Information and Knowledge Management in Digital Environment

Information and Knowledge Management in Digital Environment

Course dates:
15 July, 2019 to 19 July, 2019
Early-Bird (until March 31, 2019) – 250€ / Regular (after March 31, 2019) – 300€
Social Sciences
Application deadline:
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
Tallinn University
Tallinn, Estonia

General information

Information and Knowledge Management/IKM course focuses on the effective gathering, organisation, storage, creating, sharing, using and dissemination of information and knowledge within organisation to enhance organizational performance in digital environment.

Thus, the process and practice of IKM is a central focus of the course. The course focus on the typology of information and knowledge, identification of information and knowledge needs, and the acquisition, discovery, storage, organization, sharing, use and application of information/knowledge in the organizational context in digital environment. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of basic concepts related to IKM, and an understanding of the strategic value of information and knowledge as intangible assets of an organization.

The Course contains the following topics:
• Change management in the digital environment. Techniques, approaches, and frameworks support a change models.
• Framework for information and knowledge management in the organization.
• Human resource management and its external contexts.
• Organizational information culture. Information and media-related competencies.
• Leadership and teamwork. 

Each topic may also contain a list of references, and/or some suggested readings for those students who has very little experience with the IKM field or who would like to pursue a particular topic in more depth. 


Tallinn Summer School arranges accommodation for foreign participants at student dormitory (5-minutes walk from the university, double and triple rooms)


Online registration form on the website

ECTS accreditation

The course gives 2 ECTS

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