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GDPR – In a nutshell – Onsite course

GDPR – In a nutshell – Onsite course

£1200 + vat

About this course

This one-day, instructor-led, course introduces you to EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The GDPR affects all organisations and businesses anywhere in the world, that process the personal data of EU citizens.

GDPR headlines are all about the fines – up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover.  Fortunately, the supervisory authorities aim to encourage organisations and businesses to apply sound data protection principles. That’s what this ‘GPDR – in a nutshell’ course is all about.  

The course will explain the rationale for data protection regulation and provides an overview of the GDPR outline the six data protection principles and accountability principle and it explains the new and enhanced data subjects’ rights.  Significant compliance issues, such as subject access requests, the impact on direct marketing and personal data breach reporting are considered.

This is an introductory, GPDR staff awareness course.  It concentrates on the compliance issues and concerns faced by small businesses and organisations.

Course content and overview

This GDPR – in a nutshell awareness training is structured around four topics

  • GDPR – rationale and overview
  • Principles and accountability
  • Individual rights
  • Applying the GDPR

The course comprises of instructor-led presentations and activities.  Each topic divides into several classroom activities. For each topic, there are resources and practice activities: e.g. annotated lecture slides, a workbook and a topic bibliography. A completion certificate is also available.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who works with, or is responsible for personal data
  • Anyone seeking an introduction to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What will I learn?

  • Why data protection regulation is necessary
  • To interpret the GDPR principles and a data subject’s rights
  • How to deal with a subject access request
  • The impact of GDPR on direct marketing
  • To determine GDPR compliance actions for a personal data breach


  • No specific pre-requisites