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CIPM Certification Training Course

CIPM LogoThe CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy program management. When you earn a CIPM, it shows that you know how to make a privacy program work for your organisation. In other words, you’re the go-to person for day-to-day operations when it comes to data protection.

The CIPM program was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), which is the world’s largest comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. The CIPM certification also holds accreditation under ISO 17024: 2012.


Who should attend?

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Managers
  • Auditors
  • Legal Compliance Officers
  • Security Manager
  • Information Managers
  • Anyone involved with data protection processes and programs

What will you learn?

The course is broken into 10 modules:

Course Topics
Module 1: Introduction to Privacy Program Management Identifies privacy program management responsibilities, and describes the role of accountability in privacy program management.
Module 2: Privacy Governance Examines considerations for developing and implementing a privacy program, including the position of the privacy function within the organization, role of the DPO, program scope and charter, privacy strategy, support and ongoing involvement of key functions and privacy frameworks.
Module 3: Applicable Laws and Regulations Discusses the regulatory environment, common elements across jurisdictions and strategies for aligning compliance with organizational strategy.
Module 4: Data Assessments Relates practical processes for creating and using data inventories/maps, gap analyses, privacy assessments, privacy impact assessments/data protection impact assessments and vendor assessments.
Module 5: Policies Describes common types of privacy-related policies, outlines components and offers strategies for implementation.
Module 6: Data Subject Rights Discusses operational considerations for communicating and ensuring data subject rights, including privacy notice, choice and consent, access and rectification, data portability, and erasure and the right to be forgotten.
Module 7: Training and Awareness Outlines strategies for developing and implementing privacy training and awareness programs.
Module 8: Protecting Personal Information Examines a holistic approach to protecting personal information through privacy by design.
Module 9: Data Breach Incident Plans Provides guidance on planning for and responding to a data security incident or breach.
Module 10: Measuring, Monitoring and Auditing Program Performance Relates common practices for monitoring, measuring, analyzing and auditing privacy program performance.

Free Training: California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Sign up for any of our live online IAPP privacy classes and you’ll receive free access to CCPA training material — eight continually updated modules that explore critical issues for operationalizing the CCPA.

To date, the CCPA is the most sweeping privacy legislation ever implemented in the U.S. If your program is not compliant, you are risking the potential for harsh enforcement and fines when the grace period set by California’s attorney general runs out.