Professional Certificate in Governance, Risk & Data Breach Management


PDPA Compliance for Executives: 6 Feb, 7 Feb, 8 Feb 2023 | 9am – 5.30pm | Online

Data Protection Governance & Risk Management: 28 Feb 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Online

Data Protection Stakeholder Engagement: 6 Mar 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Online

Data Breach Management: 13 Mar, 14 Mar 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Online

Duration: 7 Days

Course Overview

With more businesses embracing digital transformation, there is a greater need for stronger data protection capability in businesses. Professionals and executives who are appointed as the 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 need to adopt an accountability-based approach to safeguard personal data and use them responsibly. Setting up a proper governance structure to oversee the data protection efforts and to mitigate data protection risks, implementing a data management programme, managing data breach incidents, and engaging both internal and external stakeholders is what the data protection officer (DPO) needs to do for his/her organisation.

Course Objectives

This PC will equip learners with the following competencies:

  • Data Protection Management
  • Cyber and Data Breach Incident Management
  • Data Governance
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Business Risk Management

It will provide the professional knowledge and skills to meet regulatory requirements under the Personal Data Protection Act (2020) Singapore.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the Data Protection and Do-Not-Call provisions of the PDPA
  • Learn to use the various tools and resources to help you implement the data protection management programme
  • Be able to set up a data protection governance structure to oversee and manage the data protection risks
  • Learn various techniques to engage internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • Be able to develop a data breach management plan that encompasses the prevention, detection, and response to data breach incidents

Job Role Readiness

It will prepare learners in the following job roles to perform their responsibilities more effectively/ It will prepare learners for the following job roles:

  • Data Protection Officer (note that it is mandatory under the PDPA for organisations to appoint a DPO)

Who Should Attend

Data Protection Officers, managers and executives who are involved in data protection initiatives.


At least a polytechnic diploma

Course Conveners

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Mr Loh Yong ChyeMr Loh Yong Chye

Insights from Course Conveners

This programme is designed for professionals and executives who are appointed as data protection officers and seek to equip themselves with both the knowledge (the “what?”) and a set of tools and techniques (the “how?”) to kickstart the data protection journey for their organisations.


“To stay competitive, it is thus important for your organisation to take an accountability-based approach to managing customers’ personal data. This will help your organisation strengthen trust with the public, enhance business competitiveness and provide greater assurance to your customers, all of which are necessary factors to thrive in the digital economy.”

Source: Personal Data Protection Commission (2022, Nov 22).

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:
PDPA Compliance for Executives: TGS-2021008507 (Classroom Learning)
Data Breach Management: TGS- 2022012326 (Classroom Learning) / TGS-2022012326 (Synchronous e-learning)
Data Protection Governance & Risk Management: TGS-2022012742 (Classroom Learning) / TGS-2022012288 (Synchronous e-learning)
Data Protection Stakeholder Engagement: TGS-2022012301 (Classroom Learning) / TGS-022011475 (Synchronous e-learning)

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