ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor Course Overview

ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor course is designed to train individuals in the principles and practices of conducting and leading a Business Continuity Management System audit in compliance with ISO 22301. This comprehensive course covers the essential framework and strategies necessary for establishing, implementing, managing, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving a BCMS.

Module 1 provides an introduction to BCMS and ISO 22301, explaining the benefits, applicability, and objectives of a BCMS. Module 2 dives into audit principles, preparation, and the initiation of an audit, emphasizing the PDCA Cycle and internal auditing. Module 3 focuses on on-site audit activities, including the BCMS audit process and required documentation. Module 4 covers the closing of an audit, including assessing corrective actions and preparing for a surveillance audit. Finally, Module 5 leads to a certification exam, which upon passing, certifies the learner as an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor.

By enrolling in ISO 22301 auditor training and earning an ISO 22301 certification online, learners can enhance their auditing skills, gain a deeper understanding of BCMS, and help organizations to ensure business continuity and resilience.

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Course Prerequisites

To successfully undertake the ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor course, participants should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of the basic concepts of business continuity, risk management, and the principles of business continuity management systems (BCMS).
  • Familiarity with management systems and the core elements of a management system, which include the PDCA cycle, policy, objectives, performance evaluation, and continual improvement.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22301 or basic knowledge of planning, implementing, or operating a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) is beneficial.
  • Experience with internal audits or external audits is helpful, but not mandatory.
  • Basic awareness of how organizations work and the key processes involved, since a BCMS interacts with various levels and functions within an organization.
  • Good communication and analytical skills to effectively participate in the auditing process.

Please remember that these prerequisites are aimed at ensuring a beneficial learning experience. They provide the foundation for participating actively in the course and successfully passing the certification exam. If you feel you need more preparation, Koenig Solutions offers foundational courses that can help bridge the knowledge gap.

Target Audience for ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor

The ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor course equips professionals with audit expertise in Business Continuity Management Systems.

  • Business Continuity Managers

  • Risk Management Professionals

  • Compliance Officers

  • Quality Assurance Personnel

  • IT Disaster Recovery Managers

  • Information Security Analysts

  • Operational Risk Managers

  • Management Systems Consultants

  • Internal Auditors

  • Corporate Governance Professionals

  • Crisis Management Leaders

  • Regulatory and Compliance Managers

  • IT Governance Professionals

  • ISO Auditors and Consultants

  • Chief Information Officers

  • Chief Operations Officers

  • Organizational Resilience Managers

  • Emergency Response Team Members

  • Lead Auditors seeking to perform and lead BCMS certification audits

  • Experts wanting to prepare for a Business Continuity Management function or for a BCMS project management function

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor?

Introduction to the Learning Outcomes of the ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor Course

Gain comprehensive expertise in auditing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301, from understanding its principles to mastering audit techniques and managing an audit program.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals and benefits of a Business Continuity Management System and its applicability.
  • Learn the principles of management systems and the process approach to BCM.
  • Acquire knowledge of the ISO 22301 standard and its objectives for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving a BCMS.
  • Grasp the fundamental principles and practices of an internal auditor.
  • Prepare and conduct audit activities, including scope definition and the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle.
  • Execute on-site audit activities, understanding the audit process, required documentation, and procedural, policy, and planning documentation.
  • Develop the skills to assess, document, and follow up on audit findings, including evaluating corrective action plans.
  • Learn how to effectively close an audit, including conducting a closing meeting and completing quality reviews.
  • Understand the procedures and processes involved in a surveillance audit according to ISO 22301 standards.
  • Successfully complete the certification exam to become a recognized ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor.