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      October 26, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

      P O BOX 10549-00400
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality 00400

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      Training on Records Management

      About the Course
      Records management is the systematic control of an organisation's records, throughout their life cycle, in order to meet operational business needs, statutory and fiscal requirements. Effective management of corporate information allows fast, accurate and reliable access to records ensuring the timely destruction of redundant information and the identification and protection of vital and historically important records.

      The course focuses on using records management and archiving as a tool for supporting organization’s business processes. Upon completion of these courses, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to perform their records management and archiving duties more efficiently and effectively.

      Course Duration
      7 days

      What you will learn
      By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

      Carry out organizational recordkeeping requirements analysis
      Develop a robust records management plan
      Effectively implement a records management system
      Understand the best practices in records management
      Understand how to monitor and control a records management system
      Course Outline
      Introduction to Records

      Basic definitions
      Importance of records in organizations
      Various types of records
      Important Qualities of Records
      Records Lifecycle

      Stages of a record’s life cycle
      Current Records/ Active
      Semi Current/ Semi Active
      Non-Current /Inactive
      Introduction to Records Management

      Definition of key terms and concepts
      Introduction to various records management functions
      Roles of various records management units
      Records Centre
      Classification of Records

      Introduction to records classification
      Types of classification schemes
      Designing a records classification System
      Record Indexing, Records Retention and Disposition

      Introduction to indexing of records
      Indexing process
      Records Retention and Retention Periods
      Records Transfer Processes
      Designing a records retention and Disposition Schedule
      Metadata in Records Management

      Importance of metadata
      Different types of metadata
      Methods for collecting and applying metadata
      Records Appraisal

      Importance of conducting records Appraisal
      Records appraisal tools
      Conducting a records appraisal
      Records Inventory
      Records Management Policy and Standards

      Records Management Standards
      De Jure Standards
      De Facto Standards
      Importance of Standards in RM
      Records Management and ISO

      ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems RM requirements
      ISO RM Standards
      RM best practices
      RM Policy and Procedures

      Objectives of records management policy
      Record management responsibilities
      Key provisions of record management policy
      Designing and Implementing RM Policies and Procedures
      Electronic Records Management

      Introduction to Electronic Records Management
      EDMS, ERMS and EDRMS
      Functional Requirements for EDRMS
      Evaluating EDRMS capabilities
      Selection criteria and vendor evaluation when acquiring a RM System
      Implementing a ERM systems
      Disaster Management in RM

      Types of disasters that affect records
      Disaster Planning, prevention, response and recovery
      Internet and web security for electronic records
      Protecting vital records
      Monitoring and Auditing of Records Management System

      Conducting regular reviews of records management programs
      Monitoring compliance to records management guidelines
      Training Approach
      This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

      Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

      Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

      Tailor-Made Course
      We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more

      Cost: Payment required - 600.00

      Categories: Education

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