General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Application on Asia


This module, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Application on Asia, provides participants with an understanding of Europes’s data protection laws and regulations and how to apply them to Asia.

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

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Fee

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

  • Ideal for

    All employees who need to have an understanding of data protection and European legal requirements as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation and how it applies to Asia.

    More specifically, the following roles could be interested: Data Protection Officer, Privacy Officer, Legal Officer / Compliance Officer, Security Officer, Business Continuity Manager.

  • Module Exemptions

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

    • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E)

Programme Partners

Course Details
  • Understand fundamentals of Europe General Data Protection Regulation

  • Learn important definitions of privacy and organising data protection

  • Gain insights to transfer mechanisms and practice of data protection

  • Learn Privacy by design & privacy by default related to information security

  • Practice related applications of the use of data, marketing & social media

  • Learn legal requirements and mechanisms for handling and transferring data across from Europe to other jurisdictions, such as Asia


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)