge management is handled separately. First, it focuses on the description of knowledge management environment outside the organization (knowledge-based economy, knowledge society, learning region) and subsequently within the organization (knowledge organization, learning organization, knowledge strategy, market knowledge, knowledge worker, tools and knowledge management). The course also provides basic information on the integration of knowledge management with other managerial disciplines, such as with design, innovation, operational, stress and time management.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
After studying this module students should be able to:
a) Understand the complex range of knowledge management.
b) Apply methods of getting of knowledge for management of company.
c) Apply knowledge as a support of management decision making.
d) Apply the principles of knowledge management in a company.
e) Apply methods and tools of knowledge management.
Students are expected to have the following knowledge and skills: Management (function of management), Strategic management (SLEPT analysis, Porter model, SWOT analysis).
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
DOSKOČIL, R. a V. KORÁB. Znalostní management, 1. vyd. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, Brno, 2012, ISBN 978-80-214-4668-7. (CS)
BUREŠ, V. Znalostní management a proces jeho zavádění, průvodce pro praxi, GRADA Publishing, Praha, 2007, ISBN 978-80-247-1978-8. (CS)
COLLINSON, CH. a G. PARCEL. Knowledge management. 1. vyd. Computer Press, Brno, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0760-4. (CS)
MLÁDKOVÁ, L. Management znalostních pracovníků. 1. vyd. Praha, C. H. Beck, Praha, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7400-013-3. (CS)
PETŘÍKOVÁ, R. a kol. Moderní management znalostí. 1. vyd. Praha, Professional Publishing, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7431-011-9. (CS)
SCHWALBE, K. Řízení projektů v IT. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-251-2882-4. (CS)
TRUNEČEK, J. Znalostní podnik ve znalostní společnosti. 1. vyd. Praha, Professional Publishing, 2003 ISBN 80-86419-35-5. (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Seminars are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
For completion of the course the following conditions:
Credit: Successful completion of the semester project within the specified deadline and its defense.
Exam: Successful completion of written exam (min 50%).
Language of instruction
Introduction to knowledge management
Knowledge management outside the organization
Knowledge management within the organization
Tools and methods of knowledge management
Integration of knowledge management
Aim of the course unit is:
a) To provide students with importance of knowledge for company and their management.
b) To provide students with the basic conception of knowledge management.
c) To provide students with the basic methods and tools of knowledge management.
d) To presented the new trends of knowledge management.
e) To presented integration of knowledge management with other managerial disciplines.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
A student’s own work on the tasks assigned is checked.
Classification of course in study plans