Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP)

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046716


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

This module provides participants with a solid foundation for the regional operational governance of a Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP) and defines how the DPMP may be developed, measured and improved. Participants will learn the management and operations of the DPMP within the context of the organisation’s privacy and data protection 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. 

Next Course Starts On19 Jun 2019 (Wed) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD3210.00* (as low as SGD363.00* after maximum funding) Learn more

3 days



Programme Partner

Learning Objectives
  • Understand success factors and obstacles for implementing a Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP)
  • Develop and implement universal data protection frameworks, principles and standards into your DPMP
  • Understand issues and factors when strategising and structuring your DPMP team 
  • Strategies for communication to stakeholders
  • Measuring performance of your DPMP
  • Learn the data protection/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

SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW 40 years old / PERMANENT RESIDENTSIndividual or Non-SME Sponsored$963*
Sponsored by SME1$363*
SINGAPORE CITIZENSAged 40 and above2$363*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3$213*
OTHERS $3210*

* 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 113 - 15 November 2018 (Completed)
intake 228 - 30 January 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 311 - 13 March 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 419 - 21 June 2019 (Open for Registration)


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