Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization

Program Presentation

Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization is a program that covers the fundamental concepts related to knowledge management as applied to the direction of the people within an organization.

The program Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization considers essential the incorporation of the new information and communication technologies (NICT) as a fundamental part of the formation of a specialist in the area and as part of their future professional work

In this sense, ICTs are used in the program of Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization to enhance, enrich and increase the explanatory power of teachers and extending the learning of students.

With training programs of this nature, and through the pedagogical articulation of theoretical foundations and case studies, the participant will be trained in the use of tools, knowledge, techniques and fundamental procedures in knowledge management.

Who is the programme for?

Training methodology proposed, coupled with the clarity, scope and the didactics of content design, enables to direct Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization to professionals with responsibilities of management in organizations, with or without experience, who wish to expand and consolidate their knowledge so as to apply it at any of the levels of command within the Organization as well as in all sectors of public and private business activity.

Diploma

The Certification will be issued by the university where the student was enrolled under the sponsorship of the Ibero-american University Foundation (FUNIBER)

Program Structure

Estimated time for the completion of the Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization Program is 320 hours (32 credits) a.

Regarding study time allocations it is established that:

  • Being an Online Program and not being subjected to traditional class attendance, there is no established initial date so that the student can enroll at any time subject to available spaces.
  • For academic and educational reasons a minimum Program duration of at least six months is required.
  • Maximum time limit to complete the course is 12 months. During this period of time, the student must have delivered all course evaluating activities corresponding to the subjects, the Case Study and Resolution, in the case of Specialization, Postgraduate or Expert, the Final Work.

The credit structure for the Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization Program is contained in the following table:

  CREDITSa LENGTHBb HOURS
TOTAL 32 9 320
Part 1: Courses 22 6 220
Part 2: Final Course Work 10 3 100

a. Credit equivalence may vary according to the University granting the degree. 
b. Length in months

Objectives

General Objective:

  • Train professionals capable of understanding, knowing and mastering the techniques of management of knowledge in its technical and organizational aspects, as well as considering and understanding of the basic psychosocial processes linked to the same.

Specific Objectives:

  • Know and manage modern techniques in the management of knowledge, based on the use of new technologies in the process of information within the business framework.
  • Develop functions and procedures for the planning, organization, performance and supervision of human resources in business.
  • Understand the psychosocial processes underlying the management of people in technological development and within the business organization

Career Opportunities

Some Career Opportunities for the Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization Program are:

  • Any field of Knowledge Management, at all levels of command within an organization, whether in the public or private business sector.

Study Plan

The Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization Program consists of 7 subjects and, in the case of Specialization, Postgraduate or Expert, of a Final Course Work or Project called a Final Work in Specialization.

  • PART 1: SUBJECTS (220 HOURS)

The Knowledge Management and Processes in the Organization Program consists of one module composed of seven subjects.

The program allows broadening the abilities of all professionals with responsibilities in the field of knowledge management.

Its goal is to obtain an overall view of the subject that adequately prepares specialists for a better performance in their field.

The subjects and corresponding credit-hours that make up the program are shown in the following table:

  SUBJECTS HOURS
  TOTAL 220
1 Organizational Structure and Change 25
2 Society of Change and Information 40
3 Organizational Culture and Climate 25
4 Innovation, Culture and Labor Management in Communication Society 30
5 Collaborative Work in Virtual Environments 20
6 e-Business and its Integration with Corporate Management Corporate Systems 50
7 Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning 30

These subjects, although being independent, are structured according to a coherent pedagogical order. Each is divided into chapters, or basic thematic units, whose content includes printed material that must be studied to satisfactorily answer the evaluation tests.

  • PART 2: FINAL WORK OF SPECIALIZATION (100 HOURS)

In the case of Specialization, postgraduate or expert, the last phase of the program will go to the preparation of the Final Work of Specialization.

  SUBJECTS HOURS
1 FINAL WORK OF SPECIALIZATION 100

Management

  • Dra. Silvia Aparicio. 
    Doctora en Ciencias Económicas por la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid y Licenciada en Administración y Dirección de Empresas por la Universidad de Cantabria. Directora Académica Internacional del Área de Desarrollo Directivo, Organización Empresarial y Recursos Humanos de la Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana, FUNIBER.
  • Dr. Cristina Hidalgo González 
    Doctor of CC. Business Administration from the University of León. Professor of the Department of Applied Economics at the University of León.
  • Dr. Rubén Calderón Iglesias 
    Doctor of Economics from the University Antonio de Nebrija, Spain. Professor of International Ibero-american University.
  • Dr (c). Carmen Lilí Rodríguez Velasco 
    Doctorate in Education, International Ibero-american University (in process). Master in Occupational Psychology and Organization at the University of Havana, Cuba. International Academic Coordinator from the Management Development Area, Business Organization and Human Resources, FUNIBER.
  • Dr (c). Diana Patricia Cortés Díaz 
    Doctoral in Projects, International Ibero-american University (in process). Masters in Human Resources and Knowledge Management at the University of León (Spain). Consultant specializing in Labor Law and Social Safety. Academic Coordinator of the Master Program in Strategic Management of Knowledge and its Specializations.

