This Diploma in Records and Archives Management course is designed to equip an individual with competencies for setting up records and archives management. It further aims at equipping the individual with competencies for managing information creation and collection, managing organization records and archives, managing electronic records, preserving organization archives and records, managing archives and records unit, conducting research in archives and records management, performing archiving management, and conducting records disposal.
Understand the theoretical underpinnings of this field and apply them in practice.
Understand the nature of information and how it’s created, organized, and distributed.
Communicate effectively with information users and team members.
Assess the impact emerging technologies has on this profession.
Understand issues in the ethical use of information and demonstrate how ethical practices may be followed in the workplace.
Introduction to Archives and Record Management
Processing Records and Archives
Reference and User Services
Storing, Retrieving, and Numeric Management
Electronic File Management
Common Methods of Records Transfer
Lifecycle of Electronic Records
There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.