Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

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Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)


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Next Session

15 Feb-16 Feb-17 Feb

Duration

3 Days

Cost

SGD3852


Contact

+65 6974 8949 | +65 6920 5462

Email

courses@straitsinteractive.com

Ideal For
  • Heads of Department
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Compliance Managers or professionals with data protection responsibilities
  • Professionals who are responsible for handling personal data, e.g., Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Services.

LATEST UPDATE
Participants are required to attain a minimum of 75% training attendance and pass the associated assessment in order to be eligible for course fee funding. Click here for more information.

INTAKE INFORMATION

COURSEDATES
INTAKE 615 - 17 Feb 2023 [Open for Registration]

*Online registration will close 9 calendar days before the course start date


Looking to pursue an international certification in data privacy?

Join us at the IAPP - Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) programme, the world’s first and only certification in personal data protection programme management. The programme, developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), was brought to Singapore by Straits Interactive.

Our leading data protection practitioners have been delivering this training since 2014 to thousands of participants, both from the private and public sector, as well as to government regulators across ASEAN. Be inspired by the many real-life examples quoted from the best-selling book "99 Privacy Breaches to Beware of" authored by our pool of lead trainers.

TOPICS COVERED

The CIPM training comprises of six domains:

Domain I: Privacy Program Governance
Provides a solid foundation for the governance of a privacy program and defines how the privacy program may be developed, measured and improved.

Domain II: Privacy Program Framework
Focuses on the management and operations of the privacy program governance model within the context of the organization's privacy strategy

Domain III: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Assessment
Details important components supporting the assessment or analysis of an organizations privacy regime.

Domain IV: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Protect
Outlines the protection of assets through the implementation of industry-leading privacy and security controls and technology

Domain V: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Sustain
Details how the privacy program is sustained through communication, training and management actions

Domain VI: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Respond
Provides information and solid foundation regarding the response to privacy incidents

Participants who wish to sit for the examination offered by IAPP can purchase a one-time exam voucher at a special rate directly from Straits Interactive. Please refer to Fee/Funding tab for more details.


Watch our course trailer video below:


Meet our team of trainers:

Kevin Shepherdson

Kevin Shepherdson
Fellow of Information Privacy,
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/E, CIPT, Exin (GDPR, Infosec), GRCP

He is the author of “99 Privacy Breaches to Beware of” and a well-qualified consultant and trainer, achieving the Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In addition, he is a governance, risk management and compliance professional (GRCP) under the Open Compliance Ethics Group (OCEG) and an official OCEG trainer. With his background in privacy and GRC, Kevin is a leading speaker in this field and consults regularly with and for government regulators and policymakers.


 
Celine Chew

Celine Chew
Fellow of Information Privacy,
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/E, CIPT, EXIN (GDPR, Infosec), GRCP

As a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Head of Learning and Development, Celine provides insights into the behavioural change and learning required for teams to embrace change initiatives. The PDPA is one such initiative which requires businesses to learn new practices to meet compliance. Celine has extensive training experience internationally and specialises in the social, emotional and cognitive aspects of learning. She is also an executive coach to senior executives in multinational as well as regional companies.

 
William Hioe

William Hioe
Fellow of Information Privacy,
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/E, CIPT, GRCP

William Hioe, who is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), brings with him more than three decades of ICT experience in the government and public sector, first as an assistant director in Systems & Computer Organisation, MINDEF, and then as a senior director of strategic planning at the National Computer Board (NCB) / Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). Currently, he is the managing director of Cynergie Consulting Pte Ltd, a company founded by him to offer consultancy and training services in strategic ICT planning, strategy development, policy formulation and enterprise architecting.

 
Lyn Boxall

Lyn Boxall
Fellow of Information Privacy,
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/E, GRCP, GRCA

She is one of the co-authors of "99 Privacy Breaches to Beware of" and specializes in data protection and information security, and practices general commercial law for a wide range of local and international clients as well. She holds international certifications in privacy/data protection awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), namely, Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified information Privacy Professional, Asia (CIPP/A), Certified Privacy Professional, Europe (CIPP/E) and Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). She is also certified by Exin (the global independent certification institute for ICT Professionals) as a Privacy and Data Protection Practitioner.

