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Implementation of Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2012 requirements


This five-day intensive training course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise in order to assist organizations in implementing and managing Business Continuity Management Systems BCMS) based on ISO/IEC 22301:2012 international standard. Participants will also gain a fundamental understanding of the best practices that are used to implement the process of business continuity in accordance with ISO/PAS 22399. This training is in compliance with the established practices of project management - project management ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for quality management in projects). Training is also fully compatible with BS 25999 (Specification for business continuity management) and ISO 27031 (guidelines readiness information and communication technologies for business continuity).

Training course is conducted in cooperation with international partner PECB - Professional Eduacation and Certification Board. All participants who successfully complete the training have the opportunity to obtain an internationally recognized certificate "ISO 22301 Lead Implementer". Course in develped as a combination of theoretical and practical work in small groups (number of participants is limited), with number of individual and group exercises. Training materials and presentation is in English language.

  • Price:          1.100 – Early reservation discount: 150 EUR (Nov. 15th) = € 950
  • Location:   Avaz Business Center - Radon Plaza Hotel, Sarajevo
  • Dates:        05. - 09.12.2016. g.
  • Contact:    Mr. Mahir Boloban, +387 61 034 268

Number of candidates is limited - Reserve your spot!

Who should attend? 

  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Business continuity auditors who wish to fully understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
  • Persons responsible for the business continuity conformity in an organization
  • Members of a business continuity team
  • Expert advisors in business continuity
  • Members of an organization that want to prepare for an business continuity function or for a BCMS project management function

Learning objectives:

  • To Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Business Continuity Management System
  • To Understand the relationship between the components of a Business Continuity Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of business continuity
  • To Improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of business continuity management

Course agenda:

Dan 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301; Initiating a BCMS

  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Business continuity
  • Preliminary analysis and establishment of the maturity level of the existing Business Continuity Management System based upon ISO 21827
  • Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of a BCMS

Day 2: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Definition of the scope of a BCMS
  • Definition of quality policy and objectives
  • Development of a BCMS and business continuity policies
  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment

Day 3: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Design of business continuity processes and writing procedures
  • Implementation of business continuity processes
  • Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the business continuity
  • Incident management and emergency management
  • Operations management of a BCMS

Day 4: Controlling, monitoring and measuring and improving a BCMS and certification audit of a BCMS

  • Controlling and Monitoring a BCMS
  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards
  • ISO 22301 internal Audit
  • Management review of a BCMS
  • Implementation of a continual improvement program
  • Preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit
Day 5: Certification exam

Prerequisites: ISO 22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 27031 or BS 25999 and business continuity concepts is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam

Examination and Certication

  • The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” 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 Control Best Practice
    • Domain 3: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 4: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 6: Continual improvement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 7: Preparing for a BCMS certification audit
  • The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO 22301 Implementer or Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about ISO 22301 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Implementer

General information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions
More information and course program download here.