Assessing Digital Challenges and Risks (KLplus CPE Course)

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Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

With the rise in Digital, businesses are challenged to carefully consider how customer and employee data are captured, stored and retained. Because data security risks such as data breaches and cyber threats regularly affect organizations, businesses do well to plan, manage and mitigate against these internal and external risks. Without careful management, risks can easily get out of hand, especially in a social media environment. This can cause serious damage to a business or its brand.

In this course, you’ll learn about the risks that can affect organizations online, how, without careful management, they can grow beyond control, and ways to manage and mitigate against them.

You’ll also review the potential impacts of various risks related to Digital, such as a data breaches and cyber threats, and how proper planning can prevent them. You’ll explore how the rise in social media increases the likelihood that small events can quickly become a global issue for a company, and how issues that arise must be treated with care, using pre-defined guidelines.

This course was developed with experts in the subject matter provided by the International Institute for Analytics (

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • Recognize the critical consequences of a data breach for a business
  • Recognize common internal and external digital security risks that businesses need to protect against
  • Identify types of threats to data that businesses need to protect against
  • Recognize key elements to include in a business's risk mitigation strategy
  • Recognize the value of including operational requirements in a business's risk mitigation strategy
  • Identify best practice processes and digital tools that businesses use to manage and respond to a live crisis
  • Recognize key challenges facing businesses undergoing a digital transformation
  • Identify key policies and legislation governing data protection and data privacy internationally
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Skills for Managing and Mitigating Digital Risks

Estimated Course Duration: 45 minutes (1 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Business Management and Organization

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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