Training and Workshops

Our webinars let you learn at your desk, and our conferences provide extensive coverage of a wide range of topics. But what if you need in-depth training or personalised workshop?

ALGIM provide a range of training and workshops run by the experts to help your team operate at their best.

We currently have the following available for booking, plus with our extensive contacts and resources, we can provide tailored training on any local government technology-related topic.

Upcoming events

    • 19 Sep 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 3 Oct 2022
    • 11:30 AM
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    This introductory level course is designed for those who are new to information and records management, new to information and records management in local authorities, or those who want to understand more about the 'why' of information management and what it involves.


    The course explores all the basics of information and records management across both the physical and digital environments. It also covers the role information and records professionals play in their organisation and how good information management contributes to, and supports the overall functions and goals of the local authority.


    The course is divided into seven modules of 90 minutes each. Each module is delivered online with its' own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand. There is also a small amount of homework given between modules to support learning.

      The course covers the following:


      • Session 1 (19 Sep 2022): course overview, defining IM and record-keeping

      • Session 2 (21 Sep 2022): legislation and standards

      • Session 3 (23 Sep 2022): storage and handling, disaster recover and business continuity planning

      • Session 4 (26 Sep 2022): creation and control using classification structures, physical file management

      • Session 5 (28 Sep 2022): metadata, email management, databases

      • Session 6 (30 Sep 2022): shared network drives, electronic document management systems, digitisation

      • Session 7 (3 Oct 2022): managing non-current information, disposal of information, local authority archives.


      What you need to know

      • You will need a microphone and a webcam.
      • We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
      • You will receive an email with a link to each session.
      • Sessions run from 10am to 11.30am.
      • You will need a quiet space so there are no distractions for the other participants.
      • The maximum number of attendees is eight.


      We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts (09:50am) to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

      • 20 Sep 2022
      • 1:00 PM
      • 29 Sep 2022
      • 2:30 PM
      Join waitlist

      This intermediate level course is designed for those who are responsible for managing the disposal of information and records with their local authority.

      The course explores all the basics of disposing of information and records management across both the physical, and digital environments.  It also covers the processes involved in disposal, the legal requirements and how to utilise the ALGIM Disposal Schedule.

      The course is divided into four modules of 90 minutes each.  Each module is delivered online with its own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand.  There is also a small amount of homework to be done between modules to support learning.


      Online sessions - all run from 1.00pm - 2.30pm

      • Session 1 (20 Sep 2022) - Course overview, understanding disposal, introducing disposal schedules, the difference between appraisal and sentencing

      • Session 2 (22 Sep 2022) - Legal requirements for disposal, understanding protected records, how the ALGIM disposal schedule fits in

      • Session 3 (27 Sep 2022) - Utilising the AGLIM disposal schedule
         
      • Session 4 (29 Sep 2022) - Understanding implementation, processes for implementing a disposal schedule over hard copy records, and digital records, course wrap up


      What you need to know
      We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
      Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
      The maximum number of attendees will be eight
      .

      Each participant will receive an email with a link to each session


      About the presenter Kerri Siatiras, Siatiras Consulting 
      Kerri is an independent information and records management consultant with extensive experience as both a practitioner and consultant. Kerri was an owner and consultant with the successful independent consulting firm SWIM Ltd for 15 years during which time she helped develop the IM Toolkit with ALGIM. Kerri has continued her ongoing close association with ALGIM and the local authority sector through training and consulting services.

      We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

      • 7 Oct 2022
      • 10:00 AM
      • 21 Oct 2022
      • 11:30 AM
      • 2
      Register

      This introductory level course is designed for those who are new to information and records management in any sector, who want to get to grips with information management best practice, or those who want to understand more about the 'why' of information management and what it involves.

      The course explores all the basics of information and records management across both the physical, and digital environments. It also covers the role information and records professionals play in their organisation, and how good information management contributes to their organisation's success.

      The course is divided into seven modules of 90 minutes each.  Each module is delivered online with its own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand. There is also a small amount of homework to be done between modules to support learning.

