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This course introduces the principles and practices associated with managing records of all formats in Aotearoa New Zealand private and public sector organisations.
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.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.