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Certified Expert Practitioner (CEP) Training & Workshop


About the course

Due to the continued and growing dependence on the changing scope of information, communications, and security practice, IT security issues have evolved from the corporate focus on information security to cyber security and resilience. Further, the increased systematic and online stakeholder engagement, IT and cybersecurity can no longer merely be focused on the technology alone but involves a joint approach that is driven top down to include every employee from HR to supply chain.

Cybersecurity and data resilience requires an enterprise-wide risk-based GDPR strategy that proactively manages threats, dangers and impacts on critical personal information and the corporate assets. Thisone-day General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Certified Expert Practitioner (CEP) training workshopwill provide you with the practical understanding of the GDPR implications, processes and requirements for global organisations to comply.


Topics covered

The GDPR CEP training and workshop focuses on the practical application of the regulation; how the data protection principles work in practice; what are the policies and procedures necessary to ensure an integrated implementation, etc. It further provides hands-on guidance on how to implement adequate privacy, cyber and information security compliance programme, including:

  • A case study to demonstrate GDPR best practices and methodologies
  • How to prepare a GDPR compliance plan
  • Legal requirements for a DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessment)
  • Why and how to conduct a data mapping exercise
  • How to prepare for GDPR compliance using a compliance gap assessment tool
  • The mechanisms for compliance, when transferring personal data outside the EU


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Gdpr Expert Practitioner Workshop on
27 July, 2018
Manchester, UK
Price : GBP 475 +VAT (with certification)

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The certification is offered in co-operation with our training partner, The EUGDPR Institute. The holder of an EU GDPR DPO qualification exam certificate will be registered on the EUGDPR Institute® successful candidate record database. With the registration, you can demonstrate the validity of your GDPR qualification to current and prospective employers worldwide or use it for your next assignment.

Individuals wishing to obtain the certificate must:

  1. Study the course materials provided
  2. Complete three days of classroom training- the one-day certified Foundation, Application & Substance (FAS) and the two-day certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) Practitioners training and workshop.

The Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) CEP Examination is optional and can be taken online right after the workshop or within the next day of the course. The examination consists of a 90-minute multiple-choice, ISO 17024 certificated exam set by Copenhagen Compliance. Please bring a ‘pop-up enabled’ laptop to the venue.

Full details on the training and the exam will be provided by email before the training. The validity of the certification is two years.
All participants of the course will be given a Certificate of Attendance.


Course outcomes

  1. Gain a good understanding of the current Data Protection legislation, concepts, the underlying principles and their application.
  2. Acquire a thorough understanding of some of the main terms and concepts of GDPR such asprivacy impact assessments, privacy by design, audits, data breaches etc.
  3. Understand the role and responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) within your organisation.
  4. Determine how the new regulations around GDPR apply to your organisation.
  5. Ascertain the new governance and technical needsrequired within your organisation to comply with the GDPR requirements.


Key takeaways

  1. Gain the confidence to interpret the requirements of the data protection regulations.
  2. Have greater knowledge and skills to identify potential impacts of privacy challenges.
  3. Acquire the know-how to incorporate relevant policies and measures to reflect GDPR requirements.


Who should attend this course?

This course can only be taken after completing three days of training and workshop- the one-day certified Foundation, Application & Substance (FAS) and the two-day certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) Practitioners training and workshop

It has been designed to suit anyone seeking to enhance their GDPR expertise, including:

  1. Managers with a role in data protection or information security with an in-depth understanding of GDPR regulations, and how to comply with the regulation;
  2. Individuals from business functions that processes personal information or data, such as marketing,legal, financial and accounting, HR,corporate governance, risk and compliance, management systems, data security and IT services;
  3. Those with extensive knowledge/training in data protection with goals of becoming a GDPR expert.

Suggested job roles and their teams include:

  1. CIOs/CTOs
  2. Data Protection Officers
  3. Compliance Officers
  4. Auditors and Consultants
  5. Internal Audit Managers and Staff
  6. Privacy and Security Professionals
  7. CISO
  8. Information Security Managers
  9. IT Security Officers
  10. IT specialists
  11. IT Directors and Managers
  12. IT Analysts/IT Auditors
  13. IT and Data Consultants and Project Managers involved in data protection, information security or cyber security issues
  14. IT and Data Consultants and project managers that participate in GDPR projects
  15. Individuals with some IT experience who want to qualify on GDPR issues.


Why you should do this course

As an expert, you will be highly sought after in companies to implement and monitor compliance with the requirements (and the benefits) of the new GDPR. The GDPR expertwill gain rapid visibility and create immense consulting and career opportunities within small and large conglomerates


What’s included?

  1. Professional training venue with breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
  2. Comprehensive documentation (as digital copy; PDF file optional).
  3. Certificate of attendance