Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) Training

Course 2067

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

The Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) course is the “how-to” of privacy training. The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy programme management. This course covers implementing a privacy programme framework, managing the privacy programme operational lifecycle and structuring a knowledgeable, high-performing privacy team regardless of jurisdiction or industry. The Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) Training is based on the body of knowledge for the IAPP’s ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/ U.S. (CIPM/US) certification programme. The content is based on the Body of Knowledge for the globally recognised Certified Information Privacy Professional/Management (CIPM) credential.

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Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) Training Course Information

In this CIPM course, you will:

  • Create a company vision around data privacy.
  • Structure the privacy team.
  • Develop and implement a privacy programme framework.
  • Communicate to stakeholders.
  • Measure performance.

Learning Tree training benefits:

  • Official IAPP Content
  • One-Year Complimentary IAPP Membership
  • Exam Voucher available
  • Exam Practice Questions


No prerequisites, but we recommend all potential test takers to read the IAPP Privacy Certification Handbook 2018 prior to attending.

Exam Information

This training is an examination prep course for the Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification programme. Key concepts are covered with a timed practice test, followed by a review of the answers led by your instructor. Students also receive an exam blueprint that gives the approximate number of questions from each topic area on the exam.

CIPM Certification Course Outline

Identify privacy programme management responsibilities and describe accountability's role in privacy programme management.

Examine considerations for developing and implementing a privacy programme, including the position of the privacy function within the organisation, the role of the DPO, programme scope and charter, privacy strategy, support and ongoing involvement of essential functions and privacy frameworks.

Discuss the regulatory environment, common elements across jurisdictions and strategies for aligning compliance with organisational strategy.

Relate practical processes for creating and using data inventories/maps, gap analyses, privacy assessments, privacy impact assessments/data protection impact assessments and vendor assessments.

Describe common types of privacy-related policies, outline components and offer implementation strategies.

Discuss operational considerations for communicating and ensuring subject data rights, including privacy notice, choice and consent, access and rectification, data portability and erasure, and the right to be forgotten.

Outline strategies for developing and implementing privacy training and awareness programmes.

Examine a holistic approach to protecting personal information through Privacy by Design.

Guide planning for and responding to a data security incident or breach.

Relate standard practices for monitoring, measuring, analysing and auditing privacy programme performance.

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Course FAQs

This course provides exam preparation for CIPM certification — the world’s first and only certification in privacy programme management.

Backed by ANSI/ISO accreditation, a CIPM credential delivers higher earning potential and increased promotion opportunities because it shows a strong understanding of U.S. privacy laws and regulations.

Data privacy individuals in Risk management, Privacy operations, Accountability Auditing or Privacy analytics management roles.

  • Data Privacy Manager
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity Director
  • Privacy and Risk Manager
  • Privacy Operations Manager
  • Global Privacy Specialist
  • Privacy Auditing and Accountability Manager