FUNDAMENTALS OF THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT (PDPA)

In today's data-intensive economies, vast amounts of personal data are collected, used and processed. Organisations in Singapore are required to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) when they collect, us and disclose personal data.

The course will equip participants with an overview and understanding of the key legal and regulatory requirements of the PDPA and help them support their organisation's compliance with the PDPA.

This course is suitable for Data Protection Officers (DPOs), compliance managers, human resource, IT, admin, sales and business development executives/managers who need to be involved in data protection matters.

What You'll Learn

Through this course, participants will be trained to identify key legislatives and regulatory requirements under the PDPA including the 11 key obligations under the PDPA, the provisions relating to "Do Not Call". The role of the Data Protection Officer will also be discussed, as well as learning how to manage data breaches through a case study.

The course will cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to the PDPA

  • Role of DPO

  • Managing data breaches

  • Data Protection and Do Not Call Provisions

  • Create an organisation's data inventory map (DIM) and identify possible areas of non-compliance

  • Training and communications to staff for compliance to data protection provisions

Certifications

Participants who attained at least 75% attendance and successfully completed the required assessments will be awarded a Business Management (BM) WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) "ICT-CGP-3020-1.1" from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)  

Application Procedures

Application Procedures

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