All types of businesses and organizations have a need for records and information management. For example, all three levels of government – municipal, provincial and federal – need the services of an information specialist, as do insurance companies, banks, retail organizations, manufacturing companies and law firms. Career opportunities are most prevalent in medium to large companies.
This program is designed to prepare participants to operate a records management program in any organizational setting. With the increasing production of and demand for complex information and the widespread use of automated technologies, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies are striving to manage their information assets in an effective and efficient way. Records and information management programs contribute to the efficiency of an organization’s operations by providing systematic control of information resources, from creation through use, storage and final disposition.
To successfully complete this program, participants must complete five (5) compulsory courses and one (1) elective.
- For your convenience, some online courses can be started at different times throughout the semester, just choose the course date that fits your schedule.
- The demand for part-time courses has increased to the point that we recommend you register early to ensure your acceptance into the course.
- Online courses are easily identified by CS at the beginning of the course code (i.e. CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1)
- Textbooks and additional materials may be required for these courses. YOU are responsible for purchasing your textbooks and any additional materials for all courses. Please make a note of your course code (CS##) and see the bottom of this page for book order procedure.
Visit the Lifelong Learning catalogue for course details and to register.
Applicants to the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or equivalent or must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).
Graduates from the program may find employment opportunities in entry-level positions as an Archivist, file and classification clerk, medical records clerk, microfilm records searcher, records classifier, records clerk, and records management clerk.
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