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Consultant

IEA’s Consultant is a highly qualified and experienced Information Management practitioner

SHIRLEY R COWCHER

Director  Bachelor of Applied Science (Library and Information Studies),
Graduate. Diploma of Computing
AALIA

Shirley is the owner, director and visionary of IEA. Her expertise lies in systems analysis. With a graduate diploma in computing Shirley is well equipped to assist clients develop and formulate user requirements for library and records management systems, evaluation of software and database design.

She has developed systems to support records management functions using text retrieval and database software and has conducted systems evaluations and testing of records management software. In addition, Shirley has compiled subject specific library and records management thesauruses and retention and disposal schedules, as well as project managed implementation projects.

She has conducted training, and has been asked to speak at numerous functions and presented professional papers at conferences. Shirley has lectured on a part-time basis at the Curtin University School of Information and Library Studies in core units for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Records Management) degree.

In addition, Shirley has been an external marker for records management units offered through both Edith Cowan University and Curtin University of Technology. She is a qualified trainer having successfully completed the Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training and she is the author of “F is For Filing.” and previously held accreditation as a TRIM Records Management Software and A.K.A Accredited Trainer.