ISO 37001 ABMS Lead Implementer


Course Description

The ISO 37001 Lead Implementer training will enable you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining an Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS) based on ISO 37001. During this course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the global anti-corruption best practices of Anti-Bribery Management Systems and effectively prevent, detect and address bribery before it negatively impacts an organization's reputation and profits.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Anti-Bribery Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a "PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Implementer" credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO 37001 in an organization.


  • Managers or consultants involved or concerned with Anti-Bribery Management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an Anti-Bribery Management System
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with ABMS requirements
  • ABMS team members

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
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  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 37001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of an ABMS
  • Learn how to interpret the ISO 37001 requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain an ABMS
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Anti-Bribery Management System best practices

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 ISO 37001 and initiation of an ABMS

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental Principles of ABMS
  • Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS)
  • Initiating the ABMS implementation
  • Understanding the organization and clarifying the Anti-Bribery objectives

Day 2: Plan the implementation of an ABMS

  • Analysis of the existing management system
  • Leadership and approval of the ABMS project
  • ABMS scope
  • Policies for Anti-Bribery Management
  • Risk assessment
  • ABMS compliance function

Day 3: Implementation of an ABMS

  • Definition of organizational structure of the ABMS
  • Definition of the document management process
  • Operations Management
  • Training and awareness plan
  • Communication plan
  • Operational procedures

Day 4: ABMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit

  • ABMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Treatment of problems and non-conformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Competence and evaluation of implementers
  • Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam

  • Duration: 3 hours

Examination and Certification

The ''Certified ISO 37001 Lead Implementer'' exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS)
  • Domain 2: Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS)
  • Domain 3: Planning an ABMS implementation based on ISO 37001
  • Domain 4: Implementing an ABMS based on ISO 37001
  • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an ABMS based on ISO 37001
  • Domain 6: Continual improvement of an ABMS based on ISO 37001
  • Domain 7: Preparing for an ABMS certification audit

The ''Certified ISO 37001 Lead Implementer'' exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form).

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 37001 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO 37001 Implementer or Certified ISO 37001 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 37001 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 37001 Lead Implementer

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