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Places available on short online courses


A small number of places are available for study in January 2013 on the following short online courses offered by the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) at the University of Dundee:

- Web 2.0 for Information Professionals (with Kate Theimer (@archivesnext)) - 9 weeks
- Strategic Management for Information Professionals (with Susan Mansfield) - 15 weeks

The deadline for applications is 16 November. Courses begin 14 January.



Application forms are available online at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cais/cpd/.



CAIS courses are taught by subject experts from the UK, USA and Canada and are provided in a fully supported online learning environment.



The courses are ideal for anyone seeking to acquire or refresh knowledge in these rapidly evolving areas of professional practice.



All short courses and Masters degrees offered by CAIS are accredited by the Archives and Records Association, UK and Ireland and by Records and Information Management Professionals, Australasia. The CAIS team was 'highly commended' by the Information and Records Management Society in their awards in 2007.



For more information please see below or contact us on +44 (0)1382 385543 or email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.



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Further Information:



Web 2.0 for Information Professionals (9 weeks)



This course examines



*         The nature of Web 2.0, the tools and the opportunities and risks for recordkeepers

*         The implications of social media for information policies

*         Web 2.0, the nature of the record in social computing and appraisal

*         Digital preservation, access and Web 2.0

*         Participatory culture and changing attitudes to information

*         The role of the recordkeeper in a Web 2.0 world

Strategic Management for Information Professionals
This course examines

*         Introduction to managing people and the legal considerations

*         Managing people: recruiting, selecting and managing staff

*         Managing money: finance and fundraising

*         Managing the service: processes, performance and monitoring

*         Managing the service: marketing and customer service

*         Managing the service: projects and change

*         Strategic planning and management





CAIS offers short courses for continuing professional education, Postgraduate certificates, Masters degrees, opportunities for doctoral research and bespoke training solutions for partners.



Programmes offered by supported online distance learning include:



*         Postgraduate certificate in Digital Recordkeeping

*         MSc Records Management and Digital Preservation (International pathway available)

*         MSc Records Management and Information Rights

*         MLitt Archives and Records Management (International pathway available)



For more information, to apply for a place on any of our programmes, to discuss potential areas of doctoral research please or to enquire about training solutions for your organisation please contact us using the details above.


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