HI Diana,

I am the instructor at Chippewa Valley Technical
College in Eau Claire, WI.  We have a Records and
Information Management Specialist Certificate program
with over 500 students in the last 3 years, in 35
states and 15 foreign countries.

Here is the information on it.  Contact me if you have

Thanks for your interest.

Mary Welch

Subject: Re: Online RM courses

The Records and Information Management Specialist
Certificate online program through Chippewa Valley
Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has
students  from the United States and 15 foreign
countries.  We have many students from Canada, in all
areas of records management, archives, and image

Currently we have 6 or 7 students from Canada.  We
have had over 500 Records Management or Archives
Professionals complete this certificate in the last 3

Here is the information on the certificate program.
Let me know if you would like more information, or
have more questions.

Registration for the Records and Information
Management Specialist Certificate Program starts
December 9.  These courses are totally online from
your home or office. This is an excellent opportunity
to update your skills and become current in the field
and also update your position--hopefully for a job

This certificate is composed of five 3-credit courses.
Each course is 16 weeks in length.  Currently we have
over 500 students who have taken these courses in the
last 3 years.  Our students are records and
information management professionals, and archivists,
from beginners to professionals with advanced degrees.

We have worked with ARMA, the Association of Records
Managers and Administrators, and feel the courses
cover the needed competencies in the field.

There is no out-of-state or out-of-country tuition.
Each course is approximately $210 with a textbook fee
of approximately $70.00.  The first course of the five
is Records and Image Management, 176-105.

Costs and course descriptions are available on our
website at  then go to Distance
Learning, then Available Internet Courses, then
Records and Information Management. You can also go to
that same website, and go to Programs and Courses,
then Records and Information Management for more

You can register by calling toll free at
1/800/518/8211 with a credit card.  The first
course is Records and Image Management, 176-105.

There also is an online registration form.  Go to:  Then go to Getting Started, then
Online Registration.  At that same site, go to
Distance Learning, then Online Book Purchases to
obtain your textbook.

For information, please call the instructor, Mary
Welch, at 715/833-6376, or 1/800/547/2882 or email me
at [log in to unmask]  This is an excellent way to
further your education.  Let me know where I can help.

Mary Welch

--- "Cleven, Diana I. DOC"
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Please post responses to the list as I am interested
> as well.  Thank you.
> Diana I. Cleven
> Records Manager
> 3099 E. Washington Ave.
> P.O. Box 8980
> Madison, WI  53708-8980
> phone/608-240-5741
> fax/608-240-3389
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aquino-Perez, Ana
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 11:10 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Records Management Training Program
> Hello everyone!
> Does anyone of you have a good comprehensive Records
> Management Training
> Plan/Program for your companies/work place that you
> could share with me?
> Part of the plan on my efforts to help educate my
> agency's staff on records
> management, is to put together a formal records
> management training program
> for management, staff, and records staff. I am
> looking to put in place a
> sort of curriculum that would be comprehensive
> enough to give everyone an
> understanding from  basic records management to
> electronic records
> management. Something that would help them
> understand the importance of good
> records management practices for doing their jobs.
> Records management is not
> usually a priority and I need to make people
> understand why they need to
> keep records management in mind as they go about
> doing their jobs.
> With electronic records, e-mail records, etc, the
> Enrons, Arthur Andersen,
> etc being on the spotlight lately, people have been
> asking more and more
> questions about records management including the
> very basic concept. I want
> to take advantage of the momentum to start training
> staff and raise
> awareness on the importance of records management.
> That being said, I'm
> looking for anything that could help me get a head
> start for a good training
> program. Any help, examples, or program you have
> that you can share would
> really be appreciated!
> Ana Aquino-Pérez
> DOT Records Officer
> 4802 Sheboygan Ave
> PO Box 7915
> Madison, WI 53707
> Tel.: 608-266-5290
> Fax: 608-267-4892
> E-mail: [log in to unmask]
> No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but
> yourself.  Ralph Waldo
> Emerson
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> assistance
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Mary Welch, Instructor
Computer Information Systems-
Records and Image Management
620 West Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701
email: mailto:[log in to unmask]  715/833-6376

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