Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer Training Course

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  • Train with the ISO 22301 experts and gain the skills to lead and manage an ISO 22301-compliant BCMS implementation project.
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you deliver ISO 22301 compliance and enhance your career as BCM professional.
  • Fully accredited by the IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online and Self-Paced options that allow you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this three-day course and included exam awards the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.

  • Training course outline

    Gain the knowledge and skills required to plan and implement an ISO 22301:2019-compliant (BCMS) business continuity management system in your organisation. This three-day course provides a complete introduction to the key elements required to achieve ISO 22301 certification, including:

  • How to scope, create policy and define objectives of the BCMS.
  • How to plan and deliver key implementation and continual improvement activities.
  • How to carry out the business impact assessment and the risk assessment.
  • The importance of an effective incident response structure.
  • How to prepare for a certification audit.

  • COVID-19: remote delivery options

    We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.

    Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer training course benefits

    Steps to success

    Learn about the steps to successful ISO 22301-compliance.

    Developed by experts

    Designed by leaders of ISO 22301 and Business Continuity.


    Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.

    Fast-track to certification

    Achieve a globally recognised ISO 22301 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just 3 days.

    Reassure customers

    Implementing ISO 22301 demonstrates your organisation is well prepared to deal with a variety of disruptions.

    Learn from anywhere

    Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.

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    “Andy was a very good trainer. He gave good grounded and real-world examples of BC which helped to bring life to the standards.”

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    Who should attend this course?

    This training course is ideal for anyone involved in or responsible for implementing a BCMS that complies with ISO 22301:

  • Business continuity managers
  • IT managers
  • Business managers
  • Compliance managers
  • Project managers

  • Risk managers
  • Operations managers
  • Emergency planners
  • ISO 22301 lead auditor

  • Your Learning Path

    Find out how the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

    This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

  • Information Security roles
  • Cyber Security roles

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    Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re the leading global provider of IT governance, risk management and compliance solutions.
  • We are leaders in ISO 22301 and Business Continuity Management - all our courses are designed by experts and delivered by experienced trainers.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available to download 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

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    Course details

    What does this training course cover?

  • Understand ISO 22301:2019 and its relationship with ISO 22313 and other standards.
  • Gain and maintain management commitment to implementing a BCMS.
  • The attributes of business continuity standards.
  • Identify, explain and manage the scope definition for a BCMS.
  • The importance of leadership commitment, policy, and agreeing roles and responsibilities.
  • Understand the key planning activities.
  • The support processes for implementation, maintenance and continual improvement.
  • Operational planning and control of a BCMS programme.
  • Understand and apply objective evaluation of the BCMS performance.
  • The need for continual improvement and corrective action
  • Preparing for a certification audit

  • Course agenda

  • Terms and definitions of ISO 22301
  • Management commitment
  • Business continuity standards overview 
  • BCMS scope
  • Leadership and policy
  • Strategy and planning

  • Business impact analysis and risk assessment
  • Evaluation of capabilities
  • BCMS performance evaluation 
  • Continual improvement 
  • Certification audit process
  • Questions, summary and exam preparation

  • What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

  • What equipment do I need?

    You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

    Course duration and times

    Day 1: 09:30am – 4:30pm
    Day 2: 09:15am – 4:30pm
    Day 3: 09:30am – 3:30pm

    Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).

  • Are there any prerequisites for this course?

    Before joining this course, you need to have attended the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation training course or you have a good working knowledge of ISO 22301 gained through practical experience.

    Is there any recommended reading?

    We strongly recommend you purchase and read the standard prior to attending the course:

  • ISO 22301:2019 Standard

  • We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks:

  • ISO 22301 – A Pocket Guide
  • ISO 22301:2019 and business continuity management

  • Exams and qualifications

    Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer exam

    The Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI) examination is an ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

  • This course is equivalent to:


    CPD points

    What qualifications will I receive?

    Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI).


    This course is accredited by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ).

    IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) is a personnel certification body that certifies individuals in the field of IT governance.

    IBITGQ is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard ( Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons ) by IAS (International Accreditation Service). ISO 17024 is a global, industry-recognised benchmark, and qualifications accredited to this standard are recognised and highly valued by employers throughout the world.

    You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/ GASQ successful candidate register .

    How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

  • Can exams be retaken?

    Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.

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    Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.

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    Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.

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    The benefits of learning from anywhere

  • Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees.
  • Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home.
  • Our courses use the latest conferencing technology that is compatible with all devices.
  • Our trainers focus on maximising audience participation and getting the most out of our
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