This course is intended for people who have an understanding of the basics of document and records management and who wish to gain a deeper understanding of some of the techniques and steps involved in designing, implementing and running an electronic document and records management solution. One of the business challenges at present is the lack of knowledge regarding the implementation of Electronic Records Management System. The training will further seek to answer frequently asked questions such as: should records be stored on paper, in a microform or in an electronic format? How is a Records Inventory conducted? What are the steps in the development of an Organizations Records Retention Schedule? How are records archived?
Therefore, participants will be assisted in making those decisions, based upon certain characteristics of the records. The Advanced Electronic Document and Record Management Centres training is designed to deliver advanced concepts in electronic document and records management. Case studies will be explored regarding challenges around governance and sustainability issues. It will give participants both a theoretical and practical understanding of the key concepts of Electronic Document and Records Management, and an Overview of Records Management terminology, concepts and procedures to successfully manage Records in today's offices. The course also outlines the compliance and regulatory requirements of the creation, management, and disposal of records.