Our three day GCHQ Certified GDPR Practitioner course will provide a practical overview of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The course discusses the requirements of the regulation, the obligations of all organisations that handle personal data and how measures can be implemented to adhere to the regulation. Topics covered include; data protection and privacy, the rights of the data subject, data protection impact assessments, privacy by design and the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO).

  • Aim Show more Show less

    This course aims to give the learner a clear understanding of the requirements of GDPR and the methods used to protect personal data and uphold the rights of the data subject. This knowledge can then be applied in supporting organisations to establish appropriate control measures and maintain compliance with the regulation.

  • Who should attend? Show more Show less

    • Basic knowledge of business or technical process management is expected.
    • Basic conceptual knowledge of corporate ICT systems is expected.
    • Some prior experience of general business risk management would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Learning objectives Show more Show less

    • Understand the principles of data protection and privacy
    • Develop and understanding and describe the requirements of GDPR
    • List the rights of the data subject
    • Describe the differences between the data controller and data processor
    • Explain the need for Data Protection
    • Impact Assessments (DPIA) and Privacy by Design
    • Describe the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
    • List the supervisory authorities and penalties of non-compliance with the GDPR
    • Explain the data protection obligations of organisations outside of the EU

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