PDPA COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP FOR BUSINESSES AND SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS

PDPA COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP FOR BUSINESSES AND SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS

Funded

Course Duration

8.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment, Oral Questioning, Written Test

Who Should Attend

  • Employees working in organisations that handle personal data
  • Self-employed persons (e.g. real estate salespersons, insurance agents, freelance trainers)

What's In It for Me

  • Learn about the legislative and regulatory requirements under the Personal Data Protection Act that are relevant to businesses and self-employed persons
  • Understand the purpose of those legislative and regulatory compliance
  • Learn to identify compliance vulnerabilities that occur during business activities
  • Be introduced to methods of managing those vulnerabilities
  • Able to prepare risk assessment and risk control reports
  • Enable learners to maintain compliance with PDPA in their business activities

Course Overview

This one-day course identifies and communicates key legislative and regulatory requirements under the Personal Data Protection Act, assesses, documents and reports potential areas of non-compliance with regard to policies, procedures and business activities. It assists in the integration of procedures to ensure compliance, as well as the preparation of a risk assessment and risk management report for buy-in from departments within the organisation. The course also introduces learners to methods on how they can continue to avoid risks of non-compliance with the PDPA in the future.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the requirements under the Personal Data Protection Act
  • Describe the various business activities and how non-compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act can occur during those activities
  • Understand a risk matrix that can be used to assess risks of non-compliance with PDPA and risk controls that can be implemented in order to develop risk assessment report
  • Carry out methods to resolve risks involved in different types of business activities
  • Understand methods that can be used by an organization to maintain its compliance with the PDPA and thus reducing the risk of non-compliance with the PDPA in the long term
  • Communicate PDPA risk management measures to relevant staff for them to familiarize themselves
  • Develop improvements in risk countermeasures to reduce the likelihood of PDPA non-compliance in the future

Pre-requisites

The admission requirements are:

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course. However, it is preferable that learners have the following assumed knowledge and experience and assumed skills.
    • Understands relevant organisational strategies, objectives, culture, policies, processes and products / services
    • Aware of compliance requirements of the organisation
  • Read, write, and speak English at WPL Level 4 
  • Manipulate numbers at WPN Level 4 
  • Hardware & Software
    • This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform.
    • Participants must own a Zoom account and have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. Download from zoom.us/download. 

System Requirement

Must-have:

Please ensure that your computer or laptop meets the following requirements. 

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOS (64 bit or above) 
  • Processor/CPU: 1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or higher 
  • Minimum 20 GB hard disk space 
  • Minimum 8 GB RAM 
  • Webcam (camera must be turned on for the duration of the class) 
  • Microphone 
  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband 
  • Latest version of Zoom software to be installed on computer or laptop prior to the class. 

Good-to-have: 

  • Wired internet connection
    Wired internet will provide you with stable and reliable connection. 
  • Dual monitors
    Using a dual monitor setup will undoubtedly improve your training experience, enabling you to simultaneously participate in hands-on exercises and maintain engagement with your instructor. 

Not recommended: 
Using tablets are not recommended due to their smaller screen size, which could cause eye strain and discomfort over the course of the program's duration.
 

Course Outline

  • Introduction to PDPA and how it affects business operations
    • When and why PDPA was enacted
    • Enforcement
    • Penalties
  • Key Requirements under Personal Data Protection Act
    • 11 Key Obligations
      • Accountability
      • Notification
      • Consent
      • Purpose Limitation
      • Accuracy
      • Protection
      • Retention Limitation
      • Transfer Limitation
      • Access and Correction
      • Data Breach Notification
      • Data Portability
    • Do Not Call Provisions
  • Business activities impacted by requirements of Personal Data Protection Act and the risks that follows
    • Internal activities
      • Human Resource
      • Procurement
      • IT
    • Transactions with vendors
    • Activities involving customers and the public
    • Video recording, CCTV surveillance and Photography
    • NRIC collection
    • Electronic Processing of Personal Data
  • Develop risk assessment report to highlight and manage risks
    • Risk Matrix
    • Risk Rating
    • Risk control measures
    • Report writing
  • Action plans to manage risks
    • Control measures
      • Administrative
      • Physical
      • Technical
  • Ensuring continuing compliance with the PDPA
    • Staff training and communication
    • Conducting Annual Review using PDPC issued tools
    • Subscribing to services

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Upon meeting the attendance and assessment(s) criteria, participants will be awarded with a digital Statement of Attainment (SOA), accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore. SOA will be reflected as [code name, ICT-SNA-3005-1.1 Business Risk Management].

  • Upon meeting the attendance and assessment(s) criteria, participants will be awarded with a digital Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English
Trainer to trainee ratio: 1:20
Mode of Delivery: <Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom> or <Physical class>

Price

NTUC LHUB must receive payment by 31st December 2023 (8% GST applies)
[You are encouraged to make payment ahead of time]

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$400.00

$432.00

$400.00

$432.00

$400.00

$432.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$200.00

$232.00

$200.00

$232.00

$120.00

$152.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$120.00

$152.00

$120.00

$152.00

$120.00

$152.00

Payments received by NTUC LHUB from 1st January 2024 (9% GST applies)

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$400.00

$436.00

$400.00

$436.00

$400.00

$436.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$200.00

$236.00

$200.00

$236.00

$120.00

$156.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$120.00

$156.00

$120.00

$156.00

$120.00

$156.00

 

Funding Eligibility Criteria

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

 

Remarks

Individual Sponsored Trainee 

Company Sponsored Trainee 

SkillsFuture Credit: 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.

UTAP: 

  • This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).
  • NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP.

PSEA: 

  • To check for Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) eligibility for this course, visit:
    (a) 
    SkillsFuture (TGS-2023021048) for Face-to-Face class
  • Scroll down to “Keyword Tags” to verify for PSEA eligibility. 
  • If there is “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is eligible for PSEA.  
  • And if there is no “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is ineligible for PSEA. 
  • Not all courses are eligible for PSEA funding.

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding: 

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year.
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee.
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.


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Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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