 
Edwin Concepcion

Edwin Concepcion
Fellow of Information Privacy,
CIPM, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT
Certified Lead Implementer in ISO/IEC 27001 , ISO/IEC 27701, ISO 37301
PECB Certified Trainer for ISO/IEC 27001 , ISO/IEC 27701, ISO 37301

Edwin is the Head of the Data Protection-as-a-Service unit. As an international trainer and consultant, he provides privacy and data protection training, consulting and advisories to various organizations which include retail and hospitality, publishing, education, telcommunications and others. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry in various management roles from enterprise solutions, marketing and product management.


 
Chen Hwee Ling

Chen Hwee Ling
Straits Interactive

Hwee Ling is a Certified Information Privacy Manager, Certified Information Privacy Technologist and Certified Information Privacy Principles (Asia). As an educator and engineer of information systems for more than thirty years, Hwee Ling has extensive experience working in areas such as Information Technology Service Management, Software Development, Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation. With upward trend of automation and digitalization of business operations, Hwee Ling brings insights to help organisation understand and mitigate data protection as well as information security risks.

 
Chris William

Chris William
Straits Interactive

Chris is an information technology professional with over twenty years of experience in Asia and Australia. His experience covers technical, business and management roles. He works with Straits Interactive as a consultant on data protection and information security projects. For most of the last decade he worked in the telecommunications industry in Singapore.

Chris is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) from IAPP, as well as a Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP) from OCEG. He also has an Advanced Diploma in Data Protection from SMU Academy, and holds a Master of Information Technology degree from Monash University.

 
Nicholas Cheong

Nicholas Cheong
Straits Interactive

Nick is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) for Europe and Asia, certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He has also been certified by the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (“OCEG”) as a Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP) and GRC Auditor (GRCA).

Nick has benefited from 25 years of legal practice, managing risks as a diving instructor and as a drug supervision officer. He is from the first batch of PDPC approved trainers when PDPC first launched its data protection course. He has provided data protection training and consultancy since 2014.

PRE-REQUISITE
This is not a foundation course, participants are expected to have the following pre-requisites:
• Good knowledge of data protection; and
• Tertiary level qualifications; and/or
• At least 2 years of working experience

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • How to create a company vision
  • How to structure the privacy team
  • How to develop and implement a privacy program framework
  • How to communicate to stakeholders
  • How to measure performance
  • The privacy program operational life cycle


BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

The CIPM body of knowledge outlines all the concepts and topics that you need to know to become certified.

Read the full CIPM Body of Knowledge document.


DELIVERY FORMAT

  • Lecture style
  • Video clips
  • Discussions with consultants
  • Role play / presentations



ASSESSMENTS

As part of the requirement for SkillsFuture Singapore, there will be an assessment conducted at the end of the course. The mode of assessment, which is up to the trainer’s discretion, may be an online quiz, a presentation or based on classroom exercises.

Participants are required to attain a minimum of 75% attendance and pass the associated assessment in order to receive a digital Certificate of Attendance issued by Singapore Management University.

For more information on assessment and re-assessment policy, click here.


TRAINERS & CONSULTANTS

Straits Interactive is an Official Training Partner of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Our trainers have been actively engaged in doing actual PDPA audits of Singaporean companies for Straits Interactive, and are certified by IAPP to conduct the CIPM course. Together, the team has also trained thousands of participants in the Personal Data Protection Act.

  • Electronic copy of course materials
  • First year IAPP membership free for new IAPP members

IMPORTANT !
1. Course fee includes electronic copy of course materials.
2. Participants who are new to IAPP will be given free membership for the first year.
3. Examination voucher for the IAPP certification examination is NOT included and has to be purchased separately.
Scroll down for more information on the Purchase of Examination voucher.

GST Rate Change

The Singapore Government has announced that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate will be increased from 7% to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023. All invoices issued in 2023 will be subject to the prevailing GST of 8%. All 2022 billings will reflect 7% and must be paid in full by 31 Dec 2022, failing to do so might result in the re-billing of course fees in 2023, at the prevailing GST of 8%.



COMPANY-SPONSORED
PARTICIPANT PROFILESELF-SPONSOREDSMENON-SME
Singapore Citizen < 40 years old 
Permanent Resident 
LTVP+ 
$1,155.60
(After SSG Funding 70%)
$435.60
(After SSG Funding 70% + ETSS Funding 20%)
$1,155.60
(After SSG Funding 70%)
Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old$435.60
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
$435.60
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
$435.60
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
International Participant$3,852
(No Funding)
$3,852
(No Funding)
$3,852
(No Funding)
All prices include 7% GST

PURCHASE OF EXAMINATION VOUCHER

The IAPP Certification Examination is not funded by SSG and the course fee paid does not include the examination voucher. The voucher has to be purchased separately from SI and not claimable using SkillsFuture Credits.

