CIPP-E Focus Course - Concepts and Scope

The CIPP/E Focus Courses cater to individuals seeking a brief review of specific topics in the curriculum, rather than a comprehensive training course. They are designed for those preparing for the challenging CIPP/E exam who only require a refresher on certain subjects. 
This condensed eLearning course focuses on the Concepts and Scope of the GDPR, specifically addressing the important definitions, the material scope and the geographical scope of the GDPR.

Important Topics

In the first part of the course we will tell you about the concepts of data protection, like Personal data, Sensitive personal data, Special categories of personal data, Pseudonymous and anonymous data, Processing, Controller, Processor and what a Data subject exactly is.
The second is about the Territorial and Material Scope of the GDPR, handling concepts like an Establishment in the EU and a Non-establishment in the EU.

Target Audience

  • Individuals who need a foundational understanding of the concepts and scope of the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Anyone interested in pursuing CIPP/E certification.
  • Individuals who already took a training course but feel the need for more background information about this specific topic.
  • Individuals who took the CIPP/E trial exam, the analysis of which said to specifically focus on this topic before going up for the certification exam.
  • In case you consider purchasing more focus courses, it is advised to take them in the same order as the CIPP/E curriculum.


  • 13 comprehensive modules that each contain several articles to read or listen to, videos, slides, free resources, a glossary, and a quiz to test what you have learned in that module.
  • Personalized Study Schedule, based on when you need to finish your training course. Your schedule is made automatically, and will adjust when you change your desired end date.
  • Study Statistics that will allow you to keep track of your progress at any time.
  • Digital Flashcards with definitions of all important concepts of the CIPP/E curriculum are available in the course.
  • All materials are updated regularly, and you will always have access to the latest version of the courseware, no matter when you have made your purchase or started your course.

Course Content

13 lessons 20 hours


The CIPP/E GDPR Concepts and Scope focus course on provided a comprehensive exploration of the key concepts and scope of the GDPR. The course modules covered essential topics such as data protection principles, lawful bases for processing, and data subject rights. The materials were detailed and informative, offering practical insights into GDPR compliance. This focus course is a valuable resource for those seeking a deeper understanding of the GDPR concepts before the certification exam.


Comprehensive Exploration of GDPR Concepts

The CIPP/E GDPR Concepts and Scope focus course on offered clear insights into the scope of the GDPR. The modules provided a detailed examination of the territorial and material applicability of the regulation. I found the explanations and examples provided to be highly beneficial in understanding the nuances of the GDPR's scope. If you need to brush up on your knowledge of GDPR concepts and scope, this focus course is a worthwhile investment.


Clear Insights into GDPR Scope
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