Are You Ready For The General Data Protection Regulations (1 Day)

Course Description

This in depth compliance course will help you and your organisation get ready for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which are coming into effect in May 2018.
This course will explain how current commercial data security measures might be insufficient for the implementation of GDPR and through hands on learning will teach you what changes your organisation may need to action to remain compliant. 
At the end of the course you will be equipped with the knowledge to understand, plan and implement a continuous GDPR compliance programme.   

You will learn:

  • How data protection law applies to your organisation.
  • Recording what personal data you hold, where it came from and who you share it with.
  • Reviewing your current privacy notices and planning out any necessary changes in time for GDPR implementation.
  • The requirements to keep data secure, and how to meet requirements.
  • Updating your procedures and planning how you will handle requests within the new timescales and provide any additional information.
  • Examining the types of data processing you carry out and identifying your legal basis for carrying it out and document it.
  • Reviewing how you are seeking, obtaining and recording consent and whether you need to make any changes.
  • Establishing the correct procedures to detect, report and investigate a personal data breach.
  • Designating a Data Protection Officer, if required, or someone to take responsibility for data protection compliance and assess where this role will sit within your organisation’s structure and governance arrangements.
  • The restrictions on sending personal data abroad
  • Fines for breaches and loss as well as for non-compliance with the law
  • Staff training, awareness and competence testing
  • The legal requirements for gathering information for marketing, including an introduction to the use of opt-out and opt-in clauses

Who is this suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand more about GDPR regulations. No prior understanding is required but a basic knowledge would be beneficial.


Full Comprehensive Course Materials (PDF Files)

Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors

Certification upon completion

Lunch and refreshments


“Very informative and useful”

“Informative and has helped immensely for us improving on our internal procedures”

“Excellent delivery and the trainer is very knowledgeable”

“Very useful the trainer was extremely knowledgeable”

“Trainer well versed with the new GDPR regulations and he interacted well with the class”

“Extremely in-depth, yet accessible. As an SME I felt equally supported with the content provided”

“Extremely good course and very informative”

“Excellent course with good interaction and discussion as it was a small group. The instructor was very knowledgeable”

“Very well laid out and explained in a clear and concise manner”


The session is facilitated by Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, who is currently Research & Analytics Manager at the Chamber. Subrah is also an Associate Lecturer at the University of Salford, where he has taught on the MSc Information Security and MSc Information Systems Management on modules such as Information Security Standards, Information Security Policy & Risk Management, Computer Networking and Database Management.

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15 Feb 18 - Book Now 7 Mar 18 - Book Now
Members: £199 +VAT
Non Members: £249 +VAT
Duration: Full Day
Start Dates: 15 Feb 2018,   7 Mar 2018
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 151 Elliot House, Manchester, M3 3WD
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