As Data Protection Regulations and GDPR overhaul how all organisations process and handle data, it’s essential that all professionals, not just data protection officers, understand these regulations and how it impacts your organisation.

Our public sector focused In-House Understanding Data Protection and GDPR course provides your team with the skills needed to identify best practice, integrate an effective data protection culture into your workplace and fully comply with GDPR.

Leave the day with a comprehensive GDPR compliance toolkit to take back to your organisation.

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Barry Moult
Information Governance Consultant

Barry founded and has chaired the Eastern Region IG Forum since 2003. The forum has approx. 200 membership from Eastern Region and nationally. 45/50 attend the meetings held in Cambridge. He is also the Chair of the NHS National Strategical Information Governance Network (SIGN) group and sits on the NHS GDPR working group, drafting and advising on GDPR for Health & Social Care and active participant in the IG Toolkit restructure.

He later moved from West Suffolk Hospital to Colchester Hospital as Head of IG and Health Records and until recently on a secondment to the local STP looking at ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Ensure full compliance with the latest GDPR regulations
  • Learn how to share information whilst ensuring the highest standards of data protection
  • Understand and overcome the legal risks associated with data protection law
  • Create an action plan to effectively comply with highest standards of information governance
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
[email protected]


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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer's Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

Understanding Data Protection Regulations

Understand the most recent data protection regulations and how they impact your organisation.

  • Complying with the UK GDPR
  • The Data Protection Act 2018
  • Gain an overview of the Data Protection and Information Bill
  • Case studies – when it all goes wrong
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:00

Privacy and Information Assurance

  • Identify the legal risks associated with increases in using data
  • Recognise how to comply with the GDPR and ensure information assurance
  • Examine the “right to be forgotten” and what that means in practice
12:00 - 13:00

Establishing an Effective Data Protection Culture

  • Identifying and promoting areas of good practice in information governance
  • Working in partnerships to ensure the secure sharing of data
  • Responding to the information governance challenges posed by open data and the need for transparency
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Design a GDPR Compliance Toolkit

Work with the trainer to learn how your organisation can fully comply with GDPR.

  • Territory and Scope
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Consent
  • Sensitive Personal Data
  • Children’s data
  • Subjects’ rights
  • Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Notification
  • Information Sharing
  • Controllers and processors
  • Data Breach Reporting
  • Fines
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close