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BCI ICOR ISO 22301 Lead Auditor (ANSI)

Certified 5 Days £2,050.00 (+VAT)

Course Overview/Dates

BCM 5000 teaches the principles and practices of independent auditing of a BCMS. It guides the student through the audit process using a balance of formal instruction and practical case study activities. The focus of the course content is on the requirements of the ISO 22301 and how these requirements are implemented in a business continuity management system.

What's included?

  • Course slides and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance

Course Dates

Dates Number of days Location Price
Mon 3 Apr 2017
London, UK £2,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: Andrew Lee ICOR Certified
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Details & Programme

BCM 5000 teaches the principles and practices of independent auditing of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). It guides the student through the audit process using a balance of formal instruction and         practical case study activities. The focus of the course content is on the requirements of the ISO 22301 and how these requirements are implemented in a BCMS.

BCM 5000 provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct and lead effective business       continuity audits in accordance with the requirements of ISO 22301: 2012, ISO 19011: 2012, and ISO 17022: 2012.

Attendees will also gain the necessary knowledge to prepare for an external audit as well as how to develop a standards-based business continuity program.

The course covers the following topics:

  • An in-depth review and study of the Standards: ISO 22301, ISO 22313, ISO 19011 and ISO 17022. 
  • Study of the essential components of a Business Continuity Management System. 
  • Auditing practices such as how to lead an audit, present audit findings, write an audit report, and conduct opening, closing and follow-up audit meetings. 

Course format

This is a 5-day instructor-led course. The course is constructed around a case study and each activity is applied to the case study as we move through the course. There are auditing activities and multi-media that provides practice in applying and gaining an understanding of the requirements of ISO 22301.

Also included are small quizzes taken during the course. The purpose of these is to measure what you have learnt and what areas need improving on.

The course outline is as follows:

  • Requirements for a Business Continuity Management
  • Developing Strategies to Mitigate Risk and Continue Operations
  • BCM Program Implementation
  • Developing a BCM Culture
  • Program Maintenance and Improvement
  • The Role of the Auditor and Understanding the Audit Process

On Day 5 of the course there is a 4-hour exam. If you pass the examination you will be awarded an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Certificate (ANSI) which lasts indefinitely.

Day 1

Day OneRequirements for Business Continuity Management
1.Presentation
2.Multimedia:
a. Eliminating silos
b. Cowboys herding cats
c. What constitutes a crisis?
d. How to survive a crisis
e. Meteor falls in Russia
f. Scoping statements at ANAB and BSI
g. Office parody.
3.Activities:
a. Read case study, 'ScreenTech Inc'
b. Review ScreenTEch and University of Wellington policies
c. Review policy template
d. Review Documentation of Competencies template
e. Review Required Documentation and Records template

Note these timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to student experience and their interest in certain topics.

Day 2

Day Two Developing Strategies to Mitigate Risk and Continue Operations
1.Presentation
2. Multimedia:
a. What is Risk Management
b. Everyone's a Winner
c. Ensuring the Ability to Work Remotely - Workforce of Tomorrow
d. Pixar Studios - The Movie Vanishes
e. BP Reputation Damage
3. Activities:
a. Review BIA Sample Questions
b. Review BIA template Page
c. Review Sample BIA report and BIA activity
d. Hazard-Vulnerability Assessment &RAM
e. Review Risk Assessment Template
f.  Review Strategies Template

Note these timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to student experience and their interest in certain topics.

Day 3

Day ThreeBCM Program Implementation
1.Presentation
2. Multimedia:
a. Run, Hide, Fight
b. The Front Fell Off
c. Zuckerburg Apology
3. Activities:
a. Review Plan Design and Program Structure template
b. Review Human Resource Plans
c. Use the Audit Questionnaire to record results
d. Review Crisis Communication Plan
e. Review Warning & Communications template page 304
f.  Review BC plans
g. Review Incident Response & Crisis Management Structure & Procedures template
h. Review Business Continuity & Recovery Plan template

Note these timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to student experience and their interest in certain topics.

Day 4

Day FourEmbedding BCM into the Organisation's Culture & Program Validation
1. Presentation
2. Multimedia:
a. Let's Get Ready! with questions
b. Zombie Apocalypse
c. Post Zombie Outbreak Survival
d. Managing Stress - Selective Attention Test
e. The Test at the Air Force Base
f.  A Lesson on Fire (The Office)
g. Data Loss
3. Activities:
a. Sample EOC Exercise Report
b. Review Training and Awareness Template
c. Review Test and Exercising Template
d. Review Program Maintenance and Improvement Template
e. Review all of the Audit Templates

Note these timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to student experience and their interest in certain topics.

Day 5

Day FiveExam Review and Exam

Exam review consists of the exam review slides and the Jeopardy Game, after which there will be a 4 hour exam

Note these timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to student experience and their interest in certain topics.

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Course Benefits

As a result of successfully completing BCM 5000, students should show competence in, and an understanding of, the following areas: 

  • Key practices of a business continuity program for organisations of all sizes. 
  • The essential elements of the following standards: ISO22301. ISO22313, ISO19011 and ISO17022. 
  • The requirements for auditing business continuity programs. 
  • How to lead an audit of a BCMS including reporting verbally and in a documented audit report.
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Who Should Attend?

  • Existing Lead Auditors
  • Business Continuity Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Internal Auditors

The course is also suitable for anybody with auditing experience who is interested in adding the auditing of BCM Systems to their audit capabilities for conducting internal and/or external audits. BCM professionals wishing to add auditing experience to their BCM skill set would also be suitable.

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Exam

On Day 5 of the course there is a 4-hour exam. If you pass the examination you will be awarded an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Certificate (ANSI) which lasts indefinitely.

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Tutors

Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

ICOR Certified

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Locations

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London

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51-53 Hatton Garden
Farringdon
London
EC1N 8HN

+44 (0) 20 7242 4123

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