George Washington University will be offering an Advanced Records Management
(Course CWRM 864) in Washington DC on August 20-21, 2002 (Tuesday/Wednesday)
from 8:30-4:30pm each day.

As a culmination of the key courses in the records management curriculum at
George Washington University, this course reviews the most important
elements of managing both physical and electronic records in organizations.
The seminar begins with a discussion of the new paradigms that are currently
revolutionizing both the theory and practice of records management.  Then,
new industry standards and best practices relevant to records management are
reviewed.  The heart of the course is a detailed discussion concerning many
of the key practices in advanced records management: electronic records
retention, the management of e-mail, differentiation between electronic
recordkeeping systems and document management systems, and primary issues
for the preservation of digital records.  A brief overview of recordkeeping
systems is offered, and file management and indexing issues at an enterprise
level are presented. In addition, vital records issues that impact the
control, storage, and retrieval of records are illustrated. The seminar
concludes with a discussion of knowledge management and its relationship to
records management as a key strategy for enterprise records management.

Some of what You Will Learn:

1) Why changing modern business models affect the interest of Executive
Management in recordkeeping issues.
2) How advancing technologies impact the creation of paper and electronic
3) Critical Records Management Program fundamentals that must exist to
address records issues at an enterprise level.
4) Industry standards and best practices for comprehensive RIM Programs and
digital preservation.
5) The differences in records management systems requirements for managing
box, folder, and electronic records.
6) The need to team with records creators for records management to be
7) Basic level organizational factors and decisions affecting what software
to select for recordkeeping.
8) The unique issues and dangers associated with e-mail management.
9) How to work with IT personnel in establishing RIM Programs.
10) Hot topics/future trends to consider when establishing high quality
Records Management Programs.

Typical individuals who should attend:

Records and Office Managers
Electronic Document Systems Managers
Information Technology Personnel
Technology Procurement Officers
Software Implementation Managers, And
Professionals who work in areas requiring a professional approach to making
good decisions about the acquisition and implementation of computer

Instructor: John T. Phillips, C.R.M., C.D.I.A, F.A.I

CEUs - 1.4; Cost = $935

For registration information contact:

Myriam Lechuga
Senior Program Specialist
Appraisal Studies Program
GWSolutions - Center for Professional Development
Ph:  202-973-1178, Fax:  202-973-1165
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John T. Phillips
Information Technology Decisions

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