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NUS Institute of Systems Science

NICF- Data Governance & Protection

Nov 4—6, 2019
3 days
Singapore, Singapore
SGD 2953 ≈USD 2151
SGD 984 per day

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Information is often the most valuable enterprise asset in today's knowledge economy. Data is rationalised to create information, which in turn becomes knowledge and this forms the basis for wisdom and the fuel for analytics, critical in decision-making.

Data governance is the operating discipline for managing data and information as a key enterprise asset. This discipline includes organisation, processes and tools for establishing and exercising decisions rights regarding valuation and management of data.

In this course, you will learn about the key aspects of data governance, such as decision-making authority, compliance, monitoring, policies, standards, data inventories, full life cycle management, content management, records management, preservation, data quality, data classification, data security and access.

This course is part of the IT Planning, Governance & Enterprise Architecture Series offered by NUS-ISS.

Key Takeaways

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Set direction and objectives of data governance throughout the organisation based on its data management principles and organisational objectives
  • Define and document roles and responsibilities of the data governance team and user departments in the guidelines
  • Review and develop process on how data governance objectives can be achieved
  • Communicate data governance to relevant parties within the organisation
  • Establish and maintain systems to check compliance against data governance guidelines
  • Assess if data in systems is in line with data governance guidelines
  • Monitor compliance of data governance in the organisation
  • Understand and document corrective actions to resolve data governance issues
  • Recommend corrective actions to resolve any data governance issue
  • Recommend changes or updates to data governance guidelines

What Will Be Covered

  • Information and the Power of Data
  • Data Principles, Policies and Procedures
  • Defining a Data Organisation Structure
  • Data Privacy
  • Data Sharing
  • Data Protection


Lectures and workshops

Who should attend

This course is for:

  • Managers and IT professionals who have to provide IT advisory and support in compliance legislation, policies and guidelines in relation to data management in the organisation
  • Managers who are involved in protecting data as an organisation asset


Lay Ngan delivers courses and manages consulting projects on IT Governance, Strategic IT Planning, Enterprise IT Architecture and Data Governance. She also conducts Postgraduate Course and Essential Leadership Skills for Project Managers. Her recent completed consultancy projects included a large...
Nicholas Tan is Principal Lecturer and Consultant at the Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore. He has been designing and delivering enterprise technology solutions and services since 2000 in regional and global organisations in the hospitality, logistics, consumer packag...

Next dates

Nov 4—6, 2019
3 days
Singapore, Singapore
SGD 2953 ≈USD 2151
SGD 984 per day

How it works

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