Support GDPR Compliance Through Employee Training

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is bringing sweeping changes to the way organizations all over the world handle client data.

The goal of the GDPR is to give EU citizens greater control of their own personal data. One of the many requirements is training for employees who handle this data. Per articles 39 and 47 of the regulation, an organization’s Data Protection Officer is responsible for “awareness-raising and training of staff involved in processing operations, and the related audits” and “appropriate data protection training to personnel having permanent or regular access to personal data.”

Though a regulation originating in the EU, the GDPR has global implications. Any organization handling the personal data of EU citizens must be compliant or face hefty fines (up to 4% of annual global turnover or $24-27 million USD). Long story short: no organization subject to the GDPR can afford not to keep their employees informed of its requirements.

MediaPRO's GDPR Fundamentals training makes sure your employees know how the GDPR requires EU citizen data to be collected, processed, and transferred.GDPR Fundamentals Training

Our GDPR Fundamentals training makes sure your employees know how the GDPR requires EU citizen data to be collected, processed, and transferred. Using interactive elements and real-world examples, the 25-minute course explains what’s at stake for non-compliance and describes the multi-faceted repercussions organizations could face for failing to handle personal and sensitive data correctly. Where applicable, the training content cites the section and article of the GDPR to help with compliance audit requirements.

Role-based GDPR Training Selection

One of the best ways to ensure training content is effective is to ensure that it’s relevant to the learner. The more a lesson applies to your employees, the more likely they are to retain it. To this end, we’ve built role-selector functionality into our GDPR Fundamentals training. This allows each user to self-select their role and receive just the training applicable to their job responsibilities. The role-based options are available in our LearningLAB Advanced and LearningLAB Adaptive platforms only.

The job roles supported are:

  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Software Development
  • Legal and Compliance

GDPR Fundamentals Training Topics

  • The basics of the GDPR and consequences for non-compliance
  • What a data breach could mean for your organization
  • What counts as personal data, per GDPR definitions
  • How different roles are expected to handle personal data
  • The basics of an individual’s rights to their own data
  • How Privacy by Design principles fit in
  • Secure data processing

GDPR Fundamentals Training Course Features

  • Highly engaging content with interactive elements
  • Real-life examples and applications
  • Localization into multiple languages is available
  • SCORM and AICC compliant for easy LMS integration
  • Easily tailored or customized


What MediaPRO solution is right for your business?

View Packages
Request a Demo

Take a closer look at the courses included in each TrainingPack

MediaPRO TrainingPack courses are interactive and engaging, with the right mix of humor and professionalism. You can use courses as-is, easily modify them, or quickly build your own from pre-built topics.

Check out the Courses
More Resources
2018 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report

Explore the current state of employee knowledge in cybersecurity and data privacy with our of Privacy and Security Awareness Report.

White Paper: A How-To Guide for Effective Simulated Phishing Campaigns

Get the most out of your simulated phishing campaigns with proven tactics and strategies from our experts.

Infographic: The ABCs of Effective Awareness Programs

Check out our infographic for the most important components of a successful security awareness program.