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Data Management and Business Intelligence

Records Management

Why Attend

Records management today is a combination of many subjects, including retention, security, privacy and governance of both data and information. It is the customer/user-facing side of managing information and is truly a change management and people (education) issue. With the introduction of new technology that enables us to communicate in many different and innovative ways, it is more important than ever that data and information contained in your organization are properly managed.

This course explores this topic and enables participants to define the purpose and goals for a records management program, to discover the risks and the rules to mitigate and comply, to develop the policies and to deliver the right education to colleagues and stakeholders in the organization.

Course Methodology

This course is highly interactive and utilizes methodology including group discussions, case studies, videos, participant presentations and problem solving scenarios.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Define the purpose behind their records management program and identify deliverable goals for the organization
  • Discover how to recognize risks and information management issues within the organization and understand how to bridge the gaps to provide low risk and compliant processes
  • Develop different methods and processes using new and existing technology for managing document control data and information
  • Deliver records management through education and learning to others in the organization so that they assist in achieving the organizations’ goals 

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who are involved in any aspect of records management and have ~2 or more years of experience. This includes document controllers, records managers, office managers, technicians, IT support professionals,  in-house counsel, privacy officers, information security and protection managers, litigation and discovery staff, compliance officers, internal auditors, IT and enterprise content management professionals, and administrative assistants and supervisors.

The course is specifically designed to support activities across all types and sizes of organizations and sectors working locally and internationally.

Target Competencies

  • Records management
  • Information management
  • Information asset identification
  • Business case development
  • Definition – Purpose and goals
    • Definition of records management
    • Where it fits within the information governance framework
    • Enterprise goals for managing data and information
    • Matching goals to purpose and business strategy
  • Discovery – Risks and Rules
    • What you have and why you have it
    • How information is used in the organization
    • Identifying the risks
  • Development – Principles and Policies
    • Managing digital data and information with paper records
    • Creating the “dReaM” team to govern the records management processes
    • Accessibility, availability, and retention of information
    • Protection, security and sharing of information
  • Delivery – People and Educating for the Future
    • Accountability – working with the business units to deliver governance
    • Compliance and audit
    • Technology and what the future holds


Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

Per participant

USD 3,700

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

2021 - Location & Date

3 Days Course

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