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Privacy by Design Foundation Training Course

Privacy by Design Foundation Training Course

SKU: 5584
Authors: IT Governance
Format: Live Online
Published: 23 Jul 2020
  • Learn the fundamentals of privacy by design when managing a project.
  • Understand the project requirements for incorporating privacy by design.
  • Know how to manage the RACI matrix for each project element.
  • Find out how to identify and manage privacy risks in the project process.
  • Comply with key privacy laws like the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act).
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • IBITGQ accredited, one-day training course.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
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Training course outline

This Foundation-level course provides a complete introduction to the concept of privacy by design, and an overview of the privacy and Agile roadmap, to help learners get to grips with the philosophy, practical realities and compliance requirements of incorporating privacy by design and by default into a project.

This course provides an introduction to:

  • Why data protection is important for projects and products;
  • The building blocks and tools for project managers; and
  • The privacy workstream

COVID-19: remote delivery options

We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.

Privacy by Design Foundation training course benefits

 Gain practical experience

Use tools and real-life examples to understand how the theory applies in a real-world context.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues.

 Designed by experts

Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant, this training session is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience delivering data protection support to clients.

Who should attend this course?

This course has been developed for project, product and privacy managers to provide an overview of the basics of Agile privacy by design project management.

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on data privacy – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course. Since then, we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR and data privacy.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

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Course details

What does this training course over?

Why is data protection important for projects and products?

  • Attitudes to privacy, and buying preferences
  • Case studies of issues caused by actual and expected poor privacy by design, e.g. Zoom, track and trace apps, etc.

Building blocks and tools for project managers

  • Threshold DPIA (data protection impact assessment)
  • DPIA
  • DPIA – supporting project documentation

The privacy workstream

  • Components of the privacy workstream
  • Privacy and project methodologies:
    • PRINCE2®
    • Agile
  • Privacy and the Agile roadmap:
    • Stage 1 – Privacy and the product vision
    • Stage 2 – Privacy and the product roadmap
    • Stage 3 – Privacy and the release plan
    • Stage 4 – Privacy and sprint planning
    • Stage 5 – Privacy and the daily scrum
    • Stage 6 – Privacy and the sprint review
    • Stage 7 – Privacy and the sprint retrospective
  • Privacy and Agile scope management
  • Privacy and Agile time management
  • Privacy and Agile cost management
  • Privacy and Agile team dynamics
  • Privacy and Agile communications
  • Privacy and Agile quality management
  • Privacy and Agile risk management
  • Handover to business as usual
  • End of life

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).
Exams and qualifications

Privacy by Design Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated PD F exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) qualification by IBITGQ.


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

Delegates must provide a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt, you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.

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The benefits of learning from anywhere

  • Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees.
  • Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home.
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  • All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise.
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