ELECTRONIC RECORDS MANAGEMENT
This course is designed for professionals who have responsibilities for records management whether they are in the public or private sector. The course will expose delegates to recent knowledge in records management as well as consider the opportunities and challenges brought by electronic information technologies.
Participants will also learn various issues relating to the legal and organizational environment for conventional and electronic record keeping which will include: the protection of records as evidence, the need for compliance with evidence laws, the challenges of meeting audit requirements, the importance of adequate budgets and the importance of identifying relevant legislation and policies. The course will also focus on digital preservation and archival description, archival codes of ethics and key issues involved with applying standards.
This course will impact participants with skills to help their organizations:
- To reduce costs and waste
- Improve service
- Improve access to information
- Improve tracking accountability of records
- Improve security of information
- Develop a disaster recovery plan
- Begin business process reengineering by automating manual processes
- Reduce long-term storage costs
- Increased importance of environmental, customer service, disaster recovery, and regulatory requirements.
- Requirement to cut operating budget in Poor economy
- Enhance customer/public service
- Enhance information sharing internally & externally
- Provide new/faster services • Preserve historic documents
- Achieve statutory/regulatory requirements more effectively
- Provide document security & Disaster recovery
- Stimulate, creativity, motivation and loyalty