4,200 Courses Delivered Worldwide on Content and Records Management
AIIM - The ECM Association Leads the Way in Helping Organizations
Manage Their Business Critical Information and Processes
SILVER SPRING, MD--(Marketwire - October 10, 2007) - AIIM - The
Enterprise Content Management Association has expanded its
certificate training program to include two new programs for Business
Process Management (BPM) and Information Organization & Access (IOA).
These new programs provide organizations with the skills and
knowledge to improve their business processes and optimize enterprise
search and findability. Online and in-person courses are now
available to students worldwide.
AIIM introduced its ECM and ERM Certificate Programs in January 2006,
and since then has delivered 4,200 courses across the world to
students in Norway, Finland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Slovenia, South
Africa, Hong Kong, Dubai, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Cayman
Islands, Jamaica, Netherlands, and the United States. This makes AIIM
the leading provider of both content management and records
management training in the world.
"The huge success of our first two certificate programs on Electronic
Records Management and Enterprise Content Management led us to
develop related certificate programs to help end-users make smart
information management decisions," notes AIIM President John Mancini.
"With over 4,200 course attendees in the first 18 months of
operation, AIIM is now the leading provider of education on records
management and document management in the world."
Each AIIM Certificate Training Program consists of three designation
levels (Practitioner, Specialist and Master) across four programs
(Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Electronic Records Management
(ERM), Business Process Management (BPM) and Information Organization
& Access (IOA)). "AIIM course enrollees receive an understanding of
technologies, methodologies and global best practices for managing
information and business processes, but also obtain the highly
respected AIIM Practitioner, Specialist and/or Master designation,"
states Atle Skjekkeland, Vice President of AIIM.
The AIIM Business Process Management (BPM) program offers strategic
and practical knowledge for building a business case,
process/information governance, business analysis, BPM architecture
and technologies, collaboration, and the role of enterprise content
management (ECM) in business process management. Information about
the BPM program is available at
The AIIM Information Organization & Access (IOA) program covers
content audits and inventories, search tools and techniques,
taxonomies, metadata, document and content modeling, the user
experience of information access, information organization standards,
and findability. Information about the IOA program is available at
The two new programs were developed in conjunction with AIIM's
Education Advisory Group which includes such organizations as
Accenture, BearingPoint, Fujitsu, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Royal Mail,
The National Archives of the United Kingdom, US Department of
Treasury, and Virgin Media.
About AIIM (www.aiim.org) - The Enterprise Content Management
AIIM is the international authority on Enterprise Content Management
(ECM) -- the tools and technologies used to capture, manage, store,
preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational
processes. ECM enables four key business drivers: Continuity,
Collaboration, Compliance, and Costs.
For over 60 years, AIIM has been the leading non-profit organization
focused on helping users to understand the challenges associated with
managing documents, content, records, and business processes. Today,
AIIM is international in scope, independent, implementation-focused,
and, as the representative of the entire ECM industry -- including
users, suppliers, and the channel -- acts as the industry's
As a neutral and unbiased source of information, AIIM serves the
needs of its 50,000 plus members and the industry by providing
educational opportunities, professional development, reference and
knowledge resources, networking events, and industry advocacy.
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