Developing a Business Classification Scheme for Records

Information Enterprises Australia

Event outline

This full day training course provides participants with the skills required to develop their own business classification scheme. Participants will gain hands on experience in developing and maintaining a business classification scheme.

Course Aims:
Outline the methodologies used to develop a Business Classification Scheme based on the function – activity model;
Identify key documentary sources of information for the development of terms;
Introduce the interview process as a means of clarifying terms;
Examine common errors in the compilation of terms.

Course Content:

We will look at:

  • What is classification and why do businesses need to use it;
  • The steps required to develop a business classification scheme for your organisation;
  • The function activity business classification model;
  • How to develop keywords, descriptors, scope notes and create relationships between the terms.

Course Outcomes:

At the completion of this full-day course participants will be able to:

  • Determine documentary sources which may be used to develop terms;
  • Describe the interview process and be able to determine why it is important to conduct them;
  • Develop keywords, descriptors, scope notes and create relationships between the terms;
  • Be familiar with the common errors in the compilation of terms.

Dates & registration

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Provider information

Information Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd (IEA) are specialists in Records and Information Management. We provide a range of training opportunities to public sector employees.