      Course topics

      The course covers the following:

      • Session 1 (7 Oct 2022) - course overview, defining IM and record-keeping
      • Session 2 (10 Oct 2022) - legislation and standards
      • Session 3 (12 Oct 2022) - storage and handling, disaster recovery and business continuity planning
      • Session 4 (14 Oct 2022) - creation and control using classification structures, physical file management
      • Session 5 (17 Oct 2022) - metadata, email management, databases
      • Session 6 (19 Oct 2022) - shared network drives, electronic document management systems, digitalisation
      • Session 7 (21 Oct 2022)  - managing non-current information, disposal of information,  archives 

      What you need to know

      • Sessions run from 10.00am to 11.30am.
      • We use GoToMeeting as the online platform.
      • You will need a microphone and webcam/video as interaction with others on the course is necessary and strongly encouraged.
      • You will need a quiet space so there are no distractions for the participants.
      • The maximum number of attendees will be eight.
      • You will receive an email with a link to each session.


      Time:
       7 x 90 minute sessions
      Cost: $450 + GST per person

      We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts (09:50am) to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

      • 11 Oct 2022
      • 1:00 PM
      • 20 Oct 2022
      • 2:30 PM
      Register

      This intermediate level course is designed for those who already understand core concepts relating to information and records management, and are charged with the management of information assets (whether paper-based or digital).


      The course explores the ideas around information being an asset, how we can understand what information assets we hold (through development of an information asset register), and how managing information assets can improve information management within your local authority.


      Online sessions - all run from 1.00pm - 2.30pm
      Session 1 (11 Oct 2022) - Introduction to information assets

      Session 2 (13 Oct 2022) - Developing an information asset register

      Session 3 (18 Oct 2022) - Managing our information assets

      Session 4 (20 Oct 2022) - Using an information asset register to support business activities


      What you need to know
      We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
      Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
      The maximum number of attendees will be eight
      .

      Each participant will receive an email with a link to each session


      About the presenter Kerri Siatiras, Siatiras Consulting 
      Kerri is an independent information and records management consultant with extensive experience as both a practitioner and consultant. Kerri was an owner and consultant with the successful independent consulting firm SWIM Ltd for 15 years during which time she helped develop the IM Toolkit with ALGIM. Kerri has continued her ongoing close association with ALGIM and the local authority sector through training and consulting services.

      We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

      • 25 Oct 2022
      • 1:00 PM
      • 3 Nov 2022
      • 2:30 PM
      Register

      This intermediate level course is designed for those who are responsible for managing the disposal of information and records with their local authority.

      The course explores all the basics of disposing of information and records management across both the physical, and digital environments. It also covers the processes involved in disposal, the legal requirements and how to utilise the ALGIM Disposal Schedule.

      The course is divided into four modules of 90 minutes each. Each module is delivered online with its own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand. There is also a small amount of homework to be done between modules to support learning.


      Online sessions - all run from 1.00pm - 2.30pm

      • Session 1 (25 Oct 2022) - Course overview, understanding disposal, introducing disposal schedules, the difference between appraisal and sentencing

      • Session 2 (27 Oct 2022) - Legal requirements for disposal, understanding protected records, how the ALGIM disposal schedule fits in

      • Session 3 (1 Nov 2022) - Utilising the AGLIM disposal schedule
         
      • Session 4 (3 Nov 2022) - Understanding implementation, processes for implementing a disposal schedule over hard copy records, and digital records, course wrap up


      What you need to know
      We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
      Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
      The maximum number of attendees will be eight
      .

      Each participant will receive an email with a link to each session


      About the presenter Kerri Siatiras, Siatiras Consulting 
      Kerri is an independent information and records management consultant with extensive experience as both a practitioner and consultant. Kerri was an owner and consultant with the successful independent consulting firm SWIM Ltd for 15 years during which time she helped develop the IM Toolkit with ALGIM. Kerri has continued her ongoing close association with ALGIM and the local authority sector through training and consulting services.

      We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

      • 2 Nov 2022
      • 10:00 AM
      • 16 Nov 2022
      • 11:30 AM
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      This introductory level course is designed for those who are new to information and records management, new to information and records management in local authorities, or those who want to understand more about the 'why' of information management and what it involves.


