Course Information

Course overview


The Certified Data Protection Officer training course enables you to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to effectively implement and manage a compliance framework with regard to the protection of personal data.

  • Project managers or consultants seeking to prepare and support an organization in planning, implementing, and maintaining a compliance program based on the GDP
  • DPO and Senior Managers responsible for the personal data protection of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of an information security, incident management and business continuity team
  • Expert advisors involved in security of personal data
  • Technical experts and compliance experts seeking to prepare for a Data Protection Officer role

Course Outline

Day 1 Introduction to the GDPR and initiation of GDPR Compliance

  • Course objectives and structure
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Fundamental principles of the GDPR
  • Initiating GDPR implementation
  • Understanding the organization and clarifying the Data Protection objectives
  • Analysis of the existing system

Day 2 Plan the implementation of the GDPR

  • Leadership and approval of a GDPR Compliance Project
  • Data protection policy
  • Definition of the organizational structure of data protection
  • Data classification
  • Risk assessment under the GDPR

Day 3 Deploying the GDPR

  • Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
  • Design of security controls and drafting of specific policies and procedures
  • Implementation of controls
  • Definition of the document management process
  • Communication plan

Day 4 Monitoring and continuous improvement of GDPR compliance

  • Training and awareness plan
  • Operations management
  • Incident management
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit
  • Data breaches and corrective actions
  • Continual improvement
  • Competence, evaluation and closing the training

Day 5 Certification Exam

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