Course Overview

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) CIPP/Asia credential certifies proficiency in the key data privacy practices of major Asian economies. CIPP/A holders are known for their ability to apply relevant knowledge and a nuanced understanding of privacy practices to the needs of organizations operating in Asia and around the world.


Here are the top five reasons why IAPP certification and training are sure to advance your organization.

1.  The CIPP is the global industry standard for professionals entering and working in the field of privacy.

2.  Achieving a CIPP/A credential demonstrates understanding of a principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy within the Asian context, including laws and practices specific to the regions of Singapore, Hong Kong and India.

3.  Youll be recognized as part of an elite group of knowledgeable, capable and dedicated privacy and data protection practitioners.

4.  Holding a CIPP/A designation elevates your leadership profile among your colleagues.

5.  The CIPP/A is a key benchmark among top employers for hiring and promoting privacy professionals.

This 3-day course will prepare participants to sit for the CIPP/A certification examination. The course follows closely the Body of Knowledge set out by the International Association of Privacy Professional and will cover all relevant content under the Authoritative Resource List.


While the course covers all the required knowledge as set out in the Body of Knowledge, the method of delivery of the course prepares the candidates to confidently follow up with self-study and structured exercises. These will assist candidates to better understand, and thus recall the important concepts regarding personal data privacy principles that candidates will be tested on.


Who Should Attend

Candidates attempting the Certified Information Privacy Professional / Asia (CIPP/A) examination administered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


Course Duration

3 Days / 21 Hours


Course Outline

Privacy Fundamentals

  •   Modern Privacy Principles
  •   Adequacy and the Rest of the World
  •   Elements of personal information

Singapore Privacy Laws and Practices

  •   Legislative history and origins
  •   Personal Data Protection Act 2012
  •   Enforcement
  • Hong Kong Privacy Laws and Practices
  •   Legislative History and Origins
  •   Personal Data Privacy Ordinance
  •   Enforcement

India Privacy Law and Practices

  •   Legislative History and Origins
  •   Information Technology Act 2000
  •   Enforcement

Common Themes

  •   Comparing Protections and Principles among the 3 jurisdictions
  •   Data subjects rights


Mode of Assessment

Learners will be required to undergo 2.5-hour Mock Exam in class.


Certification Obtained and Conferred by

1.  Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub will be issued to participants who have met at least 75% attendance.

2.  External Certification Exam

Candidates will receive CIPP/A certification from IAPP upon passing the certification exam.


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