​Courses and Programmes

View Information and Knowledge Management courses and programmes below:

- Undergraduate Programmes

BCom Information Management _ Brochure

This is the only BCom degree in the country that you can do with Maths Literacy. The qualification provides qualifying students with: intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced information management principles in the different functional units of the business organization; the ability to reflect on their managerial decisions and applications and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of information, competitive intelligence and knowledge management as a practice; and knowledge in preparation for a career in the information, competitive intelligence and knowledge management field, as well as to provide a basis for further learning.


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- Postgraduate Programmes

BCom Honours Information Management _ Brochure

The aim of this qualification is for students to develop applied skills in the mastering, analysing, interpreting and applying of the characteristics of Information and Knowledge Management, as used in a career or for further studies in the field of Information and Knowledge Management. 


MPhil Information Management _ Brochure

This is a research-based programme and the final dissertation will constitute a contribution to the knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline of Information and Knowledge Management. Qualifying students will also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings.


PhD Information Management _ Brochure

Through the final Doctoral thesis, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a contribution to the knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline of Information and Knowledge Management as well as the field of research. Qualifying students will display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the information industry.

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- Short Courses​ 

(Also known as Short Learning Programmes (SLP) or Continuing Education Programmes  (CEPs) )

Competitive Intelligence - Tools and Analysis SLP _Brochure.pdf

The purpose of this SLP  is to introduce students to analytical frameworks such as scenario analysis and competitor benchmarking, in order to strategically identify and present information as actionable intelligence, The purpose of this SLP is  also to focus on ethics in Competitive Intelligence, ensuring that students are made aware and adhere to international standards in this regards. Students will further be introduced to the corporate structure as it relates to the function of Competitive Intelligence, and students will explore the skills and expertise required by a Competitive Intelligence analyst.


Contemporary Knowledge Management Techniques SLP_ Brochure.pdf

The purpose of this SLP is to equip students to have the knowledge and skill to identify the different elements of Knowledge Management (KM) within their work environment. Students will have been exposed to the necessary competencies and skills to formulate a knowledge strategy and promote a knowledge sharing culture through the use of Communities of Practice and knowledge cafés.


Information Management Fundamentals SLP _ Brochure.pdf

The purpose of this SLP is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to identify the different phases in the information life cycle, distinguish between the different types of information sources, and be familiar with information legislation and management principles. A student is equipped with the necessary competencies and skills to apply technology associated with the Internet, World Wide Web (www) and search engines for basic information management purposes.


Knowledge Economy in the 4IR SLP_ Brochure.pdf

The purpose of this SLP is to equip the student with the necessary knowledge to identify the characteristics of a knowledge economy in the 4IR to be able to understand the knowledge economy and intellectual capital as a key commodity in a knowledge economy and will be able to describe the importance of knowledge-intensive activities in wealth creation; show cognisance of the problems, issues and opportunities of developing countries moving towards a knowledge economy; and skills necessary for knowledge workers to contribute to the workplace in the knowledge economy.


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