How to Become an Effective DPO Course

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Course Overview

Our How to Become an Effective DPO Course covers:

  • What the law requires for the role of the DPO, tasks and the importance of independence
  • Creating your DPO vision/mission
  • How to set up your data protection team
  • How to work with the CICO, CTO, CRO, Legal and Info Sec Teams
  • Managing international data protection risks
  • Data Champions – how to set up and leverage the role of the data champion
  • How to handle difficult conversations regarding advice provided by the DPO, and relationship management
  • The DPO role in reviewing DPIAs
  • Supporting legal and procurement teams with third party management from vendor selection, contracting to ongoing management – what they should be doing
  • Supporting the business with Data Subject Rights – what they should be doing
  • Data Breach Management – when things go wrong, what your role is as the DPO
  • Oversight and Monitoring – how to do this effectively and efficiently
  • Board Reporting – how to create and complete board reporting covering content and key messaging

If you have found our How to Become an Effective DPO Course useful and what to develop yourself further why not take a look at our DPO Mentoring programme. We also we also have a range of eLearning courses all tailored to suit any data protection needs. And don’t forget to tell a friend!

Who should attend: People that are doing the role of DPO, people with experience in the data protection field who are moving into a DPO role, or taking on increased responsibility for managing data protection.

Duration: 2 consecutive days from 10.00 to 4.00pm
Pricing: Prices start from £1,800 plus VAT, with a discount available if you also book the GDPR Fundamentals Course at the same time.

Available dates:

  • Online Classroom dates available in April, June, September
  • In person dates available in May, July, October
    • Location: Central London
    • Lunch and refreshments included

Certification: Post course examination completion required.

Training team: Brought to you by a team of the most experienced data protection lawyers in the world.

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Our experience speaks for itself, with global powerhouse brands, tech giants at the forefront of the data processing industry, rapid growth health tech start-ups, forward-thinking financial institutions, a challenger dating app, fashion giants, one of the largest entertainment and record label conglomerates in the world, shopping meccas, national broadcasters, the UK’s biggest free streaming service, and numerous Legal 500 firms all choosing HelloDPO as their trusted Data Protection Advisory Partner.

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