Mark your calendar for January 26, 2006!!!  
Basic Records Operations
This course describes what to file, how to file it, and how to remove files no longer needed for current business. It covers the variety of activities involved in the maintenance and use, as well as the disposition of Federal records. Basic Records Operations (BRO) is a new addition to the Federal records management training program offered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 
By the end of the course, participants will be able to 
Define Federal records and distinguish them from nonrecord materials and personal papers

Reduce unnecessary filing

Know basic files management principles to administer office records

Inventory records

Apply records disposition schedules; your agency's and the General Records Schedules

Transfer non-current records to records centers
Who should attend?
The target audience for this course is records liaisons, secretaries, files custodians, and others who maintain records as part of their jobs. Also records managers and records officers new to the field or wanting a refresher course. The course is designed for those needing the task-oriented records management basics, but who are not planning to achieve the certificate of completion. 
Length - One day  Cost: $150 
When -  January 26   8:30a.m. -  4p.m.
Where:  NARA Facility in Chicago at                                                   7358 S. Pulaski Rd.
Contact:   Joseph Suster
National Archives and Records Administration                    Great Lakes Region
Chicago Federal Records Center
7358 South Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60629
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Telephone: 773-948-9040
Fax: 773-767-8860

Marybelle Yeazel
Archives Specialist
Records Management  (RM) Team
National Archives & Records Administration
Great Lakes Region-Dayton

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