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GDPR and Its Impact on Indian Companies


The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) will come into effect on 25 May 2018. This regulation stipulates that any and all businesses within the European Union, or dealing with the EU will have to comply with GDPR. Lack of understanding, coupled with unawareness of its implications makes GDPR the latest threat to business. It requires responsibility and accountability for every business that processes the personal data of individuals in the European Union (EU). Hence, it is crucial for businesses to understand GDPR, embrace the regulation and find the hidden opportunity for compliance now.

This course explains the provisions of the GDPR to help organizations comply with its requirements. It is for those who have day-to-day responsibility for data protection.



After completing this course, learners will be acquainted with the knowledge and skills with regard to:

  • Identify the main positions of the GDPR, including key concepts, principles and data protection roles
  • The Six Data Protection Principles
  • Special Categories Of Personal Data
  • Explore rights of data subjects and their relevance in daily life
  • Investigate obligations of data controllers and processors and related steps that need to be taken for complying with the GDPR
  • Evaluate enforcement and compliance mechanisms and international data transfers under the GDPR


  • Module 1 – Introduction to GDPR
  • Module 2 – Data Protection Principles
  • Module 3 – GDPR: What a Company Needs to Know
  • Module 4 – GDPR: Indian Context
  • Module 5 – Making Your Websites GDPR Compliant
  • Certification Exam/ Assessment


  • Information security professionals;
  • Legal/Compliance officers;
  • Risk Managers;
  • Privacy managers;
  • IT security professionals;
  • Senior staff;
  • Managers and Directors;
  • Data Protection Officer;
  • Business Continuity Manager;
  • All employees who need an understanding of data protection and European legal requirements as defined in the GDPR.

Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Language: English

Duration: 6 Months


Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.

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