Data and Records Management Training

Archives and Records management courses in South Africa

Course Introduction

In the modern business world where almost everything is captured and stored online, it can be an overwhelming task to sort through and retrieve data and records.  The importance of maintaining an effective data management system cannot be over-emphasised.  The Data and Records Management Training Course is designed to help you come to grips with effectively managing data and records.   Records management (is part of an organization’s broader  range of activities that are associated with the discipline or field known as Governance, Risk, and Compliance (or “GRC“) and is primarily concerned with the evidence of an organization’s activities as well as the reduction or mitigation of risk that may be associated with such evidence.


The Challenge

Records management services (RM), also known as Records information management or RIM, is the professional practice or discipline of controlling and governing what are considered to be the most important records of an organization throughout the records life-cycle, which includes from the time such records are conceived through to their eventual disposal. The material covered in this course includes identifying, classifying, prioritizing, storing, securing, archiving, preserving, retrieving, tracking and destroying of records.

The Solution 

Upon successful completion of this course you will have acquired a working knowledge of:

  • Managing and evaluating ordering and distribution of office stationery
  • Managing and dealing with confidential documents and information
  • Implementing control measures.
  • Building a Data Management system
  • How to set up a Data Classification and Referencing System
  • How to build A Referencing System
  • How to undertake a Data Management Assessment
  • How to control access to data and ensure proper security measures
  • The rules relating to Data Retention and Disposal
  • Filing Systems
  • Using Microsoft outlook to its maximum – the role of information systems
  • Policies and Procedures
  • A Quality Management System
  • Confidentiality and the need to be discreet
  • The use of Stationery

Delivery Method

  • Two-day Instructor Led classroom based training
  • Strong delegate participation and practical application of theory

Our objective is to ensure that the acquired tools and knowledge are user friendly and easily applied in the workplace.

All delegates will receive

  • Material
  • Refreshments
  • Memory stick (with relevant tools and models that can be easily accessed when applied  in the workplace)
  • Attendance Certificate

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