• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
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Overview

The Infrastructure Management for Public Libraries course is part of Public Library Management Professional Certificate from University of Michigan - MichiganX

In this course, part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate program, we’ll explore the ongoing infrastructure support that library leaders must facilitate

These include:

  • maintenance
  • insurance
  • contract services
  • patron privacy
  • technology
  • budgets
  • policies

You’ll learn how these decisions are made to ensure long-term sustainability.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Length: 4 weeks Effort: 2-3 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • How to discuss, contract, and manage services from outside providers.
  • How to make decisions about technology policies, eRATE for Internet services, etc.
  • How to set up annual and long-term maintenance budgets and schedules.
  • How to post a maintenance job for bid.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Recommended: Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries

Tuition Fee

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