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24 July 2019

GDPR - a comprehensive introduction

Category: MASTER COURSE

This one-day CPD course provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic by providing an overview of the GDPR and then highlighting key areas of concern for the commercial practitioner.

Who should attend?
All accountants and finance professionals - whatever their field – who work with personal data.  It is also relevant for human resource managers, IT managers and corporate officers.

What you will gain
With the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) due to come into force in May 2018 there are no excuses for ignoring this topic any longer. This one-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic by providing an overview of the GDPR and then highlighting key areas of concern for the commercial practitioner.

The course adopts a practical and common sense approach throughout with the emphasis on commercial as well as legal considerations. Delegates will be given the opportunity to apply their knowledge through a series of practical exercises.

Programme outline

Learn how to:

  • describe the key terminology associated with the GDPR and to demonstrate an understanding of the key principles, obligations and rights
  • comprehend the rules relating to data subjects’ rights and to apply them in a commercially sound and compliant manner
  • describe the issues relating to direct marketing activity as set out in the Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications
  • understand the issues relating to the transfer of personal data outside of the European Economic Area and to apply this knowledge to a given set of facts
  • prepare for the new rules on data security breach reporting set out in the GDPR
  • comprehend the enforcement options available to the Information Commissioner
  • be aware of the effect of Civil Monetary Penalty Notices and to consider recent examples as well as the increase in fining powers being introduced under the GDPR

The course starts at 9.30am. Lunch and refreshments are provided.  
6 CPD hours (where applicable)

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
24 July 2019 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 624.00
Member price: £562. Plus VAT on all prices.
26 September 2019 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 624.00
Member price: £562. Plus VAT on all prices.
3 October 2019 - 09:30 Manchester Price: GBP 624.00
Member price: £562. Plus VAT on all prices.
21 October 2019 - 09:30 Leeds Price: GBP 624.00
Member price: £562. Plus VAT on all prices.
28 November 2019 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 624.00
Member price: £562. Plus VAT on all prices.

GDPR - a comprehensive introduction

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If you have any queries please email cima@bpp.com or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

This course will be delivered by BPP Professional Education Limited (“BPP”).  Accordingly, when you sign up for this course, CIMA will pass on the contact details you have provided to BPP so that they can contact you to complete your booking and process payment.  BPP will process any personal information it collects about you in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available at: http://www.bpp.com/professional-education/privacy

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