You can purchase a one-time exam for *S$100 (before GST) from Straits Interactive.
*The special offer is available only to class participants and is non-transferable

**This limited time offer is available for 7 days from and inclusive of the 3rd day of the class and payment must be made within 3 working days. The exam voucher is valid for 12 months from the date it is issued to you.

NOTE: This special price does not apply for exam retake.

More details will be shared on the 3rd day of the class.


Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

PSEA can be utilised for subsidised programmes eligible for SkillsFuture Credit support. Click here to find out more.

SELF SPONSORED

# SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement.

SMU Academy has to be informed on the Claim ID no. and claim amount in order for the correct payable course fee amount to be reflected on the invoice. Please click here for more details on SkillsFuture Credit.

* Note: Participants claiming SkillsFuture credits should locate the course in Training Exchange using the Course Code/Name

# Workfare Skills Support Scheme

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme in replacement of Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme:

With effect from 1 July 2020, applicants who wish to apply for the WTS Scheme may refer to the WSS Scheme instead. Please click here for more details.

COMPANY SPONSORED

# Enhanced Training Support Scheme

  • Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
  • At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than SGD100 million
  • Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
  • Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents


# Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll here.
For more information, please refer to:

COURSE ENQUIRY / DETAILS

For more information on course details, write to us at courses@straitsinteractive.com or call us at +65 6974 8949 / +65 6920 5462.

REGISTRATION / BILLING MATTERS

Click here to send an enquiry to SMU Academy on matters pertaining to registration and billing.

Testimonials

My online experience of the training was very good.The acronyms of CUDS and GAPSR were awesome as it allowed me to park the items in a logical manner.

Eulis
Head of Ethics & Privacy

This course helped me to put everything that I know about data protection into perspective.

Marilyn

The most comprehensive and hands-on course delivered in the most interactive manner. It has opened my eyes on how this is and will be relevant all the way through. Celine and Kevin have delivered this training seamlessly – it’s easy to understand and engaging.

Sanjay Khiani
Operations Manager

Instructor was able to structure the body of knowledge in a manner that’s easier to follow & understand, as well as able to frame Privacy Management (and all jobs to be done) in an applicable & actionable manner.

Michelle Bustamante
Head - Data Protection Strategy (PH)

Excellent pacing of course delivery. I like the way the trainer has taken the effort to enhance our understanding of new topics.

Amelia Chung
Program Director

Instructor made the course interactive and fun eventhough there's tons of information to digest.

Course Participant - March 2019

Content was easy to understand and arranged systematically. Very relevant for persons seeking to implement a practical framework. Able to deliver content in a very interesting manner. Made it fun and gave a lot of practical uses/knowledge to help us better understand the topic.

Grisan

It was an excellent experience for online training. More than what I expected. Kudos to Straits! This course is very relevant as I'm preparing for CIPM certification.

Tan Bee Lay

This is the first time I am attending a course like this, so I have no standard to compare with, I can only say it is more than I expect and overall it is good. I do think the instructors are experts in what they teach. What I like best is the summary of all that went on in the class and all on one two sided page and it helps a great deal in terms of studies and exam.

Elsa Law

This is definitely a mind boggling workshop that very quickly took me into the deeper world of data protection/ privacy. This course has also helped me understand and dive deeper into the context of PDPA and GDPR and its application where relevant, both practically and operationally.

Naomi Ruth
Compliance Manager

The online training was good. Convenient and comfy to attend class at home. The online workshop allows me to interact with international participants. We get to learn about different backgrounds and cultures.

Lawrence

In the online training, Celine is very clear in her explanation and uses a lot of real scenarios to help us understand the various concepts and framework. She even comes out with a mind map to help the participants in exam preparation. The course is very relevant especially the trainers used local and overseas examples to illustrate various concepts. Thanks so much for the tips in exam preparation. They are definitely very very useful.

Angela Ng

My first time having online training, glad that is still great. Having a basic foundation of PDPA helped me to understand the CIPM course. The instructors were clear and concise and gave us scenarios to help us understand.

Jinrong
Manager

Excellent content. Easy to understand as it’s very organized.

Jeffry Contarciego
Technology Operations Manager/COP (PH)

Great information to prepare the role as a DPO.

Allan Goh

Workshop content is very comprehensive and Celine provides added value with her knowledge in technical aspect of information security and protection.

