ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor (ISO22301-LA)

MASTERING THE AUDIT OF A BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (BCMS) BASED ON ISO 22301, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF ISO 19011 AND ISO 17021

Course Description

ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform a BCMS audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a "PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor" credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

Audience

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Business Continuity Management System audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with Business Continuity Management System requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Business Continuity Management System audit
  • Expert advisors in Business Continuity Management

Delivery and duration

  • Week days: 5 consecutive days (traditional), including the Certification exam on the morning of the last day
  • In-house: 5 days. Your team, your location, your date. Contact us to organize your in-house training
  • Self-Training: Learn at your own speed, on your own schedule and on your favorite device.Click here for details

Objectives

  • Understand the operations of a Business Continuity Management System based on ISO 22301
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 22301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand an auditor's role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 22301 in the context of a BCMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

General Information

  • Exam and certification fees are included in the training price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A certificate of attendance will be issued to the participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake it for free under certain conditions

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) and ISO 22301

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental principles of Business Continuity Management Systems
  • Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Evidence based audit approach
  • Initiating the audit
  • Stage 1 audit
  • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
  • Stage 2 audit (Part 1)

Day 3: On-site audit activities

  • Stage 2 audit (Part 2)
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans
  • Audit procedures
  • Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports

Day 4: Closing the audit

  • Documentation of the audit and the audit quality review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
  • Benefits of the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Competence and evaluation of auditors
  • Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam

  • Duration: 3 hours

Examination and Certification

The "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 of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Domain 3: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
  • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 22301 audit
  • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 22301 audit
  • Domain 6: Closing an ISO 22301 audit
  • Domain 7: Managing an ISO 22301 audit program

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

For more information about the exam, refer to PECB Exam Preparation Guide

After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Auditor, Certified ISO 22301 Auditor or Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor, depending on their level of experience. Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors.

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 the certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

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Testimonials

May 2017 - Accra, Ghana
''I am now equipped with knowledge, slides and tools to suggest implementation of BCMS and certification for my organization.''

January 2016 - Dubai, UAE
''Course instructor: personable character, kept the discussion centered and comely.''

September 2014 - San Diego, CA, USA
''The instructor was awesome. She kept the class wanting to learn more throughout the entire course.''

September 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
''ContinuityLink has a strong training reputation. I chose to do this training over other training providers ''

April 2014 - Dallas, TX, USA
"The training was all I hoped it to be, and I appreciate the materials that have been included. The educator was excellent; ContinuityLink made an excellent choice to have her as a trainer. Denis, you are a pleasure to converse with and your attention to service is superior."

April 2014 - Perth, Scotland
"A very good course for me as a BC consultant with clients wishing to go for ISO 22301 certification - will be able to offer them much more informed advice about the audit process."

June 2013 - London, England
"All the concepts contained on this training will be applicable to my organisation and help me a lot to define and organise the activity."
"I am very pleased to share excellent impressions about this valuable course. The ISO (22301/19011/17021) principles are displayed with an eminently professional approach. The course material is reflecting good coverage and structuring to reach the essence for how to audit a business continuity process/program. Were added to standards rules a plenty of theoretical exercises or examples and case studies from real world, which bring applicability perspectives and experience values. The trainer makes course interesting and dynamic with splendid efforts and methods. In sum, an excellent performance."