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Managing Communications,

Knowledge and Information


Session 1: Introduction
Kyaw Myo Min
Master in Development Studies (IUED, Switzerland)
Master in Public Administration (LKY SPP, Singapore)
Director
(Strategic Planning & Organizational Development) @ Swiss Time Square

Consultancy
(Business Development, Human Resources Management, Marketing Strategy/
Policy Analysis, Survey & Research and Translation & Interpretation)

Pedagogy
The pedagogical approach includes lectures,
group discussions, in-course assignments and
class exercise with active participation.
The mode of language is mainly English and
Myanmar as a supporting language.

Getting to Know the Class


Name

Education Background
Future Perspective/Ambition

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Managing Communications,
Knowledge and Information
Aim
The aim of this unit is to show how
communications, knowledge and information can
be improved within an organization including
making better use of IT systems.

Managing Communications,
Knowledge and Information
Learning outcomes
On successful completion of this unit you will:
1.Understand how to assess information and knowledge
needs
2.Be able to create strategies to increase personal
networking to widen involvement in the decisionmaking process
3.Be able to develop communication processes
4.Be able to improve systems relating to information and
knowledge.

LO1: Understand how to assess


information and knowledge needs
discuss the range of decisions to be taken
examine the information and knowledge needed
to ensure effective decision taking
assess internal and external sources of
information and understanding

justify recommendations for improvement

LO2: Be able to create strategies to increase


personal networking to widen involvement
in the decision-making process
identify stakeholders for a decision-making
process
make contact with those identified and develop
business relationships
involve those identified in the decision making as
appropriate
design strategies for improvement

LO3: Be able to develop


communication processes
report on existing processes of communication in
an organization
design ways to improve appropriateness
implement improvements to ensure greater
integration of systems of communication in that
organization
create a personal plan to improve own
communication skills

LO4: Be able to improve systems


relating to information and knowledge.
report on existing approaches to the collection,
formatting, storage and dissemination of
information and knowledge
carry out appropriate changes to improve the
collection, formatting, storage and dissemination
of information and knowledge
implement a strategy to improve access to
systems of information and knowledge.

Course Book:
Business Essentials: Supporting HNC/HND and Foundation
degrees, July 2010 Edition, BPP Learning Media Ltd.
Recommended reading:
Journal of Management Information Systems
http://www.jmis-web.org/toppage/index.html
www.knowledgemanagement.ittoolbox.com
www.findwhitepapers.com
www.allacademic.com

Assignment Presentation!
A cover page

assignment title,
assignment number,
course title,
module title,
Lecturer name and students name.

Content sheet with a list of all headings and page numbers.

A fully typed up professionally presented report document.


Use 11-point Arial or 12-point Times New Roman.
Word-processed

Should not exceed 3,000 words.


A list of any references used in the assignment
Use the Harvard Referencing System.

Grading Criteria
Full Attendance (School Admin)

Class Participation & Contribution (Questioning,


Answering, Group Discussion)
Proper Assignment Write Up

Any Questions!

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09450041914
komyo28.74@gmail.com