ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Overview

ISO 22301 Internal Auditor 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

Module 11: Audit

  • Introduction to Audit

Module 12: Auditing Principles

  • Fundamental Principles
  • Internal Auditing
  • Scope
  • PDCA Cycle

Module 13: Auditing Roles

  • What are the Roles?
  • Organisational Context
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Planning, Support, and Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 14: Roles and Responsibilities of the Auditor

  • Internal Auditing
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Typical Internal Audit

Module 15: Skills of an Internal Auditor

  • Internal Auditing Goals
  • Qualities of an Auditor
  • Auditing Skills

Module 16: Purpose of Internal Auditing

  • 22301 Mission
  • Key Benefits of BCMS

Module 17: Audit Procedures

  • BCMS Audit Process
  • Elements of an Internal Audit
  • Internal Audit Process
  • Required Documentation
  • Supporting Procedural Documentation
  • Required Records and Documentation

Module 18: Audit Triangle

  • Fraud Triangle
  • Tackling the Fraud Triangle

Module 19: Auditing Techniques

  • Classifying Audit Findings
  • On-Site Auditing
  • Remote Auditing Methods

Module 20: Work Document Approach

  • Steps to Certification
  • Certification Audits

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Who should attend this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course?

This ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course is designed to cater to professionals who are keen on enhancing their skills in Business Continuity Management and Auditing. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Quality Professionals
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Risk and Compliance Officers
  • Auditors
  • Management Representatives
  • Information Security Professionals
  • Organisational Leaders
  • Operations Managers

Prerequisites of the ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course.

ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course Overview

ISO 22301 is the premier standard for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS), ensuring organisations are prepared to sustain business operations during unexpected disruptions. This course offers an in-depth understanding of the framework's relevance in today's fast-paced and uncertain world. It equips participants with the knowledge to implement, maintain, and audit a BCMS effectively.

Proficiency in ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training is crucial for professionals tasked with safeguarding their organisations against unforeseeable challenges. It is particularly essential for Risk Managers, Compliance Officers, and Business Continuity Planners who aim to ensure resilience and continuity in operations. Mastering this standard empowers professionals to enhance organisational preparedness, resilience, and response capabilities.

The Knowledge Academy’s 2-day ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training is designed to help delegates comprehensively understand the ISO 22301 standard, focusing on its application in real-world scenarios. Participants will learn to conduct effective internal audits, identify areas for improvement, and ensure their organisations' BCMS aligns with international standards, enhancing overall business resilience.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the ISO 22301 standards and their applicability to an effective BCMS
  • To gain insights into the principles and practices of effective business continuity management
  • To develop the skills necessary for conducting and leading internal audits by ISO 19011
  • To identify areas for improvement and ensure compliance with ISO 22301
  • To enhance organisational resilience and operational continuity

After completing this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training Course, delegates will receive an ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Certification, signifying their expertise in the standard and ability to audit a BCMS. This certification enhances professional credibility, opens career opportunities, and enables individuals to contribute significantly to their organisations' business continuity and resilience strategies.

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What’s included in this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course?

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

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ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Exam Information 

To achieve the ISO 22301 Internal Auditor, 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 Internal Auditor FAQs

ISO 22301 is an international standard for Business Continuity Management, providing a framework to ensure resilience and recovery for organisations in the face of disruptions.
Business continuity management is creating systems of prevention and recovery to deal with potential threats to a company, ensuring it can operate effectively during and after a disruption.
This ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training Course is a 2-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Certification.
In the ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training, you will learn about business continuity management system standards, auditing techniques, compliance assessment, risk identification, and improvement strategies for organisational resilience.
Yes, the ISO 22301 Internal Audit Training Course can assist businesses in adapting to evolving market conditions by enhancing resilience, ensuring business continuity, and preparing for unforeseen disruptions.
ISO 22301 Internal Audit Training equips participants with the skills to assess and improve business continuity management systems, identifying vulnerabilities and implementing strategies to mitigate risks to operations.
After completing an ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Certification, opportunities include roles in business continuity planning, risk management, compliance, and internal auditing within various sectors aiming for resilience and operational continuity.
The Knowledge Academy in Belgium stands out as 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 this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course.
The price for ISO 22301 Internal Auditor certification in Belgium starts from €1995
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