Cheryl Lim
Risk/Legal

Good, Comprehensive and worth it. Thanks for all the efforts you guys put in delivering this course and preparing me with all the information I need. Thanks again.

Rubkwan C

Very well done. I really appreciate the trainers' efforts. Instructors have great knowledge in exam and real world knowledge.

David Wang
Assistant Director

Very comprehensive and with practical examples that I can relate as a Data Privacy Practitioner.

Dello V Gervacio
DPO (PH)

The CIPM course is very logically structured. I can imagine the concepts in real world implementation. It is very relevant to my role as a Compliance Officer for Privacy and the career path I intend to take.

Janice Mata
Compliance Officer for Privacy (PH)

The training course is very comprehensive. It provides adequate aids for memorizing and recalling extensive amounts of information. The actual cases and examples help to comprehend the textbook principles.

Mark David P. Martinez
Corporate Legal Counsel (PH)

The CIPM course is very concise and informative. Highly relevant to our organisation operation privacy compliance. Highly recommended to people interested in privacy management certification.

Edison S. Kwong
Corporate consultant/DPO (PH)

Workshop is very comprehensive and is combined with real life experiences of Kevin which provides a holistic view and approach on Data Privacy Management. It is very relevant to anyone wanting to enhance knowledge on data privacy.

Gino Limcumpao
Senior Associate (PH)

The course is a great to tool to guide/equip DPOs in their journey to building privacy culture in the organisation.

Gelalyn V. Boquiren
DPO (PH)

I have attended several trainings, this CIPM workshop presided by Kevin is the most impressive I've had in terms of knowledge I gained on a particular discipline.

JoJo Maliksi

Using scenarios for discussion is a good way to reinforce what we have learnt.

Tan K.H.
Director

The workshop is important to reinforce the underlying principles learnt over the duration of the course, which will help me tremendously when I apply them into real-life situations.

Poh Chee Yong
Data Protection Officer

The training is very relevant and information-filled. The workshop gives a step by step guide. I learned the steps that I need to do for my organization's data privacy program. Given the rise of data privacy awareness in people and organization, this workshop is a must have for all.

Course Participant - November 2020

It’s applicable because it forms up a very good picture for me. I have been in banking for many years and exposed to many parts of it but with this class, I really see the connector.

Course Participant - Jan 2015

The certification will actually help us to come up with new solutions that we can provide to the customers. And secondly it will also build credibility so that when a customer talks to us, at least we can tell them that we are certified to do this.

Course Participant - Jan 2015

Very complete and informative. The case studies really help.

Edmund Koh

Content was well presented in terms of not only clarity but how the different parts of the content are interconnected & the interlinks for a good overall flow!! The case studies on the 3rd day were most useful to crystallise the principles but also to show how practical & relevant. Presenters were very knowledgeable and also very hands-on with their direct experience. They show expertise in their substance.

Peter Chua

Instructor is very well-versed in delivering the training; made the training very interesting and fun. Provided many useful notes.

Course Participant - January 2019

Relevant, precise and straight to the core for both theory and practical parts including role plays & group discussions involved. It was very fun and the trainers were friendly, proactive and engaging with the participants.

Dez Soh

The workshop content is very relevant and comprehensive in applications.

Course Participant - July 2016

Very enriching. It covers both theory & practical applications.

Koh Lin Yee

Very well done. I really appreciate the trainers' efforts. They had great knowledge in exam and real world knowledge. Keep up the good job.

David Wang
Associate Director

Very clear teaching and loved that it was more then just learning to pass a test!

Course Participant - August 2019

Very well organised and structured, classified into manageable portions.

Course Participant - March 2019

Noted that a lot of thought and effort has been put to develop the content and training materials. Trainer delivered the content with a lot of passion supported by knowledge in the field of Data Privacy & Protection.

Course Participant - January 2019

A very comprehensive training that was well coordinated and planned. I learnt there is a need to have a data privacy framework, baseline and metrics as well as audit/monitoring to show progress.

Helen Tiu
DPO

It was a wonderful 3-day training with a wealth of information provided in preparation for the certification exam. It is also good that we have been provided a mind map to prepare for the exam. That will definitely help me prepare for it. What I have learnt - CUDS-GAPSR. These provide already a general context of CIPM. Everything else is details.

Leo Rey Almero
Counsel and DPO

I enjoy online session more than in class session because the course is 3 days long. Online session allows me to do occasional stretching in the privacy of my home. I learnt that there are a lot of methods and process to develop privacy management programme, the acronym given helps a lot.

