Set your own time and pace to prepare for your next career-step
Unique career opportunities for students and graduates in these trying times. Give your career an unprecedented boost, increase your chances on the labor market with this Junior Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO) course with EU validation and Registration and increase the opportunity for internal growth and invest in your future. This study is also suitable to prepare you to start your own External Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO) Practice. In the history of privacy and data protection education in Europe, this possibility of obtaining a European validated DPO certificate on the basis of self-study was previously not available.
In national, European and international transfers of personal data, the importance of EU validated GDPR certification of privacy and data protection is ever increasing as is the demand for specialists in these fields.
As of September 2020, the estimated 1,500,000 Data Protection Officers (DPOs) required around the global can rely on a unique certification scheme approved by their own representative body, the European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP).
Senior GDPR experts and training staff of the European Privacy Academy (EPA) – based in Amsterdam and Brussels were actively involved in the development of this unique European standard called the EADPP CDPO Certification Scheme, which was guided by the EADPP Certification Committee, chaired by professor drs mr Romeo Kadir, co-founder of the European Privacy Academy and Chair of the GDPR Academic Board. As a privacy ‘ideologist’ he firmly believes in the importance of low-barrier access to top-expertise in the field of privacy and data protection.
Your Personalized European Data Protection Officer (DPO) Certificate
This uniquely assembled self-study is certified by the European Institute for Privacy, Audit, Compliance and Certification (EIPACC) entitling the bearer as ‘Junior Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO). At the end of this training you will receive an EIPACC Certificate (with European validation) confirming the acquiescence of knowledge as per one or more requirements of the prevalent European CDPO Certification Scheme
Participants of this self-study will receive a 100% guarantee of obtaining the much aspired EIPACC Certificate with their names as Certified Data Protection Professional (CDPO). Based on this certificate each graduate will be entered into the European Register of Data Protection Professionals (RDPP), the largest European Register of EU certified data protection specialists that is increasingly used by (future) employers for verification and validation purposes.
At the end you will be able to
Carry the title ‘Certified Data Protection Officer’, in short ‘CDPO’
Register free of charge (for one year) in the European Register of Data Protection Professionals (RDPP)
Enjoy free access to the online Handbook DPO – Guidance for a professional work program (the first European DPO Handbook based on the concept of European Work Program for the DPO)
Enjoy free use of at least one DPO e-Update update for which a separate European GDPR Certificate is issued.
Enjoy free of charge access to Privapedia – Privacy Terms & Definitions (for 3 months)
Obtain a DPO VIP code for 10% discount on DPO e-Updates (24/7 e-learning program for DPOs) for Continuing Education with European Certificate
Obtain an DPO VIP code for 10% discount on “DPO on the Chart” practical support for your DPO Practice for any subject of choice (consultancy by senior GDPR specialists with extensive experience as a CDPO)
Select your DPO compliance mechanisms for practice
Distinguish the different chapters of your own DPO Work Plan
To identify and manage DPO conflicts of interest
Apply your freshly acquired insight to solve practical dilemmas that the DPO / DPO may encounter in his/her daily practice
Independently as a DPO inform the controller, employees and processors about compliance with the GDPR
Independently as DPO advise the controller, employees and processors on compliance with the GDPR
Independently as DPO monitor compliance with GDPR obligations of the controller, employees and processors
Professionally and independently argue the main budgetary provisions of a DPO budget
Independently act as a DPO to perform the task of contact point for the Data Protection Authorities (DPA’s)
Independently as a DPO act as a contact point for data subjects
Independently as DPO advise your company in the context of a GDPR compliance data protection impact assessment
Independently as a DPO distinguish and apply GDPR compliance mechanisms
Effectively prepare for the official EADPP CDPO exam (available as per 1st January 2021).
Exclusive study package for certified self-study | Own time and pace
Study as per your own time and pace (24/7 accessible learning) supported and guided by practical resources from experienced senior privacy and data protection experts from the European Privacy Academy.
Handbook Data Protection Officer – Practical guidance for a professional Work Plan
DPO Practice Toolbox with over 25 fully customizable DPO templates and checklists for immediate use
Free comprehensive data protection Resources
Free DPO e-Update of choice (24/7 online access, based on availability)
24/7 accessible online learning environment and 24/7 online access (for 3 months) to Privapedia – Privacy and Data Protection Terms
10% loyalty discount on subsequent DPO training modules
10% loyalty discount on the uniquely certified DPO Skills Training
10% Loyalty discount on additional DPO e-Updates (24/7 e-learning)
10% Loyalty Discount on “DPO Support” practical support and customized DPO training and coaching
Unlimited 24/7 access to the online learning environment
In addition to the necessary learning material for self-study, you will also receive access to a unique online learning environment in which the essence of what you need to learn is explained in each chapter refers to the Handbook Data Protection Officer (DPO) – Practical guidance for a professional work plan which is included in your self-study package.
