ISO 22301 Foundation (Self Study)

About The Course

ISO 22301 Foundation (Self Study)

ISO 22301 Foundation, a two-day course designed to engage the participants in learning about the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO 22301:2010, and best practices based on the ISO/PAS 22399. 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).

Self-Study is a great opportunity for those that don’t have the time to travel and are able to work on their own. You get all the materials shipped to you after paying for the course and study it at your own pace in the comfort of your own home or the library. When ready, let us know and we can book your certification exam. Contact us with any questions.

Course Details

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
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in Business Continuity
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 8 of ISO 22301
Day 2
Implementing controls in Business Continuity according to ISO 22301 and certification exam
  • Business Impact analysis (BIA) and risk management
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 22301 framework
  • Continual improvement of Business Continuity
  • Conducting an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • ISO 22301 Foundation Exam


Who Should Attend?
  • Members of a Business Continuity team
    • IT professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
      • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 22301 standard
        • Technicians involved in operations related to a BCMS
          • Auditors
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Business Continuity Management System
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Business Continuity

    • Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)

  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)

  • Duration: 1 hour

  • For more information about exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Foundation Exam

  • A certificate of Certified ISO 22301 Foundation will be issued to participants who successfully passed the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential
  • For more information about ISO 22301 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Certification
Course Dates and Venues
Date Location Address Location City/State Location Country Price
TBD TBD Online USA $799.00

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