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Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner (GDPR) Training


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Course Schedule

  • 4 Days Course
    Information Systems Security

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The four-day Certified EU GDPR Practitioner classroom course, based in locations throughout Europe, is focused on equipping attendees with the knowledge and skills to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance programme under the GDPR, and to fulfil the role of the DPO.


    Learn to solve GDPR problems to new privacy situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques, and rules in a learnt from the GDPR Practitioner course.

    • Apply the implementation pathway for GDPR compliance
      • Privacy Impact Assessments
      • Incident Response
      • Policy Frameworks
      • E-discovery and data auditing
      • Privacy by Design / Default


    • Identify the key differences between the Data Protection Act and the GDPR
    • Understand the role of the data Protection Officer (DPO) and the new obligations
    • Develop a plan to address the challenges of building a privacy programme across your organisation
    • Prepare for managing and reacting to a data breach both from a regulator and commercial perspective
    • Identify the changing rights of data subjects, consent, data in the cloud and third parties
    • Model about the enforcement aspects of the GDPR to your organisation


    • The role of the DPO.
    • What constitutes personal data.
    • Accountability, the privacy compliance framework and a PIMS (personal information management system).
    • Lessons to be learned from common data security failures.
    • The six data protection principles – how to apply them and demonstrate compliance.
    • The security of personal data.
    • An organisational risk management framework.
    • Legal requirements for a DPIA.
    • How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool.
    • Why and how to conduct a data mapping exercise.
    • The rights of data subjects.
    • Giving and withdrawing consent.
    • Handling data subject access requests.
    • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
    • Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance.
    • How to prepare for GDPR compliance using a compliance gap assessment tool.

    Target Audience

    • Privacy managers;
    • Data protection managers;
    • Information security managers;
    • IT managers;
    • Project managers;
    • Corporate governance managers;
    • Risk and compliance managers;
    • General or privacy counsels; and
    • Individuals with little experience but who wish to enter the field of data protection with a professional qualification.