CATEGORY TYPE: Business & Management

COURSE NAME:Document Management (DMS) and Electronic Archiving


This course can be scheduled at your convenience, to request this course please click here

This course focuses on the concepts, strategies and methodologies for preserving, managing and long-term archiving of electronic/digital records and information. Additionally, the course will provide an overview of the challenges involved with preserving digital/electronic information as archival records and examines the options for establishing strategies for their management and preservation over time.



Upon the competition of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Clearly define what digital preservation of records is and understand the importance of effectively managing digital assets over time.

2. Explain the various types of digital record preservation.

3. Develop and implement a digital record preservation strategy.

4. Implement an appropriate digital asset migration plan.

5. Develop and implement an effective digital record program, including implementation of policies and governance protocols.

6. Effectively plan, implement, audit and manage a long-term digital asset preservation program



Topics covered in this course shall include:


  • Importance of Managing Information Effectively
    • The Information Asset
    • Benefits of Effective Management of Information
    • Challenges to Managing Information
  • Definitions of Records, Documents and Information
    • Definition of a Record
    • Electronic Documents
    • Electronic and Digital Information
    • Information as Content and Context
  • Defining Digital Assets, Archiving and Preservation
    • The Importance of Digital Preservation
    • Definitions of Electronic Records Management, Archiving and Preservation
  • Characteristics of Electronic Records
    • Electronic Media
    • Identification and Validation of Electronic Records
    • Identification of Electronic Record Metadata
  • Persistent Identifiers
    • Criteria for Creating and Assigning Persistent Identifiers
  • Types of Digital Preservation
    • Passive Preservation
    • Active Preservation
  • Strategies For Preservation of Digital Records
    • Strategy Development
    • Choosing a Preservation Strategy
  • Strategies for Migration of Digital Records
    • Strategy Development
    • Choosing a Migration Strategy
  • Digital Record Preservation Practices
    • Policy Development
    • The Risk Assessment
    • Defining and Establishing Governance of the Electronic Information
    • Managing Metadata Properly
    • Managing the Electronic Storage Media
    • Managing the Electronic Information Content
    • Information Continuity and Disaster Preparedness
    • Planning for Technology Change
  • Digital Repositories
    • Trusted Digital Repository Overview
    • Selection Criteria
    • Managing the Repository
  • Digital Record Retention and Disposition
    • Policy and Process
    • Disposition/Destruction Methods & Standards
  • Long-Term Program Management
    • Program Monitoring and Auditing
    • Keeping the Program Successful
    • Program Oversight


  • Archivists


  • Digital Imaging Technicians, Administrators & Staff


  • Records Managers


  • General Counsel & Corporate Attorneys


  • Information Management Professionals


  • Business Owners and Managers


  • Information Lawyers, Legal Staff, Regulatory Staff


  • IT/Technical Staff


  • IT Service and User Support Providers


  • User Training Staff
    • 5 Day(s)

    The presentation is generally appealing to me. The dedication & devotion of the instructor are both laudable & admirable.
    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

    Really this course is important for any inspector, so I will recommended it for our employees. And thanks a lot!
    Ahmed Al-Yami

    You are doing excellent bringing such very talented instructor. Please keep it up.
    Ahmed Afifi
    Al-Zamil CoolCare

    I would like to appreciate you as well as the instructor for a good training due to the fact that the helping to gain new information about the types of valve with advantages and disadvantage as well. Many thinking.
    Zaki Ali Aldawood

    This course was very beneficial and helpful to understand one of the Major NDT method. I encourage ITC to continue with this performance.
    Talal Saad AlHasawi

    ITC service was in overall excellent. Thanks.
    Wael M. Morsy

    This course was good and a nice guide to the PMP exam. Thanks.
    Yazeed Mohamed Mreki
    General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)

    It was good course & good preparation with excellent instructor. Thanks a lot.
    Faisal Mahdi Al-Qahtani

    It was a nice course to have. I suggest taking this course with the same instructor to other people. Thanks for the instructor for his kindness & helfull during the course.
    Abdul-Moniem Al-Humoud

    It is very important course, which enable us to improve our knowledge to work approaching our big account and can be recall us the key account. This is will support us to active result for the best of the Co.
    Mohammed Amjad
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor is highly and technical knowledgeable in explaining all the subject in the course taken.
    Noel V. Garan
    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

    Instructor was well prepared and knowledgeable I gain lot of useful information.
    Gulam Khan
    Saudi Aramco

    It was a good learning experience. Got to know the concept involved in key account.
    Muthuraman Nachiappan
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor Mr. Ahmed Sabry has a very nice spirit.
    Salam Fakhoury
    Al Khodari Company

    It is very useful to us and increase our knowledge.
    Mohammed Rashed Afifi
    Al Khodari Company

    The course is excellent and helpful. It help me in organizing the work in more safe manner.
    Muzammil Hayat
    Al Khodari Company

    The instructor is very knowledge and hard working, his way of teaching is very good.
    Ibrahim Darwish
    Al Khodari Company