Training and Consultancy in Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Surveillance Law
Foundation Certificate in Information Governance

This is a fully online and interactive course designed by Act Now Training. There are four learning modules. Each module consists of a live webinar with an expert speaker and online assessment. In addition delegates will be able to customise their learning through a choice of recorded sessions.


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Live Webinars (60 mins) Recorded Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Records Management

Good Records Management
Implementing a Records Management Programme (30 mins)
  • Know the basics of good Records Management
  • Understand the challenges of implementing a RM programme and how to overcome them.

Module 2: Security and Information Assurance

Essentials of Information Security
GDPR and Managing Information Security Breach Incidents (30 mins)
  • Understand what information risks organisations face
  • Know what tools are available to improve information security
  • Know what procedures must be in place to manage incidents incl under GDPR

Module 3: Data Protection (GDPR)

The New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
GDPR Rights incl SARs (30 mins) OR
GDPR and Employee Surveillance (45 mins) OR
GDPR and the HR Function (45 mins) OR
GDPR and DP Impact Assessments (30 mins)
  • Understand the rights and responsibilities under GDPR
  • Learn to manage GDPR in your organisation
  • Learn how GDPR applies to different functions your organisation

Module 4: Freedom of Information

FOI Rights and Responsibilities
The FOI Exemptions (45 mins) OR
FOI and Commercial Information (45 mins) OR
FOI Update (30 mins) (Eng and Wales only)
  • Learn how to handle FOI requests
  • Learn the FOI exemptions and when they apply
  • Learn how FOI applies to commercially sensitive information
  • Scottish delegates will learn about the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
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