Records Management offers in-person training to provide all University employees with the knowledge and skill necessary to fulfil their records management responsibilities. The following courses are currently available.

Note: Space is limited to 20 participants in each class, so register early. 

Records Management Fundamentals

In this course, participants will learn the basics necessary to fulfil their records management responsibilities, including how to identify University records, how long they need to be retained, and proper disposition methods. This course is appropriate for all staff and faculty.

Length: 2 hours

Upcoming classes
  • Wednesday, April 18: 10 am to 12 noon
  • Thursday, May 3: 9 am to 11 am (for administrative support staff in academic units)


Managing Physical Records

In this course, participants will acquire the tools necessary to establish a recordkeeping system that supports the effective management of physical University records. Participants will learn how to dispose of University records in accordance with the Records Management policy, transfer records to the University Records Centre for storage, and send transitory records and student work to Records Management for shredding.

Length: 2 hours

Prerequisite: Records Management Fundamentals (Intro)

Upcoming classes:
  • Thursday, April 26: 10am to 12 noon


Collecting and Managing FOIP Consent for Promotional Purposes (New!)

Do you collect and use photos, videos, and other personal information in your communications? Do you also need to obtain consent? Do you know what to do with the consent forms you collect?

This course is offered jointly by the Privacy Office and Records Management, and is designed to help employees collect, use, and manage personal information for promotional and educational purposes in compliance with Alberta’s FOIP Act and the University’s records management policies. Participants will learn when and how to obtain consent to collect and use photos, videos, audio, and/or testimonials for educational or promotional purposes. They will also learn best practices for managing the consent forms and assets throughout their lifecycle.

Length: 1.5 hours

Upcoming classes
  • None scheduled. Tell us that you're interested and we'll let you know when it is being offered again.

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Information Security Training

The Information Security Office offers several online training courses to help you keep electronic information secure. They cover topics such as phishing, choosing where to store your information, and encryption.