Training Course On Records Management


Records management involves the electronic storage of organization documents, physical storage of paper documents, custodial retention of cash equivalents, archive management, and use of third parties. to ensure the safety of organizational information an effective system for record management and archiving is required. The business processes of institutions are improved by the presence of a good record management system. At the end of this course participants ought to have gained the knowledge and skills of efficient and effective record management and archiving.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Undertake recordkeeping analysis for an organization
  • Design a record management plan
  • Implement a record management system
  • Learn about the record management best practices
  • Understand monitoring and controlling of a record management system


5 Days


This course targets all secretaries and assistants who are responsible for records in their organizations. The course also targets all individuals who want to improve their record management systems.


Records Management Fundamentals

  • Introduction to records
  • Records content context and structure
  • Record management
  • Records management regulatory environment

Records Management System

  • Record management system characteristics
  • Record management system components

Record Management Processes

  • Identification of documents to be captured as records
  • Life cycle of Records
  • Record life cycle management best practices

o Capture of records

o Registration of records

o Classification of records

o Storage of records

o Access to records

o Tracking of records

  • Records disposal implementation
  • Records management process documentation

Records Control

  • Records Metadata schema
  • Business classification schemes
  • Permission and access rules
  • Disposition authorities

Records Management Policy

  • Records management policy objectives
  • Responsibilities of Record management
  • Record management policy Key provisions
  • Training and Competence

Protecting Vital Records

  • Potential hazards assessment
  • Policy and procedures that protect important documents
  • Methods of protecting records
  • Vital documents protection plan implementation

Monitoring and Auditing of Records Management System

  • Undertaking regular management policy, plan, system and guidelines reviews of records
  • Compliance to records management guidelines monitoring
  • Records management policy changes

Electronic Records Management

  • Electronic records types
  • Introducing Electronic Records Management
  • ERM management challenges
  • Electronic Recordkeeping System (ERKS)
  • Implementation issues of ERM and ERKS

Records Management Standards

  • ISO 15489
  • ISO 23081
  • ISO 30300
  • ISO 30301


  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
  • We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:
  • The training will be conducted at DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, Nairobi Kenya.
  • The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.
  • Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to:
Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
12/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class
Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class
Online Class
14/10/2024 - 18/10/2024 $2950 Kigali Physical Class
Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class
Online Class
09/12/2024 - 13/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class
Online Class

Our 2024 Group Rates (in USD)

# of Days
Group #
1. 1 $ 1500 $ 3000
2. 5 - 10 $ 1350 $ 2700
3. 11 - 20 $ 1200 $ 2400
4. 21 - 30 $ 1000 $ 2000
5. 31 - 40 $ 800 $ 1600
6. 41 - 50 $ 700 $ 1400
7. 51 > Above $ 600 $ 1200