MSc Management with Streams
Knowledge Management and Information
1. General Assessment Guidance
Your summative assessment for this module is made up of this coursework submission which
accounts for 100% of the marks
The deadline for submission is 28th April 2020. Please note late submissions will not be marked.
You are required to submit all elements of your assessment via Turnitin online access. Only
submissions made via the specified mode will be accepted and hard copies or any other digital
form of submissions (like via email or pen drive etc.) will not be accepted.
For coursework, the submission word limit is 3500 words. You must comply with the word count
guidelines. You may submit LESS than 3500 words but not more. Word Count guidelines can be
found on your programme home page and the coursework submission page.
Do not put your name or contact details anywhere on your submission. You should only put your
student registration number (SRN) which will ensure your submission is recognised in the marking
A total of 100 marks are available for this module assessment, and you are required to achieve
minimum 50% to pass this module.
You are required to use only Harvard Referencing System in your submission. Any content which is
already published by other author(s) and is not referenced will be considered as a case of
You can find further information on Harvard Referencing in the online library on the VLE. You can
use the following link to access this information: http://bpp.libguides.com/Home/StudySupport
BPP University has a strict policy regarding authenticity of assessments. In proven instances of
plagiarism or collusion, severe punishment will be imposed on offenders. You are advised to read
the rules and regulations regarding plagiarism and collusion in the GARs and MOPP which are
available on VLE in the Academic registry section.
You should include a completed copy of the Assignment Cover sheet. Any submission without this
completed Assignment Cover sheet may be considered invalid and not marked.
2. Assessment Brief
The summative assessment of Knowledge Management and Information Systems module is a
coursework submission as a written report. You are required to use only peer reviewed published
academic/professional articles, books, business/industry reports to support your discussions.
The “Module Resources” section of the VLE provides you with guides and tutorials on finding/using
available peer-reviewed resources via Open Athens account.
2.1 Assessment Questions
Your organisation is looking to upgrade its IT infrastructure and is considering a range of Knowledge
Management Information Systems (KMIS) to be integrated with any other appropriate system.
1. Select an organisation of your choice. For this organisation, define:
Outline the business model of the organisation
2. Critically evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges of your chosen
organisation (using about 3 models) taking into consideration all environmental factors
3. Recommend the most appropriate knowledge management information system(s) for your
chosen organisation. Justify your recommendations specifically how it would improve the
performance of the business both currently and potentially in the future; and how it would
help the business achieve its corporate objectives.
4. Critically assess three key management implementation challenges the organisation may face
while implementing your recommendations
5. You should include a short introduction, which gives a general overview and organisation of
6. Structure, referencing, use of language including use of Harvard Referencing System