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Data Protection Officers (DPO) are now at the forefront of understanding, managing and advising on data protection issues within their organisation. They must often carry out this role with limited support and technical guidance.

This  Excelling in the Role of Data Protection Officer  training course has been specifically designed to help you as a DPO to manage your increased workload and responsibilities.

Attend this timely course to gain an overview of recent data protection legislation. Take away tools and techniques to manage data breaches, and understand how best to carry out data protection impact assessments. Leave the day with a toolkit to help you better perform your duties as a DPO.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Ensure the DPO role complies with the latest data protection legislation
  • Confidently communicate data protection advice to senior management
  • Managing and reducing personal data breaches
  • Carrying out a data protection impact assessment
  • Design and take back a DPO toolkit to your organisation
09:15 - 09:45

Registration

09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

The DPO Role and Data Protection Legislation

  • Gain a quick overview of the latest data protection regulation: DPA Act 2018, GDPR, and FOI
  • What does the legislation say about being a DPO?
  • Understand key roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with data protection regulation
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:00

DPO and Your Organisation

  • Engender an appreciation of data protection within your company
  • Make the DPO role stand out within your organisation
  • Confidently communicate data protection advice to senior management
  • Develop effective training programmes for your staff
12:00 - 13:00

Managing and Reducing Personal Data Breaches

  • Learn how to identify a data breach
  • Understand when to report a data breach
  • Effectively respond to a data breach
  • Prevent a data breach
  • Learn when an individual’s right and freedoms are negatively affected
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Designing an Effective Data Protection Impact Assessment

  • Gain an overview of data protection impact assessments
  • Learn when to carry out a data protection impact assessment
  • Ascertain what a data protection impact assessment should look like
  • Examine bad and best practice examples
  • Clarify the DPO’s role in DPIAs
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Designing a DPO Toolkit

  • Ensure full compliance with data protection regulation
  • Develop strategies to enhance your company’s information governance procedures
  • Learn how to mitigate and manage privacy risks
  • Learn how to communicate with the ICO
  • Take back a DPO toolkit to your organisation
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation and Close

Lynn Wyeth

Information Governance Manager

Lynn is the Data Protection Officer at a large public sector organisation where she now oversees the Information Governance agenda […]

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Central London

Q: Can I book without a purchase order number?

A: Yes. After you have booked on to the course, simply email  [email protected] and attach the purchase order raised. Please quote your order reference number and the course you are booked onto.

Q: Can I make a provisional booking?

A: Unfortunately, we do not accept provisional bookings. Registrations are subject to our terms and conditions. View terms and conditions here

Q: I can no longer attend the course; can a colleague attend in my place?

A: Substitutions may be made up to 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 0800 014 2468 or email [email protected] with the replacement's details.

Q: I have just registered for the course, when will I receive the joining instructions?

A: You will receive the joining instructions and reminders, 2 weeks, 1 week and 3 days before the course date. Please check your spam box to see whether the joining instructions were sent there, if not please call 0800 014 2468 so we can have these sent to you immediately.

Q: I have special dietary requirements; how can I request this?

A: Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please ensure you include this in the further information box when registering your place. If you have forgotten to add this, you can also send your requirements to [email protected] or call 0800 014 2468. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can ensure your needs are met.

Q: Is lunch included?

A: Yes, a seated two-course hot buffet is served at lunch. Light breakfast is served in the morning and a wide selection of tea and coffee are served throughout the day.

Q: Is VAT included within the price?

A: Prices stated do not include VAT.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellations must be received in writing 30 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £195+VAT administration fee. Cancellations received after this time will be subject to the full delegate fee. View full terms and conditions here

Q: Why haven’t I received the speaker’s presentation?

A: Speakers presentations are sent by email a week after the event date. Please contact a member of the team on 0800 014 2468 or [email protected] if it has been more than a week.

Q: Will there be WI-FI?

A: Yes, all our venues have the latest technology, offer full audio-visual support and high-speed wifi.

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A: Why not contact a member of the team on 0800 014 2468 or email [email protected]