Training Course on 'Management of Archives and Documents' in Kuwait
 
Date : 12-15 March 2012 Venue : Kuwait City Kuwait

The Centre organised training course on “Management of Archives and Documents” at the Central Statistical Office (CSO), Kuwait, on 12-15 March 2012. The course was provided by Mr. Amjad Abdulraheem al-Magableh an expert from the Department of Statistics (DOS) Jordan, and was attended by the relevant staff members of the Central Statistical Office (CSO), Kuwait.

The training course on “Management of Archives and Documents” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Definition of traditional archiving
  • Challenges and difficulties of the traditional archiving
  • Importance of coding in archiving documents
  • Classification systems used
  • Index preparation and planning
  • Maintenance and follow-up of archived documents
  • Warehouse Central Depository; concept and characteristics
  • Document management and electronic archiving
  • Technical specifications in the electronic archiving systems
  • Life cycle of the electronic archiving
  • Development and use of electronic archiving systems
  • Challenges of the electronic archiving
  • Comparison between manual and electronic archiving systems
  • Some examples on Arab and Arabized electronic archival systems
  • Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS)
  • Benefits of using ECMS
  • E-government; content and scope
  • Critical elements for the building of real and effective e-government