Certified ISO 22301 (Business Continuity) Foundation

Certified ISO 22301 Business Continuity Foundation

This course enables participants to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO 22301:2010, as well as the best practices for implementing the business continuity processes based on the ISO/PAS 22399. This training is fully compatible with BS 25999 (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).

Learning Objectives

  • To Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To Understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To Know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Business Continuity Management System
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999

  • Examination and Certification

  • 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
  • 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
  • Course Contents


    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
  • Continuous improvement of business continuity
  • Conducting an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • Certified ISO 22301 Foundation exam
  • Deliverables

  • Official Courseware
  • Class-room Training
  • Guided Self-Study
  • Mock Exams
  • In-class Drilling Sessions
  • Comprehensive Revision
  • Exam Guidance
  • Facilitator Support
  • This training is based on both theory and practice
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Target Audience

  • Members of a business continuity team
  • IT Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 22301 standard
  • Technicians involved in operations related to a BCMS
  • Auditors