Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
Credit Hours:

Create user-friendly systems to organize knowledge and discover new solutions to help institutions achieve their full capabilities.
UNT's Minor in project and knowledge management provides graduates with the knowledge and the understanding of the convergence of project management and knowledge management including the use of associated tools and technologies. It prepares them to assume project management responsibilities including project initiation, planning, scheduling, implementation, knowledge retention and knowledge transfer.

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Why Earn a Project and Knowledge Management Minor?

UNT’s minor in project and knowledge organization is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge needed to build competencies in important and emerging areas such as information organization, information architecture, information seeking and use, health informatics, knowledge management, digital content and digital curation, and information systems.

The program’s goal is to provide general educational preparation for students planning to enter the information profession. The minor’s objectives are for students to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to:

  • The roles and impact of information policies, practices, and information itself on diverse populations in a rapidly changing technological and global information society.
  • Human information needs and behavior in order to develop and implement information systems and services that meet user needs.
  • Professional practices necessary to succeed in information-related occupations, and to pursue the professional master's degree.
  • The philosophy, principles, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the field.

While pursuing your degree, you will hone the skills required to:

  • Aid information seekers
  • Add value to information products
  • Apply the latest tools and technologies to the ever-increasing volume of information

Project and Knowledge Management Minor Courses You Could Take

Project Management for Information Systems (3 hrs)
Topics include managing the process of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating systems, including defining requirements, developing requests for proposals, evaluating alternative systems and locating and hiring consultants.
Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies (3 hrs)
This course is an introduction to knowledge management technologies; Internet and web technologies; knowledge management processes and corresponding technologies; collaboration tools and technologies; information and knowledge portals; KM readiness and IT infrastructure and evaluation and selection criteria for knowledge management tools.
Information Technology Management (3 hrs)
Basic concepts of information and its role in an information society. Includes mechanisms of information processing, information transfer, and applications of computers and other information tools in various disciplines and fields.
Special Problems (1-3 hrs)
Supervised individual or small-group study of special problems or topics not otherwise covered by regular course offerings.
Information Science Seminar (3 hrs)
Supervised individual or group work on current issues of modern technology and information science.
Records Management Operations (3 hrs)
Topics include management operations for records control and use; preparation, organization, storage, retrieval and dissemination, preservation, security and disposal problems, planning and supervising records management programs, departmental functions and organization and data-processing applications and online systems.

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