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You need this course if

  • You want to audit Business Continuity Management Systems against ISO 22301 requirements
  • You are an Auditor or Business Continuity Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification
  • You want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification.

You will learn

  • The purpose of a BCMS and the ISO 22301 principles of business continuity management.
  • Essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 22301 requirements.
  • To analyse ISO 22301 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements.
  • The roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor.
  • To plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organisation’s business continuity policy and objectives.
  • To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team.
  • How to audit processes for conformance and effectiveness, including any specific business continuity objectives.
  • To prepare thoroughly for audit and produce process based checklists.
  • How to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements.
  • To report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 22301, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action.

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Course length

Five days


This course can be delivered as an in-company event.

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