The National Archives and the Sorbonne Announce the Start of the Study Program for the 4th Batch of the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management

The National Archives and the Sorbonne Announce the Start of the Study Program for the 4th Batch of the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management

The National Archives and the Sorbonne Announce the Start of the Study Program for the 4th Batch of the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management

The National Archives and Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announced that the 4th batch of students enrolled for the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management started the specialized training program. The students pursue their studies in the university halls which amid enforced strict precautionary and preventive measures currently to curb the spread of Covid-19.
On this occasion, the National Archives welcomed the new batch and highlighted the extensive scientific content of the Archives and Records Management certificate, which has proved its success in building competencies and sustainable development in the UAE’s archive sectors and departments. That was well-demonstrated in qualifying graduates of the previous batches and enhancing their experiences to benefit their institutions in the field of document handling and processing and in preserving the historical legacy for generations to come in accordance with the international standards.  This, in fact, has prompted many Gulf states to follow the example of the UAE's in creating a similar specialized professional certificate program.
The National Archives pointed out that the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management in its 4th edition, which has more than 20 participants, aims to offer training on management of electronic documents as well as current and intermediate documents and preservation of historical records and documents. It qualifies them to take up professional jobs in archives and document management and provides them with knowledge and advanced skills to enhance their role in this field.
It is noteworthy that the professional certificate program combines six modules of intensive courses for a period of 6 weeks with an average of 30 hours for each module. The modules are as follows: General Introduction to Archives and Documents, Archiving Legislations and Standards, Current and Intermediate Documents Management, Scientific Processing of Archives, Preservation Buildings and Electronic Documents Management.
These six modules are conducted in Arabic by international professionals and experts in archives and document management. The program consists of a number of theoretical principles and practical exercises.
Those who wish to participate in the program may contact the Sorbonne University or the National Archives to learn about the enrollment terms and fees.