Programme in European Data Protection

Leading to certified DPO.
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Brussels
ULB Solbosch Campus
5 days
January > March 2018
2 d/month + assignment
Thursday & Friday (TBC)
English
€ 3.400 (VAT excl.)
Course material and catering included
Registration deadline: 15/01/2018 | Programme start:
November intake fully booked. Register now for the 4th Edition. Seats Limited.

Who is the programme aimed at?

Profile

The Programme in European Data Protection is dedicated to Data Protection Officers (DPO), legal experts and Lawyers, Information Security and Information Technology experts, enterprise and external auditors, Compliance Officers, General Managers and Financial Officers, Data Scientists and Data Management Professionals, Projects Managers and Enterprise Architects, Public Service personnel, Marketing Managers, Business Managers and Consultants that must comply with the GDPR regulations.
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Key admissions criteria

  • Master degree
  • And/or proof of senior professional experience

The knowledge

Acquire essential knowledge in the five domains of practice necessary for managing and implementing GDPR compliance and for accomplishing various DPO activities.

The quality of the lecturers

Benefit from leading practitioners and legal experts who share their wealth of knowledge. 

A significant career boost

Boost your career trajectory with the knowledge acquired and the contacts established throughout the programme.

Accelerated GDPR compliance

Enterprises require cost-effective implementation that focuses on the essentials and that build sustainable compliance.

GDPR implementation cycle

Beyond the legal requirements, a GDPR implementation requires a collection of multi-disciplinary skills and capabilities to develop and execute on the GDPR roadmap.

GDPR body of knowledge

The essential GDPR domains of knowledge are covered for meeting GDPR compliance in all industries including public services, NGO and private enterprises.​

The method

The objective of this education is to develop knowledge and expertise in all facets related to the implementation of GDPR. The Programme in European Data Protection covers the five domains of knowledge through lectures, workshops, case discussions, group/personal work and personal essays.

Body of knowledge domains

The following domains are necessary for a robust Data Protection activity…

More programme features

The programme backstage

The core team is composed of Joëlle Jouret (Academic mentor), Alain Cieslik and Dirk De Nijs.

The Academic and Certification Board advises/approves the academic content, the operating and training centres, and the criteria for the lecturers. It also advises on the position of the certification at the European and International level.

An Advisory Committee has business and legal representatives motivated in supporting the education and the promotion of Data Protection methods, education activities and the personal certification process.

Certificate

Participants with passing examination results receive the Executive Education Programme in European Data Protection (GDPR) certificate. This Certified DPO Education is delivered by Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, a major business school with the EQUIS and Qfor accreditation.

Lecturers

Georges Ataya
SBS-EM
Professor

Academic Director

Frédéric Roos
SBS-EM
Academic Programme Manager

Academic Director

Valérie Verbruggen
Commission de la protection de la vie privée
Conseiller Juridique

Lecturer

This education is a really hands-on training that will enable the participants to acquire the sufficient cross-functional knowledge to efficiently perform their role and tasks when processing personal data. The education contains an in-depth insight of the GDPR not only in terms of legal obligations but also in terms of management programs and IT implementation. Through concrete cases, this intensive education will give effective tools to ensure knowledge of efficient ways to be in compliance with the GDPR.
Joëlle Jouret
Counsel, CBPL/ CPVP

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This education is developed with the following target audience in mind:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPO), professionals and those aiming at getting involved in the data protection field;
  • Legal experts and Lawyers wishing to understand, beyond legal aspects, all facets related to the implementation of GDPR across various disciplines, supporting activities and functional areas;
  • Information Security and Information Technology experts wishing to master Privacy and Data Protection disciplines across various enterprises and IT Architecture layers;
  • Enterprise and external auditors, Compliance Officers involved in the review and/or implementation of privacy controls;
  • General Managers and Financial Officers of organisations that are embarked on large scale or mission critical implementation of Data Protection, Data Leakage Protection, Privacy Requirements or wishingto protect Intellectual Property or client data;
  • Data Scientists and Data Management Professionals focusing on Data Protection while creating value from information;
  • Projects Managers and Enterprise Architects involved in privacy compliance transformation;
  • Public Service personnel involved directly or indirectly in implementing or advising on privacy and information security (for instance, the Belgian law of 15 august 2012);
  • Marketing Managers, Business Managers and Consultants that must comply with the GDPP regulations.

First Name

Surname

Company

Function

Dirk

De Bot

DPS4U

Consultant

Olivier

De Riemaecker

ENGIE Benelux

Head of Ethics, Compliance & Governance and Data Protection Officer

Eric

de Saqui de Sannes

Sogeti Belux

CEO

Alexandra

Jaspar-Leeuw

Bpost

Senior Legal Counsel

Caroline

Louveaux

Mastercard

Managing Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection

Aurélie

Pols

Mind Your Privacy

Data Governance & Privacy Engineer

Zoltan 

Precsenyi 

Symantec

Director Government Affairs

Pierre-André

Rulmont

STIB-MIVB

Vice President Information Systems

Gail

Smith

Cavell Group

Founder-Partner

Emmanuel

Szafran

Verhaegen Walravens

Lawyer

Erik

Valgaeren

Stibbe

Partner

Tanguy

Van Overstraeten

Linklaters

Partner

Etienne

Wery

Ulys

Partner