Certified Data Protection Officer (GDPRDP)

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Course Outline in PDF


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.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” credential. By holding a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Certificate, you will demonstrate that you thoroughly understand the gap between the General Data Protection Regulation and the current organizational processes including: privacy policies, procedures, working instructions, consent forms, data protection impact assessments, in order to associate organizations in the adoption process to the new regulation.

Who Should Attend:
• Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of the new procedures and adoption of the new requisites presented in the GDPR, which will come into force and effect by the 25th May 2018
• 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 in security of personal data h Technical experts and compliance experts wanting to prepare for a Data Protection Officer job

Learning objectives:
• Understand the history of personal data protection in Europe
• Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and approaches required for the effective alignment with the General Data Protection Regulation
• Understand the new requirements that the General Data Protection Regulation brings for EU organizations and non-EU organizations and when it is necessary to implement them
• Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in assessing the implementation of these new requirements
• Learn how to manage a team implementing the GDPR
• Gain the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations how to manage personal data
• Acquire the expertise for analysis and decision making in the context of personal data protection


Day 1:Introduction to GDPR and Data Protection Principles
• Course objectives and structure
• General Data Protection Regulation
• Data Protection principles
• Rights of the data subject
• Controller and processor

Day 2: Data Protection Officer and Security of Personal Data
• Data Protection Officer
• Security of Personal Data and Data Protection Impact Assessment
• Transfers of Personal Data to Third Countries or International Organizations
• Provisions Relating to Specific Processing Situations
• Remedies, Liability And Penalties

Day 3: Information Security, Incident Management and Business Continuity
• Information Security Management System h Incident Management
• Business Continuity

Day 4: European Data Protection Board and Supervisory Authorities
• Independent Supervisory Authorities
• Competence, tasks and powers
• Cooperation and consistency
• European Data Protection Board
• Codes of conduct and certification
• Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam
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