School of Information and Communication Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology (FSST)

School of Information and Communication Studies

Department of Information and Knowledge Management

Information and knowledge are key pillars of organisational performance, excellence, competitiveness, growth and innovation and client satisfaction. Information management is concerned with the life cycle of information while knowledge management is the capital owned by people and staff of an organization in terms of their know-how and expertise, competencies and experiences. The Department of Information and Knowledge Management offers programmes in information studies through an inter-disciplinary approach with specializations in knowledge management, library and information studies, records management and publishing and media studies.
Knowledge management will prepare trainees to assist organizations discover and manage tacit, explicit and embedded knowledge and conduct knowledge management mapping and audits, advise on relevant and suitable information and communication technologies for knowledge management, and develop knowledge management strategies for organizations. The graduates will be expected to contribute to improving professional ethics and standards.

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