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GDPR Compliance Starts with Knowledge

The Training Associates, in partnership with IAPP, is offering “GDPR-Ready” Certification Training. The only information privacy certification programs that are specifically designed for professionals who manage, handle and access data, and recognized and respected by employers the world over.

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CIPP/E and CIPM “GDPR-Ready” Designations

CIPP/E and CIPM—the world’s recognized “GDPR-Ready” designations. Combined, these two certifications, both certified under ISO standard 17024:2012, prepare you for the GDPR.

There’s no better way to prepare for the GDPR or for the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) than by training for and attaining these two world-renowned, ANSI/ISO-accredited certifications.

Here’s Why

CIPP/E: The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) delivers the comprehensive GDPR knowledge, perspective and understanding to ensure compliance and data protection success in Europe—equipping DPOs to take advantage of the career opportunity this sweeping legislation represents.

  • What You’ll Learn:
    • Introduction to European Data Protection
    • European Regulatory Institutions
    • Legislative Framework
    • Compliance with European Data Protection Law and Regulation
    • International Data Transfers

CIPM: The Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification arms privacy and data protection professionals with everything they need to establish, maintain and manage an enterprise-wide privacy program across its entire lifecycle. CIPMs know privacy regulations, and they know how to make them work for their organizations.

  • What You’ll Learn:
    • How to create a company vision
    • How to structure the privacy team
    • How to develop and implement a privacy program framework
    • How to communicate to stakeholders
    • How to measure performance
    • The privacy program operational lifecycle

Combined, these two certifications, both certified under ISO standard 17024:2012, prepare you for the GDPR.

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CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional)

The “What” Of Privacy – And Why You Need It.

For more than 10 years, the CIPP has been recognized as the world’s preeminent credential in the business of privacy. Since its introduction in 2004, the CIPP has elevated the careers of thousands of professionals working in privacy and data protection across the globe.

What You Will Learn

There are five CIPP concentrations, each focused on a specific region or sector. Learn more about them and see for yourself why the CIPP is the privacy industry’s leading credential.

1) Canada (CIPP/C)
2) Europe (CIPP/E)
3) U.S. Government (CIPP/G)
4) U.S. private-sector (CIPP/US)

How Do We Maintain The Premier Status Of The CIPP Credential?

Because we have access to the sharpest, most successful privacy lawyers and practitioners in the world, each of whom help shape and direct our curriculum to ensure it’s relevant and up to date. We’re pleased to count among our partners such prestigious firms as Fieldfisher, Bird & Bird, Wilson Sonsini, Covington and Burling, among others.

What Can The CIPP Do For You?

It will show the world that you know privacy laws and regulations and how to apply them, and that you know how to secure your place in the information economy. When you earn a CIPP credential, it means you’ve gained a foundational understanding of broad global concepts of privacy and data protection law and practice, including: jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models; essential privacy concepts and principals; legal requirements for handling and transferring data and more.

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CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager)

The “How” Of Privacy Operations – And Why You Need It.

The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy program management. When you earn a CIPM, it shows that you don’t just know privacy regulations—you know how to make it work for your organization. In other words, you’re the go-to person for day-to-day operations when it comes to privacy.

What You Will Learn

  • How to create a company vision
  • How to structure the privacy team
  • How to develop and implement a privacy program framework
  • How to communicate to stakeholders
  • How to measure performance
  • The privacy program operational lifecycle

The CIPM body of knowledge outlines all the concepts and topics that you need to know to become certified. The exam blueprint gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect on the exam.

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CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Technologist)

The “How” Of Privacy And Technology – And Why You Need It.

The CIPT is the first and only certification of its kind worldwide. It was launched by the IAPP in 2014 to meet the growing need that only tech pros can fill—securing data privacy at all stages of IT product and service lifecycles.

The IAPP’s certifications in privacy and data protection law and practice have plugged thousands of professionals into the information economy. Now technology pros like you can take privacy knowledge—and your career—to a higher level.

What You Will Learn

  • Critical privacy concepts and practices that impact IT
  • Consumer privacy expectations and responsibility
  • How to bake privacy into early stages of IT products and services for cost control, accuracy and speed-to-market
  • How to establish privacy practices for data collection and transfer
  • How to preempt privacy issues in the Internet of Things
  • How to factor privacy into data classification and emerging tech such as cloud computing, facial recognition and surveillance
  • How to communicate privacy issues with partners such as management, development, marketing and legal.

The CIPT body of knowledge outlines all the concepts and topics that you need to know to become certified. The exam blueprint gives you an idea of how many questions from each topic area you can expect on the exam.

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