University of North Dakota

Records Management Certificate

HOURS: 180
CODE: GES412
FEES: $1595.00 USD

Overview

This power-packed program will teach you how to manage electronic records and conquer the paper pile-up. The Records Management Online Training Program will give you an introduction to the profession of records and information management. It focuses on establishing and managing successful organization-wide records management programs.

The textbook and materials for this program are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the business and legal benefits of establishing a records retention program
  • Explain how to conduct and document legal research on federal, state, and local records retention requirements
  • Establish guidelines for developing vital records operating procedures
  • Identify the various types of coding systems
  • Recommend solutions for common filing problems and for safeguarding the security and confidentiality of records
  • Identify the reasons for careful selection of records housing equipment and describe the criteria and considerations in selecting equipment
  • Explain how to establish an effective forms analysis program
  • Identify the scope and functions of mail management programs
  • Outline policies and procedures for establishing a records disposal system for a records center
  • Describe the principles of conservation of archival materials to ensure their permanent preservation
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Benefits

  • Learn in-demand job skills
  • Start anytime
  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced