Data Protection Principles in Asia Part 1 - Singapore, Hong Kong, India

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046425


This module is part of the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles programme.

This module provides participants with an indepth understanding of Singapore, Hong Kong and India data protection and privacy laws and regulations and how to apply them.


Next Course Starts On17 Jul 2019 (Wed) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD2140.00* (as low as SGD242.00* after maximum funding) Learn more

2 days



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Learning Objectives

What You Will Be Learning:

  • Understand Singapore, Hong Kong and India Data Protection Law and Practices
  • Gain insights to common themes among jurisdictions and principle frameworks
  • Learn legal requirements and mechanisms for handling and transferring data across these jurisdictions

Who Should Attend

All employees who need to have an understanding of data protection and legal requirements in Singapore and Malaysia.  More specific the following roles could be interested: Data Protection Officer, Privacy Officer, Legal Officer / Compliance Officer, Security Officer, Business Continuity Manager or personnel with regional oversight data protection responsibilities. 


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation. 

Fees and Funding

SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW 40 years old / PERMANENT RESIDENTSIndividual or Non-SME Sponsored$642*
Sponsored by SME1$242*
SINGAPORE CITIZENSAged 40 and above2$242*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3$142*
OTHERS $2140*

* includes 7% GST

** Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset respective course fees
Up to 90% course fee funding for employees of SMEs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% course fee funding under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 95% course fee funding under Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")

Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture Series

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST).

2. SkillsFuture Credit**

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.


Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 126 - 27 November 2018 (Completed)
intake 24 - 5 March 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 317 - 18 July 2019 (Open for Registration)


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