You'll get

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GDPR
  • Developed by industry experts
  • Practical steps to get GDPR-compliant
  • Quizzes and revision modules
  • Expert tutor support
  • Certification of completion

The GDPR places the responsibility for data protection in the hands of organizations. This includes employees working across all departments, including Sales, IT and HR.

It is the duty of the organization to ensure - and to demonstrate - that staff at all levels are aware of the GDPR requirements. Organizations must show they have taken the necessary steps towards compliance in order to avoid the biggest penalties in the event of an audit.

The GDPR Action and Implementation training course has been designed to train staff at all levels within an organization. The course provides a simple GDPR overview, alongside practical steps to ensure that an organization is GDPR-compliant. The course covers the key GDPR terms, its principles and the mandated roles required by the GDPR.

Module 1: Introduction
This module provides an overview of privacy and the law and introduces the Data Protection Directive (DPD).

Module 2: Why Change?
This module describes the context of the DPD and how it created the need for the GDPR.

Module 3: The Basics
This module describes the Right to Privacy, the regulation, and its scope.

Module 4: Personal Data
This module defines personal data and describes how data should be categorized.

Module 5: The Roles
This module looks at the core roles in a GDPR-compliant business structure, including ‘Data Protection Officer’ and ‘Data Controller’.

Module 6: GDPR Principles
This module explores the six principles of the GDPR.

Module 7: The Data Subject’s Rights
This module examines the rights of the Data Subject, which includes the Right to Information.

Module 8: The Lawful Bases for Processing
This module covers the legal requirements for handling data, as defined by the GDPR.

Module 9: Privacy Notices
This module goes over the rules for Privacy Notices under the GDPR.

Module 10: Privacy by Design and Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
This module provides an overview of the DPIA, its methodology and when it must be applied.

Module 11: Data Breaches and Notification
This module gives a definition of data breaches and how an organization should go about notifying Data Subjects.

Module 12: Subject Access Requests (SARs)
This penultimate module provides an overview of the implications of Subject Access Requests.

Module 13: Your First Steps
This final module gives students a checklist of what they need to do in order to ensure GDPR compliance.

Each module carries a short assessment that consolidates the topics covered and helps ensure retention. Though the course does not carry an official examination, learners receive a certificate of completion on successfully finishing.

This online training course provides professionals with knowledge, skills and practical steps to be able to contribute towards making their organizations GDPR-compliant.

The GDPR introduced a set of standard roles that need to be fulfilled within organizations in order to achieve GDPR compliance. The course provides clarity on those new roles, along with their individual responsibilities.

Holding a record of training your staff in GDPR will help your business demonstrate its compliance. Your staff may be at risk of failing to comply with the regulations unless you build the GDPR into your everyday environment and business processes.

This online training course can help you provide your employees with a fundamental understanding of the regulation. It will ensure they are aware of the ramifications of data misuse. This will form the foundation of a strong data protection culture within your organization.


Key Features

Duration of access:
6 months

Training hours:
3 hours

Accredited by:
Good e-Learning

Certification of completion

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