Jacinta Yeong

It was well planned and content was easy to understand. CIPM focuses on application of privacy into organisations and it is very different from other courses which taught about the theories and the obligations. It allows us to learn how to communicate to higher management in a language they understand.

Course Participant - September 2020

It was fulfilling and a fun learning experience. Very worth it to have enrolled to this course and invest. I love how much knowledge I have obtained in this workshop even if I'm on an online setting. Very relevant especially to my situation as a Compliance Officer for Privacy (COP) in which I could help our DPO to implement and test the efficiency of our Privacy Program deployed in the organization.

Course Participant - November 2020

Very informative and very well presented with constant reference to key concepts.

Paul Seow

The online 3 days CIPM course was very informative and lively with many real case studies and scenarios for us to relate to our materials. The course outline via mindmap notes really good!

Course Participant - November 2020

Attending the online CIPM training during this crisis is truly a breather. While fully delivered online, the training was interactive. I appreciate the most. Kevin's effort to engage everyone to participate in the discussions. Also, the sharing of thoughts among attendees adds value to the course.

Course Participant - June 2020

I perused several companies who provide similar workshops. After the course, I am convinced that I have correctly chosen to enroll with Straits. The team seems cohesive and works well together in providing the well-organized and structured workshop. One can tell the effort that went into the course. Every member of the team from the instructors to the guest speakers provided valuable inputs. Waimun was also responsive to my inquiries prior to enrolling in the course which was appreciated.

Angela de Guzman
Business Immigration Manager

I thought the program was well conducted. Very engaging with real-life cases.

Course Participant - September 2020

Very experienced and qualified resource persons. I learnt how I should operationalize privacy and that it is beyond legal compliance.

Rex Celiz
Legal & Corporate Governance

I felt that the online experience was very good. Almost at good as face to face class. What was good was the ability to poll feedback and get answers to questions. The online breakout sessions as well as discussion were also useful.

Course Participant - September 2020

Very good experience. The course was conducted in a very interactive manner which allowed participants to stay focused and follow the training even if thousands of kilometres away from the trainer. I now have a better understanding on the Data Privacy Framework, mostly the Governance part which is well structured under CIPM. The topics discussed were totally relevant with the body of knowledge and enables better understanding on expectations for the exams.

Vikash Lalsing
Director - Ascentrix Consulting Ltd - Mauritius

I have gained very practical and comprehensive knowledge on how to create a data privacy program for my organisation. Participation and interactions by the classmates also help to bring the subject matter alive and not just purely on theory.

Phoebe Chow
Data Protection Officer and Regional Compliance Officer

Fantastic online experience. Very enriching and in depth lively discussion. One thing I learnt was the GDPR impact. The course was well run and nicely spaced out. Trainers were very knowledgeable and fantastic in presentation

Louis Tan

It was great. The trainers are very knowledgeable and very accommodating. Considering that I used to lead privacy compliance projects before and am now occupying the position of a DPO, the insights they've shared will be very valuable in my own work. I liked the very practical approach to the course. It doesn't just prepare you for the exam. It also provides you with practical guidance on how to apply what you've learned to your own organization.

Roberto Miguel O. Raneses
Data Protection Officer

The training offered many real-life scenarios and invited participants to share from their varied backgrounds (e.g. information security, legal, compliance etc). I found it very useful and practical for my learning.

Course Participant - June 2020

Workshop is highly engaging. Trainers are knowledgeable and participants are enthusiastic.

Andrew Loh

The course, delivery and speakers are great. As a consultant, this course has taught me to structure the implementation and management of Data Privacy Program.

Jane Barrido
Managing Director

As an employee involved in an industry handling various personal data, the workshop has made PRIVACY and SECURITY easier to understand in every angle.

Marvela Gaffud
Compliance Officer of Privacy

The online experience was overall good. I learnt a lot, particularly privacy by design. The workshop was well designed with all the tips and approaches and a mind map geared towards the exam and with trainers, particularly Celine, reminding us which sections are relevant and giving it extra attention for exam purposes. It was also great to hear the course participants and trainers who shared their practical experience and that is additional to the exam preparation, an understanding of how it is like in the real world.

Course Participant - August 2020

The online training was overall very good and well organised. Because I am new to this area (job not related to data protection), all the information shared in the class was very helpful. It started from basic to in depth, easy to follow. The trainer’s way of teaching was very clear and easy to understand.

