Exam Board Data Officer Training


Course Description


Exam Board Data Officer 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 the key roles and responsibilities and allows you to see changes from 2016. The course will give you the opportunity to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, learn what information is required, have hands-on experience of various functions and the chance to ask questions.


Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present.

Please contact Organisational Development email: orgdev@leicester.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 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, and where to look for information to troubleshoot any queries
  • Understand the data flow from Marks Entry to Results being released to students
Who is it for?

Student and Academic Services colleagues who will be acting as Data Officers.

Participant preparation needed?

Access to Business Objects and Exam Board Management in MyStudentRecords. Review the Glossary of terms (which you will receive when you complete the online booking form).

If you do not have Exam Board Management access, or did not request it on your booking form, please contact Claire Hopkins in Registry on Tel: (0116) 229 7302.

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 Data Officers, so no prior experience is required. It is essential that you are familiar with the Student Records systems SITS and MyStudentRecord and Business Objects.

Formal assessment



Claire Hopkins (Registry)
Christian Kitchener (Registry)

Supported from: Louise Hill (Student & Academic Services)

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 Claire Hopkins email: clh31@le.ac.uk Tel: (0116) 229 7302.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCSAT009

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About Us

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






(0)116 252 5021