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IT Governance launches Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses

03/11/2016

IT Governance, the leading provider of information security and data protection expertise, is announcing the launch of its new Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses to help people involved in GDPR compliance get a comprehensive and practical understanding of the Regulation.
 
Alan Calder, the founder and chief executive officer of IT Governance, said: “The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) creates new obligations for organisations collecting and handling the personal data of European residents.
 
“The courses provide both an introduction to the Regulation and an in-depth understanding of its requirements to allow individuals to fulfil the role of data protection officer (DPO). The distance learning course is a cost- and time-effective alternative to the classroom or Live Online sessions,” Alan Calder continued.
 
The Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Distance Learning Training Course provides an introduction to the GDPR. The course gives an overview of the essential GDPR background and terminology, data subjects and dealing with subjects access requests, marketing requirements, international data transfers, the framework replacing Safe Harbor, and the implementation path to GDPR compliance.
 
Those looking to fulfil the role of DPO under the GDPR can opt for the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner Distance Learning Training Course. The course is designed to equip individuals with a comprehensive understanding of how the new law will affect their organisation and get the practical knowledge to achieve compliance.
 
The GDPR Practitioner course covers the GDPR privacy principles, data protection impact assessments, data flow mapping, the role of the DPO and setting up a privacy compliance framework.
 
Students will also learn about data subjects’ rights, consent rules, dealing with third parties, data in the Cloud, data breach reporting requirements, and the Regulation’s range of enforcement and compensatory powers.
 
Alternatively, individuals interested in a classroom course can attend the Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner courses in London, Cambridge, Dublin, Edinburgh and Manchester. Live Online sessions also run at convenient times for people based in the UK, USA or Europe.
 
To find out more about IT Governance’s certified GDPR distance learning training courses, please visit the website, or contact our sales team direct by emailing us at servicecentre@itgovernance.co.uk or calling +44 (0) 845 070 1750.
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