Course Participant - August 2020

The online training experience was excellent. The energy and interaction was exceptional. Where did the presenters find that energy for online training? Really exceptional. The response to some minor technical issues was swift. To quote U2, even better than the real thing. One thing I learnt was privacy management is multidimensional, dynamic and complex.

Padraig Walsh
Partner, Tanner De Witt

The online experience has been great. I was still able to participate in discussion just like in a face to face (F2F) session.The APSR guides me the process needed for DPO to do their work for the what, when, who and how.

Course Participant - September 2020

The course was very informative and provided step to step guidance on privacy management. Kevin provided a lot of insights and real life case scenarios. It really was very helpful to provide a better understanding throughout the course. Thank you Kevin!

Angela Ong
Associate Compliance Specialist

The course was well organized and relevant to preparation for the exam. It was a good experience attending online with a good run through of the CIPM course material & guideline.

Francis Yeo
Associate Career Coach, e2i

Awesome experience!! It was well administered and all the trainers coordinated very well. One thing I learnt from the class was how to apply the concepts of G-A-P-S-R in different scenarios. The complete session was very interactive.

Course Participant - February 2021

It has been a great experience for me attending this course. A lot of good information and experience sharing albeit intensive. I have learnt the basic framework of privacy management i.e. CUDS and GAPSR.

Course Participant - February 2021

Excellent logistics & superb virtual support from the trainers & Wai Mun. Prompt, customer service oriented. In this age of hybrid learning, trainers not only must bring with them industry relevance, technical knowledge, teaching experience but facilitating skills for other like-minded professionals are equally important. And that sums up the winning formula for this CIPM training course! Well done, team! Fantastic chemistry amongst the trainer & support team. Injecting a great sense of humor into an otherwise content-packed course.

Lee Chooi Hur
Director, Compliance

The experience for the online training was smooth overall. One thing I learnt from the class was about privacy program management. I like the teaching approach where a lot of info was covered while the emphases were revisited several times to cement the knowledge. The learning atmosphere was beyond my expectation. I've become aware of gaps and action items my team has to do. I'm now more confident in convincing the stakeholders on how to run the data protection program in my organisation.

Course Participant - February 2021

The online experience is convenient to people working from home like me. There are really a lot of take away lessons with regards to privacy but I like above all the " be nice to your colleagues" best. (=. The workshop was relevant, very exciting and a brain breaker in a good way. Trainers were lively and very informative. A great team you have. Thank you!

Jade
Head, Privacy Incident Management

The online training experience was excellent. Great that we are also able to get participants from other countries to join as it gives a wider perspective. I learnt that I need to bear in mind the different applicable laws when looking at cross border data flows and it is important to rationalise what is relevant. The workshop had a very thorough explanation of concepts coupled with examples to illustrate these. It gives a great framework to understand data privacy management and also to take the IAPP exam. Having 3 instructors in the course helped to provide a great coverage of the topics as they complement the discussion and delivery of the content.

Voo Chih Yeong
COO RT ASEAN

The course was good, very helpful and relevant as I could link it to my practical work space. I learnt the importance of the privacy and Privacy Framework to implement in the organization. Kevin and the team were very helpful and addressed all the concerns and queries I had in the course.

Suman Lama

The online course was very engaging and structured in the delivery of messages. Often reinforcing the key models etc. One thing I learnt was how to do my Privacy role with more knowledge and understanding of the requirements to meet our organization's objectives aka vision and mission.

Adeline Ng
Senior Specialist, Data Privacy

It was very interactive though it was held online. Though I think the offline classes would be so much better so no work can distract me from the session. One thing I have learnt is how to implement the rules in our company's operational activities. I have been doing update sessions for my data privacy KPI and before the training it was quite confusing. Now that I have done my training, I kinda get the idea how I should fulfill the KPI and implement the rules in the best possible way. I really love how Kevin explained things during the sessions. It was very helpful for understanding how to implement the rules in daily operations activities.

Mega
Legal Manager, Aspirasi Indonesia

The instructor was very friendly and gave a lot of helpful information that was actually usable for the exam and also my BAU (Business As Usual). Kudos to Kevin and the SI team! One thing I have learnt is the intricacies of GDPR and how to manage compliance to it effectively. This is a really awesome workshop in which the content is actually relevant. Not a lot of workshops can do this. Keep up the awesome work Kevin and SI team!

Asyraf

My online experience of the training was very good.The acronyms of CUDS and GAPSR were awesome as it allowed me to park the items in a logical manner.

Eulis
Head of Ethics & Privacy

This course helped me to put everything that I know about data protection into perspective.

Marilyn