Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor

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ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course enables you to gain the necessary expertise to audit artificial intelligence management systems (AIMS) by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures, and techniques.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become integral to the success of many organizations by enhancing efficiency through automation and improving decision-making by utilizing advanced data analytics. However, organisations should ensure the appropriate and ethical use of AI. ISO/IEC 42001 enables organisations to implement appropriate processes and controls to ensure the responsible use and management of AI system.

As the number of organisations seeking ISO/IEC 42001 compliance increases, there is a simultaneous surge in demand for skilled auditors possessing the necessary knowledge to assess and verify compliance. The ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course to empower participants with the knowledge and skills essential for planning and conducting ISO/IEC 42001 audits based on best audit practices.

Target Audience:
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance practitioners
  • Individuals with a background in auditing, whether internal or external, seeking to specialise in auditing AI management system
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the AI management system audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity with the AI management system requirements in an organisation
  • Expert advisors in AI management
  • Professionals involved in analysing and understanding business requirements for AI implementation
  • Individuals involved in the development and implementation of AI solutions and in designing the architecture of AI systems

Fundamental knowledge of ISO/IEC 42001, we recommend ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Implementer (QAISO42KLI) , and audit principles.

Delegates will learn how to

After successfully completing the training course, you will be able to:
  • Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of an AI management system based on ISO/IEC 42001
  • Interpret the ISO/IEC 42001 requirements for an AI management system from the perspective of an auditor
  • Evaluate the AI management system conformity to ISO/IEC 42001 requirements in accordance with the fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Plan, conduct, and close an ISO/IEC 42001 compliance audit, in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021-1 requirements, ISO 19011 guidelines, and other best practices of auditing
  • Manage an ISO/IEC 42001 audit program

The ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course is beneficial for professionals seeking to stay ahead of the competition. This training course equips you with the expertise needed to navigate the intricate realm of AI-influenced organisational frameworks, ensuring you are well-prepared to contribute to the success of organisations in this transformative era.

After finishing the course, you will be eligible to take the exam. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for the 'PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor' credential. This certification proves your professional expertise in auditing organisations against ISO/IEC 42001 based on best auditing practices.
  • Day 1: Introduction to the artificial intelligence management system and ISO/IEC 42001
  • Day 2: Audit principles and the preparation for and initiation of an audit
  • Day 3: On-site audit activities
  • Day 4: Closing of the audit
Exam details:

The "PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor" exam, which is included in your course, meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an AI management system

Domain 2: AI management system requirements

Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles

Domain 4: Preparing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit

Domain 5: Conducting an ISO/IEC 42001 audit

Domain 6: Closing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit

Domain 7: Managing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit program

For specific information about the exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and Exam Rules and Policies.

What's included:
  • Participants receive training course materials containing over 400 pages of information, practical examples, exercises, and quizzes.
  • An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
  • Candidates who have completed the training course but failed the exam are eligible to retake the exam once for free within 12 months from the initial date of the exam.


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