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Information Asset Management Training: All you need to know

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Are you overwhelmed with the world of Information Asset Management (IAM) and not sure where to start or what IAM is? Then this is the Information Asset Management training course for you. We will lead you through the information you are required to collect and how to collect it, how to deal with a senior management buy in and clarify the roles of the Information Asset Owner and Administrator.



Course Overview

This one day course provides a basic overview of what information assets are, the roles, responsibilities and daily tasks of an Information Asset Owner/Administrator and how to manage working relationships with senior management and stakeholders.  We will guide you through how to develop and maintain an Information Asset Register, assess information risks, threats, hazards and how to mitigate them. Data Breach Management and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) are also topics that are included.

This course also covers Records Of Processing Act (ROPA), Information Risk, Data Flows and Information Audits, who does what and how it all fits together. 

At the end of this course you will have an excellent understanding of Information Asset management and be confident in how to implement this in your place of work. By attending this course you will have an understanding of what an information asset is, and the difference between owners and administrators. You will learn how to complete an IAR so you can easily implement in your area of work.

Course Programme

9.15 - 9:30Coffee and Registration
9.30 - 10:30Welcome, goals for the day and what do you know about Information Asset Management (IAM)?
Legal Framework word cloud (Including Data Protection Act 2018) The accountability principle and Records of Processing activities (ROPA)
10.30 - 11:15What is an Information Asset. Information Asset Owners & Administrators roles and responsibilities. What are the daily tasks and key issues for the IAO and Information Asset Administrators; Information Security, Contract clauses, Policies and procedures, Disposal, Vulnerabilities and Information Lifecyle.
11.15 - 11:30Coffee
11.30 - 13:00Overview of the Information Asset Register, what it includes, updating your IAR and analysing an information asset. When should assets be added to the register, example of good and bad management and how to use it as a positive tool for change? How to conduct an information asset audit, what information are you looking for and how to ask questions to find information. What different kind of records need protecting, where will you find information, who should you be talking to and how to interview someone to find information.
13.00 - 13:30Lunch
13.30 - 15:30An example Data Flow Mapping video and an opportunity for delegates to create their own.
15.30 - 15:45Coffee
15:45 - 16:30Overview and practical exercise of a Data Breach and reporting. Building an Information Management Culture
Course Dates

London15th July 2019
Manchester18th September 2019
Cardiff31st October 2019
London20th November 2019

Cost                    £349 + VAT per delegate

Want to know more about our Trainers?

Our Trainers are amazing, between us we have over 100 years of experience working in information Governance.

In House Training - Also Available

Leadership Through Data provide bespoke training courses that are custom made to your needs. Bespoke courses provide an exclusive learning and development opportunity which is cost effective.

If you did not find the course you are looking please contact us and we can discuss and design the right course for you. For a no obligation quote, email or call 07931566007 or 01206 807267

All prices include the attendance of 15 delegates, a course workbook, additional reading, slide handouts, an LTD delegate folder, a pen and a CPD certificate. If booked in advance, we offer a 4 week after care package.



Q & A

When will I be advised of the venue location?

Exact location are sent out via email, two weeks before the course, we would therefore advise you not to book accommodation until the venue is confirmed.

What happens if the course is cancelled?

We will always offer you another course date, to ensure you don’t miss out however, if you are unable to attend further dates, we will offer you a refund. See full terms and conditions.

Do you offer any course discounts?

Yes we offer a 10% discount if you book multiple people from the same organisation, at the same time.

Will I get a recognised qualification?

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive 6 CPD points for each course attended.