Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the CIPP/US course take?
This course is split over 2 days, with 7 - 8 hours training each day.
How do I take the CIPP/US exam?
After you've completed the training course you'll be given online access to a practice exam (this is optional- you don't have to!).
You'll then be given a voucher for your exam which you can redeem on the IAPP's website.
You can book the online exam at a time that is convenient to you.
Do you offer CIPP/US certification or just the training?
MENA Executive Training is an authorised, Official Training Partner of IAPP and functions as an online learning platform, providing full training and preparation courses for the certification exams managed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Upon successfully completing a course at MENA Executive Training, if you have chosen the full certification option then you will be registered with the IAPP to take the exam at a time that is convenient to you.
Do I need to take the CIPP/US exam or can I just do the training?
It's up to you! You don't need to take the exam if you don't want to - however you won't be certified if you don't.
We strongly advise that you take the exam, as apart from the great training you'll receive, the prestigious certification
from the IAPP is respected worldwide and will help you in your future career.
Is the training In-Person or Online?
We offer both. To find out what current courses we are offering check out our Course Calendar page.
Where is the venue for the In-Person training?
We have many training centres around the Middle East and North Africa- some are in 5 Star Hotels and others are in financial centres or other institutions. To find out where the course you are interested in is held,
check out our Course Calendar page and click on the course name.
Who is this CIPP/US course for?
The course is open to anyone. However, professionals responsible for integrating privacy requirements into day-to-day
operations and those who are pursuing CIPP/US certification will find this course most beneficial.
Are you an Official Training Partner of the IAPP?
You can confirm this on the IAPP's website
In Person Course Locations
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
NEOM, Saudi Arabia
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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About IAPP CIPP/US Course
U.S. privacy is a complicated amalgam of federal, state and local privacy regulations. IAPP U.S. Private-Sector Privacy Training, the principal course for the ANAB-accredited CIPP/US certification program, gives privacy professionals the knowledge to manage compliance within this legal web and minimize the risks of regulatory fines and brand damage.
Who Should take the CIPP/US Course?
Professionals who need in-depth knowledge of the U.S. privacy environment for compliance and other privacy management responsibilities. CIPP/US training will elevate your career prospects and help to prepare you for CIPP/US certification testing.
What Will I Learn?
The CIPP/US curriculum provides an in-depth view of U.S. federal and state privacy statutes; detailed analysis of sectoral laws, civil and criminal enforcement; and an overview of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act.