Implementing Quick-wins for Newly Appointed DPOs



Learning Outcomes

At the end of this 1-day workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the scope of PDPA coverage for their organisation

  • Assess data protection gaps in their organisation

  • Equip themselves with a set of toolkits for them to implement quick-wins

  • Have a good idea of how to seek management support and develop DP capabilities in their organisation


Workshop Outline

  • Introduction to Personal Data Protection

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer

  • PDPA and its scope of application

  • Assessing DP gaps

  • Getting started with quick wins

  • What’s needs to be done


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Who Should Attend #

Newly appointed data protection officers as well as staff with data protection responsibilities who are about to kickstart their DP efforts in their organisations


# familiar with the Data Protection (DP) and Do Not Call (DNC) provisions of the PDPA eg having attended the 2-day PDPC’s course on “Fundamentals of the PDPA”.


Course Details

  • Dates: 30 April | 18 September | 23 October 2020

  • Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm

  • Venue: Mandarin Orchard Hotel, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867 


  • Course fee: SGD1,000 per person.


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Other Notes & Information

  • Food & Beverage for the attendees will be provided on both days – Lunch + 2 x tea-breaks

  • Printed copies of the workshop material will be provided to attendees


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QED’s Training Philosophy & Methodology

The most effective consultants and trainers are practitioners - that is why our experienced practicing consultants each come with at least a decade of experience in digital and social media marketing communications, as well as in the area of data protection and who are able to offer useful insights from the compliance perspectives. Our strategic counsel and training methodology comprise of mentoring, advisory, presentations, case studies, simulations, industry best practices and hands-on application to industry realistic exercises.


Trainers Profile

Loh Yong Chye | Associate Senior Consultant


Yong Chye had been with the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) since its formation in 2013 until end 2019. During his 7-year stint with the PDPC, he was directly involved with the rollout of both of the data protection (DP) training courses curated by PDPC, namely “Fundamentals of the PDPA” course and the “Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore)” preparatory course. He led a team that launched the Singapore DPO competency framework and training roadmap in 2019 and was instrumental in making available multiple DP tools, resources and services to help organisations comply with the PDPA.


He also led the DPO team in the maintenance and enhancement of PDPC’s DP policies and processes, and was in charge of the communications and outreach team responsible for creating awareness of, and promoting compliance to, the PDPA.


Yong Chye had prior experience providing eGovernment consulting services to the Governments of Bhutan, Trinidad and Tobago and Moldova. When he was

with the then-IDA, he led and implemented organizational development and excellence initiatives and managed IT systems at two government agencies.


Detailed Professional Profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/yong-chye-loh-cipm-aclp-0564a7102


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