1. To examine central issues in the management of information and knowledge from a strategic perspective
  2. To contrast differing ways of looking at information, knowledge and strategy with a particular focus on the opposition between a systemscontrol perspective and a process / relational perspective
  3. To explore a number of contrasts – information and knowledge, technology and people, global and local cultures, information and business strategies – that shape the agenda in contemporary organisations
  4. To encourage participants to apply these ideas to their own organisations and to critically challenge them on the basis of their developing understanding