This course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Data Protection Management System (DPMS) as specified in REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.
During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with the certification criteria as defined on: General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679), Articles 42 and 43; European Data Protection Board (EDPB) guidelines; and, ISO/IEC 17065, ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 standards. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.
This 5-day course prepares the participants for the Behaviour Data Protection Lead Auditor (DPLA) certification. This certification is aligned with ISO/IEC 17024 and therefore valid at international level.