Special Notices

Please note the PECB Exam for this course is a remote proctored exam taken on the PECB proctor platform, delegates will receive an exam voucher and take the remote proctored exam after the course.

Overview

ISO 22301 Lead Implementer training course enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Business Continuity Management Systems and be able to provide a framework that allows the organization to continue operating efficiently during disruptive events.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Business Continuity Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO 22301 in an organisation.

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO 22301 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved in Business Continuity Management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with BCMS requirements
  • BCMS team members

Learning Outcomes

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 22301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a BCMS
  • Learn how to interpret the ISO 22301 requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage and maintain a BCMS
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Business Continuity Management System best practices

Course Outline

ISO 22301 Lead Implementer training course enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301.

Course agenda:

Day 1 Introduction to ISO 22301 and initiation of a BCMS

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Fundamental concepts and principles of Business Continuity Management Systems
  • Initiating the implementation of a BCMS
  • Understanding the organization
  • Analysis of the existing management system
  • BCMS scope

Day 2 Plan the implementation of a BCMS

  • Leadership and commitment
  • BCMS policies
  • Organizational structure
  • Documentation management
  • Competence and awareness
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • Risk assessment

Day 3 Implementation of a BCMS

  • Business Continuity strategy
  • Protection and mitigation measures
  • Business Continuity plans and procedures
  • Incident response plan
  • Emergency response plan
  • Crisis management plan
  • IT Recovery plan
  • Restoration plan
  • Communication plan

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

  • Test and exercises
  • Measurement and monitoring of the BCMS
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Treatment of non-conformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Competence and evaluation of implementers

Remote PECB Proctored Exam

Results will be communicated by email in a period of 6 to 8 weeks, after taking the exam. The results will not include the exact grade of the candidate, only a mention of pass or fail. Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be able to apply for a certified scheme which is explained in the course description. In the case of a failure, the results will be accompanied with the list of domains in which the candidate had failed to provide guidance for exams’ retake preparation. Candidates, who disagree with the exam results, may file a complaint by writing to examination@pecb.com or through PECB ticketing system.

The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The 3hr exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 Fundamental principles and concepts of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Domain 2 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Domain 3 Planning a BCMS implementation 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
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