What You Need to Know about the GDPR

Is your business GDPR-compliant? Will you be ready for in infamous May 25th deadline to meet the GDPR standards? Learn answers to these questions and more in this course that goes over everything you need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.

This course demystifies the GDPR with non-technical & non-legal explanations. You’ll learn the important elements of this new regulation, and how to tackle this major change in the processing of personal data of your users.

This program gives you a practical understanding of the principles and 6 possible legal challenges of the GDPR. You’ll learn how to address any issues of compliance in your own business, so you can feel confident that you are complaint with the data collection regulations.

This program is designed for a variety of roles in your business that need to know about the GDPR:

  • C-level Executives
  • Marketing Managers
  • Communication Managers
  • Data Scientists

Using lectures, in-class discussions, and guided training, your instructor will cover all the major issues of becoming GDPR-compliant:

  • Basic principles of GDPR
  • Contractor & Subcontractor compliancy issues
  • The 6 lawful bases for processing data
  • The rights of data subjects
  • Territorial application
  • The various implications of data collection
    • Organizational
    • Legal
    • Technical
  • Myths & realities of data collection 

Speaker Cedric Donck

Cedric Donck is Co-Founder and Dean at the Virtuology Academy. As an experienced entrepreneur, he’s launched various start-ups in the internet and communications sector. Since 2012, he has been a professional Business Angel and has invested in a dozen internet-based companies in Brussels, Paris, and Madagascar. In 2013, he created the Pimento Map, a unique, fast, and accurate methodology to validate and evaluate the chances of success of a business model. Furthermore, he is also an adjunct professor at Vlerick, where he lectures on the entrepreneurship and financing of SME’s.


Virtuology Academy

Our programs take place at Virtuology offices in Brussels city.

Virtuology Academy – Avenue Louise, 523 – 1050 Brussels

Legrand – Tram 7, 93 ou 94