ISO 22301 Lead Implementer

About The Course

ISO 22301 Lead Implementer

ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, a five-day intensive course designed to inculcate participants and enable them to develop the expertise necessary to implement and manage a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2010.

This course provides participants with the knowledge of best practices and helps them develop the understanding for implementing business continuity processes based on 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).

Day 1
Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301; initiating a BCMS
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Business Continuity
  • Preliminary analysis and determining the level of maturity of the existing BCMS based upon ISO 21827
  • Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of a BCMS
Day 2
Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301
  • Definition of the scope of a BCMS
  • Development of a BCMS and Business Continuity policies
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and risk assessment
Day 3
Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301
  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Design and implementation of business continuity processes and writing procedures
  • Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the BCMS
  • Incident management and emergency management
  • Operations management of a BCMS
Day 4
Controlling , monitoring and measuring a BCMS and the certification audit of a BCMS in accordance with ISO 22301
  • Monitoring BCMS processes
  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards
  • Internal audit and management review of a BCMS
  • Implementation of a continual improvement program
  • Preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit
Day 5
Certification exam

ISO 22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 27031 or BS 25999 and business continuity concepts is recommended.

Who Should Attend?
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
    • Business continuity auditors who wish to fully understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
      • Persons responsible for the Business Continuity conformity in an organization
        • Members of a Business Continuity team
          • Expert advisors in Business Continuity
            • Members of an organization that want to prepare for a Business Continuity function or for a BCMS project management function
Learning objectives
  • To understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Business Continuity Management System
  • To understand the relationship between the components of a Business Continuity Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of business continuity
  • To improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of business continuity management
Exam
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” 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 Business Continuity

    • Domain 2: Business Continuity Control Best Practice

    • 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: Preparing for a BCMS certification audit

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

  • Duration: 3 hours

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

Certification
  • 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 Certification

Learning Methods

On-site Training

On-site training will require you to travel to the city the training is held in and may require accommodations. It gives you the advantage to be in the class with other participants and ask questions as needed as well as seek the advice of the trainer when you require help in understanding the topic. You will also be able to take the exam after finishing the training classes which is included in the cost.

Self Study

Self-Study is an excellent opportunity for those that don’t have the time to travel and can work on their own. Once we have received your request and payment, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your training material via PECB’s KATE application. If you prefer to get a printed book shipped to you, contact us and we can arrange that for an additional cost. When you are ready, you will receive a voucher for the exam and instructions on how to set-up the online exam. Contact us with any questions.

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