FACULTY OF information technology
The B.Sc. in Knowledge Management curriculum is designed to familiarize the students with the requirements and opportunities for knowledge management strategies, and develop the skills to develop systems in support of these strategies as well as an awareness of organizational issues to affect change.
Themes include: organizations and management; systems development methods; database development; knowledge management and data warehousing. The graduate will be provided with the essential skills and knowledge needed to integrate organizational theories and the role of information and knowledge in organizations, with the design of systems, databases and internet applications.
The BSIT Knowledge Engineering program curriculum is designed on a semester basis. A total of ten (10) semesters is required to complete the degree. The required one hundred seventy-seven (175) credit hours are distributed over ten (10) semesters with maximum of 21 units per semester. The first eight (8) semesters include a maximum of 7 courses while the remaining two (2) semesters hold only five (5) courses to enable the students to have ample time for their research and capstone projects.
The ten (10) semester program includes both theoretical and practical courses. Broadly speaking, the theoretical foundation is laid during the first four semesters and this knowledge is consolidated by inclusion of more practical courses in the final six semesters. This program aims to ensure both technical and managerial competencies.
Graduates of the BSc Knowledge Management will be provided with the essential skills for
- Integrating organizational theories and understanding the role of information and knowledge in organizations, with the design of systems, databases and internet applications.
- Analysis and in-depth understanding of the applications of the essential principles of knowledge management; ie to show how KM works, and how it impacts the IT infrastructure.
- Applying KM techniques and tools in order to improve business performance and strengthen leadership and management capabilities.
|Course Nature||No. of Courses||Total Credits|
|Knowledge Management Courses||16||48|
|Computer Science Courses||15||36|
|Humanities and Languages||13||26|
|Projects and Training||4||12|
|Management & Social Science||16||40|