Data Protection Trends and the Role of the DPO

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Data Protection Trends and the Role of the DPO


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Next Session

22 May-23 May

Duration

2 Days

Cost

SGD2160


Contact

+65 6974 8949 | +65 6920 5462

Email

courses@straitsinteractive.com

Ideal For
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Compliance Managers (Dedicated / Part-time)
  • Personnel with data protection responsibilities
  • Also for personnel handling personal data, eg Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Service.

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

Dates: 22 - 23 May 2023 [Open for Registration]

This module traces the evolution of data protection principles and laws globally over the years as well as how social concerns over how government and private organisation handle personal data and the emergence of technological innovations.

Understanding what drives data privacy, the “why” of privacy as well as the emerging role of the DPO, allows participants to adopt a proactive approach to data protection risks and compliance.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Impact of technology on privacy and its social concerns
  • Developments and evolution of data protection approaches
  • Role of the data protection officer
  • DPO tools and privacy enhancing technques
  • Future trends


This module is part of the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence programme.


Watch our course trailer video here:


Meet our team of trainers:

Celine Chew

Celine Chew
Straits Interactive

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.

 
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 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.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand key technology developments that led to social concerns about privacy and data protection
  • Learn about the development and evolution of common data protection principles, and approaches to personal data protection
  • Learn basic principles of Information Security and safeguarding of personal information
  • Understand impact of online technology on data protection
  • Role of the data protection officer, demonstrating accountability and DPO operational requirements around the world
  • Tools for DPOs & Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Future Trends


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 Completion issued by Singapore Management University.

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

CERTIFICATION

Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence

Participants are required to attain a minimum of 75% attendance and pass the associated assessment for each of the 5 modules within 2 years in order to be awarded the digital Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence issued by Singapore Management University.

  • Participants will receive the course material in the form of digital e-book. To access your digital e-book, you need to install Adobe Digital Editions or BlueFire. Visit - https://bit.ly/ade-ebook-guide for more guidance on how to open the e-book.

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+ 
$648
(After SSG Funding 70%)
$248
(After SSG Funding 70% + ETSS Funding 20%)
$648
(After SSG Funding 70%)
Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old$248
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
$248
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
$248
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
International Participant$2,160
(No Funding)
$2,160
(No Funding)
$2,160
(No Funding)
All prices include 8% GST GST 01 Jan 2023

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

The course is important to new DPO as it helps them to understand their duties and accountability.

Participant at Course
Oct 2020

Yes, I am very grateful and appreciate him as he showed me a lot of examples to the class using the layman term. Let me fill one of the student in the class even although I am the oldest in the class. I am grateful to the trainer.

Participant at Course
Mar 2021

Very good use of examples and analogy to convey the concepts.

Participant at Course
Mar 2021

Really very good in signposting purpose and connection of content to previous content or in light of overall course. Makes it easy for content to be followed.

Participant at Course
Jan 2021

Excellent historical background on the development of privacy regulations around the world

Participant at Course
Nov 2020

The course is important to new DPO as it helps them to understand their duties and accountability.

Participant at Course
Oct 2020

Yes, I am very grateful and appreciate him as he showed me a lot of examples to the class using the layman term. Let me fill one of the student in the class even although I am the oldest in the class. I am grateful to the trainer.

Participant at Course
Mar 2021