Singapore University of Social Sciences

Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business

Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business (MOC006)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

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Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Course: Knowledge Management and Big Data in BusinessLink: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Knowledge Management and InnovationResearch Center, KMIRCWebsite: https://www.edx.orgDuration: 8 weeks, 6 to 8 hours per weekTotal Learning Hours: Minimum 48 hoursCost: Verified Certificate USD50The business landscape is changing so rapidly that traditional management, business and computing courses do not meet the needs for the next generation of workers in the business world. Most traditional methods are of a repetitive, rule-based nature and will be gradually replaced by Artificial Intelligence. In the knowledge era, the most value-added job will be to manage knowledge, which includes how knowledge is created, mined, processed, shared and reused in different trades and industry. At the same time, the amount of data and information (prerequisites of knowledge) is exploding exponentially. By 2020, IDC projects that the size of the digital universe will reach 40 zetabytes from all sources including, websites, weblog, sensors, and social media. Digitalisation, Cloud Computing, Big Data will transform how we live, work and even think in a Networked Economy. These trends and more will have a profound effect on how we see the world and create policies.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 1
Presentation Pattern: -


  • What is Knowledge Management?
  • Knowledge Management Tools, Applications and Case Studies
  • Knowledge Management for SMEs
  • How to Leverage the Cloud for Collaboration and Innovation?
  • New Developments and Strategic Issues in Knowledge Management
  • What is Open, Structured and Unstructured Information?
  • From Data Warehousing to Data Science and Big Data

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the role of Knowledge Management (KM) practitioners in creating business value
  • Become familiar with the techniques and tools for capturing, processing, classifying and organizing knowledge
  • How to analyze large quantities of data and information through analytics
  • How to use Cloud Services to derive new values and business models
  • Understand the role of social media and technologies in innovating new business services
  • Apply the principles you have learnt to company-based business projects
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