Principles of Records Management

LIS507

This course introduces the principles and practices associated with managing records of all formats in Aotearoa New Zealand private and public sector organisations.

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    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $772 NZ Domestic
    $1,952 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 & 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

The course addresses the benefits of sound records management and outlines the principles and practices that are required to ensure evidence of day to day business is correctly documented.

It covers the key strategies tools and processes that ensure records (and the information within them) are accessible, compliant, well managed, and less open to risk.

It explains what records and documents are, and how they should be classified, organised, accessed, used and disposed of.

It also outlines the theories, policies, standards, and legislation that influence records management practice, and introduces issues that impact the ongoing management and use of records that document organisational activities.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Explain records management principles, processes, and terminology.
  • Apply knowledge of key aspects of records management practice in various contexts.
  • Identify issues that impact on the ongoing management of records that document organisational activities, assess their effect, and develop relevant solutions.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
Jan
Feb

Trimester 1 enrolment dates

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27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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Trimester 2 enrolment dates

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3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $772 NZ Domestic
    $1,952 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 & 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying