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

    • 14 Feb 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 28 Feb 2022
    • 11:30 PM
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    ALGIM are running an online local authority archives management course, delivered by Kerri Siatiras.

     

    This course will complement the material provided in the ALGIM IM Toolkit Module B6 Local Authority Archives Management Guidelines

    This involves seven modules or sessions of 90 minutes each, with a workbook sent out to participants before each session.

    The course covers the following:

    • defining local authority archives
    • core archival concepts and terminology
    • appraisal and sentencing (including protected records and applying disposal schedules)
    • accessioning
    • archives management policy
    • arrangements and description
    • preservation and handling
    • storage conditions
    • conservation
    • digitisation
    • digital archives
    • restriction on access
    • reference services and researchers
    • working with volunteers
    • developing an archives management programme.

    Each session will be from 10.00am to 11.30am. 

    Note: There is a maximum of eight participants.

    • We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.

    • You will need a microphone and a webcam.
    • You will receive an email with a link to each session


    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

    • 22 Feb 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11 Mar 2022
    • 11:30 AM
    • 0
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    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: course overview, defining IM and record-keeping


      Session 2: legislation and standards


      Session 3: storage and handling, disaster recover and business continuity planning


      Session 4: creation and control using classification structures, physical file management


      Session 5: metadata, email management, databases


      Session 6: shared network drives, electronic document management systems, digitisation


      Session 7: 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

      • 21 Mar 2022
      • 10:00 AM
      • 28 Mar 2022
      • 11:30 AM
      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 managements within your local authority.


      Online sessions - all run from 10am-11.30am
      21 March - Introduction to information assets

      23 March - Developing an information asset register

      25 March - Managing our information assets

      28 March - 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

      • 4 Apr 2022
      • 10:00 AM
      • 23 May 2022
      • 11:30 AM
      Register

      An Information Management (IM) Strategy is an essential tool for local authorities. This course will help you create an IM Strategy for your organisation. 


      The course outline overview
      Weeks 1-3 online - Understand the foundations of an IM Strategy.
      Weeks 2-3 outside of class sessions - plan/prepare for developing a strategy.
      Week 4 online - exploring current IM challenges, developing skill sets to meet IM challenges, turning strategy into action.
       
      Weeks 5-6 outside of class sessions - develop a 90-day action plan and start developing your IM strategy.
      Week 7 online session - includes realistic goals, measure improvements and next steps.

      Two follow-up sessions at an agreed date with Kerri.


      Dates for online sessions - all run from 10am-11.30am
      Monday 4 April

      Wednesday 6 April

      Friday 8 April

      Wednesday 27 April

      Friday 29 April

      Monday 2 May

      Monday 23 May


      Note: 
      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

      • 4 May 2022
      • 10:00 AM
      • 18 May 2022
      • 11:30 AM
      • 8
      Register

      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: course overview, defining IM and record-keeping


        Session 2: legislation and standards


        Session 3: storage and handling, disaster recover and business continuity planning


        Session 4: creation and control using classification structures, physical file management


        Session 5: metadata, email management, databases


        Session 6: shared network drives, electronic document management systems, digitisation


        Session 7: 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

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