New Delhi: LawSikho, India’s leading online education company that creates advanced and practical legal courses, has launched a Master of Business Administration in Data Protection and Privacy Management in collaboration with Swiss School of Management (SSM) Sagl, under the supervision of the Research Center of SSM. This 15-month MBA degree will help professionals seeking to broaden their expertise in the information security management industry in India and globally.
LawSikho will provide SSM’s program offerings through its platform and facilitators in close collaboration with the Research Center of Swiss School of Management. Students will also have the opportunity to attend a summer school program at the Rome Campus of the Swiss School of Management Sagl, at an additional fee. The MBA course is according to the European Standards of Higher Education as part of the Process of Harmonization of Higher Education in Europe (Bologna). The MBA in Data Protection and Privacy Management will be offered to students at USD 5,300.
Speaking about the new MBA program with SSM, Ramanuj Mukherjee, CEO, LawSikho said, “Issues revolving around data protection and privacy management have been gaining importance globally over the past few years. In India, an acute need of a data protection legislation was felt and a bill is pending in the parliament. Also, Indian professionals have an unprecedented opportunity before them to work remotely for foreign start-ups and organizations around the world. The MBA in Data Protection and Privacy Management will help Indian professionals to learn about information security management best practices, how to design privacy first products and processes, and train them to be navigate data security challenges of global businesses and corporations.”
SSM’s Professor Dr. H.C. Jovan Didier spoke about the collaboration with LawSikho.com to bring this program to India, “In the following decades, privacy management and data protection will become very important topics to leaders. It is SSM’s mission to create the leaders of tomorrow and therefore it is only a logical step towards our mission to work with LawSikho and share academic knowledge on the topic to India. With the rise of digitalization globally and India’s innovational power, the need to be educated and trained well on ethics, best practices, and grounded theories becomes vital to the world’s progress. This program is designed for future leaders, using a solid foundation of academic content combined with the newest insights on privacy management and data protection.”