​Courses and Programmes

View Information and Knowledge Management courses and programmes below:

Undergraduate

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.

 

- Postgraduate

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.

 

- Short Courses​

Short Course Knowledge Management_ Brochure

Upon the completion of this programme, a student will have the knowledge and skill to identify the different elements of Knowledge Management 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 using Communities of Practice and Knowledge Cafés. Students will also have actionable profiles of areas within their organisations that require KM intervention and focus.

 

Short Course Strategic Competitive Analysis_ Brochure

 In this programme, students will be introduced to analytical frameworks, such as scenario analysis and competitor benchmarking. Practical experience is also an important component of this programme. Through exercises, case studies and fieldwork, students will develop skills in formulating key intelligence requirements, gathering useful information, analysing and interpreting it to gain competitive insights and reporting on its interpretations.

 

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