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MGX5510 - Organisational learning and knowledge management

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Jeff McLean


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)


Organisations as open learning systems in turbulent environments; introduction to learning at the individual, group, organisational (inter-organisational and community levels); the concepts of organisational learning and learning theories, models, techniques and practices of the learning organisation; leadership, culture and organisational learning; case studies and action learning.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of organisations as knowledge based learning systems, including having an understanding of various contemporary learning and knowledge management issues, influences, models and theories
  • combine systems thinking and other approaches to describe, analyse and compare various models of organisational learning and knowledge management (OL&KM) and the way learning, knowledge and systems approaches inter relate
  • design a practically useful, theory based, model of an ideal organisational learning and knowledge management (OL&KM) system
  • examine and evaluate an existing organisation's OL&KM activities from the perspective of the model developed and their impact on organisational strategy and success.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode


Must have passed four 9000-level units

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