Advanced Data Protection Techniques: Data Protection by Design, DPIA & DPTM


This module, Advanced Data Protection Techniques: Data Protection by Design, DPIA & DPTM, provides participants with an understanding and implementation of Data Protection by Design (DPbD) and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA).

Participants will learn the key principles and implementation for Data Protection by Design in various scenarios including Data Protection Trust Mark (DPTM) considerations and principles. Using a mixture of enforcement cases and scenarios, participants will also learn to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments using a blended approach.

This module is part of the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence programme.

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Fee

    S$2140.00* (as low as S$242.00* after maximum funding)

  • Ideal for

    Data Protection Officers, Compliance Managers (Dedicated / Part-time) or personnel with data protection responsibilities.

    Also for personnel handling personal data, e.g. Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Service.

Programme Partners

Course Details
  • What is Data Protection by Design (DPbD)
  • History, Concept and Application
  • What is a Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and how to conduct
  • Importance of DPbD and DPIA in various regulations (Singapore, Philippines & EU)
  • Understand Data Protection TrustMark Certification schemes
  • Plan and assess situations with hands-on projects for DPbD and DPIA


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation.

Fees / Funding


Sponsored by SME1 $242*
SINGAPORE CITIZENS Aged 40 and above2 $242*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3 $142*
OTHERS $2140*

* includes 7% GST

** Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset respective course fees
Up to 90% course fee funding for employees of SMEs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (“ETSS”)
Up to 90% course fee funding under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (“MCES”)
Up to 95% course fee funding under Workfare Training Support Scheme (“WTS”)

Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture Series

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST).
2. SkillsFuture Credit**

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.
3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

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  • Call us

    Course details: 6589 8949 (Ms Chia Waimun)
    Registration/Billing matters: 6828 0591 (Ms Josephine Teo)