EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Course

Strategise and build a successful GDPR programme for your organisation

Strategise and build a successful GDPR programme for your organisation


With EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in full force, data protection has become a top priority for organisations worldwide. Discover how you can make headway in enhancing your company’s own data security with TÜV SÜD’s e-learning offering.

Module 1: Data Protection and Data Privacy Overview & Understanding General Data Protection Regulation Course

This data protection course course is designed to deepen your understanding of the latest EU regulation enacted to give citizens protection and control over their personal data.

By taking this GDPR course, you will know how to lead data protection enforcement across your organisation. You will also get to know more about the rights of individuals and the measures you can take to effectively respond to data breaches.

This e-learning course provides you with the convenience of self-paced learning, while allowing you to meet evolving standards in data privacy compliance.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE EU General Data Protection Regulation Course?

In this course, you will understand the scope of GDPR and the key terms outlined in the data protection regulation. This course will also provide you with an overview on Personal and Sensitive Data, Privacy by default, Privacy by design and more.

Topics to be covered in this course include: 

  • Introduction to EU General Ddata Protection Regulation, Principles and its applicability
  • Awareness of key requirement of GDPR to protect data
  • What is personal and sensitive data
  • What is privacy by default and privacy by design
  • Your roles and responsibilities at various levels
  • Penalties in case of non-adherence of GDPR requirements
  • Summary
  • Assessment


The GDPR course employs a variety of training tools such as digital learning, tests, and other interactive exercises to enhance delivery of theoretical knowledge. Easily accessible via your laptop, tablet and mobile phone, the course gives you the opportunity to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 60 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your internationally recognized certificate.


This course is specially designed for:

  • Anyone who is interested in understanding EU GDPR
  • IT & Information Security Managers
  • Risk managers and consultants
  • Privacy managers and consultants
  • Legal and compliance heads
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Individuals seeking to take up DPO role


The GDPR course structure and content are developed by experts from TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. Consisting of product specialists and technical experts, they have been working on data protection implementations to help organizations around the world achieve business excellence.

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards.


  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development



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