Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Course

About the course and the Data Protection Impact Assessment function

A Data Protection Impact Assessment is a process to help you identify and minimise the data protection risks of a project for new policies, procedures, information sharing activities, procurement, databases, data matching and any new technology that is likely to result in high risk to individuals.

This course will help you to identify when a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) is required.  The steps and processes you need to go through and why.  Scenarios, examples and checklist lists will be used throughout.  Providing a clear and comprehensive understanding of the need for a DPIA

Covering a range of themes:

  • Why is a DPIA is required
  • What steps and processes you need to complete
  • Understand processing and risk to individuals
  • Additional measures to mitigate and understand risk
  • Sign off and when to review

Learning Objectives

Key Learning Objectives for this course are:

  • Understand the content and purpose of a DPIA
  • Understand key roles & responsibilities when completing and reviewing DPIAs
  • Enhance confidence in completion of DPIAs
  • Consider and debate DPIA challenges and demands
  • Know how to document the requirements of a DPIA under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Share experience and expand personal knowledge

Course Feedback

  • Really enjoyed the training and took away a lot to improve. The real-life examples kept me interested and the targeted content made it an excellent use of everyone’s time. Many Thanks
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