Master of Information Management (MIM) - Information Policy, Part 1 MGMT 5005   Information Policy, Part 1
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course explores a range of critical information issues facing organizations and the effects of policies and legislation on information management and organizational effectiveness. Topics include access to information, freedom of information, protection of privacy, preservation of information, etc. Professional ethics guiding information professionals are discussed alongside compliance. By law(s) in Canada, all government and corporate entities are required to appoint an individual responsible for privacy within the organization, and all government and selected other agencies are required to delegate staff responsible for information access and privacy. Discusses the roles of all levels of government, the private and not-for-profit sectors, and key individuals, in developing policies which affect information creation, control, access and use. Focuses on Canadian issues, while including international perspectives.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Online Delivery

FORMAT COMMENTS: Online via Brightspace including some or all of the following: voice-over presentations, video presentations, group discussions, instructor/student threaded discussions, hyper-linked lecture notes, live chat, etc.