ISO 22301 Lead Auditor (BCM5000)

5 day course , with exam

Next Course: Manchester, 13th - 17th August 2018


This is a 5-day instructor-led course. The course is constructed around a case study and each activity is applied to the case study as we move through the course. There are auditing activities and multi-media that provides practice in applying and gaining an understanding of the requirements of ISO 22301.

Also included are small quizzes taken during the course. The purpose of these is to measure what you have learnt and what areas need improving on.

BCM 5000 teaches the principles and practices of independent auditing of a BCMS. It guides the student through the audit process using a balance of formal instruction and practical case study activities. The focus of the course content is on the requirements of the ISO 22301 and how these requirements are implemented in a business continuity management system.

BCM 5000 provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct and lead effective business continuity audits in accordance with the requirements of ISO 22301: 2012, ISO 19011: 2012, and ISO 17022: 2012.

Attendees will also gain the necessary knowledge to prepare for an external audit as well as how to develop a standards-based business continuity program.

On Day 5 of the course there is a 4-hour exam. If you pass the examination you will be awarded an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Certificate (ANSI) which lasts indefinitely.

Who should attend this course?

  • Existing Lead Auditors
  • Business Continuity Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Internal Auditors
The course is also suitable for anybody with auditing experience who is interested in adding the auditing of BCM Systems to their audit capabilities for conducting internal and/or external audits. BCM professionals wishing to add auditing experience to their BCM skill set would also be suitable.

This course covers:

An in-depth review and study of the Standards: ISO 22301, ISO 22313, ISO 19011 and ISO 17022.
Study of the essential components of a Business Continuity Management System.
Auditing practices such as how to lead an audit, present audit findings, write an audit report, and conduct opening, closing and follow-up audit meetings.

As a result of successfully completing BCM 5000, students should show competence in, and an understanding of, the following areas:
Key practices of a business continuity program for organisations of all sizes.
The essential elements of the following standards: ISO22301. ISO22313, ISO19011 and ISO17022.
The requirements for auditing business continuity programs.

How to lead an audit of a BCMS including reporting verbally and in a documented audit report.

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