Records Management 3 LD Interdisciplinary/
Elective
Course Description
Discuss the importance of records management in maintaining a successful and functional office in a business
environment. The following subtopics are to be addressed:
Subtopic 1: Discuss the legal requirements for the retention of business records.
Subtopic 2: Discuss the business uses and needs for records retention, retrieval and disposal.
Subtopic 3: Discuss how records creation, organization, retention and retrieval meet business information
needs. Include a discussion of the virtual office and off-site work product.
Subtopic 4: Discuss how coding affects storage, and retrieval.
Subtopic 5: Describe how technology has impacted the process of records management.
Subtopic 6: Identify current trends in records management including the need for disaster recovery, increased
security and protection of privacy.
records management