Events for April 29th - February 2nd › Legal, Regulatory and Public Policy

Certificate in Freedom of Information – Two Day Online Course

PAI Online Zoom

This course aims to equip Freedom of Information (FOI) officers with the skills, knowledge and competencies to be able to fulfil their role by taking a pragmatic approach and focusing on practical FOI tasks and essential law, rules and guidelines, as opposed to theory.

€1,050.00

Certificate in Corporate Governance – 2 day Blended Programme

The Grand Canal Hotel | Zoom D04 X5X7

This course will examine corporate governance in a public sector context. The aim of this course is to provide grounding on the principles of good public sector corporate governance. These relate to transparency, accountability, responsibility, leadership, integrity and commitment.

€1,670.00

Certificate in Data Protection for Law Enforcement Functions

PAI Online Zoom

The Data Protection (DP) Law Enforcement Directive, or ‘LED’, is a piece of EU legislation, parallel to the GDPR, which also has effect from May 2018. As suggested by its name, the LED deals with the processing of personal data by data controllers for ‘law enforcement purposes’ – which falls outside of the scope of the GDPR.

€1,250.00

Courtroom Skills – The Expert Witness

PAI Online Zoom

This half-day seminar will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system. It will look at the ethics involved in coaching witnesses and the direct examination and cross examination process. It will also look at legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence and the duty to preserve documents.

€325.00

Freedom of Information Essentials

PAI Online Zoom

This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.

€360.00

Data Sharing and Governance Masterclass

PAI Online Zoom

This Masterclass will discuss the impact of sharing information and the transparency and awareness of sharing arrangements between public bodies and the importance of consistency of approach and coherence in respect of data sharing across the entire public sector.

€495.00

Certificate in Corporate Governance – 2 day Blended Programme

The Grand Canal Hotel | Zoom D04 X5X7

This course will examine corporate governance in a public sector context. The aim of this course is to provide grounding on the principles of good public sector corporate governance. These relate to transparency, accountability, responsibility, leadership, integrity and commitment.

€1,750.00

Cybersecurity and Risk Management

PAI Online Zoom

This seminar will outline how organisations can educate their employees to make them aware of these threats and will discuss basic protections and risk management processes to ensure organisations are ready to deal with fraud and security breaches when and if they occur.It will also outline how public sector organisations can improve their security defences and what considerations should be taken into account if a breach occurs, including creating a Risk Management Lifecycle for damage limitation. 

€325.00

Certificate in Policy Development, Legislative Drafting and Delivery

The Grand Canal Hotel | Zoom D04 X5X7

The development of public policy is a key responsibility of the Government and remains a key focus for all public servants. In recent years, policy development has embraced new more inclusive approaches, with an increased emphasis on consultation with key stakeholders and some internet based consultation processes for draft legislation. With the introduction of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA), policy development has become a more focused and effective process.

Get Tickets €1,750.00

Certificate in GDPR: Level 1 – Essentials – Online Course

PAI Online Zoom

This course is intended to introduce the fundamentals of the GDPR. The comprehensive structured approach to training provides practical, in-depth understanding of the scope, core concepts, principles and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Get Tickets €1,250.00

FOI Essentials – Half Day Seminar

PAI Online Zoom

This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.

Get Tickets €360.00

AI & GDPR: Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence while complying with Data Protection Laws

PAI Online Zoom

In the move toward technological progress, public institutions and governments will play a crucial role in leading this journey while upholding ethical and legal standards for its responsible use. PAI's half day seminar will open a platform for active discussions around the challenges posed by AI and will consider how AI fits within the GDPR framework.

Get Tickets €360.00

Securing Data: Identifying and Responding to a Data Breach

PAI Online Zoom

Organisations of all sizes and across all industries are vulnerable to data breaches and the impact can be significant so having a data breach response plan in place can help organisations respond quickly and effectively if a breach does occur. This plan should outline roles and responsibilities, escalation procedures, and communication protocols to ensure an effective and coordinated response. Identifying the breach as soon as possible, determine the scope and severity of the breach and notifying the relevant persons are crucial.

Get Tickets €360.00

Certificate in Freedom of Information – Two Day Online Course

PAI Online Zoom

This online course provides an introduction to, and grounding in, the main aspects of the legislation as well as the grounds for non-disclosure.As well as sharing an FOI body practitioner’s experience, it will include a case study in how to apply the Act in a practical context, and take a look at the role of the Information Commissioner and the courts on appeal. It is designed to be a practical and focused course for any public servant involved in the provision of information to the public.

Get Tickets €1,150.00

Data Protection for HR Managers

PAI Online Zoom

it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

Get Tickets €360.00

Managing and Responding to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)

PAI Online Zoom

it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

Get Tickets €495.00

FOI for Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers

PAI Online Zoom

The course equips FOI Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to take a pragmatic approach and focus on practical FOI tasks using the relevant law and guidelines. Participants get the opportunity to share their own experiences and get a valuable insight into issues highlighted by an expert in the field, as well as an understanding of best practice.

Get Tickets €495.00

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