Records Retention Scheduling– iSchool Institute RM Certificate Course
This spring I will once again be teaching 4 certificate courses at the University of Toronto’s iSchool Institute. The iSchool Institute is the Faculty of Information’s continuing education arm at U of T, and offer two certificate programs in Records Managment: Records Management Fundamentals and Records Management Practice. The certificates are offered several times a year in Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton and on the web.
On April 18 I will be teaching the course on Records Retention Scheduling. It is the fourth course of the Fundamentals certificate.
Here is the course description from the iSchool website:
Records Retention Scheduling
This course introduces the benefits of records retention schedules, identifies the value(s) a record series may possess, presents a recommended process for scheduling retention periods, and identifies records retention and disposition processes including “legal holds”. This course also addresses the importance of securing compliance with approved retention periods. Upon completion students will be able to:
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- Describe the benefits of a records retention schedule.
- Plan the development of a retention schedule.
- Appraise the value(s) of a record series.
- Identify records retention and disposition processes.
- Explain the importance of retention schedule compliance.
To see the full list of courses for the Records Fundamentals certificate can be viewed here. For more information about the courses and certificates, or to register, please visit The iSchool Institute.