data protection for your board or slt


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with the data protection for your board or slt Course

Are you a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) or Board within your organisation? Do you want a quick overview to gain an understanding of data protection and the relevant legislation, such as GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018?

If so, take this one-day course. It covers legal guidance and practical topics to help you understand data protection and the relevant legislation. It provides you with the knowledge to process personal data and the importance of employee data protection obligations. You’ll learn to protect personal data responsibly and ethically, and the key principles of data protection, as well as he considerations for disclosing personal data to external third parties.

The course is also interactive, so you will be encouraged to ask questions throughout, and can share your real-world experiences with other attendees, discussing issues and ideas to help them within their role. You’ll also talk through real-life practice scenarios to aid with your learning, giving you a proper hands-on approach.

When you train with us at DPAS, you’ll get more than just the training. We’ll provide you with free policies, templates, and tools – after the course has concluded. We will also supply you with the relevant resources to help you throughout.

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throughout the duration of the course we will cover the following topics:

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Learning Outcomes

Understand the key changes that the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 brings to data protection.

Become familiar with the new rights available to data subjects and the implications of those rights with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018.

Know the individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, particularly the need for effective record-keeping.

Understand the increased obligations faced by data controllers and data processors, under UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018.

Gain the skills to support your organisation in processing personal data and in particular employee data, in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.

What's Included?

We’ll provide you with one of our highly skilled live trainers for the duration of the course. These experts currently work as DPOs or consultants, so can train you using real examples from their experience in the industry, ensuring the course is practical and reliable. 

We don’t just deliver courses, and leave you to it. We provide you access to our online portal – which contains dozens of useful tools, templates, audits, policies, and more – all available for you to use within your organisation.  

Though our courses are virtual, you’ll still be fully involved by participating in breakout sessions, asking questions, and sharing your experiences. You can receive valuable advice from peers in the industry, network with other delegates, and make worthwhile connections.  

Our trainers are here to help you. We will provide you with mentor support for one month after the course, to assist with any queries or issues you may have.  

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who should take this course?

This qualification is primarily aimed at those who need to have an understanding of data protection – and the GDPR in particular – to do their job, or those who would become more effective in their role through knowledge of the law in this area.

This qualification is likely to be of particular benefit to those who are on the SLT or Board in the following areas:

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All of our courses are held virtually (unless otherwise stated).

All our courses are tutor-led by experienced data protection professionals.

You will need access to Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) throughout the course.

All courses will commence at 9:00am and will finish at 4:00pm.

Breaks will be scheduled throughout the day. (If you need to attend a meeting during the day, please discuss this with the trainer so they can tie this into allocated breaks.)

You will be sent a link – via email  to the Microsoft Teams meeting two to three weeks prior to the course. (Please ensure that you are able to access this before the course commences.)

All courses have a maximum of 12 delegates.

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Easy to understand data privacy and information security services that are always accessable, consistenty pragmatic and continually exceeding expectations.

With a DPAS course, you’re guaranteed an expert trainer, who is not only well known in the industry, but has years of hands-on data protection experience under their belt.

Our training programmes are internationally recognised and accredited by either The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) or Continual Professional Development (CPD) Scheme. An accredited course will look better on your CV. 

If you want to speak to clients who have experienced our range of training courses, then get in touch. We are always happy to pass on contact details of our customers – with their consent, of course!

When you train with us, you receive access to free tools, templates, policies, and more – which you can use in your organisation. We also offer one month of support after the courses to ensure your questions are answered and that you’re confident going forward.

If you want us to train your staff virtually we can! Alternatively, if you’d prefer a more interactive approach, we can come to your place of work. We will always try and fit in with you and will be more than happy to discuss options.

We can offer bespoke training created for your organisation. For example, we can simulate a cyber attack for your Senior Managers to see how they would react to a real life threat, best preparing them for those situations should they ever arise.