OST 1355 Records Management

This course presents the principles, procedures and systems used in managing business records. Managing business records includes the creation, storage, protection, control, use and disposition of records. Topics include indexing, coding, sorting and filing records alphabetically, numerically and geographically; electronic file management; listing and describing methods of protecting vital records; identifying procedures for confidentiality; demonstrating backup and recovery procedures; and practicing effective Records Information Management (RIM) techniques. Lab fee required.


3 cr.