General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Application on Asia

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046429


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

It provides participants with an understanding of Europes's data protection laws and regulations and how to apply them to Asia.


Next Course Starts On22 Apr 2019 (Mon) 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 fundamentals of Europe General Data Protection Regulation
  • Learn important definitions of privacy and organising data protection
  • Gain insights to transfer mechanisms and practice of data protection
  • Learn Privacy by design & privacy by default related to information security
  • Practice related applications of the use of data, marketing & social media
  • Learn legal requirements and mechanisms for handling and transferring data across from Europe to other jurisdictions, such as Asia

Who Should Attend

All employees who need to have an understanding of data protection and European legal requirements as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation and how it applies to Asia. More specific the following roles could be interested: Data Protection Officer, Privacy Officer, Legal Officer / Compliance Officer, Security Officer, Business Continuity Manager.


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

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")
Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

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.

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$642 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$242 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Full Fee: S$2,140 per participant (including GST).


Start Date(s)
Intake Information
INTAKE 11 - 2 October 2018 (Completed)
INTAKE 213 - 14 December 2018 (Completed)
INTAKE 311 - 12 February 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 425 - 26 March 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 522 - 23 April 2019 (Open for Registration)


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