Leader: S Wright
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: This unit explores fundamental concepts of information management within organisation. The unit matches known information needs of the business organisation with IM services and solutions, and teaches students how to use IM tools developed to manage information within organisations. The unit reviews IM fundamentals, from layers of individual and collective use within organisations, to the place of information within the process of knowledge creation. Other topics include theories and applications of classification and metadata schema, the place of knowledge and memory within an organisational context, the role and nature of records, and the development of information products.
Assessment: Examination: 50%, Other assessment modes: 50% (assignments, practical work)
Contact Hours: 4 hours per week
Prerequisites: IMS1603 or equivalent