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Records Management Training

Note: online training can be taken at any time by clicking on the links below, and do not require pre-registration.

Quick Hits: These short online tutorials (less than fifteen minutes each) focus on a specific records management topic.

The Essentials: These classes provide comprehensive information about records management topics.

  • Basic Records Management: This online class defines the different types of records, and explains how Retention and Disposal Schedules assist and protect Michigan government agencies. This class will help all government employees comply with their records management responsibilities. (32 minutes) (class handout)
  • How to Manage Records: This online class describes best practices for managing paper and electronic recordkeeping systems. The target audience is employees with responsibilities for managing centralized recordkeeping systems. However, many employees will benefit from the tips that are provided. (44 minutes) (class handout)
  • Document Imaging: This online class explains how to create digital images of paper records that are authentic reproductions of the originals and are compliant with Michigan laws and standards. (29 minutes) (class handout)
  • Electronic Document Management: This online class explains the benefits of using an Electronic Document Management (EDM) system to manage electronic records, including digital images, email, and more. (28 minutes) (class handout)

Updated 3/10/2021