IS 614 - Corporate Knowledge Management


Degree Course M.Sc. Management, M.Sc. Business Education, M.Sc. Business Informatics, Diploma Business Administration, Diploma Business Informatics
Lecturer Dr. Thomas Kude
Contact hours per week 2 SWS
Grading Written exam (80%) and Group work (20%)
Prerequisite no
Language English
Registration Please sign up for the course on ILIAS
Time Mondays, 10:15 - 11:45
Room O 148
First Lecture September 9
Contact Dr. Thomas Kude
Schedule, Lecture Notes, and Additional Information ILIAS


Companies have realized that the knowledge of their professionals is a decisive factor in competition. Firms are able to differentiate against their competitors through superior knowledge in the long term.

Learning Objectives

This lecture deals with the question of how the identification, acquisition, organization, storage, distribution, and use of knowledge can be supported with the help of information technology and where the limits of such efforts are. The following topics are covere

  • Introduction - What is Knowledge Management?
  • Knowledge creation
  • Knowledge storage and retrieval
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Strategic planning of integrated knowledge management systems (IKMS)
  • Architectures of integrated knowledge management systems
  • Implementation of integrated knowledge management systems
  • Evaluation of the success of integrated knowledge management systems