Data Protection Officer Training

This one or two day Data Protection Officer (DPO) training course aims to give delegates the knowledge to fulfil the role of the Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The course focuses on how the data protection principles work in practice and the policies and procedures necessary, and practical guidance on how to implement an effective data protection compliance programme. 

Data Protection Officer Training, DPO

Course Content

The role of the Data Protection Officer.
Guidance on setting up the role.
Setting reporting parameters.
Outline of an annual audit calendar.
What constitutes personal data.
The six data protection principles.
The security of personal data.
An organisational risk management framework.
Legal requirements for a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA).
How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool.

Why and how to conduct a Data Audit.
The rights of data subjects.
Giving and withdrawing consent.
Handling data subject access requests.
Carrying out a Legitimate Interest Assessment.
The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance.
How to prepare the policies and procedures for GDPR compliance.

Course Tools

A DPIA tool
A Data Audit tool
Legitimate Interest Assessment template
Course slides

Course Cost

This course costs £400 for one day or £800 for 2 days, per person.