The existence of such artifacts as papyrus, stones, veal etc, on which early human being recorded what transpired during his/her time has enable us to have a glimpse of the time then. Without that we would have no history and therefore no culture. We would continue to re-invent the wheel, as it were. In modern times when information and knowledge are critical resources in decision making, planning and control it becomes important there are systems to capture the information and knowledge that the modern manager requires to make decisions. Accurate, timely, precise and relevant information can make a big difference between winning and losing. Organization must therefore set up systems for enabling them to get the information they require.
Participants on this course are expected to have attended the course on Managing Electronic Records.
At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
- Design, develop and manage an effective and efficient records management system;
- Develop a records management strategy for the organization;
- Draw up and implement a security and vital records management programme;
- Conduct a records inventory or survey;
- Draw up, implement and evaluate a records retention and disposal schedule;
- Apply computer skills in managing records; Vital Records Management; Security of records and information; Professional Ethics;
- Illustrate the benefits of e-Records Management;
- Evaluate Records Management Systems