Teaching staff and Authors

  • Dr. David Barrera Gómez. Doctor in Engineering from the Catalonia Polytechnic University and an MBA from the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering, UPC. Business, technology and business solutions consultant. Professor at the Ibero-american International University.
  • Dr. Inmaculada Armadans Tremolosa. Doctor in Psychology from the University of Barcelona. Professora in the Psychology Deparetement at the University of Barcelona. Human Resources Consultant at the UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya).
  • Dr. Salvador Rus Rufino. Doctor in Philosophy University of Navarra. Doctor in History from the University of León. Associate Professor at the University of León. Director of the History of Family Business Department, University of León.
  • Dr. Jon Arambarri Basáñez. Doctor in Project Engineering from the Catalonia Polytechnic University and the Cordoba University. MBA Executive, Institute of Applied Business Economics, Basque State University. Masters in Telecommunication Engineering, Bilbao School of Engineering. Director of IDi in www.virtualware.es; Multimedia, 3D Animation & Interactive Virtual Environments.
  • Dr. Cristina Hidalgo González. Doctor in Business Administration Quality Control from the University of Leon, Spain. Associate professor in the Applied Economics Department at the
  • University of Leon.
  • Dr. Rubén Calderón Iglesias. Doctor in Economics from the University Antonio de Nebrija, Spain. Professor at the Ibero-americana International University.
  • Dr. (c) Diego J. Kurtz. Doctor in Engineering and Knowledge Management from the PPGEGC – UFSC (in process). Master in International Business - Wiesbaden Business School, Germany. Researcher in the Core Management for Sustainability (www.ngs.ufsc.br) and Junior Researcher of the Dynamic SME Project (www.dynamic-sme.org). Program Coordinator and Professor at FUNIBER.
  • Dr. (c) Julién Brito Ballester. Doctor in Projects, Ibero-american International University (in process). Master in Occupational and Organizational Psychology from the University of Havana, Cuba. Master in Human Resources Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Master in Systemic Coaching from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. International Consultant and Expert in Human Resource Management, Training, Development and Professional Skills.
  • Dr. (c) Carmen Lilí Rodríguez Velasco. Doctor in Education, from the Ibero-american International University (in process). Master in Occupational and Organizational Psychology from the University of Havana, Cuba. Academic Coordinator of the International Management Development Area, Business Organization and Human Resource and Professor at FUNIBER.
  • Dr. (c) Lina Pulgarín Osorio. Doctor in Projects, from the Ibero-american International University (in process). Masters in Integrated Management: Prevention, Environment and Quality from the Polytechnic University in Catalonia. Program Coordinator and Professor at the Iberoa-merican University Foundation. Professor in the Business Area at FUNIBER.
  • Dr. (c) Diana Patricia Cortés Díaz. Doctor in Projects, from the Ibero-american International University (in process). Master in Human Resources and Knowledge Management from the University of Leon, Spain. Consultant specializing in Labor Law and Social Security. Program Coordinator and Professor at FUNIBER.
  • Dr. (c) Andrea Gutiérrez Jiménez. Doctorate in Projects, Ibero-american International University (in process). Masters in Human Resources and Knowledge Management at the University of León, Spain. Program Coordinator and Professor atFUNIBER.
  • Dr. (c) Daniela Torrico Villarroel. Doctor in Projects, Marketing Research, Ibero-american International University (in process). Master in Business Adiminsitration (La Salle Business Administration). Master in Marketing and Business Distribution (Polytechnic University of Catalonia). Program Coordinator and Professor at FUNIBER.
  • María Eugenia Luna Borgaro. Master in Human Resource and Knowledge Management from the University of Leon, Spain. Expert on Human Resource Management and Management Skills. Professor at FUNIBER.
  • Antonio Vega. Associate Degree in Administration and Management from ESADE. Master in Human Resource Consulting and Management from the University of Barcelona. Coach and Consultant inn Strategic Planning, Leadership and Organizational Development. Humaniza Foundation President.

FUNIBER Training Scholarships

The Iberoamerican University Foundation (FUNIBER) periodically delivers an economic baseline with extraordinary character for FUNIBER scholarships.

To apply for it, you only need to send your application for a scholarship on the website’s main page with the required data, and the evaluation committee will examine the suitability of your candidature to be granted economic aid, in the form of a FUNIBER scholarship.