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Records and Information Management

By: Budding Heights Development Company

Lagos State, Nigeria

01 - 05 Feb, 2016  5 days

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NGN 300,000

This training 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 digit al 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, digitization, digital curation and preservation issues, archival theory, user needs and description, cataloguing and navigation.

Course Objective

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

Course Outline

  • 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
Best Western Starfire Hotel, 128 Joel Ogunnaike Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos Feb 01 - 05 Feb, 2016
NGN 300,000.00
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+234 810 495 1079, +234 701 881 7970