Basics of Records Management
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Dokumendihalduse alused
Course title in English
Basics of Records Management
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To develop a basic knowledge of document and archive management.
Brief description of the course
Introduction into the main conceptions. The terms and conceptions of document management. General characteristics of paper-based and electronic document management. The concepts of document and archive management, documentation activities, document and archive record, document’s life-cycle. Legal environment of document and archive management: governmental and ministerial decrees, directives, standards, local authorities’ decrees, codes of good practise in document and archive management. Document system, documents, the processes in document and archive management, creation and receiving of the documents, registration, classification, defining of the preservation time limit, access, monitoring of the document usage and movement, separation of the documents, technology, the level of responsibility in document and archive management.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
By the end of this course the student should be able:
To use knowledge in professional activities;
To create a conceptual frame-work in document management.
K. Riismaa MA