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Course Description

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Access and privacy legislation has significantly affected the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Improve your decision-making skills and implement privacy and access strategies within your school board or other work environment. Experiment with data and information management tools that facilitate end-user compliance. Engage in a variety of learning methods, including lecture and discussions, case studies, and case specific simulations.  

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe applicable access and privacy legislation
  • Design and control the basic components of a privacy information management system
  • Develop protection practices and policies and formalize operational controls on information
  • Identify and control risks associated with new systems designs, business process re-engineering, privacy impact assessments and privacy breaches 

Course Topics

  • Foundations of Privacy and Information Management
  • Information Protection and Operational Control
  • Data and Information Management
  • Risk Management

Job Market Overview



Assessment Item  Weight
Participation 10%
Assignments 50%
Final Examination 40%
Total 100%

Please note that the course assessment is subject to change.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.


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