Records Management for Public Managers


Date February 15, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.
Location Virtual, via Zoom
Deadline 02/15/2022
Price $225.00
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Learn the essentials of managing critical information in your organization 

Public managers understand that records are critical to an organization’s success. Through class discussions, practical simulation, demonstrations, and handouts, you discover what records are and are not, how to conduct a records inventory, and how to set up a records management program for your agency. Other topics include electronic records, retention scheduling, and records law. 

By the end of this class you should be able to:   

  • Identify what records are, what are not records, vital records and electronic records. 
  • Identify how to conduct a records inventory and records analysis. 
  • Define a record series and learn how to develop retention schedules. 
  • Identify how to develop a disaster recovery plan for records and record recovery. 
  • Identify and explain record laws and how they affect records management. 

Instructor: Abbie Norderhaug (MLIS, UW-Madison) is the assistant state archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society, leading a team responsible collecting and making available state and local government records. Abbie is a two term ARMA Madison board member.