TLO-11007 Basics of Information and Knowledge Management, 5 cr

Person responsible

Ilona Ilvonen


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TLO-11007 2019-01 1 Ilona Ilvonen
Accepted assignments and exam

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course the student understands the concept of information society and the role of information and knowledge as important assets. The student has an overall understanding of the key concepts and theories of information and knowledge management. The student can analyze information and knowledge management both from the business and technology perspectives and acknowledges the importance of information and knowledge to the organization.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Types and levels of knowledge. Information management models.  The connection between theories and practice.  Role of different types of knowledge in different organizations 
2. Information systems and information flows. The role of information systems for business.  Supply chain management. Product data management.  Examples of information systems use in different business contexts 
3. Knowledge management. KM processes  Organizational learning. Intellectual capital.  barriers and drivers for knowledge sharing and learning in organizations 
4. Networked business and digitalization of business.   Business information management in a networked environment. Virtual organizations.   Technology trends in digitalization 

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Earning grade 3 requires the student to have learned the core contents of the course well.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TLO-11007 Basics of Information and Knowledge Management, 5 cr TLO-11006 Basics of Information and Knowledge Management, 4 cr  

Updated by: Kunnari Jaana, 05.03.2019