Module Identifier IL10110  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Miss Alyson Tyler  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Ms Tanya C Rogers  
Course delivery Lecture   20 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   1 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   1 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Assignment: 2 written assignments of 1,500 words.  100%

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module you should be able to:

Brief description

Development of information and knowledge management, use and valuation of information services and products, document and record management, team and group working for knowledge sharing, and some professional, and ethical issues involved in corporate governance and information handling.


The aim of this module is to give you an insight into the work of an information manager, information scientist or knowledge manager. You will consider what makes information science a science and why information management is important. The roles of information managment posts are varied and the purpose of this module is to introduce you to some of the typical tasks and responsibilites that might be faced by an information manager, and show you the theoratical principles which would underpin their work.

Transferable skills

During the course of the module, the following skills will be developed:

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Wilson, DA. (2002) Managing Information 3rd. Oxford: Butterworth
Wilson, DA. (1996) Managing Knowledge Oxford: Butterworth - Heinemann


This module is at CQFW Level 4