3 x 6-hour intensive workshops per semester
1 Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1a Admission into GCPP-Graduate Certificate in Public Policy
1b Admission into MPP-Master of Public Policy
1c Admission into GCPSM-Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management
1d Admission into MPA-Master of Public Administration
1e Admission into MPM-Master of Public Sector Management
1f Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1g Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1h Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1i Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1j Admission into MEDLMOS-Master of Educational Leadership and Management
1k Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1l Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1m Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1n Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1o Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1p Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1q Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice
1r Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years]
1s Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
2 Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2a Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2b Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c) and 3))
Enrolment not permitted
EDES9625 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Familiarity with strategic planning such as can be obtained in EDUC8601 Strategic Thinking and Planning in Education.
Topic description

This topic explores the ways that knowledge is conceptualised and managed in organisations with a view to increasing organisational learning and knowledge retention. The various forms of knowledge are considered and the strategic value of those forms is investigated. The topic opens a lens on organisational life that is critical for leaders of knowledge work to understand.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Explore the different dimensions and characteristics of knowledge within organisations
  • Students will investigate different forms of organisational knowledge generation, retention and communication
  • Understand how knowledge strategies affect the diffusion and harnessing of knowledge
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Explain the knowledge-based theory of organisations and different aspects of knowledge
  2. Construct models of knowledge retention structures, both explicit and tacit, used by organisations
  3. Formulate strategies to optimally utilise the knowledge in their workplace