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21st Century Records and Information Management

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Start DateVenue1 Week2 Weeks

Request a dateLondon 2,300 3,600
Request a dateLondon 2,300 3,600

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Course Overview

This course enables participants to gain or develop knowledge and skills in records and information management. The course provides an understanding of contemporary information and records management issues against the background of historical needs and goals of information and record users. Uniquely, it pays special attention to the management of digital records and electronic resources. The course develops skills in the core competencies of archives, records and information management, digitisation, digital curation and preservation issues, archival theory, user needs and description, cataloguing and navigation.

Course Objectives

  • Facilitate best practice in records and information management
  • Develop the professionalism and expertise
  • Equip records staff with the range of skills needed for effective record keeping
  • Explain the broad national and international context for records and information management
  • Raise awareness across current developments in records management and information policy
  • Enable delegates to manage their own continuing professional development

Course Outline

Introduction - basic concepts
Records management tools
Effective records storage and retrieval
Cataloguing guidelines
Are all records archives and are all archives records?
ICT and records management – Data Management and Scanning
Exporting and transferring electronic records
Technical considerations
Records lifecycle approach
Designing a file plan
Records Destruction
Legal framework/compliance
Information Management policies
Copyright and ownership
Records risk management
Preventive conservation measures
Effective Time Management
Building an Effective Team
Performance Management

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*Course fee is not inclusive of VAT

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