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Information Governance Training Course: All you need to know

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Our Information Governance training is CPD accredited and covers all you need to know.


Are you new to Information Governance (IG) or seeking to find out what Information Governance is in healthcare, public sectors and other areas? Or do you want to find out what the roles and responsibilities for Information Governance officers/managers are?


Do you have Information Governance questions and answers that you would like to discuss? Or are you looking for a change of career into the world of Information Governance?


Then our Information Governance training course is ideal for you.

Information Governance Training Overview

This one day Information Governance training course is designed to give an overview of what is Information Governance (IG) and the requirements to support and deliver an effective agenda in your organisation. Information Governance is the management of information and how to establish a framework for employees to handle data through robust policies and procedures. The legal framework governing the use of personal data is complex, this course will help in understanding those complexities and what standards must practices meet for information governance, information security governance framework and what needs to be considered. We will present practical scenario’s to consider and discuss in our Information Governance training.

Who should attend?

This course is for Information Governance Leads,Officers, Managers or Heads of Services. Delegates for the day would include IG Leads/Officers or Managers and/or their deputies, Data Protection Officers, Records Managers and any information governance professionals working in support of the Information Governance.



Information Governance Training Course Programme

9.15 - 9:30Refreshments and Registration
9.30 - 11:30Exercise: Information Governance Phrases
The National Picture - Cyber Essentials Scheme, ISO 27001, Public Services Network (PSN) Compliance, Sector Specific Guidance
Information Governance Structure
The role of the Data Protection Officer
Law and Regulations
Exercise: Freedom of Information Validating Requests
Records Management
GDPR & DPA 18 and Accountability
Records of Processing Activities (ROPA)
GDPR Principles, Individual Rights
Exercise: Privacy Notices
11.30 - 11:45Refreshment Break
11:45 - 13:00Exercise: What is Personal and Sensitive?
What is 'Processing?'
Should you keep all information confidential?
Where can personal data be held?
Exercise: Passwords
Ensuring Authorised Access Only and Unnecessary Access to Personal Information
Basic principles for remote working
Exercise: Employee accessing records without authorisation
Sharing information with the police
Accuracy, Retention and Disposal
13.00 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:45What is Confidential Waste?
Social media management and Mobile Phone-based Messaging Apps
Use of USB / Memory Sticks
Destruction and Wiping of Removable Media
Parental Responsibility
Information & Cyber Security Incidents
Scenario: Data Breach
Understanding Breaches
Data Breach Consequences
What Basic principles can you apply to reduce incidents?
Photography and Recordings
Mandatory training
What is Business continuity?
Anonymisation & Pseudonymisation and Data Quality
14:45 - 15:00Refreshment Break
15.00 - 16:00Use of Information for the benefit of the community
Scenario: Data Protection Impact Assessment
Exercise: Information Asset Owners & Administrators roles and responsibilities
What are the Daily IAO/IAA Tasks
What does an IAR Include?
Exercise: Information Asset Register
Exercise: Data Flow Mapping
How to create an Information Governance Compliance program
16:00 - 16:30Summary and Final Questions
Information Governance Training Course Dates

Virtual TrainingTuesday 12th May 2020Places Available
ManchesterMonday29th June 2020Places Available
GlasgowWednesday 1st July 2020Places Available
LondonWednesday 8th July 2020Places Available
London Wednesday 14th October 2020Places Available
ManchesterFriday 20th November 2020Places Available
Edinburgh Wednesday 25th November 2020Places Available
Cost                     £375 + VAT per delegate  (Lunch Included) 


  • We have used other training providers before however both team members felt the content on your course was far more beneficial. We will definitely be booking again with LTD.
    NHS Partnership Foundation Trust
  • A well delivered the course. Made the content easy to understand -helped having interactive activities.
    Head of Information Governance - Council

Want to know more about our Information Governance Trainers?

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

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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.