Information Management Methods and Tools (I240)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 15:00 hours

As information needs continue to evolve, fundamental methods must be established to safeguard and manage information as a strategic asset. This course outlines practical information management (IM) methods, tools and activities to support an effective IM program. Participants will learn how to develop information classification structures, establish retention specifications and follow the process for disposing of information resources.

Topics include:

  • applying function-based methodologies
  • documenting practices and procedures
  • developing retention specifications to undertake the disposition process


The course Information Management: Supporting Programs and Services (I230) is a prerequisite for this learning activity.

More about this course
  • Topics: Information management
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Information Management specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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