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What you will learn

  • Provide methods for protecting privacy using the Fair Information Principles

  • Identify the laws and regulations that pertain to data protection

  • Identify the privacy obligations that can apply to complex organizations

  • Identify strategies for managing compliance issues related to privacy laws and data protection

Skills you will gain

Information PrivacyRisk ManagementData ManagementPrivacy Compliance
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Privacy: Legal Issues, Landscape & Chronology

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Legal and Issues Landscape and Chronology2m
Historical & Legal Context5m
Fair Information Principles9m
The Statutory Landscape in the U.S.5m
3 readings
Pre-Course Survey (Optional)10m
The Right to Privacy in Europe and the United States20m
Reforming the U.S. Approach to Data Protection & Privacy30m
3 practice exercises
Historical & Legal Context of Privacy in the United States10m
Fair Information Principles10m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

HIPAA

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
It Applies – Now What?2m
Implementing HIPAA: The Notice Requirement2m
Implementing HIPAA: Access to Records4m
Implementing HIPAA: Uses, Disclosures and National Priorities4m
Implementing HIPAA: Minimum Necessary2m
2 readings
HIPAA's Scope30m
HIPAA Model Notices45m
3 practice exercises
Implementing HIPAA: Notice and Access10m
Implementing HIPAA: Uses and Disclosures10m
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Security & Breach Notification

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Establishing Requirements in a Rapidly Changing Environment4m
Forcing a Process, Rather than an Outcome6m
Breach Notification, Regulating by Consequence4m
Compliance Observations in Information Security3m
4 readings
Data Privacy v. Data Security30m
The Evolution of Phishing Attacks25m
Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule25m
Equifax Response10m
2 practice exercises
Data Security Rules30m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Other Ways that Privacy is Regulated

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 20 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The FTC, Privacy and Compliance3m
International Law - Focus on the GDPR2m
The GDPR5m
Privacy Laws - Fleshing Out the Risk Assessment5m
6 readings
The Section 5 Enforcement Power25m
Facebook's FTC Consent Decree Deal25m
The GDPR25m
California's Right to be Forgotten25m
Concluding Thoughts10m
Post-Course Survey (Optional10m
1 practice exercise
International Law & the GDPR30m

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About the Regulatory Compliance Specialization

Every organization faces a myriad of risks that can threaten its operations, reputation, and bottom line. A robust, effective compliance program can make the difference between companies that successfully navigate those risks, and those that become cautionary tales. This specialization will introduce the essential elements of effective organizational compliance by exploring the concepts, considerations, and strategies for assessing risks and managing the compliance function. You will learn the fundamental principles of effective compliance, the components of an effective compliance program and their applications, and then closely examine two of the most important areas of compliance in today’s business climate: privacy compliance, and anti-corruption. The insights from this program will be applicable to a wide range of different types of organizations, from private companies to non-profits....
Regulatory Compliance

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