Based on more than 20 years of experience as a Data Protection Officer (DPO), this richly illustrated Practice Book has been assembled for self-study purposes.
The online learning environment associated with the study package is an excellent match for this practical guidance for the (future) CDPO with many references to extra resources and an extensive index for ‘ease of learning’. The online learning environment for this self-study will guide the student with:
Additional reference to supporting reading material
One or more knowledge test questions (for self-assessment)
Reference to practical templates and checklists
Reference to additional useful links
Recommended 24/7 accessible online pre-course
Students who are not yet familiar with key concepts, basic terms and definitions as used in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), are recommended to pre- extend this self-study by attending the following course which was developed by PRIVACAD – instructed by Professor drs mr Romeo Kadir – in collaboration with Udemy entitled, ‘Privacy and Data Protection, Certified GDPR Compliance’ – From theory to practice’. For more information and enrollment, please click on the next button.
In case during or after your self-study, you would like to opt for the online CDPO Skills training, you will enjoy a discount of no less than 10%.
Career Potential after doing this self-study
As of September 2020, the estimated 1,500,000 Data Protection Officers (DPOs) who preferably are educated as per European validated certification schemes are in rising demand at national and global levels. This course is especially of value because it is designed under guidance and auspices of the Chairman of the European CDPO Certification Committee of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP).
Day by day every bigger and smaller firms are having dedicated privacy and data protection teams. At present, data protection often gets its standalone practice group or team as it becoming more complex in this online global economy.
As more and more social and economic activities have place online, the importance of privacy and data protection is increasingly recognized.
Of equal concern is the collection, use and sharing of personal information to third parties without notice or consent of consumers. 132 out of 194 countries had put in place legislation to secure the protection of data and privacy.
Africa and Asia show a similar level of adoption with 55 per cent of countries having adopted such legislations from which 23 are least developed countries.
At global level there are law firms completely dedicated to practice of privacy and data protection law. They command incredible premium from their clients.
There are few practices as rewarding as that of privacy and data protection law thanks to deep pocketed and generous clients who are growing fast and do not hesitate to loosen their purse strings to get high quality legal advice and/or representation.
There will be a growing demand to fill CDPO openings, especially contract positions.
CDPO recruitment will likely accelerate as from 2021 and on into next as the enforcement deadline fast approaches.
Being especially true for technology related positions, there is a growing expectation of IT and business staff to take on increased data privacy and protection responsibilities.
With the focus on hiring information security, compliance and IT staff to support the GDPR regulation, technology capabilities—such as data and records management, process automation and impact assessment tools—become essential to achieving
There are many independent technology lawyers catering to startups and SMEs with respect to processing of personal data contracts, tech regulations, investment and advisory work. This work also requires high level of skills and such lawyers make very good mo
We are yet just scratching the surface. As many data protection laws are still nascent, the tech industry is heavily driven by foreign companies. This is expected to change as indigenous companies are developing and maturing.
India has world’s largest and cheapest technology talent. This is the biggest reason behind inevitable growth of Indian tech industry in years to come. There is a lot to be done in the next 5 years. As a result, certified data protection specialists are on very high demand.
Government is increasingly empaneling and employing many privacy and data protection specialists as it is entering into various personal data agreements as it is implementing data protection security in various aspects of governance.
Professor mr drs Romeo F. Kadir MA MSc LLM LLM (Adv) EMBA EMoC
First appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) ever in the Netherlands (European Union) at a semi-public entity. Seasoned European Privacy and Data Protection Expert (20+ years of practical experience in EU Privacy and Data Protection Law, Business Management, Compliance and Ethics).
Studied European and International Law, Political Sciences and Business Administration. At Present EIPACC EADPP Professor European Privacy & Data Protection Law at Universitas Padjadjaran UNpad (Indonesia) and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow with O.P. Jindal Global University (New Delhi), Senior Associate Fellow with Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (New Delhi), Lecturer Science Honours Academy and Lecturer at the International Molengraaff Institute, Utrecht University (UU, Netherlands). In 2010 he was founder of the first European Data Protection Academy focusing on privacy-only executive education.
Present Occupations in European Data Protection Law
President European Institute for Privacy, Audit, Compliance & Certification (EIPACC),
Vice-President European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP),
Chair EADPP Certification Committee Data Protection Professionals,
Chair EADPP Academic Board,
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Cybersecurity,
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI),
Member of the International Board of Experts with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg),
President Supervisory Board of the Dutch Privacy Complaints Office (NPKI),
Rapporteur to UN Monitoring Commission Human Rights on behalf of the Dutch Privacy Foundation (SPN),
Author of 'Handbook DPO - A Practical Guide', Privacy Publishing Group (PPG),
Editor-in-Chief of ‘Data Protection Dictionary’, authored, edited and coordinated ‘Handbook for the Data Protection Officer – A practical Guide’, ‘The Ultimate GDPR Business Guide – Six Volumes’ and other relevant books in the field of privacy and data protection.