Continuing Education

CCTB666 - Privacy for BI Solutions

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Course Overview

The course lays the basis for further study and decision-making regarding issues of privacy in data collection and aggregation. Emphasis will be on exploring the social, political and business drivers affecting privacy and privacy design in Big Data platforms. The participants will learn about:

  • Basic tenets of privacy, drawn from national constitutions and Bills of Rights
  • The definitions of Secure Private Information, Sensitive Private Information and Person-identifiable data
  • The evolution of privacy laws and legislation throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st. GDPR will be covered in some detail.
  • Examples of privacy breaches and the fallout from privacy disasters
  • Current and pending Canadian and Albertan legislation affecting digital privacy (PIPA, PIPEDA, FOIPP)
  • Current trends in data collection, aggregation, analysis and intuition based on examples drawn from modern social media platforms.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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