Records Management

Course Details

Course Code: 
ABTC 163

Credits:  1

Calendar Description:

Records Management involves the storage and retrieval of records both electronically and manually. Students will learn the different filing systems.

Date First Offered:  2007-09-04

  • Total Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours: 9
  • Laboratory Hours: 6
This course is offered online:  No

Pre-Requisites:   None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:  None

Co-Requisites:  None

Rearticulation Submission:  No

Course Content:
  • Alphabetic filing system
  • Numerical filing system
  • Geographical filing system
  • Subject filing system
  • Electronic filing
  • Storage and retrieval
  • Government filing
  • Indexing
  • Charge-out procedures
  • Tickler systems
  • Records retention
Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • Safely and orderly store records and retrieve stored records quickly and efficiently
  • Learn the ARMA rules and be able to apply them to both manual and electronic filing systems.
Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Grading Weight:
  • Final Exam: 40 %
  • Assignments: 60 %
Number of Assignments:  20

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Additional Comments:
  • Texts books are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
  • Assignments will range in number from 10-20.
Text Books:
  • Optional - Kilgour, Kilgour, Burton, Shelton, Jennings, 2006, Administrative Procedures for the Canadian Office or Equivalent (Pearson Prentice Hall). Chapters Covered: 7