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ISO 22301 Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management Systems

  • What is a BCMS?
  • Management Systems
  • What is Business Continuity Management System?
  • BCM System Process
  • Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  • BCMS Benefits
  • Business Continuity Management Lifecycle
  • Applicability and Objectives

Module 2: Scope of a BCMS

  • Overview

Module 3: Fundamental Principles and Concepts of Business Continuity

  • Fundamental Principles
    • Build a Comprehensive Plan
    • Implement Each Step of the Action Plan
    • Check and Evaluate Results
    • Review and Make Improvements
  • Business Continuity

Module 4: Clauses 4 to 8 of ISO 22301

  • Introduction
  • Clauses of ISO 22301
    • Clause 4 – Context of the Organisation
    • Clause 5 – Leadership
    • Clause 6 – Planning
    • Clause 7 – Support
    • Clause 8 – Operations

Module 5: Overview of ISO 22301 Standard

  • Introduction to ISO 22301
  • 22301 Standard
  • 22301 Standard Progression
  • 22301 High-level Methodology
  • Implementation Cycle Times

Module 6: BCM Mandatory Documents

  • Clause 4.2.2
  • Clause 4.3
  • Clause 5.3
  • Clause 6.2
  • Clause 7.2
  • Clause 7.4
  • Clause 8.2.1
  • Clause 8.2.2
  • Clause 8.2.3
  • Clause 8.4.1
  • Clause 8.4.2
  • Clause 8.4.3
  • Clause 8.4.4
  • Clause 8.4.5
  • Clause 9.1.1
  • Clause 9.3
  • Clause 10.1

Module 7: Leadership

  • Leadership and Commitment
  • Establishing the Business Continuity Policy
  • Communicating the Business Continuity Policy

Module 8: Management Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overview
  • Impediments to Success
  • Aids to Success

Module 9: Implementation Phases of the ISO 22301 Framework

  • Management Support
  • Identification of Requirements
  • Business Continuity Policy and Objectives
  • Support Documents for Management System
  • Risk Assessment and Treatment
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Strategy
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Training and Awareness
  • Documentation Maintenance
  • Exercising and Testing
  • Post-Incident Reviews
  • Communication with Interested Parties
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Internal Audit
  • Corrective Actions
  • Management Review

Module 10: Continual Improvement of a BCMS

  • Continual Improvement
  • BCMS Control System
  • Areas of Continual Improvement

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Who should attend this ISO 22301 Foundation Training Course?

The ISO 22301 Foundation Course is designed for professionals seeking a fundamental understanding of Business Continuity Management principles and practices. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Compliance Officers
  • Business Continuity Coordinators
  • IT Managers
  • Operations Managers

Prerequisites of the ISO 22301 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 22301 Foundation Training Course.

ISO 22301 Foundation Course Overview

ISO 22301 Certification is the globally recognised standard for Business Continuity Management Systems for maintaining operations during crises. This course introduces the fundamentals of ISO 22301, explaining its significance in ensuring business continuity and safeguarding against disruptions, thereby fortifying organisations against unforeseen challenges.

Proficiency in the ISO 22301 Training Courses is essential because it equips professionals with the expertise to establish, maintain, and improve a robust business continuity system. This is crucial for Business Leaders, Risk Managers, Auditors, and Compliance Officers. Mastering ISO 22301 empowers them to protect their organisations from operational disruptions, enhance resilience, and gain a competitive edge.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day training offers a comprehensive understanding of ISO 22301, focusing on its core principles, concepts, and implementation. Delegates will gain practical insights into developing business continuity strategies and emergency response plans. They'll learn to assess risks and vulnerabilities, ensuring business resilience.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of ISO 22301 and its significance in business continuity
  • To learn to establish, implement, and maintain a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • To identify critical roles and responsibilities for BCMS implementation
  • To assess and mitigate risks to ensure business continuity
  • To develop emergency response and recovery plans
  • To monitor and measure the effectiveness of a BCMS

Upon completing the ISO 22301 Foundation Training, delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of business continuity management principles and practices, equipping them with the knowledge to effectively develop and implement business continuity plans within their organisations.

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What’s included in this ISO 22301 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 22301 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 22301 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

ISO 22301 Foundation Training Exam Information 

To achieve the ISO 22301 Foundation Training, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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ISO 22301 Training | ISO 22301 Foundation Training in Ghent FAQs

ISO 22301 is a business continuity standard that enables organisations to continue to function throughout a critical incident and in its aftermath.
A Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) is a framework for organisations to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain, and improve their business continuity arrangements. It is a holistic approach to ensuring that an organisation can continue to operate during and after a disruption.
ISO 22301, a business continuity management standard, offers various benefits, including enhanced resilience, risk mitigation, customer trust, legal compliance, cost savings, operational efficiency, competitive advantage, stakeholder confidence, improved reputation, and peace of mind in times of uncertainty.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ISO 22301 Training Course.
After completing this ISO 22301 Training, delegates can pursue roles such as Business Continuity Manager, Risk Analyst, Compliance Specialist, Disaster Recovery Coordinator, and Resilience Consultant.
The duration of this ISO 22301 Foundation Certification Course spans 1 day.
Yes, the delegates will need to pass the associated examination to complete this ISO 22301 Training Course.
In this ISO 22301 Certification Course, you will learn about the BCM system process, business continuity policy and objectives, areas of continual improvement, implementation cycle times, management roles and responsibilities, business impact analysis, and other essential concepts.
Yes, this training equips you with the knowledge to establish a robust business continuity management system, enhancing resilience. This course enables organisations to identify and mitigate risks, ensuring continuity and readiness to capitalise on opportunities in volatile markets.
Yes, this training is suitable for entrepreneurs and small business owners as it provides essential knowledge and guidelines for establishing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). Strengthening business resilience is crucial for organisations of all sizes to mitigate risks and ensure continuity during disruptions.
The Knowledge Academy in Ghent is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking these courses.
The training fees for ISO 22301 Foundation Training certification in Ghent starts from €1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 22301 Foundation Training.
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