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GDPR & Data Protection Certification

Simplifying the Day-to-Day Legalities of Compliance, Documents and Data Protection 8th, 10th, 29th June & 1st July 2021 LIVE INSTRUCTOR LED ONLINE TRAINING

Data protection and information governance are at the heart of every organisation be they private, public or commercial. Good governance is vital to protect personal data, protect the organisation and protect the employee processing that information.

Complying with data protection legislation and observing ethical standards of processing is good for business, it raises the trust level of clients, improves efficiency, prevents adverse publicity and avoids financial sanctions from global Regulators – in short Good governance is good for business and your profitability.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the European Union’s flagship pieces of legislation and is the de-facto global standard in data protection. Understanding the GDPR and recognised industry best practice in terms of information governance and asset management provides an excellent foundation in the gold standard of managing personal data from a privacy, security and confidentiality point of view.

This unique course has brought together a number of well-established and researched but usually separate and distinct courses to offer you the opportunity to both enhance your existing knowledge and gain new knowledge in data protection and information governance.

 This new combined course consists of a certified exam together to demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge in data protection, together with a certificate of attendance for the information governance workshop elements. which are knowledge tested with a set of multiple choice, questions to ensure knowledge transfer.

Learning is enhanced using real-life scenarios, group discussion, revision and course books.  For In –House  training, content can be tailored to client’s very own specific individual requirements.

Transforming Risk Management into a Driver of Positive Change – Advanced ERM

The turmoil in the world is intense– with unimaginable impact leading to increasing public unrest, fluctuating oil prices, natural disasters of a scale thought unimaginable, volatile stock markets and world economic uncertainty. In this time of global uncertainty how do you steer a course through these difficult waters?

 The answer is to recognise the only real link between all these events – RISK – and then to try to anticipate, manage and then deal with these risks at an enterprise level.  Most organisations have now realised that much more is needed and have developed an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) approach.  This has ensured that risks that were previously managed in isolation can be aggregated and prioritized across the entire business.  Advanced ERM goes one step further. Risks are scored based on business materiality with each risk being evaluated and compared by the financial, legal, reputational, and regulatory impact, and classified by the effect they could have on the business.

New understandings of risk emerge, and efficient controls can be implemented to tackle what really matters to the business, and drive competitive advantage.  In short, the focus becomes strategic risk management.

After completing this course you will be able to

  • Implement appropriate and varied techniques for the identification and assessment of risks
  • Generate measurable value by aligning the ERM framework with corporate performance expectations
  • Engage the Board in the analysis of enterprise risk scenarios
  • Foster a culture that reinforces appropriate risk-taking to balance value creation and value protection
  • Clarify ERM accountabilities of all employees from executives to the front line
  • Implement key risk indicators (KRI’s) for each line of business
  • Enhance achievement of corporate objectives by linking performance targets, and risk management actions
  • Develop risk appetite statements and apply risk tolerance techniques

NOTE: This is an advanced level course and delegates should have 2 years’ experience in a supervisory, management or assurance role.

Join us on 26th (Mon) & 27th (Tue) July 2021 @ African Central Time (GMT +2) from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Participants will also earn 10 CPE credits (in the Management Advisory Services field of study).

Enterprise Wide Assessment of BCP & Crisis Management

As the current global pandemic shows, possibility of a crisis severely disrupting an organization’s ability to operate looms today like never before.  Given the pace with which global threats evolve, incidents such as cyber sabotage, volatile weather patterns, terrorism attacks, and epidemics are increasingly likely.

These events all impact the ability to continue operations and meet stakeholders’ objectives and may even threaten the very existence of the business.  Being able to better recognize potential crises, effectively handle such interruptions, and return to normal operations is extremely difficult.  Gaining the capacity to do this quickly and efficiently with the minimum amount of impact — to be crisis resilient — is that much harder, and the ultimate goal.

