Advanced Techniques & Application for Data Protection by Design, Data Protection Impact Assessments

Programme Code: CRS-N-0048628


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

It provides participants with an understanding and implementation of Data Protection by Design (DPbD) and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA). Participants will learn the key principles and implementation for Data Protection by Design in various scenarios including Data Protection Trustmark considerations and principles. Using a mixture of enforcement cases and scenarios, participants will also learn to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments using a blended approach.

Next Course Starts On18 Feb 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:

  • What is Data Protection by Design (DPbD)
  • History, Concept and Application
  • What is a Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and how to conduct
  • Importance of DPbD and DPIA in various regulations (Singapore, Philippines & EU)
  • Understand Data Protection Trustmark Certification schemes
  • Plan and assess situations with hands-on projects for DPbD and DPIA


Who Should Attend

Data Protection Officers, Compliance Managers (Dedicated / Part-time) or personnel with data protection responsibilities. Also for personnel handling personal data, eg Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Service.


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.

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

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



Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 18 - 9 October 2018 (Completed)
intake 218 - 19 February 2019 (Open for Registration)


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