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ISO 22301 ISO 27034 Business Continuity Management Foundation Certification

Training Topic: 
Business Continuity and Lead Incident Management
Training Framework/Standard: 
ISO 22301

ISO/IEC 22301 specifies the essential requirements for setting up and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). And it will enable you to assess your business continuity needs and obligations and develop an effective business continuity management policy.

The standard provides a framework for you to build the resilience you need to respond and operate effectively during the most challenging and unexpected circumstances.

ISO/IEC 22301 is suitable for organisations of all sizes, across all industries, both public and private and it provides a common approach to and language for BCM, allowing global organisations to achieve internationally recognized best practice across a level playing field.

Based on the ‘Plan-Do-Check-Act’ model, the standard enables you to continually improve your organization’s effectiveness

ISO/IEC 22301 enables organisations and individuals to:

  • Get your BCMS set up and operating efficiently
  • Identify key risk factors specific to your organisation
  • Understand your organisation’s BCM needs and obligations
  • Measure your organisation’s capability to manage disruptive incidents
  • Make sure you conform to stated business continuity policy.


Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301

  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO/PAS 22399, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in business continuity
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 10 of ISO 22301


Day 2: Implementing controls in business continuity according to ISO 22301and Certification Exam

  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk management
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 22301 framework
  • Continual improvement of business continuity
  • Conducting an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • Examination preparation
  • Certified ISO 22301 Foundation exam

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO/IEC 22301
  • Understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  •  Recognize the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Business Continuity Management System
  • Obtain the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO/ IEC 22301, ISO/IEC 27031 or BS 25999

The course is aimed at providing an overview of ISO/IEC 22301 to those influencing or managing the implementation or ongoing maintenance of BCM as well as:

  • CIO’s
  • Members of a Business Continuity Team
  • BCM Managers
  • IT Directors / IT Managers
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 22301 standard
  • Auditors involved in Business Continuity
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of  business continuity
    • Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Pass-mark: Minimum of 70% rfequired
  • A certificate of Certified ISO 22301 Foundation will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential