Data Protection and Privacy Programme Management

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046716


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

It provides participants with a solid foundation for the governance of a privacy program and defines how the privacy program may be developed, measured and improved.

Participants will learn the management and operations of the privacy program governance model within the context of the organization’s privacy strategy. A deep understanding of Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle domain is built upon a common industry-accepted framework of: Assessing or analysing an organization’s privacy regime; Protecting information assets through the implementation of industry-leading privacy and security controls and technology; Sustaining the privacy program through communication, training and management actions; and Responding to privacy incidents. (Participants have the option to sit for IAPP's Certified Information Privacy Manager's exam - payable separately)

Next Course Starts On11 Mar 2019 (Mon) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD3210.00* (as low as SGD363.00* after maximum funding) Learn more

3 days



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Learning Objectives

What You Will Be Learning:

  • How to create a company privacy vision
  • How to structure the privacy team
  • How to develop and implement a privacy programme framework
  • How to communicate to stakeholders
  • How to measure performance of privacy programs
  • Learn the privacy programme operational lifecycle of Assess, Protect, Sustain, Respond


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. The IAPP Certified Information Privacy Manager credential is accredited  under ANSI/ISO standard 17024:2012.


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$3,210 per participant (including GST).

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$963 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$363 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above



Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 113 - 15 November 2018 (Completed)
intake 228 - 30 January 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 311 - 13 March 2019 (Open for Registration)


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