The philosophy of the course is to provide you with a step-by-step introduction to GDPR as well as to offer you unique knowledge in a simple and practical way.

Duration: 8-10 hours
Assessment: Yes
Certification: No

A certified online course for Professionals who want to acquire basic knowledge on GDPR and self-assess their organization’s preparedness

The course provides information on GDPR and takes you through the main issues of preparing for its implementation, as well as a tool to self-assess the status of your organization.

What you will get from the course

  • A self-assessment tool for preparing for GDPR
  • Comprehensive introduction and practical knowledge on GDPR
  • Specially designed for professionals who want to have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge in GDPR
  • Case studies & examples

Course Creator

This course was developed by CSE and supervised by one of the global experts in sustainability, Professor Nikos Avlonas. Read more.

Testimonies from our Trainings

Very well structured, thoroughly covers the whole CSR matters, very clearly and easily explained. Extremely good training overall.

Masako Hiraki, Manager/CEO office and European CSR office, Panasonic Europe

It was great how relevant the instructors made it to our own organizations. We were constantly learning how to implement the strategies back at our companies

Danielle Connor, CSR Coordinator, Pan American Silver

The training is very practical and up to date. I gained heavy and rich knowledge on CSR

Showg Mudhapar, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority


MODULE 1: What is GDPR?

What is it & why is it important
Benefits of compliance
Principles and how to meet them

MODULE 2: Marketing and GDPR

Marketing and GDPR Compliance
Data Permission, Access and Focus
Practical tips
Notice requirements

MODULE 3: Data Handling Tools

Data storage rules
Data use rules
Consent: right & wrong
Data accuracy rules

MODULE 4: Data Breaches

New IT security measures
Steps to be followed
Data management activities towards compliance

MODULE 5: Organizational Responsibilities

Security awareness
Password management

Security updates & backups

  • Self-assessment compliance questionnaire
  • Final Quiz for certification.
Special features
  • The Message Board provides direct communication with the training administrator and other participants currently registered for the online course.
  • You can do it in 30 days, at your own pace and on any device.
  • Save money and time from travelling and accommodation

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    CSE president Nikos Avlonas, The Center for Sustainability and Excellence, Sustainability Training and Consulting Services to the West Coast, Climate Change, sea-level rise, water resources, city growth and management, ESG (environment, social, governance) principles, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, October 15, 2019, FORTUNE 500, Western Washington University, Supply Chain, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Communications, Sustainable Development, Circular Economy, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    Online Course Price: $149