Library, Information and Documentation Centres play an important role in resolving the challenges of development in the 21st century. The provision of relevant and modern information technology by Library, Information and Documentation Centres will enhance the quality of decisions made by managers in public and private enterprises.
This training workshop is designed to expose participants to current management tools, techniques and skills to help them perform effectively and satisfactorily.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- State the goals and objectives of the libraries within their organizations
- Apply appropriate management techniques/styles
- Determine ways of optimally using available resources
- State measures for enhancing problem solving and decision making.
- An overview of management
- Planning and organizing the library
- Effective management of library resources
- Team building in providing library services
- Managing library staff
- Knowledge management
- Time management in library services
- Problem analysis and decision making
- Computer application in library services
- Information and communication technology (ICT)
- Effective communication skills
- Resource sharing/networking
Methodology: Lectures, discussions, syndicate work, case study and exercises. Audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these learning methods.
Heads of libraries, archives, information and documentation centres, professional/chartered librarians, trainers, consultants and researchers.
Mode of Assessment for Certification: 100 per cent attendance / active participation.
Contact Person: Mrs. C. A. Effiong