Business & Continuity Management

Effective Project Portfolio Management (PPM) requires a quick and effective response on the part of IT to the expressed needs of a business. Businesses are constantly in a state of flux; adding, removing, expanding or decreasing in scope, planning, and postponing projects. IT departments must respond accordingly and in a way that ensures quality and cost-effectiveness.

This course provides participants with an overview of

  • Introduction to Business Continuity Management System based on ISO 22301:2019 standard
  • Understand the purpose of a Business Continuity Management System
  • Understand the processes involved in establishing, implementing, operating and monitoring, reviewing and improving an BCMS as defined in ISO 22301
  • Purpose and Benefits of Business Continuity Management System
  • Understand the purpose and requirements of ISO 22301 as a tool for the continual improvement of a BCMS

The implementation program to ISO/IEC 22301 is designed to provide knowledge of what a Business Continuity Management System is and the minimum requirements that companies should aspire to within the context of ISO/IEC 22301. It will test the capability of the candidate to “remember” and “understand” the concepts that are explained.

ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Certification provides the necessary input to understand all the special skills needed by a BCMS auditor. The course is designed to take into account the necessity to establish a business continuity system in an organization. Most modern learning techniques are introduced into the field. After successful completion of this course, the delegates are competent enough to plan conduct, and report BCMS audit. This Certification enables employees to identify any risks that pose a threat to the effectiveness of the organization’s Business Continuity Management System. The Certification will provide both technical knowledge and practical skills essential to become a competent internal auditor.

The course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 the certification process according to ISO 17002. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit programs, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently  conduct a audit.