Your Starting Point in Privacy Education
Take the Essential First Step Toward a Working Knowledge of Privacy
IAPP Foundations of Privacy and Data Protection is a comprehensive training course for quickly teaching privacy fundamentals to organizations and individuals. It is available in three modalities – self-paced online, live online and in-person.
Foundations’ expert-authored curriculum details privacy’s legal and regulatory frameworks. It describes common operational processes and illustrates privacy at work through case studies and real-world examples. Foundations also teaches a common vocabulary that helps communicate privacy issues clearly between professionals and throughout organizations.
Foundations for Organizations
With Foundations training, organizations can cultivate in-house privacy knowledge in operational areas with growing privacy responsibilities, such as marketing, human resources, technology and finance. Training modules can be delivered through learning management systems for easy incorporation into existing training programs.
Foundations for Individuals
Privacy responsibilities can land on a professional’s desk with no warning. Foundations training provides ready-to-go knowledge that can be put to work immediately.
For professionals considering privacy as a career, Foundations is excellent preparation for advanced IAPP training and certification testing. It is the first step to building the credentials to join the fast-growing privacy profession.
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The Foundations curriculum combines theoretical and practical instruction in fundamental privacy concepts, legal models, and emerging issues. Its seven learning modules are:
Key Privacy Concepts
Introduces learners to the fundamental roles and concepts of privacy and data protection to help professionals charged with integrating sophisticated information management practices to safeguard personal data, earn customer and stakeholder trust, and meet the business and operational needs of their organizations.
Fair Information Practices (FIPs)
Defines the FIPs, explores their origins, examines how they relate to one another to create a framework of data protection, and helps learners interpret them to solve data protection problems in regular work activity.
The Data Life Cycle
Helps learners recognize each phase of the data life cycle, understand how each ties to relevant stakeholder needs and expectations, and identify gaps and propose improvements in data life cycle governance within their professional environments.
Models for Data Protection Legislation
Examines the models for data protection, key differences between the main models, and their comparative advantages and disadvantages.
Major Privacy and Data Protection Laws
Provides an overview of major privacy and data protection laws around the world to help learners better understand the evolving data protection landscape and its current state.
Offers real-world examples of companies accused of failing to comply with data protection provisions, as well as those that worked effectively with regulators to protect personal data.
Investigates key emerging topics related to data protection, defines a consistent methodology for examining and reacting to an emerging issue, and explores how to identify relevant components of a new topic, assess it and apply privacy principles.
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