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NOTE: The CIPM exam program will experience an annual update that goes into effect September 1, 2020. Please see updated Body of Knowledge and Exam Blueprints here. Full details of the changes to be released mid-June.

CIPM Certification

Four letters that can make a real difference

Make a difference in your organization and in your career. The CIPM designation says that you’re a leader in privacy program administration and that you've got the goods to establish, maintain and manage a privacy program across all stages of its life cycle.

 

Accredited under ANSI/ISO standard 17024:2012. Learn more.

 

Certified Information Privacy Manager

Operationalizing Privacy – Turning Policies into Programs

Make data privacy regulations work for your organization by understanding how to implement them in day-to-day operations. Learn to create a company vision, structure a data protection team, develop and implement system frameworks, communicate to stakeholders, measure performance and more.

What you'll learn

  • How to create a company vision
  • How to structure the privacy team
  • How to develop and implement a privacy program framework
  • How to communicate to stakeholders
  • How to measure performance
  • The privacy program operational life cycle

The CIPM body of knowledge outlines all the concepts and topics that you need to know to become certified. The exam blueprint gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect on the exam. These documents, as well as additional certification resources and helpful links, can be found here.

We strongly encourage all potential test takers to read our 2020 Certification Candidate Handbook before testing for details on our testing policies and procedures.

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