This five-day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301. The participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement Business Continuity processes from the ISO 22399. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is fully compatible with BS 25999 (Business Continuity Management Specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for Business Continuity).
Examination and Certification
The "Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer" exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
- Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Business Continuity
- Domain 2: Business Continuity Best Practice based on ISO 22301
- Domain 3: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301
- Domain 4: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301
- Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
- Domain 6: Continual improvement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
- Domain 7: Preparation for a BCMS certification audit
The "Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer" exam is available in different languages including English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
For more information about the exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO 22301 Implementer or Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience.
A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully passed the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.
For more information about ISO 22301 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer
September 2015 - Strasbourg, France
''The trainer showed in-depth practical knowledge of the topic with excellent examples. He managed to turn a relatively dry and boring standard into a fascinating course. Important or more applicable examples from our business perspective were discussed in detail. I recommend the trainer''
June 2015 - Washington DC, USA
''This is will help us as a company to implement and maintain a very good BCMS system.''
January 2015 - Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
''Overall, the trainer was very knowledgeable with a wealth of work experience. He was also very engaging and willing to answer questions. I was very impressed and hope to work with him again.''
June 2014 - Toronto, Canada
''I would like my whole team taking these courses with ContinuityLink. It's my first course and I am pleased''
April 2014 - Istanbul, Turkey
''Thank you to the excellent trainer, he managed the course very well.''
January 2014 - New York, NY, USA
"Class conversations very helpful. Instructor examples also very helpful and give ideas for practical applications."
June 2013 - San Francisco, CA, USA
"I've earned over 5 business continuity/disaster recovery certifications over the years and this ISO 22301 course - 5 days long - was the best training I've had. Excellent instructor and the caliber of participants was outstanding."
June 2013 - Brussels, Belgium
"Enjoyed instructor's use of personal experience in re-enforcing concepts. This makes learning and retaining concepts easier."
"The course helps to understand how to implement a BCMS that meets ALL the ISO 22301 requirements. It is a place for open discussions, experience exchange and Q&A. Practitioners will find answers to most of their questions and gather a good overview of how to align their BCMS to the standard. On top of that, the course manual is packed with a lot of additional explanations, advices, hints & tips."
April 2013 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
"Intense training with over 500 pages of material to get through. It does help having a professional and experienced trainer as well as practitioner around who kept it balanced and infused the right number practical examples to give more context to the material."
February 2013 - London, England
"This is really a great training. I am in charge of the BCM implementation in our Company. The ISO 22301 lead implementer training and certification is a very good asset to succeed in such important initiative. It provides very good directions based on best practices. Thank you very much again."
November 2012 - Brussels, Belgium
"I find it a very practical course. The ISO 22301 certification is one thing, but this course includes a pragmatic method which allows to implement a BCMS in any organization."