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The Skills and Qualifications of the Data Protection Officer


This course is in Greek.


Course Description:

Two years after the implementation of the European Regulation 2016/679 for the protection of personal data (General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR), the appointed Data Protection Officers have realized their responsibility towards the Company and the Law. In the performance of their duties they have realized that in addition to knowledge they must possess additional qualifications in order to be able to recognize mistakes, prevent leaks and be imposed on all layers of the business hierarchy.


Course Objectives:

At a Knowledge Level:

  1. Express their guidance regarding the protection of personal data in a way that is understandable.
  2. They separate the violations of the Regulation according to their level of seriousness

At a Skills Level:
  1. Perform their duties more constructively
  2. Demonstrate their knowledge to other executives of the company
  3. Document their advice to management and staff,

At an Approach Level:
  1. They defend their advice to the Board of Directors of the Company Participate in the decision-making process concerning the protection of personal data

The course is addressed to:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPOs) of companies that must be appointed by DPOs and
  • Persons in charge of personal data protection in companies that are not required to appoint DPOs.

This course covers 8 topics.


Instructor Style:

The course is delivered by someone with hands on experience. Highly practical, relevant and important and safely this course is for you.The instructor blends theory with highly practical case studies and examples derived from his long experience.


CPD accreditation:

The course may be approved for up to 14.5 CPD units verified directly by the participant's association, regulator or other bodies which holds membership.


*Group rates available.   **Early Bird discount may apply. 


This course can be offered inhouse, customised to your business needs.


*Infocredit Professional Education division (IPE)  holds the right to postpone or cancell any seminar within a logical time frame near to the start date of the seminar, in the case whereas no adequate number of participants is registered i .e. less than 6 persons and/or in the case that out of the list of registered people are not included at least 4 employed people  ( as per HRDA guidelines). You can access  HRDA guidelines by clicking the link: 


  • Purpose
  • Field of application
  • Basic Definitions and Concepts
  • Fines
 Interpretation of Personal Data
• General and Special Data
  • Basic principles
  • Legal basis
  • Consent
  • Information
  • Storage
  • Delete
  • Business Harmonization Level Supervision
  • Audit
  • Communication with the Board of Directors
  • Powers
  • Analysis of the principle of independence
  • Philosophy behind the beginning
  • Who and Why? 
  • Academic Qualifications 
  • Leadership Qualifications
  • Communication Qualifications

It is the link between the company and the competent authority Unique Bridge of Communication

  • Fact Study
  • Best Case Management Ways
  • Practical training


Course dates

Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2021

Class hours



HRDA Approved

Training certificate

Infocredit Professional Education (IPE)



Method of instruction




Educational material






Course Instructors

Stylianos N. Christoforou
Managing Partner at Stylianos Christoforou & Co LLC

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