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Information Governance and Security; Principles and Practice for Information Professionals

Northumbria University

United Kingdom

Learning Objectives
By the end of the module you will be able to evaluate current information management systems and design and deliver robust information governance and security programmes for an organisation.
Training Fee
Home students (UK) £720; Overseas students £880‬. (2011/12 prices, subject to change)
Target Audience1
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Northumbria University is offering a new distance learning module on Information Governance and Security aimed at information managers, records managers, IT and HR professionals.‬ ‪‬

In the wake of corporate governance scandals and security breaches, it is now widely acknowledged that the effective management of information governance and security has significant benefits to an organisation. This expertise and knowledge has become widely appreciated and sought after by employers and will be of use to a range of professionals. This module has been developed to develop skills and expertise in designing and delivering effective information governance systems and procedures.

It:‬ ‪
∙    explores the information governance and security principles that underpin the management of an organisation’s information systems‬
∙    looks in detail at information systems management architecture and design, risk management, business continuity, and embedding information governance and security within organisational culture‬
∙    examines key information governance principles, standards and frameworks e.g. ISO 27001, ISO 15489, ISO 31100, BS 25999.‬

‪‬‪Start dates and duration:‬

‪The module starts in September and February each year and lasts for four months.‬

1. Based on DPOE audience levels.

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