This course will enable each participant to gain or develop knowledge and skills in records and information management. It will provide an understanding of contemporary information and records management issues against the background of historical needs and goals of information and record users. Uniquely, it will pay special attention to the management of digital records and electronic resources (ICT). At the end of the course we hope that each delegate would develop 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.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Facilitate best practice in records and information management
- Develop their 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
- 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
Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.
People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.
Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.