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IAPP training is a path to professional advancement and ANAB-accredited certification. Developed with experts in privacy, data protection and artificial intelligence, courses span legal, regulatory, governance, and operational issues. Choose the subjects and training modalities that fit your career goals.


Certification Training

These training courses focus on specific jurisdictions and skill areas. They are the foundation of preparation for IAPP certification exams and the best way to gain in-depth knowledge of laws, regulatory environments and operational issues.


AI Governance

Learn the principles and strategies required for implementing governance structures that fulfill artificial intelligence’s potential while reducing its risks.


Asian Privacy

Comply with the regional and international data privacy laws that govern data use in major Asian economies.

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Canadian Privacy

Learn federal laws such as the Privacy Act, PIPEDA and CASL, major provincial statutes, and emerging issues in Canadian privacy practice.

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European Data Protection

Learn Europe’s framework of laws, regulations and policies, most significantly the General Data Protection Regulation.

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U.S. Private-Sector Privacy

In-depth training for steering a course through the interconnected webs of federal and state laws governing U.S. data privacy.

Privacy Program Management

Develop the skills to design, build and operate a comprehensive data privacy program.

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Privacy in Technology

Learn to include privacy in the design of technology products and services and to employ technical strategies to mitigate privacy risk.


Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection

Take the Essential First Step Toward a Working Knowledge of Privacy

This expert-authored, introductory curriculum from the IAPP details privacy’s legal and regulatory frameworks. It describes common operational processes and illustrates privacy at work through case studies and real-world examples. It is ideal training for professionals with no previous privacy experience.

Best Practices

Entry-level course quickly teaches privacy fundamentals to organizations and individuals.

In-Person Training

Cultivates in-house privacy knowledge in areas such as marketing, human resources, technology and finance.


Provides ready-to-go theoretical and practical knowledge that can be put to work immediately.


How Would You Like to Train?

We offer training in three modalities designed to address a wide range of learning styles, budgets and schedules. Courses in all modalities cover all topics in the body of knowledge for the related IAPP certification. Choose the modality that matches your needs.


Learn at your own pace with interactive, media-rich online courses. The ideal option for fitting training around a busy schedule. Train when and where you want.

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Live Online

Train through a virtual classroom on your computer screen that provides the same real-time back-and-forth of a physical classroom but without the traveling.

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In-Person Classes

Traditional, in-person learning with expert instructors – plus time for networking with fellow learners during breaks.

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Beware of Unauthorized Trainers

If you are considering training with a company that is not the IAPP or an IAPP Official Training Partner, be careful. Unauthorized trainers often guarantee – erroneously – you will pass the exam and may wrongfully claim to be authorized by the IAPP and/or use our logo and official seal illegally.

Only the IAPP and IAPP Official Training Partners:

  • Offer trainings that are produced and taught by experts using IAPP content that is kept up-to-date with certification and body of knowledge changes.
  • Provide IAPP customer service and support.
  • Give you peace of mind that you are getting the highest quality training, which can help you excel in your career.

How can you tell if someone is an IAPP Official Training Partner? Simple. View our list of IAPP Official Training Partners worldwide. If the training company is not on our list, you risk being duped out of your time and money and being less prepared for your exam.

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