IDS4007 - Knowledge management


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2021/2022

Course content

Introduction to Knowledge Management

The Nature of Knowing

Intellectual Capital and Strategic Management Perspectives

Creating Knowledge; Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization

Knowledge Artifacts; tools, culture and management systems

Mobilizing Knowledge

Knowledge embedded in Innovation

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student is supposed to have:


Advanced understanding and insight into Knowledge Creation and Learning processes

Advanced understanding and insight into different paradigm of Knowledge Management

Advanced understanding of the strategic importance of unique knowledge in building competitive advantages and innovation

Advanced understanding and insight into the culture of knowledge creation and learning processes



Ability to use different paradigm of Knowledge Management for analyzing the process of knowledge creation in an organization


Generell kompetanse

Ability to understand Knowledge Management in a sustainable paradigm

Ability to understand Knowledge Creation process on a global scale

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars will be used to reach the targets for each attendant in the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Coursework Requirements

Further on evaluation

Four individual works - three must be approved before final exam. Mandatory presence on seminars.

Final paper is given a temporary grade. Individual oral examiniation (15 minutes) may adjust the grade up or down to the final grade.

Bokstavkarakterer A-F.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Industrial Innovation and Digital Security (MIIDS)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the master program

Course materials


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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


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