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General Data Protection Regulation


Executive Education - Open Programs

Andreia Hidalgo 


Phone: (+351) 215 906 000

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8th Edition: to be defined

This program will be taught in Portuguese.

Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Duration: 12 weeks | total of 64,5 hours

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Program Description

In May 2018, with the enforcement of the General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP) in the EU, privacy and data protection issues have become a crucial and fundamental element of the organizations and trade relations procedures’. A mixture of recognition and concern about the personal data real value, associated with very high fines, has led many organizations to initiate projects to ensure compliance with the GRDP and, where necessary, to appoint Data Privacy Officers (DPOs).

However, complying with the GRDP is more like a sprint, implying a profound change of culture, beyond the legal aspects and components of technological nature, information systems and computer security.

The 5th Edition of the General Program for Data Protection of CATÓLICA-LISBON, organized in partnership with Católica| Lisbon School of Law, focuses on the necessary solutions for PDOs or those responsible for data protection matters to explore new dimensions and materials, resulting from the implementation practice.

With this Programme, participants will be empowered to lead RGPD application projects, regardless of sector or size of the organization.

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Main Benefits

  • Enable participants to take on the role of DPO, mastering the GDPR;
  • Learn to use the key tools and practical frameworks to implement processes according to the GDPR;
  • Know the perspective of future trends on data protection, and how they should be aligned with the strategic objectives of organizations;
  • Provide an experience to anticipate the impact of the GDPR on organizations;
  • Understand the GDPR from a generalist and sectoral perspective;
  • Learn from specialists who live and work outside Portugal.