Data Protection Governance & Risk Management

Date: 17 Jul 2023 | 9am-6pm | Online

Duration: 1 Day

Course Overview

With more business pushing for digital transformation, there is a greater need for stronger Data Protection (DP) capability in organisations. Professionals and executives who are appointed as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) need to be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out their functions in order to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

Having a proper governance structure to oversee the DP efforts in organisations and to be aware of, and be able to mitigate, the risk involved will be an important aspect of the DPO’s work.

This module is part of Professional Certificate in Governance, Risk & Data Breach Management.

Course Objectives

This course will equip the participants with the knowledge on:

  • The need for data governance
  • Define the scope of data governance
  • Setting up the governance structure
  • Types of risks associated with DP
  • How to mitigate DP risks

Who Should Attend

Data Protection Officer


  • Data Protection Officers, Managers and Executives who are involved in data protection initiatives.
  • At least a polytechnic diploma with more than 8 years’ experience.

Course Conveners

(Click their photos to view their short biographies)

eeeee Francis Yeo

Mr Francis YeoMr Francis Yeo

eeeee Loh Yong Chye

Mr Loh Yong ChyeMr Loh Yong Chye

Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

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Course Code:
TGS-2022012742 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2022012288 (Synchronous e-learning)

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Insights from Participants

A good course to attend and equip yourself with basic essential knowledge on Data Protection Governance and Risk Management. A good refresher course too.
S Sivanesan
Senior Manager, Sustainability and Governance

Long day but a fruitful learning journey.
Mohammad Noor Bin Hashim, Associate Auditor

Real-life scenarios and examples provided in the course.
Ng Chu Nan, Housing officer

Course Fee Breakdown

Singapore Citizens

Singapore Citizens

39 years old or younger

Singapore Citizen

40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

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