WITH THE SECURITY OF THE PERSONAL DATA OF MILLIONS AT STAKE, TAKING AN ACTIVE STANCE AGAINST NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE PDPA IS NOT AN OPTION. DO YOUR PART AND BECOME A CERTIFIED DATA PROTECTION OFFICER.

Data Protection Officer Special Programme

 

SMU Academy and data protection expert, Straits Interactive, encourages everyone with a willingness to self-sponsor their self-improvement efforts to enroll in the three-day Data Protection Officer (DPO) Hands-On course. Learn the practical implementation aspects and practices for cost-effective, efficient and productive compliance with the PDPA, through case studies and a realistic approach to data protection and compliance operations now.

 

Testimonials

 

"Good insight on future career trend, well-knowledged on data protection training."

 

- Mui Jan

 

"Content was well prepared and very relevant to today's studies. Content was ample to apply to our future references. Workshop was very relevant and can be used for real-life application. Instructors were very knowledgeable and delivered content clearly.Thank you for your workshop. I have learnt a lot from it. Will work hard to be a great DPO"

 

- Ben Tan

 

Takeaways

 

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Acquire step-by-step plan and checklist for DPOs to start PDPA compliance immediately
  • Manage compliance using the online Data Protection Management System (DPMS)
  • Customise Data Protection & Information Security Policy (based on case study)
  • Receive guidance and learn best practices from experienced PDPA practitioners

 

Course Outline

I. Module 1

Introduction to PDPA compliance and roles/ responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer.

 

Assignments/ Projects:

  • Data protection assessment (based on case study)
  • Personal Data inventory analysis
  • Personal Data mapping & business flow
  • PDPA readiness and audit (based on case study)
  • Case studies of PDPA breaches
  • Business case presentation to stakeholders

 

II. Module 2

Information Security: Policy, Templates & Tools. 

 

Assignments/ Projects:

  • Information security assessment (based on case study)
  • Review example of Information Security Policy
  • Case Studies of Info Security breaches

 

III. Module 3

Review examples of Data Protection policies and best practices

 

Project evaluation: mock investigation (based on selected case study) and demonstrating accountability.

Prerequisites

This interactive course is only applicable to self- sponsored individuals* and is suitable for:

  • Those seeking to become Data Protection Officers
  • Those seeking to enhance their experience (HR, Finance, IT, Marketing) with data protection expertise
  • New graduates wanting to differentiate themselves with data protection expertise
  • Professionals seeking a career in data privacy/ protection 

 

*There is a separate course available or corporate participants, click here for more information.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course (including competency assessment and project work), participants will receive a DPO Certificate of Proficiency jointly awarded by Straits Interactive and Singapore Management University.

 

This course is part of the training competency roadmap towards international certification in personal data protection/ privacy programme management which participants can also choose to pursue.
 

Other Benefits

Participants of this course will also get to enjoy the following

  • Complimentary three month access to the Data Protection Management System (limited to 1 user)
  • PDPA related notices/ templates based on case studies
  • Case Study related example of Compliance Manual
  • Training materials

Fees

SGD 2,750 (before GST).

Funding

This course is supported by CITREP+which provides

 

  • Up to 70% funding for working professionals
  • Up to 90% funding available for Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above
  • Up to 100% funding available for students and/ or Full-Time National Service (NSF) men

 

CITREP+ funding is available only to Singapore Citizens capped at SGD2,500 per participant per course subject to all funding eligibility criteria being met; for Students and NSF men, funding is capped at SGD2000.

 

For more information on CITREP+ funding, please visit www.imda.gov.sg for details. 

Duration

3 days

Course Dates

(Weekday Class):  16 August, 17 August, and 18 August 2017 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]
 

(Saturday Class): 23 September, 30 September and 7 October [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]
 

(Weekday Class): 27,28 & 29 September 2017 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]
 

(Weekday Class): 28, 29 & 30 November 2017 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]

 

(Weekday Class): 12, 13, 14 December 2017 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]

 

(Saturday Class): 13, 20, 27 January 2018 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]

 

(Weekday Class): 5, 6, 7 March 2018 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]

 

(Weekday Class): 19, 20, 21 March 2018 [FULLY SUBSCRIBED]

 

(Weekday Class): 15, 16 & 17 May 2018

 

(Weekday Class): 21, 22 & 23 May 2018

 

Registration

To register for the course, please register HERE