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Australian National University

  • Code MGMT7167
  • Unit Value 6 units
  • Offered by Research School of Management
  • Offered in Winter Session 2014
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career Graduate

Knowledge management is a trans-disciplinary approach to improving organisational outcomes and learning, by making optimal use of knowledge. It involves the design, implementation and review of social and technological activities and processes to improve the creating, sharing and application or use of knowledge. The aim of this course is to develop understanding of the many ways in which knowledge contributes to operational efficiency and strategy, and to expose students to some of the key theoretical underpinnings, especially with respect to the theory of the firm.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course class members will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of different types of knowledge assets in an organisation and to be able to design and implement successful strategies for leveraging them

Indicative Assessment

  • Class participation 10%
  • Group presentations 40%
  • Final exam (3 hours) 50%

All components of the above assessment are compulsory and must be submitted.  To achieve an automatic pass grade in this course you must obtain 50% or more as a scaled aggregate mark.


 5 x 4 hour classes, 2x 8 hour classes 

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Management to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students are expected to have the attributes required for admission to the Master of Management or MBA program, and are expected to understand some basic statistical concepts: mean, normal curve, standard deviation, z-score.

Other Information

The objective of this course is to introduce participants to concepts and theories relevant to the acquisition, development and dissemination of knowledge in organisations at the individual, group and organisational level. Multiple perspectives of organizational learning and several current models of knowledge management systems and processes related to internal and external sources of knowledge will be examined. At the completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive framework for designing and implementing successful knowledge management strategies for leveraging the intellectual assets of the organisation.

For more information please see Course Website.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  Tuition fees will be published by 1 October for the next year.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500

Course Fees:

Domestic fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $3240
2004 $3240
2005 $3240
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246

International fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $3390
2004 $3450
2005 $3450
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3948


Winter Session, 2014

Taught in China in the Chinese Language

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date
5677 01 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 30 Sep 2014
5774 28 Aug 2014 29 Aug 2014 29 Aug 2014 10 Sep 2014

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