Archival and Record Management
This program provides participants with a thorough insight into the responsibilities of archivists and records managers in today's financial institutions, business organizations, government agencies and non-profit entities. The course will also provide an overview in the theoretical principles, methodologies and practical administration of archiving and record management. Participants will learn the Theory & practice of archives and records management, the Management of archives and the ability to apply this knowledge in a range of sectors, the Creation and management of current and semi-current records. They will be Aware of the legal and ethical issues relating to archives and records management and how to manage and preserve records in a variety of media including audio-visual and electronic records.
Upcoming start dates
Inquire for more information
Who should attend?
Who Should Attend
This workshop is necessary for everyone involved in the archive and record keeping of an organization, either public or private.
The Theory & Context of Record Keeping
- The importance of records and archives and their impact in society
- The nature of the record in the context of the wider data and information landscape
- The development of recordkeeping functions and theories
- Regulations, standards, professionalism, and ethics
- Archive Management: Principles, Practice, Archive Classification Methods and Database Archiving
- Introduction to theory and practice:
- Historical development of the record keeping profession
- Responsibilities and functions of archivists
- Differences and similarities between records and archives
- Acquisition and appraisal:
- Policy development
- Methods of acquisition
- The theory and practice of appraisal
Archive Services, Access, Indexing, Preservation & Security
- Users and access:
- Providing services to users
- Users and their needs
- Access restrictions and regulations
- Reaching a wider audience
- Publicity and promotion
- Online resources
- Outreach and in-reach strategies
- Identifying risks to archives.
- Responses to ensure protection of archives
- Storage requirements of different media
- Preservation policies
- Staff, resource, and time management
- Policies and procedures
Record Management: Principles, Practice & Archive Backup Methods
- Organizations and records:
- Nature of records
- Making, maintaining, and managing records
- Records management concepts:
- Record life cycle.
- Records continuum
- Records management programmes:
- Records management roles & responsibilities.
- Records management policies.
- Records systems development methodology
- Records creation & capture
- Records classification
- Records storage
- Records destruction
Technological Advancements: Electronic & Audio/Visual Records
- The internet and new technologies
- Challenges of the management of electronic records in archives and records management?
- How does the management of visual records differ from that of printed records?
- Managing and preserving records in a variety of media including audio-visual and electronic
Certification / Credits
- Understand record keeping practices and traditions
- Learn the responsibilities of archivists and records managers
- Understand the influences of the institutional contexts in which documents are created, used and retained
- Develop skills to create necessary objectives and achieve expectations within limited timeframes
- Recognize the changing nature of the document over time and technology
- Evaluate the authenticity of the document, its value for retention and its management for later use
Why choose Convertas?
Founded in 2006
12 Specialized trainers
100% of happy clients
Contact this provider
Convertas Management Consultants
CONVERTAS offers a series of specialized training services across all areas of business, helping employees develop and increase their skills. Our highly qualified trainers through our specifically designed courses and workshops, as well as our innovative training methodology, will provide...