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ARMA Chapter Presentation - Achieving the certified records manager
 

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Presentation given to the Greater Sacramento Capitol Chapter of ARMA regarding obtaining the CRM

Presentation given to the Greater Sacramento Capitol Chapter of ARMA regarding obtaining the CRM

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    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.Achieving the CertifiedRecords Manager - CRMNitza Medina-Garcia, CRMVP, Greater Sacramento Capitol Chapter of ARMAMay 16, 2013HP Autonomy
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.2ICRMInternational certifying body of and for professional records managers• Began issuing certifications in 1975• Primary mission is to develop and administer the Certified Records Manager (CRM)certification• Developed records management knowledge standards and testing criteria• Typically holds CRM meeting during ARMA’s annual conferencewww.icrm.org
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.3Why I Became CertifiedFuller understanding of Records and Information ManagementRecognition at WorkBetter salaryRecognition in the field of Records ManagementMore job opportunitiesUse CRM designationSelf Confidence
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.4From 2010 survey of ICRM Membership and 2009 ARMA Salary SurveyCRM Average SalariesAverage Salary for CRMs US: $94,560Pacific Coast Region: $107,400CRM vs non-CRM: 31% higher annual median salary for CRMs
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.5Certification ProcessBased on applicant’s• educational background• professional work experience• passing of a six part exam
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.6CRM ApplicationICRM Application Form• Application Processing Fee $100• Application must be accepted before a candidate can register for exam
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.7CRM Application DocumentationMust demonstrate:• 4-year (bachelor’s) degree from an accredited institution of highereducation and 1 year of professional records management experience• Or, 1 year of professional records manager experience can besubstituted for each year of college educationProfessional Experience:• Conducting studies and surveys or developing, designing andimplementing RIM systems• Direct managerial responsibility for programs• Teaching courses in RIM for an accredited institution full time
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.82013 Exam ScheduleSummer 2013:Parts 1-5, August 5-9, 2013Part 6, August 15, 2013Registration Open:May 24, 2013 – August 1, 2013Fall 2013:Parts 1-5, November 4-8, 2013Part 6, November 14, 2013Registration Open:August 23, 2013 – October 31, 2013
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.9CRM Exam6 part exam• Management Principles and the Records and Information (RIM) Program• Records and Information: Creation and Use• Records Systems, Storage and Retrieval• Records Appraisal, Retention, Protection and Disposition• Technology• Case StudiesParts 1-5 are 100 multiple choice questions each. Part 6 contains casestudies which require essay responses.
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.10CRM Exam Administration FactsAdministered by Pearson VUE (4,000 locations across the country)Electronic Exam - 4 hours per testMust pass at least 70% to pass examTest results for Part 1-5 received before leaving testing centerPart 6 manually gradedTest Fees: Parts 1-5 are $100 per exam; Part 6 is $150
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.11Studying for the CRMICRM Handbook: available for free at www.icrm.org websiteARMA Study Packs: Specially priced bundle packs of reading resourcesCRM Prep Workshops: Presented by ARMA chaptersICRM Bibliography of Resources: available for free atwww.icrm.org/bibliography/ARMA Essentials of RIM Certificate: 11 ARMA Courses and certificate
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.12ResourcesMy CRM Exam StrategyRobek Mary, Gerald Brown and David Stephens. Information and Records Management, 4th ed.Saffady, William. Managing Electronic Records, 4th ed.Langemo, Mark. Winning Strategies for Successful Records Management ProgramsBennick, Ann. Active Filing for Business RecordsARMA. Glossary of Records and Information Management TermsSaffady, William. Records and Information Management: Fundamentals of ProfessionalPractice, 2nd ed.Stephens, David. Making the Transition from Paper to Electronic
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.13Study StrategyMy CRM Exam StrategyUse annotated exam outline• Pick a section of the outline and review knowledge notes• Search resources, beginning with general RIM books, to find answers• Write your answers in a personal version of the exam outline• Review your version of the annotated outlineSet aside lunch time during the week and/or 4 hours during the weekendUtilize CRM MentorTake timed practice examSchedule 1 CRM exam per day for a week
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.14CRM Maintenance100 credit hours per 5 years• Preapproved CRM activities• Submit other activities for credit• ARMA conference counts towards CRM credit$200 annual dues
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.15For more information on CRMwww.icrm.org
    • Copyright © 2013 HP Autonomy. All rights reserved. Other trademarks are registered trademarks and the properties of their respective owners.Thank you