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IT Courses – An Introduction to GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) increases an organisation’s responsibilities relating to how it manages and shares data.

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Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years:
Interview Required?: N
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £350

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Course Information for Students

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) increases an organisation’s responsibilities relating to how it manages and shares data. Highly practical and interactive, our course covers what GDPR is, the principal differences between GDPR and the previous legislation, and the impact on organisations. It looks at the elements of GDPR that are pertinent to your business and helps you to identify and minimise potential areas of risk.

• Principles of GDPR

• Applications for an organisation’s data

• Types of personal data

• Rights and regulations

• Lawful data processing

• Consent

• The role of stakeholders and the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

• Right to erasure

• International transfers and the use of cloud services

• Next steps to meet GDPR

Benefits for the individual

• A better understanding of GDPR and methods to accomplish GDPR management

• Capacity to identify any areas of risk

Benefits for the organisation

• Clearer understanding of GDPR

• Compliance with GDPR to help avoid reputational damage and minimise monetary and legal penalties that may be incurred due to data breaches

• Understanding of the gaps between previous data protection policies and the new regulations, including the methodologies and actions required to eliminate those gaps

• Protection and respect for the ’rights and freedoms’ of customers and staff, leading to improved reputation and positive publicity or marketing


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Course Information Last Updated On: November 22, 2021 3:58 pm