      The course explores all the basics of information and records management across both the physical and digital environments. It also covers the role information and records professionals play in their organisation and how good information management contributes to, and supports the overall functions and goals of the local authority.


      The course is divided into seven modules of 90 minutes each. Each module is delivered online with its' own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand. There is also a small amount of homework given between modules to support learning.

        The course covers the following:


        • Session 1 (2 Nov 2022): course overview, defining IM and record-keeping

        • Session 2 (4 Nov 2022): legislation and standards

        • Session 3 (7 Nov 2022): storage and handling, disaster recover and business continuity planning

        • Session 4 (9 Nov 2022): creation and control using classification structures, physical file management

        • Session 5 (11 Nov 2022): metadata, email management, databases

        • Session 6 (14 Nov 2022): shared network drives, electronic document management systems, digitisation

        • Session 7 (16 Nov 2022): managing non-current information, disposal of information, local authority archives.


        What you need to know

        • You will need a microphone and a webcam.
        • We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
        • You will receive an email with a link to each session.
        • Sessions run from 10am to 11.30am.
        • You will need a quiet space so there are no distractions for the other participants.
        • The maximum number of attendees is eight.


        We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts (09:50am) to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

        • 29 Nov 2022
        • 1:00 PM
        • 8 Dec 2022
        • 2:30 PM
        Register

        This intermediate level course is designed for those who already understand core concepts relating to information and records management, and are charged with the management of information assets (whether paper-based or digital).


        The course explores the ideas around information being an asset, how we can understand what information assets we hold (through development of an information asset register), and how managing information assets can improve information management within your local authority.


        Online sessions - all run from 1.00pm - 2.30pm
        Session 1 (29 Nov 2022) - Introduction to information assets

        Session 2 (1 Dec 2022) - Developing an information asset register

        Session 3 (6 Dec 2022) - Managing our information assets

        Session 4 (8 Dec 2022) - Using an information asset register to support business activities


        What you need to know
        We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
        Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
        The maximum number of attendees will be eight
        .

        Each participant will receive an email with a link to each session


        About the presenter Kerri Siatiras, Siatiras Consulting 
        Kerri is an independent information and records management consultant with extensive experience as both a practitioner and consultant. Kerri was an owner and consultant with the successful independent consulting firm SWIM Ltd for 15 years during which time she helped develop the IM Toolkit with ALGIM. Kerri has continued her ongoing close association with ALGIM and the local authority sector through training and consulting services.

        We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

        • 5 Dec 2022
        • 9:30 AM
        • 14 Dec 2022
        • 11:00 AM
        Register

        This intermediate level course is designed for those who are responsible for managing the disposal of information and records with their local authority.

        The course explores all the basics of disposing of information and records management across both the physical, and digital environments. It also covers the processes involved in disposal, the legal requirements and how to utilise the ALGIM Disposal Schedule.

        The course is divided into four modules of 90 minutes each. Each module is delivered online with its own workbook which is sent out to participants beforehand. There is also a small amount of homework to be done between modules to support learning.


        Online sessions - all run from 1.00pm - 2.30pm

        • Session 1 (5 Dec 2022) - Course overview, understanding disposal, introducing disposal schedules, the difference between appraisal and sentencing

        • Session 2 (7 Dec 2022) - Legal requirements for disposal, understanding protected records, how the ALGIM disposal schedule fits in

        • Session 3 (12 Dec 2022) - Utilising the AGLIM disposal schedule
           
        • Session 4 (14 Dec 2022) - Understanding implementation, processes for implementing a disposal schedule over hard copy records, and digital records, course wrap up


        What you need to know
        We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.
        Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
        The maximum number of attendees will be eight
        .

        Each participant will receive an email with a link to each session


        About the presenter Kerri Siatiras, Siatiras Consulting 
        Kerri is an independent information and records management consultant with extensive experience as both a practitioner and consultant. Kerri was an owner and consultant with the successful independent consulting firm SWIM Ltd for 15 years during which time she helped develop the IM Toolkit with ALGIM. Kerri has continued her ongoing close association with ALGIM and the local authority sector through training and consulting services.

        We recommend you log in ten minutes before the training session starts to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact admin@algim.org.nz

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