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Monitor and Assess Organisation’s Personal Data Protection Policies and Practices

Course Overview

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Learners will be able to understand the key obligations under the data protection provisions of

the PDPA. They will also understand the tasks required to manage a data lifecycle by

understanding the steps of data collection, data storage, use and disclosure, transfer, archival

and disposal and how to keep these in compliance with the PDPA. Learners will also have an

understanding on how to use data protection tools and resources that organisations can utilise

in order to comply with PDPA.

Who Should Attend

Targetted at Data Protection Executives, or team members assisting Data Protection Officers.

Course Duration

2 Day/16 hours

Course Outline

1. Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

  •   Objectives of the Act
  •   Key Terms
  •   Application

2. Data Protection Provisions and Do Not Call Provisions

  •   2.1 PDPA 9 Key Obligation

1.  Consent

2.  Purpose Limitation

3.  Notification

4.  Access and Correction

5.  Accuracy

6.  Protection

7.  Retention Limitation

8.  Transfer Limitation

9.  Openness

  •   2.2 Do Not Call Provisions

3. PDPA Assessment Tool for Organisation

  •   3.1 How to use the PATO
  •   3.2 Identifying gaps using PATO
  •   3.3 Other tools available and their uses

4. Tracking mechanisms

  •   4.1 Data Inventory Maps

1.  Establishing practice

2.  Maintenance and review

  •   4.2 Data Flow Diagrams
  •   4.3 Consent Registry

1.  Content

2.  Maintenance

3.  Exemptions from consent obligation

5. Review of policies and procedures

  •   5.1 Identification of gaps
  •   5.2 Resolving gaps with appropriate measures
  •   5.3 Types of measures

6. Generation of Notices

  •   6.1 Types of notices required
  •   6.2 Drafting of templates for notices
  •   6.3 Resources available from PDPC

Mode of Assessment

Learners will be required to undergo assessment, consisting of a written test that will be

conducted in the classroom

Course Objectives

Learners will be able to identify the following:

  • Key obligations under the Data Protection Provisions of the PDPA
  • Data lifecycle within the organisation and its management
  • Data protection tools and resources that organisations can apply in order to comply with PDPA.

Learners will be able to perform the following:

  • Identify gaps using PDPCs PDPA Assessment Tool for Organisations
  • Develop/generate monitoring and tracking mechanisms like the Data Inventory Map, data flow
  • diagram, consent register, personal data asset inventory, to aid the organisation in managing the data cycle
  • Evaluate the organisations personal data protection policies and practices/SOPs to assess their effectiveness in managing risks
  • Participate in the review of policies and procedures to identify data protection gaps and appropriate remedies
  • Recommend improvement, updates or modifications to current policies and practices to address potential gaps or vulnerabilities
  • Use templates to generate notices to inform an organisations stakeholders on how it manages personal data
  • Identify tools and resources and apply them to suit organisations data protection management needs



  1. Learner has attended and is competent for module titled Fundamentals of Personal Data

Protection Act or its equivalent

  1. Learners are assumed to be able to:

  • Understand relevant organisational strategies, objectives, culture, policies, processes and products / services;
  • Have information gathering skills to gather and collate necessary data;
  • Have analytical skills to assess policies and procedures
  • Have business writing skills to prepare management report;
  • Have interpersonal and communication skills to interact with relevant stakeholders

  • Have facilitation skills to ask the right questions to elicit necessary information; and
  • Be aware of compliance requirements of organisation.


  Before GST With GST
Original Course Fee $760.00 $813.20
Course Fee after Funding for both Individual and
Company Sponsored Candidates 50% e2i Funding
capped at $15/hr for Singaporeans and PRs
$380.00 $433.20