Develop the skills required to implement an ISO 22301-compliant business continuity management system (BCMS). Comprehensive and practical coverage of ISO 22301 delivered by specialist consultants. Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more. Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum. IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, three-day training course. Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.
Training course outline
Gain the knowledge and skills required to implement an ISO 22301-compliant business continuity management system (BCMS) in your organisation in just three days with this practical course. It provides a complete introduction to the key elements required to achieve ISO 22301 certification, including:
How to scope, policy and objectives of the BCMS; How to allocate roles and responsibilities in the ISO 22301 implementation project; How to carry out the business impact assessment and the risk assessment; The importance of an effective incident response structure; and How to assess the impact of disruption.
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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.
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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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
This course is eligible for funding under the MoD ELCAS scheme and is suitable for serving members of the MoD or service leavers who wish to develop a career in information security management.
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
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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What does this training course cover?
Determine the scope, policy and objectives of the BCMS; Deliver the ISO 22301 project using change management techniques; Allocate roles and responsibilities in the ISO 22301 implementation project; Explain how to carry out the business impact assessment and the risk assessment (the core competence of BCM); Explain how to assess the impact of disruption; Recognise the importance of an effective incident response structure; Explain the importance of an effective communication strategy;
Write policies and produce other critical documentation; Understand the importance of staff and general awareness training; Define the key elements of a management review; Manage and drive continual improvement; Prepare the organisation for its initial ISO 22301 certification audit and surveillance visits; and Identify key issues in ensuring that the organisation passes the audit first time.
Terms and definitions Commitment Business continuity standards overview BCMS context and scope BCMS leadership and planning
BCMS programme plan Operation & strategy Performance evaluation Continual improvement Certification audit process
What’s included in this course?
A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments; Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file); The ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Implementer exam; and 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
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 standard
We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks:
ISO 22301 – A Pocket Guide A Manager’s Guide to ISO 22301
Exams and qualifications
Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer exam
Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated, ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI), exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications at the end of the course.
Delivery method: Online Duration: 90 minutes Questions: 40 Format: Multiple choice Pass mark: 65%
This course is equivalent to:
What qualifications will I receive?
Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI).
This course is accredited by IBITGQ , as well as CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) .
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.
Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?
Delegates must provide a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.
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.
Ways to learn
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Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.
To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:
Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.
Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.
Learn from anywhere
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.
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 online attendees. All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise. You have full control over your course booking, meaning you can edit delegate details, course dates and any special requirements. Our Classroom / Liv