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Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

Duration: 3 Days

Course Fees:

SGD 3745.00

Training Partners:





Contact: 6974 8949 | 6920 5462

Email: courses@straitsinteractive.com

Approved TSC Skill for CITREP+ funding: [DP] Data Protection Management, Level 5

CITREP+ is a programme under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) – an initiative of SkillsFuture, driven by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and in partnership with strategic partners; Workforce Singapore (WSG) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), as well as collaboration with industry partners and hiring employers. TeSA offers various programmes to support professionals to upgrade and acquire new infocomm technology (ICT) skills and domain knowledge that are in demand, and to stay competitive and meet the challenges of a fast-moving digital landscape. For a better understanding of the opportunities under TeSA, please visit go.gov.sg/tesacitrep.

Ideal For

  • Existing Data Protection Officers

  • Newly appointed Data Protection Officers

  • Personnel (Compliance, HR, IT, Marketing, Legal, Internal Audit) with personal data protection responsibilities

  • Professionals seeking a career in privacy/personal data protection


Looking to pursue an international certification in data privacy?  


Join us at the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) programme, the world’s first and only certification in personal data protection programme management. The programme, developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), was brought to Singapore by Straits Interactive.


Our leading data protection practitioners have been delivering this programme since 2014 to thousands of participants, both from the private and public sector, as well as to government regulators across ASEAN. Be inspired by the many real-life examples quoted from the best-selling book "99 Privacy Breaches to Beware of" authored by our pool of lead trainers.

Watch our course trailer video here:

Fees & Funding

Approved TSC Skill for CITREP+ funding: [DP] Data Protection Management, Level 5


COURSE FEE S$3,745 (inclusive of 7% GST).


Please note that GST is not claimable.

  • Includes 3 days of training. 

  • Covers all other relevant required fees including course notes, digital materials from IAPP, exam fees and practice exam fees (excludes IAPP membership fee).



12-months interest-free instalment payment is now available for OCBC cardholders. For more information, write in to us at courses@straitsinteractive.com.



For Corporate-sponsored applicants, this course is supported by CITREP+ which provides:


For Self-sponsored applicants, this course is supported by CITREP+ which provides:


Please note that CITREP+ funding is only available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. For full details on eligibility criteria and application procedures, please visit: https://www.imda.gov.sg/imtalent/programmes/citrep-plus

MR code: CITREP+/FY21/MR/21-06/783

CITREP+ Programme Term:

01 April 2021 - 31 March 2022

Register for the course today!

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Participants should:

  • Have an understanding of data protection law
  • Be involved in data protection work in organisation (if employed)
  • Preferably have tertiary qualifications and/ or at least 2 years of working experience


  • How to create a company vision
  • How to structure the privacy team
  • How to develop and implement a privacy program framework
  • How to communicate to stakeholders
  • How to measure performance
  • The privacy program operational life cycle


The CIPM certification is comprised of six domains: Domain I: Privacy Program Governance Provides a solid foundation for the governance of a privacy program and defines how the privacy program may be developed, measured and improved. Domain II: Privacy Program Framework Focuses on the management and operations of the privacy program governance model within the context of the organization's privacy strategy. Domain III: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Assessment Details important components supporting the assessment or analysis of an organizations privacy regime. Domain IV: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Protect Outlines the protection of assets through the implementation of industry-leading privacy and security controls and technology. Domain V: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Sustain Details how the privacy program is sustained through communication, training and management actions. Domain VI: Privacy Program Operational Life Cycle - Respond Provides information and solid foundation regarding the response to privacy incidents.


  • Lecture style
  • Video clips
  • Discussions with consultants
  • Role play / presentations


The course will be conducted or facilitated by trainers and consultants who are Certified Information Privacy Managers (CIPM), awarded by professional members of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in personal data protection programme management. Our trainers have been actively engaged in doing actual PDPA audits of Singaporean companies for Straits Interactive. Together, the team has also trained thousands of participants in the Personal Data Protection Act.


3 days of virtual live training. Class will commence at 9am, Singapore time (UTC/GMT +8 hours).


All course participants are required to take the CIPM examination after completing the 3 days of virtual live training. Candidates must pass this exam in order to get the CIPM certification and use the CIPM credentials with his or her name.


  • Course notes and digital materials from IAPP
  • 1 copy of “99 Privacy Breaches To Beware Of”
  • IAPP Certificate of Attendance


When registration is confirmed, participants will receive our email confirmation along with information of the course programme. If no seats are available for the applied date, you will be notified immediately and given an alternative date. Straits Interactive reserves the right to change the course schedules, programmes and content without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel course due to unforeseen circumstances.


The course fee is S$3,745 (inclusive of 7% GST). Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of full payment via cheque. Please issue a crossed cheque payable to Straits Interactive Pte Ltd. Indicate applicant’s name, contact number and course date on the back of the cheque and mail to: Straits Interactive Pte Ltd 43D Beach Road Singapore 189681 Course fees are subjected to GST.


Request for withdrawal or postponement must be made in writing to Straits Interactive. Refunds arising from course withdrawal/deferment will be subjected to the following terms:

  • More than 2 weeks before course commencement: Full refund.
  • Less than 2 weeks before course commencement: 50% refund.
  • On or after course commencement: No refund.