 After completing this course you will be able to

  • Understand how to become a more crisis resilient organization
  • Ensure that BCP and the crisis management plans are regularly updated to meet the ever changing risk environment
  • Develop BCP plans that cover all business functions
  • Implement an effective approach for communicating to all stakeholders through each stage of a crisis
  • Deal with extreme risk events in a more managed way
  • Build and oversee an effective BCP team
  • Complete regular crisis management audits

Join us on the 2nd & 3rd June 2021 on Central African Time GMT +2 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Participants will also earn 8 CPE credits (in the Management Advisory Services field of study).

KPI Performance Management System Masterclass Series


The purpose of this advanced KPI & performance management course is to highlight the elements of key performance indicators (KPIs) management that lead to an effective and efficient organizational performance. This course will provide a strong skills in deploying performance management by developing the next generation of KPI architects. These KPI architects will form the basis of the organization performance measurement capability. In addition, this obtained performance knowledge will help you in understanding, establishing, activating, reporting and generating value by using KPIs across the organization. By completing this course, you will gain both the theoretical understanding and practical experience of using a variety of performance management tools and techniques for KPI management. An exam will be given after completion of the course to test and certify the attendee to be a “Certified KPI Professional”

Benefits of attending

  • KPI management skill is in high demand
  • Optimize your team performance
  • Pay reasonable & discounted price
  • Learn advanced KPI tools & techniques
  • Become a “Certified KPI Professional



Almost all organisations have some form of business measurement – driven by the rationale of “what gets measured gets managed”. But it is also true that so many organisations are dissatisfied with, and use poorly, their KPI-PMS

There is a wide range of problems frequently associated with such KPI performance management systems; a few of the more common are:

  • Poor alignment between the strategic KPIs at organisational level, versus the departmental and individual employee KPIs
  • Selection of inappropriate KPIs, often on the basis that they are easy to measure
  • Unrealistic and unaligned KPI targets
  • KPI / performance measures that focus on past results, not what is forecast in future
  • A well-meaning, but poorly structured and managed, alignment with compensation.

This programme takes a management overview of the subject and helps attendees to highlights aspects of their organisations’ KPI-PMS that require strengthening / improvement.

Join us and

  • Understand the (often missing…) link between business strategy and relevant “Strategic KPIs”
  • Learn how to link personal KPIs / Objectives to the business strategy
  • Learn about “good practice KPI management” and undertake a gap-analysis assessment for your organisation – a powerful take-away from the course
  • Understand the key features and practicalities of focusing on the future


The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA® Online

Ken knowledge International is pleased to announce that, The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant: ACEA® is now available LIVE Online!

July 6, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 29 @ 01:00-05:00 (UTC) @ 9:00am to 1:00 pm Singapore Time

Standard Rate USD 2,299 | Early Bird Rate USD 1,999

This is a groundbreaking, globally recognised, certified training program for the modern day Executive Assistant. Over 1000 Executive Assistants have now participated in this globally recognised programme. This is a world-leading intensive and interactive 5-day Executive level training programme, that equips current and aspiring Executive Assistants with the skills and knowledge they need to become true “Business Partners”.

To succeed in their role in modern times it is now imperative that the Executive Assistants have a deep understanding of ‘the business’ and their Executives’ role & responsibilities. Organisations are looking for Assistants that possess “Executive Level” business acumen and skills now more than ever.

Uniquely delivered, this qualification focuses on delivering a fundamental conceptual understanding of business and organisations as well as practical skills. This course is marketed in partnership with BMTG (UK) Ltd.

Do contact our sales consultant at for more information!

Forecasting & Budgeting During Times of Uncertainty

This leading-edge training seminar provides the necessary skills to develop world class forecasting and budgeting processes during these times of uncertainty. This seminar will enable delegates to develop a framework that links strategies to forecasts to annual budget to achieve optimal organizational performance.

 This training course will highlight:

  • Links between Strategic Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Effective use of Excel to calculate both Forecasts and Budgets
  • Impacts on Financial Plans of alternative methods of Financing,
  • Various forms of Business and Financial Risk
  • Best Practice in Operating Budgeting, Budgetary Control, Budgeting, and Cash Forecasting

 This is a very “hands-on” course so please bring your laptop computer so you can work through the templates provided.

