Become a Data Champion

Myles Dacres

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Become a Data Champion With Our Expert Led Training

Are you looking to foster a data-compliant environment within your organisation? Our comprehensive training program equips individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to champion data protection best practices across all departments.

This SEO-optimised page provides a detailed breakdown of the Data Champion program, along with the crucial role Data Champions play in ensuring responsible data handling.

What is a Data Champion, and Why Are They Important?

A Data Champion is an individual designated within an organisation to promote data protection awareness and compliance. They act as a central point of contact for data privacy matters within their assigned departments or sections. Data Champions play a vital role in:

  • Educating colleagues on data protection principles and regulations like the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).
  • Identifying and mitigating data privacy risks.
  • Implementing and maintaining data protection policies and procedures.
  • Supporting colleagues in handling data subject requests.
  • Promoting a culture of data responsibility within the organisation.

By empowering individuals as Data Champions, organisations can cultivate a more proactive approach to data protection, fostering trust and transparency with stakeholders.

Data Champion: Equip Yourself for Success

Our Data Champion training program provides a comprehensive learning experience, equipping participants with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in their role. Here’s a closer look at the course curriculum:

  • Understanding Data Protection and UK GDPR: Gain a solid foundation in data protection principles and the UK GDPR, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • The Role of the Data Champion: Delve into the specific responsibilities of a Data Champion, including relationship management with the Data Protection Manager and colleagues within assigned departments.
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs): Master the DPIA process, including its purpose, risk identification methods, and completion timelines.
  • Handling Personal Data Breaches: Learn how to effectively manage and respond to data breaches in accordance with regulations and best practices.
  • Managing Subject Access Requests (SARs): Develop the skills to process and respond to SARs, upholding individuals’ rights regarding their personal data.
  • Records of Processing Activities (ROPAs): Gain the knowledge to create and maintain accurate RoPAs, ensuring transparency in data processing activities.

In addition to these core modules, the course covers a wider range of data protection topics, including:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018
  • Definitions of personal data and data subjects
  • Roles of data controllers and data processors
  • Data processing principles
  • Special category data
  • Data protection by design and by default
  • Information rights
  • Lawful processing
  • Accountability and governance

Who Should Attend this Training?

This program is ideal for:

  • Section/Department Managers and Leaders
  • Individuals within data protection (DP) roles seeking to upskill
  • Professionals transitioning into DP roles

Investing in Your Data Protection Future

By investing in Data Champion training, your organisation empowers individuals to become data privacy advocates. This not only fosters compliance but also builds trust and transparency with stakeholders.

Contact us today to learn more about our Data Champion training program and how it can benefit your organisation.

Delivery Duration: 4 Hours Delivery Method: Microsoft Teams / On-Site (additional costs and minimum participants apply)

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Don’t miss out on this opportunity to empower your team and champion data protection within your organisation!

Want to get a taste of our training? Check out the Data Protection Made Easy podcast.