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Course Description

Explore the components of effective information management, privacy, and access program(s) and learn how to establish an effective data governance model, and develop and implement a privacy management program. Gain an understanding of the privacy operational lifecycle that supports best practices for information management and access to information.

Topics in privacy for the digital age will be broadly explored, including how data protection laws are being interpreted to support digital innovation.

While more broadly applicable, the course utilizes examples from the school board environment. You are invited to apply your knowledge and experience while engaging in the learning.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Develop a data governance and privacy strategy that incorporates regulatory and organizational requirements
  • Define privacy metrics for information management, as well as assess the maturity level of a privacy and access program
  • Operationalize privacy best practice with documentation, third-party oversight and security controls
  • Take the necessary steps to manage privacy incidents in accordance with data protection laws and best practice

Course Topics

  • Privacy Legislation Overview
  • Privacy Regulator Resources (guidelines, investigations, orders)
  • Establishing a Data Governance Model
  • Developing a Privacy and Access Program
  • Defining and Analyzing Appropriate Privacy Metrics
  • The Privacy Operational Lifecycle
  • Incident Response Planning and Managing Privacy Breaches

Assessment

Assignment

Weight %

Participation

15

Assignments – individual and group 

50

Final Examination 

40

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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Section Title
Design and Delivery of Information Management, Privacy, and Access Programs
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
2:30PM to 4:30PM
Dates
June 30, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Monday
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
July 05, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
8:00AM to 2:30PM
Dates
July 06, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
8:00AM to 2:30PM
Dates
July 07, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Thursday
Time
8:00AM to 2:30PM
Dates
July 08, 2021
Type
Final Examination
Days
Friday
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
July 09, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Instructors
Section Notes

Early bird registration ends 60 days ($855.00) and 30 days ($895.00) prior to the start of the course. Regular registration is less than 30 days prior to the start of the course ($955.00).

CourseLink access begins: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Course registration ends: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET

If due to extenuating circumstances there is a need to reschedule, the rescheduled class will be held on Friday, July 9, 2021 and the final examination will be rescheduled for Monday, July 12, 2021.   


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This course is delivered remotely and in real time.

Remote Delivery Orientation (Zoom & CourseLink): Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Technical Requirements

This course uses the following:

  • CourseLink, the name for the University of Guelph learning management system.
  • Zoom as a video communication tool:
    • Webcam (Built-in or USB plug-in)
    • Headset or a Microphone and Speaker (Built-in, wireless, or USB plug-in)

View the Technical Considerations for CourseLink and Zoom.

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