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Certified Data Protection Officer Training Courses

Course Overview 

The need for organizations to protect their data is constantly increasing. Not complying with the data protection regulations poses serious consequences that could harm an organization’s credibility, reputation, and financial status. This is where your skills as a data protection officers come to place. The PECB Certified Data Protection Officer training course provides you the necessary knowledge and skills required to develop competencies to perform the role of the data protection officer in a GDPR compliance program implementation.

Based on practical exercises, the Certified Data Protection Officer training course enables you to acquire the knowledge and skills to serve as a Data Protection Officer (DPO) so as to help organizations ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. You will be master the role of the Data Protection Officer and develop competency in informing, advising, and monitoring compliance with the GDPR as well as cooperating with the supervisory authority.

Following completion of the training course and passing the certification the exam and you will earn the Certified Data Protection Officer credential. This certification validates your practical knowledge and professional capabilities to advise the controller and the processor on how to meet their obligations regarding the GDPR compliance.


Who Should Attend this Training Course?

  • Managers tasked with planning, implementing, and maintaining a compliance program based on the GDPR

  • Data Protection Officers and individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with the GDPR requirements

  • Members of information security, incident management, and business continuity teams

  • Technical and compliance professionals seeking to prepare for a data protection officer role

  • Professionals involved in the security of personal data


Benefits and Main Purpose of Course

  • Master the concepts of the GDPR and interpret its requirements

  • Understand the correlation between the General Data Protection Regulation and other regulatory frameworks and applicable standards, such as ISO/IEC 27701 and ISO/IEC 29134

  • Build expertise to perform the role and daily tasks of the data protection officer in an organization

  • Develop the competencies to inform, advise, and monitor compliance with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authority


Course Prerequisites

  • Fundamental understanding of the GDPR and comprehensive knowledge of data protection requirements.

  • Five years professional experience with a minimum of two years of work experience in Data Protection.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the GDPR concepts and principles

  • Data protection concepts, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and compliance measures

  • Designation of the Data Protection Officer and analysis of the GDPR compliance program

  • Roles and responsibilities of accountable parties for the GDPR compliance

  • Technical and organizational measures for data protection

  • Monitoring and continual improvement of GDPR compliance

Schedule & Prices

Duration & Course Fee


Classroom (Instructor-Led)

Duration: 5 Days
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Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Contact us today to book your course through:, +234 909 552 2003, +2348067191062

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