Come Join us from the 14th to 17th June 2021 from 8:00am to 12:15pm Singapore Time GMT +8 and learn how to

  • Improve the ability to think strategically and participate in the integration of the organization’s strategic management and budgeting processes
  • Use forecasting techniques, most appropriate to their organization’s strategic planning and budgeting
  • Apply the techniques that relate to the key principles of financial management:
    • shareholder wealth maximization;
    • cash flow;
    • time value of money;
    • risk
  • Appreciate the behavior of costs and identify the costing methods that may best be used in financial planning, budgeting and budgetary control
  • Use best practice to develop operating budgets, capital expenditure budgets, and cash flow budgets and forecasts in line with organizational strategic objectives

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Best Practices in Maintenance & Reliability Excellence

Reliability at any facility is a must if we want to remain competitive in the world market place.  This is a 5 Day, fun and highly interactive program designed and delivered to build an attendee’s knowledge on global practices regardless of the learner’s starting point.  The course covers the salient points and knowledge based as outline and defined by SMRP.  The range of course discussions follow the arc of high level understanding from establishing a sound business case to budget effectiveness to exceptional maintenance practices and is not restricted to Maintenance Personnel only.  This workshop that will prepare participants to take the CMRP Certification after attending the training, should they wish to proceed.

Join us from the 7th (Mon) to 11th (Fri) June 2021 8:30am to 2:30pm GMT+8 Singapore Time and be equipped with the following comprehensive Maintenance and Reliability Framework

  • Business and Management − translating the business goals of an organization into maintenance and reliability goals
  • Manufacturing Process Reliability − ensuring that maintenance and reliability activities improve the production process
  • Equipment Reliability − both assessing the current equipment capabilities and determining the appropriate actives necessary to ensure the equipment can deliver on its intended capabilities
  • Organization and Leadership − ensuring a well-led, highly engaged and capable maintenance staff and team
  • Work Management − includes in-depth discussions and exercises on maintenance activities

CMRP 2020

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Data Visualisation with Power BI

Power BI is a business analytics app by Microsoft. It is an interactive visualizations and business intelligence and management app designed for business users to create their own reports and dashboard.

With the app, business users can present their performance and progress updates to management more effectively as compared to simple tables of numbers.

Come Join us on the 1st  & 2nd June 2021 from 8:30am to 4:30pm Singapore Time GMT +8 and learn how to

  • Extract data from multiple sources
  • Transform the data
  • Connect multiple data sets
  • Create and organize multiple visualizations

This will be a very useful tool for the management of sales, operations and managers!

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Auditing Cyber Security & Investigating Cyber Crime

Cyber risk and security, top the international agenda as high-profile breaches raise fears that hack attacks and other security failures could endanger the global economy. Cyber security is one of the most urgent issues of the day. Computer networks have always been the target of criminals, and it is likely that the danger of cyber security breaches will only increase in the future as these networks expand, but there are sensible precautions that organizations can take to minimize losses from those who seek to do harm.

Our Trainers are of an international publication on the subject, we have designed this workshop keeping in mind the various common cyber threats and how an auditor performs the role of auditing cyber security. We will be sharing our practical experience of designing information technology risk grading methods and assessing information technology risks for various institutions.

Check yourself whether you need to attend his workshop by looking at the following questions.

  1. Do you feel that your organisation is technology dependant and the technology infrastructure has been kept outside the scope of standard control mechanism like audit or there is scope of improvement of the audit function?
  2. Do you recognise the need of a standardised framework for information technology risk assessment?
  3. Do you feel that vulnerability testing would be a key function for security auditing?
  4. Do you audit the business continuity function of the organisation?

So join us on 21st & 22nd June 2021 @ Central African Time (GMT +2) 9:00am – 03:30pm and gain extreme insight on his otherwise complex subject. You also get 10 CPE hours recognised by NASBA which not only takes care of CPE requirement but also underlines the quality control process that the course has gone through.

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