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Data Protection Training Workshop

Data Protection Training Workshop

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Event Overview

The Data Protection training workshop offers a basic, practical understanding of the law, policy, and practice of data. The Data Protection module sets out essential knowledge relating to data protection concepts and principles, data subject rights, the implementation of data protection policies and measures, and regulatory compliance.

It is more important than ever that the people working with often sensitive personal data have the skills to do so securely and legally. The personal consequences for individuals of a breach of the security of their personal data can be substantial, as can be the legal and commercial consequences for organisations. Skills for data protection are needed for increasing numbers of worker IRES Data Protection course delivers these skills.


5 days

Who should Attend

  • Data Protection Officers.
  • Those who handle and manage data in small organisations.
  • Those outside who are interested in acquiring knowledge of data protection, particularly in jurisdictions that have recently developed – or are in the process of developing – data protection regulations

Course Level:

Objectives of the Workshop

  • The fundamentals of the data protection
  • The role of DPOs
  • The handling, management, and protection of personal data
  • The legal aspects of data protection
  • the behavioural issues in data protection
  • the technical aspects of handling personal data

Course Outline


  • The legal basis of data protection
  • The role of Data Processors and Controllers
  • Personal data and data subjects
  • Special categories of personal data
  • Exceptions and derogations
  • Data processing
  • Data protection principles
  • Conditions for lawful processing of data
  • Privacy notices and policies
  • Retention and destruction of data
  • Data security
  • Data protection by design and default
  • Accountability and governance
  • Subject access requests
  • Rectification and erasure
  • Breaches, fines and enforcement
  • Applications in professional roles in big and small organizations
  • Case studies and assessments


  • Potential data security risks for an organisation related to employee behaviour
  • Organisational culture and security
  • Improving organisational behaviour
  • Authentication of system users
  • Social media security risks
  • Human error
  • Compliance, obedience and human motivation
  • Personality theory and implications for GDPR
  • Characteristics of data breaches
  • Case studies


  • Technical aspects of data protection
  • Key principles
  • Internet of things
  • Cloud computing
  • Profiling technologies
  • Privacy by design
  • Block chain technologies
  • Security protocols
  • Data protection impact assessment

Course Administration Details


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

Training Venue

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch. All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Accommodation and Airport Pickup

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tailor-made Program 

This data protection training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in at your own convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.


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