PECB ISO 22301 Lead Implementer
It could be your first step towards an MBA, which you deserve!
This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organisation in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2012. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement business continuity processes from the 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).
This course is also in line with requirements of The PECB University MBA in Business Continuity Management. MBA in BCM is designed for candidates that want to develop a comprehensive understanding of how to manage business disruptions, emergencies or threats in an organization. Through the program, candidates gain the necessary competence on how to react in emergency situations, and how to manage them successfully so that the operations and business continuity of the organization are not distorted. The courses in this program prepare candidates in the areas of disaster recovery, business response, risk analysis, information management and other.
Who should attend?
Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organisation in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
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 organisation
Members of a business continuity team
Expert advisors in business continuity
Members of an organisation that want to prepare for an business continuity function or for a BCMS project management function
To understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301 or ISO 27031
To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a BCMS
To understand the relationship between the components of a BCMS and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organisation
To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organisation in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301
To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301
To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organisations 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
Day 1 - Introduction to the BCM concepts & initiating the project
Introduction to management systems and the process approach
Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031 and regulatory framework
Fundamental principles of business continuity management
Preliminary analysis and establishment of the maturity level 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
Definition of BCM policy and objectives
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 of business continuity processes and writing procedures
Implementation of business continuity processes
Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the business continuity
Incident management and emergency management
Operations management of a BCMS
Controlling, monitoring, measuring and improving a BCMS and certification audit of a BCMS
Controlling and Monitoring a BCMS
Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards
ISO 22301 internal Audit
Management review of a BCMS
Implementation of a continual improvement program
Preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit
Day 5: Certification Exam
Prerequisites for the course
ISO 22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 27031 or BS 25999 and business continuity concepts is recommended.
This training is based on both theory and practice:
Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
Practice test similar to the certification exam
To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited.
Examination and Certification
The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 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 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 “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam is available in English, French & Polish.
Duration: 3 hours
For more information about exam and certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam.
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 pass 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 brochure on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer
Lunches, certification & exam fees are included in the course price of 2500 EUR (excl. VAT).
10% discount for returning customers.
A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants. Manual is available only in English.
A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants.
In case of failure of the exam, participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions.