The General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR
Classroom: £289 +VAT per person
Data protection law in the UK is about to undergo the most significant changes since the introduction of the Data Protection Act in 1998. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in 2016 and companies will have until 25th May 2018 to become fully compliant. There will be no period of grace - the Regulation will become fully enforceable on 25th May and the penalties for non-compliance will be substantial.
This course is a step-by-step guide to GDPR and will help you understand what you need to do to implement the important changes. The course will show you how to comply with the new Regulation and outlines what will change from the existing legislation.
It will explain the new rules regarding:
“A very useful and thought provoking course. Very good to identify areas of focus. The outline action plan is a great idea and very helpful for businesses who often have to work their way through the regulations.”
“Thank you for an excellent course, that achieved all I hoped it would. The presenter was a knowledgeable and engaging trainer and the course material was great too.”
Data Protection Officer
“Interesting and informative. The presenter had an engaging and enjoyable presentations style that keeps you interested. I also received helpful answers to all the questions I raised.”
Business Law Content Manager
“Excellent presentation. The explanations of all points were spot on, easy to understand and there was a great use of practical examples. Made the topic relevant and interesting. All very useful. Thanks.”
“A well paced course. I found the anecdotes brought a dry subject to life and the exercises were very helpful too. I left feeling reassured that preparing for GDPR is not going to be as daunting as I feared.”
Data Integrity Specialist
This course will benefit any staff working in HR, IT, compliance, operations and finance, as well as legal advisors, marketing professionals, company secretaries, directors and anyone with a responsibility for managing data or advising on data protection issues.
A detailed knowledge of the current law is not essential to attend this course.
Linda Bazant is a Barrister, specialising in corporate and media law, with special emphasis on compliance and corporate governance. She advises major blue-chip companies on the implementation of legal process and procedures. Linda is currently focused on advising businesses of the new GDPR and has spoken extensively on the subject. She also provides GDPR audits, training and delivers regular webinars.
Linda is also a co-founder of Business Connections Live TV, an internet business channel, creative business communications agency and training company.
Peter is a highly qualified privacy professional with a background in law, technology and business. He has helped many organisations across the globe to successfully deliver business change within heavily regulated environments. He runs his own consultancy practice specialising in helping companies achieve data privacy compliance. He holds an LL.B and LL.M along with professional certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
David is a practising Solicitor who has worked within and provided training to the legal department of public and private sector organisations for more than 20 years. He is a regulatory compliance specialist and in recent years has worked primarily in the field of data protection. He currently offers practical advice and training to a variety of organisations in relation to the GDPR and how to comply with it.
Keith is a well-established information security and data protection practitioner, with extensive experience in training, public speaking and consulting.
He has held CISO and DPO roles at large UK companies, and worked across a range of industries including financial services, utilities and real estate. Keith is also a Certified EU GDPR Practitioner, has a Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) and passed the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) exams.
Harry is an experienced business leader, with extensive experience in advising on and assessing quality standards. He runs his own consultancy practice that delivers training and consulting on the GDPR, particularly with educational bodies, having been a School Governor for a Special School and on the Executive Teams in Independent Schools for over 12 years. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a member of the Institute of Consulting.
Kristy is a former barrister and has an LLB, and LLM and her Postgraduate Certificate in Education. She taught degree level law, including data protection law, for five years and now works as a GDPR consultant, auditor and trainer. Kristy is very experienced in working with organisations to help them achieve GDPR compliance.
Emma is a distinguished trainer with over 20 years experience in delivering training and supporting a wide range of industries in both the private and public sector. She performs GDPR and data protection training for organisations and is able to communicate complex, technical subject matter into clear, concise language to all levels of the organisation. Emma also performs GDPR audits to help organisations become compliant.
Mark is a highly qualified data compliance professional with many years experience of helping organisations of all sizes both in the UK and internationally. He runs his own consultancy and is an independent Data Protection Officer for a number of organisations, specialising in the achievement of GDPR compliant status.
Tim has many years experience as a university lecturer in computing. Since leaving the University in 2010 he has been working in data protection. Recently he has provided training and support for many organisations preparing for the GDPR. He delivers training on the GDPR to Scottish solicitors on behalf of the Law Society of Scotland, where he is convenor of the Privacy law Committee and a member of the Technology Committee.