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INSTG021 The Record-keeping Professional

NB. Previously titled Management Skills. Old module title only available to students registered on ARA/RAM(I) programmes prior to 2012-13

This module considers management skills for the archives and records professional and the management of archival activities. Management for archivists and records professionals includes strategic planning, management issues in public and private sectors, performance measurement, budgeting, costing and fundraising, and human resources planning. In addition, self management key skills such as time management, presentation and report writing, team working and project management are developed. Career planning and continuing professional development sessions are held.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the module, students will have:
• identified a range of management skills relevant to providing professional services in an archive and records management context
• practised some self management key skills
• the knowledge to plan their continuing professional development

Learning is through a mixture of lectures, invited speakers, private reading and practical work. The module is taught in Term 2 on Tuesday mornings (10am - 1pm).

Assessment: Assessment is by one piece of coursework, worth 15 credits
Compulsory for: MA in Archives and Records Management, MA in Records and Archives Management (International)
Optional for: MA in Electronic Communication and Publishing, MSc in Information Science. This module is also available for short course students
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this module, but some familiarity with the archives and records management workplace is assumed
Taught by: Louise Ray
Further information for students currently taking this module

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