State of Texas sealThese classes are designed for state agencies.

A state agency is defined in the Texas Government Code 441.180(9):

(A) any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government created by the constitution or a statute of this state, including an eleemosynary institution; (B) any university system and its components and any institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code, except a public junior college, not governed by a university system board; (C) the Texas Municipal Retirement System and the Texas County and District Retirement System; and (D) any public nonprofit corporation created by the legislature whose responsibilities and authority are not limited to a geographical area less than that of the state.

Description

This course explains the basic laws pertaining to records management in state agencies. Topics covered include: records retention schedule rules, standards and procedures for microfilming and electronic records, and how to prepare a records retention schedule.

CE Hours: 3.0

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Description

This course looks at the definition of electronic records (e-records), applicable laws and rules with corresponding best practices, how you can best manage such records, recommended standards and procedures, and where these records may be located in your organization. It also discusses e-mail, digital imaging, and social media and how to address the various challenges of these commonly-used types of e-records and best manage them.

CE Hours: 3.0


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Description

Learn how to identify, protect, and ensure access to your vital records: the records necessary to continue operations in the event of an emergency. The course will also cover how to prepare, respond to, and recover from a records emergency.

CE Hours: 3.0

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Description

This course explains how to improve your filing systems: definitions, types of filing arrangements, common filing issues and solutions to these problems, and a 6-step filing program and action plan to begin addressing your agency's filing needs.

CE Hours: 2.0

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Description

The basics of forms management: definitions, establishing a forms management program, conducting a forms analysis, forms design standards, and electronic forms.

CE Hours: 2.0

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