Data Protection Mindset - Workshop SG 2018

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest development in data privacy and is set to be enforced on 25 May 2018. This workshop will discuss the impact of the latest privacy regulation on businesses in Singapore and Asia, and the importance of compliance.

Gain insight into various action plans that organisations are embarking on and the key preparedness you may consider before the GDPR’s enforcement date. The workshop will provide also an illustration to demonstrate how data governance may be applied throughout its lifecycle.

Trainer Profile:

Amelia Ching

Amelia Ching is the Principal Consultant of Singapore Management University(SMU) Academy and the founder of IT Consulting firm focusing on IT-enabled service and technology management improvement Practice and professional development.

Prior to joining SMU Academy, Amelia was the Academic Director of Financial IT Academy(FITA) @ SMU with overall leadership and management responsibility for the academy. Under her leadership, FITA has acquired the training service provider status on Institute of Banking and Finance(IBF) competency programmes for Technology. She has more than 2,000 professionals from both financial service and related IT industries come through their IBF accredited and National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) aligned programmes. The programmes offered include Financial Service Product Knowledge, Information Technology Risk Management and Security related masterclasses and workshops.

Learning objectives

• Understand the rationale and the objectives behind EU GDPR and the range of services that are in scope under this new regulation
• Learn about the six privacy principles of GDPR with insights of how various organisations are doing to embed these principles within the organisation’s operations and service offering.
• Know what to consider when implementing security by design and privacy by default as one of the key compliance requirements.
• Understand how data throughout its lifecycle may be governed drawing reference from relevant frameworks and regulations


This workshop is suitable for CFOs, controllers, accountants, finance practitioners, and auditors.

3.5 hours