This two-day course is the ideal introduction to data protection and goes over the main terms in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from a Data Protection Officer’s point of view. After this course, you will understand the role of the DPO and the impact of GDPR on companies and organisations that process personal data. Would you like to immerse yourself in the GDPR for two days? Then don’t miss this course. The course is worth 14 CPE credits.
Why take this course?
- You’ve heard of the GDPR and want to know more about it.
- You don’t have time to spend a whole week immersed in the subject, but you would like to obtain some basic information about the GDPR.
- You want to understand the most important elements of the GDPR.
This two-day course is aimed at both external consultants and internal staff (such as information security managers, compliance managers, security managers, lawyers, corporate lawyers, auditors, IT managers, risk managers, controllers, data managers and IT specialists) who want a basic knowledge of current data privacy issues and recent European and Belgian data protection legislation.
- To understand what the GDPR is and why it’s important.
- To understand the most important articles in the GDPR.
- To understand the grounds for processing in the GDPR.
- To know the principles of the GDPR.
- To know the rights of the data subjects.
- To know the function of the DPO (Data Protection Officer).
- To know the duties of the data controller and the processor.
Educational approach of this course
It is given by instructors who are leading experts in their field and who present the subject matter interactively.
Groups taking this course typically comprise around 20 students (minimum 8, maximum 24 course participants).
Each course participant receives a printed version of the course materials with some space to make notes if needed. The information is also made available in a digital learning environment and instructors provide practical examples.
Course participants are not able to take an examination but are issued with a certificate of attendance. A knowledge test is available on the learning platform.
How to prepare yourself
Prior knowledge: none.
Online Learning Platform:
- Before the start of the course you will receive access to the online learning platform.
- In preparation, you can view visual material on this learning platform as an introduction.
Questions can be submitted beforehand. If possible, and in keeping with the scope of the course, they will be answered during the lessons.
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- Getting to know the participants.
- Discussion of expectations and practical arrangements during the course.
- Description and explanation of use of course material and examination.
- History of privacy legislation.
- GDPR terms and scope of application, definitions.
- Special categories.
- Principles of the GDPR.
- Rights of the data subject.
- Obligations of the controller.
- Security, notification, data leaks.
- Transfer to third countries, international organisations.
- DPO definition and responsibilities.
- Compliance, enforcement, redress, sanctions.
We are recognized by:
Registration number KMO portefeuille: DV.O213013
Our courses are accredited for the KMO-portefeuille. This means that, depending on whether you are a small or medium-sized enterprise, you can receive a 30% or 20% subsidy from the Flemish Government on the cost of registration.
Acknowledgement by Chèque-Formation
The training voucher allows you to benefit from financial aid to train your workers in one of the approved training centres. Worth 30 euros, it corresponds to 1 hour of training per worker.
Legal points by Orde van Vlaamse Balies
If you submit an individual training file at the Orde van Vlaamse Balies, this can give you 30 legal points within the framework of general training. This programme is also recognised for CPE credits: successful participation in the programme (passing the exam) equals 15.6 CPE credits.
Accreditation by BIBF
Our training is recognised by the Professional Institute of Accountants and Tax Consultants. The training programme qualifies for the continuing education obligation.
Accreditation by the Institute of Accountants and Tax Consultants
Our training is recognised by the iec-iab. The training programme qualifies for the continuing education obligation.
Accreditation by the Institute of Company Auditors
Our training is recognised by the IBR-IRE. The training programme qualifies for the continuing education obligation.
Accreditation by the Institute of Company Lawyers
Our training is recognised by the IJE-IBJ. The training programme qualifies for the continuing education obligation.