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Data Management Policy

The module explains what a Data Management Policy (DMP) is and why it is needed.

The module explains how the policy is introduced and who must comply with it.

Details of how the DMP affects external stakeholders is also discussed.

The five key areas of the DMP are discussed, along with what happens if an organisation cannot comply with the DMP, and how waivers and exceptions to policy are used.

Data Management Policy

Learning Objectives:

Learn what a what a Data Management Policy is.

Learn who must comply with the Data Management Policy.

Learn what the Data Management Policy used for?

Learn what happens when an organisation can not comply?

Understand what an exception to policy (ETP) is, and when they are used.

Understand what a waiver is, and when they are used.

Learn the 5 key areas of a Data Management Policy.

Who is Suitable?

No prior knowledge is required so all future and current Data Practitioners can undertake the course.

As this is a data governance module the content is especially useful for data owners and stewards but would also be useful for a wide spectrum of data roles; including but not exclusive to data analysts, data modellers, data architects and data lineage analysts.


  • Why have a DMP?
  • Can you explain what a waiver is?
  • What does self certify mean?
  • What does assurance mean?
  • How might a firm roll out the data management policy in phases with limited scope?
  • Who creates a DMP?
  • What is meant by high level principles?


An Interactive Presentation

7 Videos

60+ Questions

10+ Interactive Questions

3 Final Practice Tests – 30 questions over 30 minutes

Final Examination – 60 questions over 30 minutes


DQRB Certificate

 4 hours of learning materials to complete.

Valid for 24 months

Only £100.00 + VAT