Effective Document Archiving and Records Keeping (EDARK)
This program gives delegates an in-depth understanding of the roles of archivists and records managers in today’s financial institutions, business organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
The course will also cover theoretical principles, methodologies, and practical administration of archiving and record management.
Each delegate will learn how to manage, organize, interpret, and provide access to a wide variety of records and archives, with a focus on record management for ongoing purposes, as well as record selection, preservation, and accessibility for future uses such as instant access and historical research.
- Understanding of recordkeeping practices and traditions
- The difference between 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.
- Analyse the context in which documents are created, in order to evaluate the authenticity of the document, its value for retention, its likelihood of survival and its management for later use.
This module is specially designed for delegates in records management, information resources management and archival administration.
The module shall be delivered by way of:
- Group presentations
- Case studies
- Assignments & Tests