37 Jul 2017

Data Protection Officer (DPO) Certification course

This course is fully booked - go to the next event on 6-10 November 2017
Tired of traditional classroom training? Join us for a full problem-based learning experience.

This complete one-week certification training gives you the "do's and don'ts" and the most effective methodology to comply with GDPR requirements and perform effectively the role and tasks of a DPO. 

Get your ECPC-B DPO Certification from Maastricht University!

Training & examination

This specialised hands-on training enables you to acquire the must-know knowledge and the do’s and don’ts to efficiently perform the role and tasks of Data Protection Officer (DPO) under the GDPR. The training covers an in depth insight of the GDPR  and all implementation obligations; a step-by-step model to put in place the necessary privacy compliant data protection and information security policies in your organisation; guidance in the most cost-effective and efficient ways to comply with the GDPR.

The experienced trainers in the programme follow Maastricht University's well-known Problem Based Learning methodology: Throughout our training programme you are stimulated to actively work on real-life issues in order to acquire the skills needed to perform most effectively as a DPO in your organisation. Holding the ECPC-B certification from Maastricht University shows employers you are a knowledgeable professional who has acquired the optimal methodology to manage privacy compliance effectively and interact with the rest of your organization in the fast-changing professional environment in which you need to operate.

Throughout the course, the following examination elements need to be passed in order to obtain the ECPC-B DPO Professional University Certificate:

  • A multiple-choice test
  • A group assignment based on a case study and under the supervision of tutors evaluating individual performance
  • A final examination at the end of the course based on cases. Participants can choose upfront for an oral or a written exam.

 Any questions?
  Tel: +31 43 388 2426 or contact by email

Partners and collaboration
The ECPC would like to thank tthe following organisations and companies for the collaboration and assistance in the preparation of the programme or for providing experts:

Partners