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Essentials of the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® Certificate
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Do you have the skills needed to govern records and information within your organization through standard principles and best practices? ARMA International’s Essentials of the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® Certificate is designed for RIM beginners and veterans alike. Beginners receive a comprehensive education in RIM because the Principles are a uniform collection of best practices and policy. Seasoned RIM professionals can learn real-world ways to apply the Principles and the Information Governance Maturity Model to assess and strengthen their information governance. There's no travel involved - all courses are offered online for convenient and flexible training on YOUR schedule.

Since 1955, ARMA International has been the go-to resource for professionals who manage information. Now, you can earn a certificate from ARMA International that will demonstrate your knowledge and skills in governing information for your organization.

Essentials of the Principles Certificate holders will have completed the following courses:


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Develop Your Skillset

As an Essentials of the Principles certificate holder, you will bring even more value to your organization by being able to perform the following tasks.

  • List and describe the eight principles
  • Describe the role and value of the Information Governance Maturity Model
  • Recognize the benefits of standard processes and standard documentation of those processes
  • Describe steps for identifying the gaps between the organization’s current practices and the desirable level of maturity for each principle
  • Assess the risks to the organization, based on the biggest gaps
  • Explain how conforming with the Principles results in a legally defensible information management program

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