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Course Overview

Why CIPP/E and Why should I care about GDPR?

  • Companies that serve EU customers are subjected to GDPR, even it is outsides of EU geography.
  • Companies whose clients are EU companies. Your EU customers, to protect themselves and to exercise proper due diligence, will demand that its vendors / data processors demonstrate ability in GDPR compliance
  • Individuals who are appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) in companies that serve EU customers
  •  GDPR is a “gold standard” which most country referenced and based on in enacting or enhancing their data privacy laws.
  • GDPR can be used as a framework to harmonise data protection policies and practices across different countries where the company operates, especially in countries whose data privacy laws are lacking
  • CIPM plus CIPP/E is a unique credential that you are equipped to fulfill the DPO role guiding and your company in GDPR compliance and implementation.

What is in CIPP/E

CIPP/E is jointly developed by IAPP and law firms (eg. Bird and Bird, Field Fisher, et al) which comprehensively cover the scope of GDPR from data privacy laws, key concepts and terminology, cross-border data transfer, and practical aspects of personal data protection.

In this course, we will delve into many interesting and eye-opening data breach cases with multi-millions fines, lively discussion on topics such as the implication of the invalidation of EU-US privacy shield, Privacy by Design and Default, AI and data ethics, trend and development in data privacy laws, exercising one’s privacy rights, selling one’s personal data for money, and so on.


Offered in partnership with


Who Should Attend

  1. Data privacy or protection officers, especially in MNC, EU based organisations, or companies with business dealing with EU
  2. IT or Cybersecurity professionals (eg. CISO, CISSP) who want to broaden their expertise and keep up with relevant aspects in the digital economy
  3. Legal officers
  4. Risk management or compliance officer
  5. Internal Audit
  6. Individuals who aspire to gain an edge in data protection roles with international perspective

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

8 – 10 Sep 21 

9am to 6pm

(Registration starts at 8.45am)

8 Aug 21 

3 days


9 – 11 Mar 22

9am to 6pm

(Registration starts at 8.45am)

9 Feb 22

3 days


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.

Steps to follow in your application:

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No

Step 2 - Select WJW and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Make declaration and submit online application

SMEs which sponsor their employees for training are to email the completed Company Sponsorship Form to SIIEvents@tp.edu.sg to enjoy SSG’s subsidy.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Fee per participant (with GST):
Full Course Fee S$3,370.50
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents S$1,011.15

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above/ 

SME-Company sponsored Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents


SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here.

This course is eligible for payment by PSEA.


SMEs which sponsor their employees for training are to email the completed Company Sponsorship Form to SIIEvents@tp.edu.sg in order to enjoy SSG’s subsidy.



Please note that participants should achieve at least 75% of attendance and sit for the assessment at the end of the course. Participants who fail to meet the requirements will be withdrawn from their funding eligibility and participant/company sponsor will be requested to make payment for the difference in the course fee, which is the funded amount.

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Course Contact

  • 62255744
  • Monday - Thursday: 8.30am to 6.00pm
    Friday: 8.30am to 5.30pm
    Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/sii
  • Security Industry Institute
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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