Training & Education
AINS provides classroom, onsite, web-based, and custom training courses designed to advance your skills quickly and maximize the return on your software investment. Our course curriculum covers a variety of topics and receives regular updates throughout the year to ensure students are current with the latest trends, technology, and best practices.
If you prefer a personalized classroom experience closer to home, we’re happy to travel to you. Our trainers deliver onsite and customized training to ensure your team gets exactly what they want from their training experience.
Course Curriculum & Upcoming Class Schedule
|FOIAXpress Basic Training||Audience|
This course is designed for new FOIAXpress users, but it includes numerous tips, advanced techniques, and challenge exercises for experienced users.
This two-day introductory course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice to introduce the major features of FOIAXpress. By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to manage the full lifecycle of a FOIA request—from creation of request to delivery of documents through archival of the case.
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January 22, 23 (2020)
|FOIAXpress EDR Training||Audience|
This course is designed for anyone who is new to using FOIAXpress EDR, or existing users wanting to explore advanced features of the tool.
This half day training course will provide an in-depth review of all of the core features and capabilities of FOIAXpress® Electronic Document Review (EDR). It will include a detailed look at how EDR can help your teams handle large volumes of emails, attachments, and countless other file types in order to speed the discovery process. Students will participate in hands-on exercises and become proficient in EDR’s ability to quickly filter, deduplicate, rank, and sort documents, with seamless integration with FOIAXpress.
During this half day course, participants will learn the following:
The class includes hands-on lab exercises that allow students to apply what they have learned during the lecture phases.
January 24 (2020)
|FOIA & Privacy Law Training||Audience|
This course is designed for FOIA and Privacy professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the ever-changing laws and regulations.
This intensive three-day course for entry-level FOIA and Privacy Act professionals will be dedicated to learning the fundamentals of the FOIA and Privacy Act. Topics will include: which records are subject to the FOIA, processing FOIA requests (including determining if a request is a “proper” FOIA request, time limits, identifying requester categories, understanding the FOIA fee structure, processing requests for fee waivers/expedited processing, and drafting responses), FOIA exemptions, litigation considerations, an overview of the Privacy Act, how to process requests under the Privacy Act, and the interface between the FOIA and the Privacy Act.
The FOIA and PA Law training is held based on customer interest. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
We require a minimum of six (6) students and a maximum of twelve (12) students for each session. You must register and receive payment confirmation no later than one (1) week before the scheduled start date. All training sessions are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrants is not reached two (2) weeks before the class date.
Note: Courses subject to change. Availability based on student registration. Contact us for the latest schedule and course availability.