Professional Course

Privacy Law and Data Protection

GetSmarter, Online
6 weeks
6 weeks
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Course description

Privacy Law and Data Protection

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Northwestern University.

A personalized privacy law road map that can be used to create better privacy policies in your business.

Contextual knowledge of the effects of privacy law and privacy regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and how they impact the business practices they regulate.

An in-depth understanding of the consequences of noncompliance, the dangers of a data breach, and the steps required to ensure data protection in your business.

Insight into how the First Amendment has shaped U.S. privacy law and what constitutes as private or public data.

Who should attend?

This Course Is for You If:

  • You are a leader looking to develop a business strategy that is compliant with popular data and privacy law and legislation
  • You work in risk and compliance and want an in-depth understanding of the business implications of data protection and privacy legislation, and CCPA compliance
  • You are a legal professional who is interested in understanding the unique considerations related to data protection and privacy regulations

Training content

Module 1

When facts are regarded as private or public

Module 2

Free speech and limits on privacy regulation

Module 3

The challenges of using medical data

Module 4

Federal statutory considerations

Module 5

Data breaches and the Federal Trade Commission

Module 6

Current developments in privacy law

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 5–7 hours per week Self-paced learning online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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