Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP)


This module, Data Protection Management Programme, provides participants with a solid foundation for the regional operational governance of a Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP) and defines how the DPMP may be developed, measured and improved. Participants will learn the management and operations of the DPMP within the context of the organisation’s privacy and data protection strategy. A deep understanding of Privacy Programme Operational Life Cycle domain is built upon a common industry-accepted framework of: Assessing or analysing an organization’s privacy regime; Protecting information assets through the implementation of industry-leading privacy and security controls and technology; Sustaining the privacy programme through communication, training and management actions; and Responding to privacy incidents.

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

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Fee

    S$3210.00* (as low as S$363.00* 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, eg Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Service. The IAPP Certified Information Privacy Manager credential is accredited under ANSI/ISO standard 17024:2012.

  • Module Exemptions

    If you already have the following qualification, you will be exempt from this module of the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence:

    • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

Programme Partners

Course Details
  • Understand success factors and obstacles for implementing a Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP)
  • Develop and implement universal data protection frameworks, principles and standards into your DPMP
  • Understand issues and factors when strategising and structuring your DPMP team
  • Strategies for communication to stakeholders
  • Measuring performance of your DPMP
  • Learn the data protection/privacy programme operational lifecycle of Assess, Protect, Sustain, Respond


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

Fees / Funding


Sponsored by SME1 $363*
SINGAPORE CITIZENS Aged 40 and above2 $363*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3 $213*
OTHERS $3210*

* 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)