Knowledge is a powerful asset in an organization and a prime contributor to an organization's success. This course will examine how to identify, leverage and nurture the knowledge assets in an organization to contribute to the business strategy and enable its success. It will cover the basic concepts and practices of knowledge management from an organizational learning, content management and cultural perspective and investigate some of the enabling technologies to support knowledge acquisition, sharing and utilization. Topics will include: understanding today's knowledge economy and knowledge workers; developing a knowledge management strategy; differentiating knowledge from information; measuring value; selecting and implementing knowledge management systems. Case studies will be a critical part of this course. Students will gain hands-on experience in the use of one or more knowledge management tools.