Examination Outline

HIGH LEVEL EXAMINATION OUTLINES

Part 1 Management Principles and the Records and Information (RIM) Program

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  1. Principles of Management
  2. Human Resources/Staffing
  3. Methodologies
  4. Financial Considerations
  5. Planning
  6. Additional RIM Program Components
  7. Directing and Monitoring a RIM Program
  8. Ethical Responsibilities
  9. Global Concerns of a RIM Program

Part 2 - Records and Information Creation and Use

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  1. Information Framework
  2. Risk Assessments and Audits
  3. Compliance
  4. Information Security and Privacy
  5. Information Creation

Part 3 - Record Storage, Retrieval, Conversion, and Facilities

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  1. Record Storage
  2. Record Retrieval
  3. Record Conversion
  4. Record Facilities

Part 4 Records Appraisal, Retention, Protection and Disposition

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  1. Records Inventory
  2. Records Appraisal
  3. Retention Schedule Creation
  4. Retention Schedule Implementation
  5. Retention Schedule Administration
  6. Vital Records Program
  7. Business Continuity
  8. Archives

Part 5 Technology

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  1. System Life Cycle
  2. Architecture and Infrastructure
  3. Life-Cycle Management
  4. Imaging Technologies
  5. Programs and Applications