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EU General Data Protection Regulation Awareness Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to the GDPR

  • What is the GDPR?

Module 2: Key GDPR Terminology

  • Key GDPR Terminology
    • Personal Data
    • Data Controller
    • Data Processor
    • Data Subject
    • Consent
    • Right to Access
    • Right to Rectification
    • Right to Erasure
    • Right to Data Portability
    • Data Protection Officer (DPO)
    • Privacy by Design
    • Data Breach
    • Supervisory Authority

Module 3: GDPR’s Structure - the Articles and Recitals

  • Introduction
  • GDPR's Structure According to UK Law

Module 4: Differences between the Data Protection Act and the EU GDPR

  • Introduction
  • Data Protection Act Vs the EU GDPR
    • Geographic Reach and Scope
    • Definition of Personal Data
    • Consent Policies
    • Data Breach Policies
    • Accountability
    • Data Protection Governance
    • Penalties and Compensation

Module 5: Principles of the GDPR

  • Overview
  • Principles of the GDPR
    • Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency
    • Purpose Limitation
    • Data Minimisation
    • Accuracy
    • Storage Limitation
    • Integrity and Confidentiality
    • Accountability

Module 6: Key Roles and Features of the GDPR

  • Introduction
  • Some Key Roles and Features of the GDPR
    • Data Controller
    • Data Processor
    • Personal Data
    • Data Subject
    • Consent
    • Data Protection Officer (DPO)
    • Data Breach Notification

Module 7: The Rights of Data Subjects

  • Overview
  • Fundamental Rights of Data Subjects under GDPR

Module 8: Subject Access Requests and How to Deal with Them

  • Subject Access Requests and How to Deal with Them
  • Steps that Can Take to Deal with a Subject Access Request
    • Confirm the Identity of the Requester
    • Acknowledge the Request
    • Collect the Necessary Information
    • Review the Data
    • Respond to the Requester
    • Monitor Compliance

Module 9: Complying with the EU GDPR

  • Introduction of Complying with the EU GDPR

Module 10: Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)

  • Introduction
  • DPIA is in Specific Need

Module 11: Breach Reporting and Responses

  • Breach Reporting
  • Operational Responses to GDPR
    • Data Inventory and Mapping
    • Establishing Lawful Basis for Processing
    • Building and Maintaining a Data Governance System
    • Transparency and Privacy Notices
    • Data Breach Response

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Who should attend this EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Awareness Course?

The EU GDPR Awareness Course is designed to provide a high-level introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of the EU's GDPR. This online GDPR Awareness Training Course is beneficial for a wide array of professionals, including:

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Legal Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • HR Managers

Prerequisites of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Awareness Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Awareness Course.

EU General Data Protection Regulation Awareness Course Overview

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has brought about substantial changes in the realm of data protection and privacy. The Knowledge Academy offers an all-encompassing GDPR Training Course that imparts a foundational comprehension of GDPR and its impact on global organisations. 

Attendees will explore the fundamental principles, legal obligations, and strategies for adhering to GDPR, equipping them to proficiently navigate this intricate regulatory landscape. With the aid of real-world illustrations and hands-on insights, delegates will acquire the expertise necessary to protect sensitive data, mitigate risks, and uphold GDPR compliance within their respective organisations.

This one-day GDPR Awareness Course provides an introduction to GDPR terminology and its significance. Delegates will grasp the importance of GDPR compliance to protect personal data and avoid substantial fines. This course also helps individuals understand their role in maintaining compliance.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the key principles and objectives of GDPR
  • To identify the roles and responsibilities of data controllers and processors
  • To comprehend the legal requirements for data processing and consent
  • To evaluate the impact of GDPR on global organisation
  • To implement data protection policies and procedures effectively
  • To manage data breaches and reporting requirements
  • To develop strategies for GDPR compliance and risk mitigation
  • enhance their organisation's data privacy practices to meet GDPR standards

After successfully finishing this GDPR Training Course, delegates will possess a strong groundwork in GDPR Awareness, empowering them to make valuable contributions to their organisations' data protection efforts. This will involve ensuring GDPR compliance and reducing the likelihood of data breaches and non-compliance-related risks.

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What’s included in this GDPR Awareness Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • GDPR Awareness Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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GDPR Training | GDPR Awareness Training in Brisbane FAQs

The GDPR Awareness Course is a type of training that teaches employees about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a privacy regulation that was adopted by the European Union in 2016. The GDPR regulates the processing of the personal data of individuals present in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Attaining GDPR Awareness Training enhances understanding of data protection laws, improves data handling practices, ensures compliance, minimises data breach risks, and builds customer trust. It's crucial for organisations to safeguard personal information effectively.
The course is open to everyone and there are no formal prerequisites to attend it.
Pursuing a GDPR Awareness Course is crucial for understanding and complying with EU data protection laws, ensuring personal data is handled securely and responsibly, enhancing consumer trust, and avoiding substantial fines for non-compliance.
The GDPR Awareness Course covers various topics, suitable for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of GDPR. It includes teachings on GDPR, important terminology, differences between the GDPR and the Data Protection Act, and more.
You'll gain an understanding of GDPR's principles, rights of individuals, data controller and processor obligations, and the impact on organisations, alongside practical guidance on compliance and handling personal data securely.
Anybody wishing to gain an understanding of GDPR, including IT professionals and senior staff such as managers and directors can attend this GDPR Awareness Certification Course.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy provides support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
This EU GDPR Data Protection Course teaches delegates about GDPR, important GDPR terminology, the major differences between the EU GDPR and the Data Protection Act and more. Apart from The Knowledge Academy’s comprehensive curriculum, we also provide world-class training sessions with expert trainers and a certificate of completion.
The course ensures employees understand data protection regulations, reducing the risk of non-compliance and potential fines. It fosters a privacy-conscious culture, safeguarding sensitive information and enhancing overall organisational data security.
The General Data Protection Regulation Awareness Training Course is a one-day course.
Yes, we provide self-paced GDPR Awareness Training Course, allowing learners to progress at their own convenience and schedule.
After completing the GDPR Awareness Course, expect roles in data protection, compliance, and privacy management across various industries.
Absolutely, we offer tailored corporate training for GDPR Awareness to meet the specific needs of your organisation and employees.
If you're facing access issues with your GDPR Awareness Training, please contact our support team via email or the helpdesk for immediate assistance.
The training fees for GDPR Awareness Training certification in Brisbane starts from AUD2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for GDPR Awareness Training.
Please see our GDPR Training courses available in Brisbane
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