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Managing business records ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: S McKemmish

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit deals with recordkeeping processes supporting the storage, recall and dissemination of records and protecting their evidential and informational qualities. System requirements for evidence will be taught along with knowledge bases for representing functions and activities and managing access. The processes are placed in the context of business analyses techniques including workflow, corporate and social regulation of an organisation's activities, risk management, identification of vital records, and functional analysis. An international method for the design and implementation of recordkeeping systems provides the unit framework.

Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: 24 credit points of IMS 9000-level units, or equivalent; or 24 credit points of graduate level units in the Master of Information Management and Systems, Master of Information Management and Systems (Professional), Master of Information Technology, the Master of Business Systems, or equivalent; or an approved undergraduate degree in information systems (IS) or information management (IM) or equivalent.

Prohibitions: LAR3007, LAR4633, IMS3007