Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Records Management


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

RM 01

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Fundamentals of Records Management

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

An overview of the roles, responsibilities, terminology, and governing principles of current records management practices. Strategies for implementing a records program in a variety of different organizations will be discussed.

RM 02

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Records Management Classification and Vocabulary

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

Today’s records exist in countless formats: digital or physical, personal or shared. Classifying records allows for systematic identification and coding which results in easy retrieval. Students will learn how to code within various classification systems.

RM 03

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Records Management Systems

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

An introduction to records management systems. Topics will stem from the life cycle of a record and result in the creation of a records management system from inventory to destruction.

RM 04

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Digital Age Literacy

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

Focus on technical skills needed to work in this digital age. Topics include electronic communications using Microsoft Outlook, organization and transfer of data, and record security.

RM 05

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Databases: Access

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

Skill development and application of introductory database concepts using Microsoft Access. Topics include building reports and forms; designing, creating, maintaining, editing, and querying a database; and creating reports and forms.

RM 06

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Spreadsheets: Excel

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

Skill development and application of spreadsheet concepts using Microsoft Excel software. Emphasis is on creating and using spreadsheets for business application.

RM 07

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Word-Processing: Word

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate.

Skill development and application of industry-related document design using Microsoft Word software. Attention to detail and practical application is emphasized in preparing business documents and forms.

RM 08

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Business Communications

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

Introduction to the principles of business communications. Topics covered include the writing process; direct, indirect, and persuasive messages; and adapting messages for specific purposes and audiences.

RM 09

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Records Management Practicum

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Records Management certificate program.

An 80-hour supervised field-based placement through which participants can refine, integrate, and apply the knowledge acquired in the Records Management certificate program.

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