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Data Privacy Management

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Lead a successful data privacy program and deliver strategic value within your organisation. Develop the capability to mitigate data risk and become a thought leader in consumer protection and trust.

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Next start date20 Jul 2020

Prerequisites
None
Time commitment
6 weeks, 6-7 hours per week 100% online
A$ 1600 incl GST

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Why Data Privacy Management

Data privacy is becoming business-critical for companies balancing data-driven decisions alongside global regulations and the ethical handling of consumer data. Co-created with leading industry partners Lander & Rogers and Palo Alto Networks, this course will equip you with the skills to establish, lead, and measure a data privacy program within your organisation.

What you'll learn
  • Understand the data privacy landscape and challenges facing Australian businesses 
  • Consider and articulate the data supply chain of your business to support decision making 
  • Explore the strategic value of having a proactive and transparent data privacy management program 
  • Develop an understanding of privacy regulation and ethical constraints in an Australian context 
  • Develop an understanding of the data lifecycle, and different types of data  
  • Consider key components of a data privacy management program and apply to an organisational context 
  • Review best practice recommendations for the implementation and ongoing assessment of a privacy program 
  •  Navigate data privacy management implications of emerging technologies 
How it works

This course is designed for mid-senior managers and specialists who've had exposure to data privacy and are looking to upskill. By the end of this course, you’ll walk away with a step-by-step playbook containing tools and templates for implementing a data privacy program. Your data playbook will contain the following tools and templates:

 

  • Data patterns catalogue 
  • Data maturity framework
  • Moral value map 
  • Notifiable data breach scheme response requirements 
  • Data feature threat-risk-benefit chart
  • Risk assessment framework 
  • Data breach reporting map
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Course Structure

Module 1

Introduction to the data privacy

What is data privacy?

 Why privacy matters 

Mapping the contemporary privacy landscape 

Module 2

Understanding obligations

Australian privacy regulations 

Data breaches and mandatory reporting 

Implications of extra-territorial regulation 

Module 3

Analysing risk

Types of data and specific data privacy risks

Assessing data and risk

Privacy in the context of data protection strategies

Module 4

Developing privacy program structures and processes

 Create and plan according to requirements 

Operationalising your privacy management plan and creating a pilot program 

Communicating with stakeholders 

Module 5

Ongoing compliance and evaluation

 Program compliance and managing performance 

Developing a data privacy culture 

Compliance tools and technology 

Module 6

Navigating the future

Privacy challenges with emerging technology

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Robert NeelyExpert industry mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Mentors on this course include people like Robert Neely. Robert Neely is a partner in the Corporate practice of national law firm Lander & Rogers. Robert is highly regarded for his expertise in technology-related matters, including complex ICT procurement and infrastructure projects, privacy and data security and intellectual property protection.

Sean DucaSubject matter expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Sean Duca. Sean is Vice President and Regional Chief Security Officer for Asia Pacific and Japan at Palo Alto Networks where he works on the development of thought leadership, threat intelligence and security best practices for the cybersecurity community and business executives.

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