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Data Protection Officer (DPO) Training Bundle

Official IAPP Training and Certification

“The most appropriate certification for the DPO is a combination of the IAPP’s Certified Information Privacy Professional credential for EU professionals (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).”
Eric Lachaud in International Data Privacy Law, a journal published by Oxford University Press

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires that many organisations appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) estimates that more than 75,000 DPOs will be required in the coming months. Are you DPO Ready? Whether you are taking your first step of awareness, or are ready for certification as a Data Protection Professional, New Horizons Praha is here to help you along the way.

Source: iapp.org

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) Bundle Course runs over four consecutive days, being comprised of two independent courses (CIPP/E + CIPM), but when taken together, they form the best fit to prepare for the Data Protection Officer (DPO) position.

The training is seasoned with lots of different business scenarios as well as practical tools you can take for immediate use after training completion.

Each day, a number of useful tips will be given to help you with the exam afterwards.

New Horizons Praha is an official Authorized Training Partner for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), thus offering official training sessions, which include:

  • Official courseware
  • Authorized instructors (with actual professional experience)
  • Examination vouchers (for both CIPP/E & CIPM Certifications)
  • Sample Exam questions
  • Complimentary 1st year IAPP Professional Membership

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Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)Data Protection in Europe covers the essential pan-European and national data protection laws, as well as industry-standard best practices for corporate compliance with these laws. Those taking this course will gain an understanding of the European model for privacy enforcement, key privacy terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows.

The training is based on the body of knowledge for the IAPP’s ANSI accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification program.

What You'll Learn?

  • Introduction to European Data Protection
  • European Regulatory Institutions
  • Legislative Framework
  • Compliance with European Data Protection Law and Regulation
  • International Data Transfers

Target audience:

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Lawyers
  • Records Managers
  • Information Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Human Resource Officers
  • Anyone who uses, processes and maintains personal data

Prerequisites: None

Course content / topics

Module 1: Data Protection Laws
Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a harmonised legislative framework.

Module 2: Personal Data
Defines and differentiates between types of data, including personal, anonymous, pseudo-anonymous and special categories.

Module 3: Controllers and Processors
Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors.

Module 4: Processing Personal Data
Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legitimate bases for processing personal data.

Module 5: Information Provision
Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and supervisory authorities.

Module 6: Data Subjects’ Rights
Describes data subjects’ rights, applications of rights and controller and processor obligations.

Module 7: Security of Processing
Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for ensuring security of personal data and providing notification of data breaches.

Module 8: Accountability
Investigates accountability requirements, including data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, privacy policies and the role of the data protection officer.

Module 9: International Data Transfers
Outlines options and obligations for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, including adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards and derogations.

Module 10: Supervisions and Enforcement
Describes the role, powers and procedures of supervisory authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for non-compliance.

Module 11: Compliance
Discusses the applications of European data protection law, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, including employers processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, Internet technology and communications and outsourcing.