ISO 22301 Lead Auditor
Mastering the Audit of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301
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ISO 22301 Lead Auditor
This course is available to be delivered in a classroom and Live-Training model.
Live Training brings you the dynamic environment of the classroom, to your desk. Using your computer, you interact with the trainer and the trainees as if you were with them in the classroom.
This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 the certification process according to 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit. This training is compatible with BS 25999 audit (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).
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.
- Internal auditors;
- Auditors wanting to perform and lead Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) certification audits;
- Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Business Continuity Management System audit process;
- Persons responsible for the Business continuity conformity in an organization;
- Members of an business continuity team;
- Expert advisors in information technology;
- Technical experts wanting to prepare for an Business continuity audit function.
Participants should understand English as the course documentation is in this language.
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- acquire the expertise to perform an ISO 22301 or BS 25999 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
- acquire the expertise to perform an ISO 22301 or BS 25999 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and the specifications of ISO 17021
- acquire the expertise necessary to manage a BCMS audit team
- understanding the operation of the Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
- understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
- improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, risk assessment and audit decision-making in the context of a BCMS
- Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301
Planning and Initiating an ISO 22301 audit
- Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO/PAS 22399, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
- Fundamental principles of Business Continuity
- ISO 22301 certification process
- Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
- Detailed presentation of the clauses of ISO 22301
Conducting an ISO 22301 audit
- Fundamental audit concepts and principles
- Audit the approach based on evidence and on risk
- Preparation of an ISO 22301 certification audit
- BCMS documentation audit
- Conducting an opening meeting
Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 22301 audit
- Communication during the audit
- Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
- Audit test plans
- Formulation of the audit findings and documentation of nonconformities
ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Certification Exam
- Audit documentation
- Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 22301 audit
- Evaluation of corrective action plans
- ISO 22301 surveillance audit
- ISO 22301 internal audit management program and second party audits
If the candidate fails the exam, he is entitled to one free retake within a 12 month period from the initial exam date.
- The Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor exam f covers the following competence domains:
- Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of business continuity
- Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
- Domain 3: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
- Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 5: Conducting of an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 6: Closing an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 7: Managing an ISO 22301 audit program
- The Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor exam is available in English language.
- Duration: 3 hours.
- The exam result is sent via email to the candidate within eight weeks after the examination, being the exam result graduated in qualitative note: "Pass or Fail".
- In the case of a failure, the result will be accompanied with the list of domains in which you had a mark lower than the passing grade.
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials: "Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Auditor", "Certified ISO 22301 Auditor" or "Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor", depending on their level of experience.
Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors.A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.ISO 22301 Lead Auditor is a certification aligned with ISO 17024 standard.
Requirements for “Auditor” certifications:
|Certification||Exam||Professional experience||BCMS Audit experience||BCMS project experience|
|ISO 22301 Provisional Auditor||ISO 22301 LA Exam||None||None||None|
|ISO 22301 Auditor||ISO 22301 LA Exam||2 years1 year of business continuity work experience||Audit activities totalling 200 hours||None|
|ISO 22301 Lead Auditor||ISO 22301 LA Exam||5 years2 years of business continuity work experience||Audit activities totalling 300 hours||None|
Our specialists are renowned consultants and auditors, with several years of experience in the areas of implementation, auditing and training in BS 25999 and ISO 22301, with particular focus on the family of standards ISO 22300, 27000, ISO 24762 (Disaster Recovery) and their associated standards. Some of our experts work directly in the improvement of these standards through its participation in the committees responsible for these standards in various countries.
- Training in English language.
- Course manual in English, containing over 450 pages of information, practical examples, case-study and step-by-step audit methodology.
- Behaviour Participation Certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits.
- Certification Exam in English.
- Certification Diploma after successful examination and formal process registration. This process has no associated cost.
- Coffee break in the morning and afternoon (Applies to all training that take place in Behaviour facilities)
- If the candidate fails the exam, he is entitled to one free retake within a 12 month period from the initial exam date.
- ISO 22301 is an auditable Business Continuity Management System (BCMS).
- ISO 22301 allows certification and international recognition of an organization. Allows access to new markets and optimization of operations. Allows improve quality, increase productivity, competitive advantage, customer satisfaction and sales.
- ISO 22301 Lead Auditor course bases its pedagogical model in a certification program, aligned with ISO 17024 standard, which defines the requirements for certification of people, fulfilling the recommendations of ISO.
- ISO 22301 Lead Auditor course is geared towards to the audit of the standard, through a step-by-step audit process. Thus, throughout the course, in addition to the basic concepts of BCMS, are presented the steps needed to prepare and start the BCMS audit process and the management of audits through an audit program, which includes the selection of the approach, the audit methodology, selection and skills of the auditors, steps and approaches for evidence collection and drafting of findings and nonconformities, among other activities needed to prepare the auditor to audit the BCMS of his organization or to participate and lead audits for an certification body, using the best practices of audit according the ISO 19011 and the requirements for certification bodies in ISO 17021.
- One of the strengths of the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course, in addition to inclusion of implementation methodology, is that it allows to prepare professionals for the audit of ISO 27001 certification and the registration in the certifying body. Addresses itself to this end, the recommendations of ISO 19011 and the ISO 17021 - requirements for certification bodies.
- ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification exam is conducted at the end of the course, on the last day of training, which focuses on development questions and case studies allowing the certifying entity to measure, more effectively, the knowledge of the candidates.
- Upon success in the exam, professional will achieve one of the ISO 27001 certifications levels. In case of failure, professional may repeat the exam at no additional cost, within 1 year after the date of the 1st examination.
- Behaviour Pedagogical Model aims to provide a learning environment conducive to acquisition of competences, in accordance with objectives of each training program. Promoting interaction, participation and appreciation of experiences, we contribute to meaningful learning, certification and international recognition but, above all to the development of critical thinking and autonomy.
- Behaviour is an organization accredited by DGERT (Portuguese Government Entity) and certified on ISO 9001. Behaviour has its Quality Management System (QMS) implemented in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001, the requirements of DGERT, the requirements of the European standard NP 4512 and the standard ISO 10015.
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