PDPA Compliance for Executives

Dates: 22 Jan, 23 Jan, 24 Jan 2024 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning

Duration: 3 Days

Course Overview

With more businesses pushing for digital transformation, there is a greater need for stronger Data Protection (DP) capability in businesses. Professionals and executives who are appointed as Data Protection Officers (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).

Organisations will have to adopt an accountability-based approach to safeguard personal data and use them responsibly. DPOs need to be very familiar with the obligations under the PDPA so that they are able to identify the compliance risks faced by their organisations. Based on the risks identified, the DPO will need to implement the data protection management programme at the organisation level and data protection impact assessment at the project level to ensure compliance and accountability.

This course is part of Professional Certificate in Governance, Risk and Data Breach Management

ACE Course Overview

Course Objectives

This course will equip the participants with: 
• The knowledge of the Data Protection and Do-Not-Call provisions of the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act and its impact to businesses
• The understanding that the “Tone at the top” could uplift an organisation from compliance to accountability, and that Data Protection as an organisational culture requires participation by all staffs, and continuous effort over a period of time.
• The ability to lead or supervise the Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP) implementation as a management champion (DPO), by utilising tools and resources provided by PDPC and IMDA to: 
a) Develop and jumpstart the DPMP
b) Perform data protection impact assessment (DPIA) and finalising an action plan agreed by stakeholders
c) Conduct periodical revision for DPMP improvements

Who Should Attend

Corporate Executives and Senior Managers


At least a polytechnic diploma.

Course Convener

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eeeee Loh Yong Chye

Mr Loh Yong ChyeMr Loh Yong Chye

Insight from the Facilitator

“As organisations embark on their digital transformation journey, there is an increasing recognition of the immense value associated with the way personal data of customers is being used and managed. Organisations must take responsibility and demonstrate that they are able to handle personal data under their custody in a responsible manner. This accountability-based approach in managing the personal data of customers behoves upon the organisation to be able to put in place the appropriate data protection governance structure, policies and practices.”
– 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

GST shall apply at prevailing rates

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

This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2025. Please click here for more information.

To enquire, email soc-ace@nus.edu.sg

To register, click Register

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Insights from Participants

“The best course in market to learn PDPA in record breaking time with help from seasoned staff, trainers in the world class university NUS.”

“Yong Chye is a very experienced trainer. He is very well versed in the subject and clearly has a wealth of knowledge in data protection and related matters. His delivery of the course was superb with lots of examples and case studies to help me understand. I would also like to commend him for his effort in preparing mind maps and generously shared it with us together with the other resources. His is very patient too. I look forward to attending other modules conducted by him.”

“I like Mr Loh’s training, Very precise and accurate information. I learned a lot from this lesson. Thank you NUS faciliatory and Mr Loh the Trainer .”

“Instructor was professional and has lots of industry experience and willingly share his knowledge.”

“Great introduction course for PDPA obligations!”
– Andy Ang, Senior Property Executive

“Yong Chye is a good instructor. Topics are communicated clearly and queries are addressed.”
– Walter Lim, Information Security Analyst

“Very useful course. Not boring and precise.”
– 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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