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PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

Certified 5 days £2,200.00 (+VAT)

Course Overview/Dates

This five day intensive course enables the participants to develop the expertise to audit a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS), and manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques.

Exam Price

Included within the cost of the course

What's included?

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

Course Dates

Dates Number of days Location Price
Mon 21 May 2018
London, UK £1,495.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
Mon 5 Nov 2018
London, UK £2,200.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
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Details & Programme

Participants will acquire the needed knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and certification audits according to ISO 17021.

Based on practical exercises, the participants will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution) necessary for efficient conduct of an audit.

This training is compatible with BS 25999 audit (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).

Day 1

Introduction to Business Continuity Management

  • System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO/PAS 22399, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Business Continuity
  • ISO 22301 certification process
  • Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses of ISO22301

Day 2

Planning and initiating an ISO 22301 audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit the approach based on evidence and risk
  • Preparation of an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • BCMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

Day 3

Conducting an ISO 22301 audit

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings and documenting of nonconformities

Day 4

Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 22301 audit

  • Audit documentation
  • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 22301 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • ISO 22301 surveillance audit
  • ISO 22301 internal audit management program and second party audits

Day 5

Certification Exam

  • Duration: 3 hours
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Course Benefits

Completing this course will enable you to:

  • Acquire the expertise of performing an ISO 22301 or BS 25999 internal audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines
  • Acquire the expertise of performing an ISO 22301 or BS 25999 certification audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines and the specifications of ISO 17021
  • Acquire the expertise necessary for managing a BCMS audit team
  • Understand the operation of the BCMS in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • Understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls, the relationship and the compliance with the other requirements
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Who Should Attend?

  • Internal auditors and auditors wanting to perform and lead BCMS certification audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the BCMS audit process
  • Individuals responsible for Business Continuity or conformity in an organisation
  • Members of a Business Continuity team
  • Expert advisors in information technology
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a Business Continuity audit function
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Exam

The PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

Domain 1 - Fundamental principles and concepts in Business Continuity 

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can understand, interpret and illustrate the main Business Continuity concepts related to a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)

Domain 2 - Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)   

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can understand, interpret and illustrate the main concepts and components of a Business Continuity Management System based on ISO 22301  

Domain 3 - Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles   

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can understand, interpret and apply the main concepts and principles related to a BCMS audit in the context of ISO 22301  

Domain 4 - Preparation of an ISO 22301 audit

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can prepare appropriately a BCMS audit in the context of ISO 22301

Domain 5 - Conduct of an ISO 22301 audit   

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can conduct efficiently a BCMS audit in the context of ISO 2230

Domain 6 - Conclusion and follow-up of an ISO 22301 audit   

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor candidate can conclude a BCMS audit, and conduct the follow-up activities in the context of ISO 22301  

Domain 7 - Management of an ISO 22301 audit program   

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor understands how to establish and manage a BCMS audit program   

The PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor exam is available in different languages, such as English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Duration: 3 hours

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In-house Options

Please contact the BC Training team on 01253 667570 or email info@b-c-training.co.uk, should you wish to discuss options for delivering this course in-house at your organisation.

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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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