PECB GDPR: Certified Data Protection Officer

Why should you attend?

The Certified Data Protection Officer training course enables you to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to effectively implement and manage a compliance framework with regard to the protection of personal data.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” credential. By holding a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to assist organizations in applying data protection laws and regulations.

Who should attend?

  • Project managers or consultants seeking to prepare and support an organization in planning, implementing, and maintaining a compliance program based on the GDPR
  • DPO and Senior Managers responsible for the personal data protection of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of an information security, incident management and business continuity team
  • Expert advisors involved in security of personal data
  • Technical experts and compliance experts seeking to prepare for a Data Protection Officer role

Learning objectives

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and components of the Data Protection Regulation
  • Understand the goal, content of and the correlation between the General Data Protection Regulation and other regulatory frameworks
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques for the effective protection of data
  • Interpret the data protection requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization to plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain ongoing compliance to the GDPR

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to the GDPR and initiation of GDPR Compliance
Day 2: Plan the implementation of the GDPR
Day 3: Deploying the GDPR
Day 4: Monitoring and continuous improvement of GDPR compliance
Day 5: Certification Exam



Fee and registration

  • Please use training events calendar to get information about fees of planned events.
  • Places are limited and delegates will be registered in strict order on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is when you make a payment of course fee to secure your place in the class for the training event.

Examination and Certification

The “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam duration is 3 hours and it covers the following competency domains :
  • Domain 1: Data Protection Concepts and Rights of the Data Subject
  • Domain 2: Data controllers, processors and the DPO
  • Domain 3: Planning the GDPR compliance project
  • Domain 4: Data Protection Impact Assessment and Privacy Impact Assessment
  • Domain 5: Data Protection Measures and Approaches
  • Domain 6: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of the GDPR compliance project