Archives and Records Management Programme

University of the West Indies (Open Campus)
Degree(s): 
Certificate
School: 
Open Campus
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The Certificate in Records Management Programme is an innovative course of study designed for anyone with an interest in acquiring knowledge on the fundamentals of records and information management.

The ARMP is part of the University Archives and Records Management Programme (UARMP) which is charged with providing professional, efficient and consistent handling of the University’s records and archives. The programme implements records and archives management policies and procedures based on recognized international principles and practices. The activities of the programme include the creation and receipt, organization, distribution, maintenance, appraisal, retention and disposition of University records. The programme is also responsible for the systematic transfer of records to the Campus Archives for the preservation, arrangement, description and provision of reference services to facilitate research into university records.

The Certificate is divided into four areas of study:

  • Introduction to records management
  • Managing Active and Inactive Records
  • Records Management Programme Development
  • Implementation and Records Management Technology Issues and Implications