CIPP/E Training Course

Preparation course for the GDPR – Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe exam, delivered by a certified professional in partnership with IAPP.

5 half-days training.

Training for individuals.

Preparation completed with a mock test.
English and German training.


Every day, information is being accessed, shared, managed and transferred by people in your organisation—in all departments and at every level. Unless your employees have a solid understanding of the considerations and challenges involved in managing data, you risk a data breach, reduced customer trust and possible enforcement action. Our training can provide your staff with the knowledge they need to help you meet your privacy programme goals of reducing risks, improving compliance, and enhancing brand loyalty. We offer privacy and data protection training programme specifically designed to extend that knowledge to those on your team requiring a solid understanding of privacy principles and practices. In order to help you drive privacy knowledge across your organisation, our comprehensive and flexible programmes can be suited to your specific needs and availability. By investing in your staff with this globally recognised IAPP training, you’ll give them the knowledge to make better decisions in their everyday work, which is fundamental to the success of your privacy programme.


Attempting this course will help you gain an understanding of the European model for privacy enforcement, key privacy terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows. Furthermore, the knowledge gained during the course will give you the ability to take an exam and get a reputable CIPP/E certification.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Navigate data protection laws and regulations.
  • Define categories of personal data.
  • Understand the roles of controllers and processors.
  • Apply data protection principles to processing activities.
  • Fulfill rights of data subjects.
  • Implement the transparency principle.
  • Handle international data transfers.
  • Determine the lawful basis for processing activities.
  • Ensure the security of personal data.
  • Manage data breach notifications.


This course is intended for professionals who works with personal data, including:

data protection officers

database administrators and professionals

compliance officers and lawyers

incident managers

information security officers

business continuity professionals

This course is also suitable for anyone who seek to become internationally certified in data privacy.

Course Outline

Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a harmonised legislative framework.

Defines and differentiates between types of data as defined by the GDPR, including personal, anonymous, pseudonymous and special categories.

Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors as defined by the GDPR.

Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legalgrounds for processing personal data.

Describes data subject rights, applications of rights, and controller and processor obligations as set out in the GDPR.

Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and supervisory authorities as set out in the GDPR.

Outlines options and obligations under the GDPR for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, including adequacy decisions and appropriate safeguards and derogations.

Discusses the applications of European data protection laws, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, including employers processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, and internet technology and communications.

Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for ensuring security of personal data and GDPR specifications for providing notification of data breaches.

Investigates accountability requirements, including data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, data protection policies and the role of the data protection officer.

Describes the role, powers and procedures of supervisory authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for noncompliance as set out in the GDPR.

Mock test

On day 5 of the training, we offer our students to take a mock test based on the questions from previous CIPP/E official exams. 

Additional classes

If you feel that you are not ready yet to take an exam – we can offer additional tutoring classes delivered by your trainer in a 1-on-1 or group format.

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