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Privacy by Design Foundation Training Course

Privacy by Design Foundation Training Course

SKU: 5584
  • Gain the understanding and know-how of the project requirements to incorporate privacy by design, and build privacy seamlessly into your products and services
  • Industry leading, engaging and interactive course on privacy-by-design, created by award winning specialists and delivered by experts using experiential learning techniques.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
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Training course outline

This Foundation-level course provides a complete introduction to the concept of privacy by design, and an overview of the privacy and Agile roadmap, to help learners get to grips with the philosophy, practical realities and compliance requirements of incorporating privacy by design and by default into a project.

This course provides an introduction to:

  • Why data protection is important for projects and products;
  • The building blocks and tools for project managers; and
  • The privacy workstream

Privacy by Design Foundation training course benefits

 Gain practical experience

Use tools and real-life examples to understand how the theory applies in a real-world context.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues.

 Designed by experts

Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant, this training session is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience delivering data protection support to clients.

Who should attend this course?

This course has been developed for project, product and privacy managers to provide an overview of the basics of Agile privacy by design project management.

Your learning path

Find out how the Privacy by Design Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning path:

Image containing the GDPR / Data Privacy Learning Path

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on data privacy – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course. Since then, we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR and data privacy.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does this training course over?

Why is data protection important for projects and products?

  • Attitudes to privacy, and buying preferences
  • Case studies of issues caused by actual and expected poor privacy by design, e.g. Zoom, track and trace apps, etc.

Building blocks and tools for project managers

  • Threshold DPIA (data protection impact assessment)
  • DPIA
  • DPIA – supporting project documentation

The privacy workstream

  • Components of the privacy workstream
  • Privacy and project methodologies:
    • PRINCE2®
    • Agile
  • Privacy and the Agile roadmap:
    • Stage 1 – Privacy and the product vision
    • Stage 2 – Privacy and the product roadmap
    • Stage 3 – Privacy and the release plan
    • Stage 4 – Privacy and sprint planning
    • Stage 5 – Privacy and the daily scrum
    • Stage 6 – Privacy and the sprint review
    • Stage 7 – Privacy and the sprint retrospective
  • Privacy and Agile scope management
  • Privacy and Agile time management
  • Privacy and Agile cost management
  • Privacy and Agile team dynamics
  • Privacy and Agile communications
  • Privacy and Agile quality management
  • Privacy and Agile risk management
  • Handover to business as usual
  • End of life

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Exams and qualifications

Privacy by Design Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated PD F exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Foundation (PD F) qualification by IBITGQ.


This course holds accreditation from IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications), a renowned authority in personnel certification within the field of IT governance.

As a premier personnel certification body, IBITGQ specialises in certifying individuals who demonstrate exceptional proficiency in IT governance practices.

IBITGQ maintains accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard, a globally recognised benchmark for conformity assessment. Accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) further underscores the course's commitment to meeting stringent certification requirements.

ISO 17024 certification is esteemed within the industry and universally acknowledged by employers worldwide. By aligning with this standard, our course ensures that your qualifications are not only recognised but also highly valued by employers across diverse sectors.

Upon successful completion of the course, you have the opportunity to validate your professional expertise by registering your qualification on the esteemed IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register. This platform serves as a testament to your commitment to excellence in IT governance, setting you apart as a distinguished professional in the field.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

Delegates must provide a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt, you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for sitting this course. It is open to all individuals looking to gain more knowledge about the GDPR.

Is there any recommended-reading?

There is no recommended reading for this courses.

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