Exam Board Secretary Training


Course Description


Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This course provides information about key roles and responsibilities during these processes and allows you to see any recent changes to the system. The course will allow you to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, give detail on what information is required when looking at panels and boards, and provide an hands-on experience of various functions. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have at the end of the session.


Please ensure you have read the 'Who is it for?' section prior to booking for this course.

Full Training Session - aimed at new Board Secretaries

  • Wednesday 22 April 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)


Refresher Training Session - aimed at experienced Board Secretaries

  • Tuesday 28 April 2020 (2.30pm - 4.30pm)
  • Thursday 30 April 2020 (9.30am - 11.30am)


Please email: acadmintraining@le.ac.uk if you are interested in attending this course

What will I get out of this course?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Have an understanding of the roles of Exam Board Secretaries, Academic Registrar’s Representatives and Data Officers, and how the roles interlink during the Panel and Board of Examiners period.
  • Understand the difference between Panels and Boards of Examiners, and the relationship between them
  • Be able to confidently navigate MyStudentRecord and Business Objects
  • Understand the data flow from Marks Entry to Results being released to students
Who is it for?

Departmental administrative colleagues who will be acting as Exam Board Secretaries.

Participant preparation needed?

Ensure the dates of all Panels and Boards have been set and confirmed on the Assessment Regulations page. Review the Glossary of terms (which you will receive when you complete the online booking form). Access to Business Objects.

If you do not have a Business Objects account you can request an account by contacting the IT Service Desk on Tel: (0116) 252 2253.

Additional information None.
What prior experience do I need?

Training is provided for all colleagues who will be acting as Exam Board Secretaries, so no prior experience is required. It would be helpful, but not essential, if you were familiar with MyStudentRecord and Marks Entry or had attended the Student Records System Marks Entry course.

Formal assessment



Gemma Parker (SAS: Student Records)

Places available

Maximum 15 delegates
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please email acadmintraining@le.ac.uk with the date you wish to attend and include your full name, department and IT account details.

Please ensure this training has been approved by your Line Manager/Supervisor and you have permission to attend on the date specified.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Gemma Parker (SAS: Student Records) tel: (0116) 229 7300.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCSAT009

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Location, where are we?

Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004 (ground floor),
Astley Clarke Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH






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