Knowledge Management and Analytics

INF30015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2021 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 2

31 May 21 - 29 Aug 21

28 Sep 21

Last self enrolment:
13 Jun 21

21 Jun 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Jul 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21


150 Credit Points



Aims and objectives

In the contemporary organisation, organisational learning is a critical concept contributing to sustainable competitive advantage. Knowledge Management is an integral and pertinent concept within an organisational learning environment. This unit aims to develop and enhance students’ conceptual and practical understanding of the key aspects and the fundamental principles of Knowledge Management, particularly in the increasing use of analytics within a Knowledge Management environment.
Students who successfully complete this unit, will be able to:
1 Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the concepts of knowledge and knowledge management, as well as their roles and applications in the contemporary organisational context.
2 Analyse the role of big data and analytics in organisational knowledge management in relationship to decision making.
3 Apply problem solving, design and decision making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to problems associated with organisational learning with intellectual independence.
4 Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Bachelor of Business Information Systems,