Data Protection and GDPR

CIPD Learning
Course summary
1 hour
180 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Data Protection and GDPR

The Data Protection and GDPR virtual classroom is essential for anyone responsible for data protection as a Data Controller or as anybody who has an interest or responsibility for mitigating risk in data protection. We’ll start the online session with an overview of the legislation and then get into the detail of the main areas in people management that are affected by data protection, such as providing references and the use of social media at work, and how to mitigate the risk. We'll also use a practical case study to help you apply your learning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased awareness of the legislation and risks associated with Data Protection/GDPR
  • Increased identification of risks and how to mitigate them
  • Reduced risks through better identification and planning
  • Planning risk awareness in people policies, processes and practices

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is recommended for anyone with responsibility for or involvement in Data Protection and GDPR in the workplace.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • List the main points of data protection/GDPR legislation and the principles associated with each
  • Recognise which people practices, policies and process have a risk associated with data protection
  • Apply your learning to plan how to mitigate such risks in your organisation
  • Reflect on your learning and take action to idea future risks as a continual ongoing process.

Training Course Content

  • Overview of the law and principles relating to Data Protection
  • An outline of GDPR and people practice implications
  • Practical activity - Case study
  • Delegates to reflect on key learnings from this practical activity and how it will apply in their own workplace. Particularly focusing on the relationship between company policies, conduct rules on data governance and disciplinary action
  • Summarise and close.

Course delivery details

This course can also be provided in house. You choose where and when you want our trainers to deliver. We can also tailor the programme to suit your precise organisation needs.

Why choose CIPD Learning

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Course fees for:

  • Members: £162.00 + VAT
  • Non-members: £180.00 + VAT

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