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ISO 22301 Implementation Course Outline


Module 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management Systems

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

Module 2: Scope of a BCMS

  • What is the Scope of a BCMS?

Module 3: Fundamental Principles and Concepts of Business Continuity

  • Fundamental Principles
  • Business Continuity

Module 4: General Requirements: 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

  • Clauses

Module 7: Management Roles and Responsibilities

  • Impediments to Success
  • Aids to Success

Module 8: Implementation Phases of the ISO 22301 framework

  • Implementation Phases
    • 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 9: Continual Improvement of a BCMS

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

Module 10: Introduction to Audit

  • What is ISO Audit?
  • Internal Auditing
  • External Audit

Module 11: Auditing Principles

  • Fundamental Principles
  • Internal Auditing
  • Scope
  • PDCA Cycle

Module 12: Auditing Roles

  • Defining Roles
  • Organisational Context
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Planning, Support, and Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 13: Roles and Responsibilities of the Auditor

  • Internal Auditing
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Typical Internal Audit

Module 14: Skills of an Internal Auditor

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

Module 15: Purpose of Internal Auditing

  • 22301 Mission
  • Key Benefits of BCMS

Module 16: Audit Procedures

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

Module 17: Audit Triangle

  • Fraud Triangle
  • Tackling the Fraud Triangle

Module 18: Auditing Techniques

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

Module 19: Work Document Approach

  • Steps to Certification
  • Certification Audits

Module 20: Business Continuity Control Best Practice

  • Overview
  • BCM Policy
  • Management Commitment
  • Plan How to Deal with an Emergency
  • Impediments to Success 
  • Disaster Recovery  

Module 21: Planning a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)

  • Planning a BCMS   
  • Steps to Plan a BCMS  

Module 22: Implementation of Business Continuity Processes and Writing Procedures

  • Communication  
  • Writing a Scenario   
  • Delivering the Scenario   
  • Implementing a BCMS   

Module 23: Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessment

  • Business Impact Analysis   
  • Risk Assessment    

Module 24: Incident Management and Emergency Management

  • Crisis Management Respond Processes

Module 25: Operations Management of a BCMS

  • Operation Management in BCMS

Module 26: Performance Evaluation, Monitoring, and Measurement of a BCMS

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)    
  • Identifying Indicators of an Organisation
  • Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
  • Writing an Effective Critical Success Factor
  • CSFs for Strategic Planning
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Case Study: Telefonica
  • Cutting Complexity

Module 27: Development of Metrics, Performance Indicators, and Dashboards

  • Development of Metrics
  • Performance Indicators and Dashboards

 Module 28: Internal Audit and Management Review of a BCMS

  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review

Module 29: Implementation of a Continual Improvement Program

  • Continual Improvement

Module 30: Preparing for a BCMS Certification Audit

  • BCMS Certification Audit

Module 31: Development of a BCMS and Business Continuity Policies

  • Development of a BCMS
  • Business Continuity Policies

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Who should attend this ISO 22301 Training Course?

This course is suited to delegates who wish to understand the benefits of using ISO 22301 for Lead Implementer of a Business Continuity Management System.


There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Training course.


This course is suited to delegates who wish to understand the benefits of using ISO 22301 as the Lead Implementer of a Business Continuity Management System.

ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Course Overview

Business Continuity Management provides a framework for developing organisational resilience and the ability to respond effectively to protect the organisation's interests. The BCM standard helps organisations prioritise and detect threats and adequately implement their business continuity management system to respond to and recover from incidents with minimal business disruption. This course assists learners in increasing customer confidence via dedication to business continuity and enhanced reporting and analytical skills utilising best practices for business continuity. Holding lucrative skills in implementing BCMS will allow individuals to earn the highest wages in the industry.   

In this 3-day ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Training, delegates will cover all aspects of implementing a Business Continuity Management System. During this training, delegates will learn the necessity of a number of leadership and implementation tools and will gain an understanding of how to assess which operations are crucial and how to avoid them becoming interrupted. They will also learn about risk assessment, business continuity plans, and business impact analysis. Our highly professional instructor with years of teaching experience conducting ISO 22301 training courses will teach this course to help delegates understand the business continuity management system.

Course Objectives

  • To prepare the entire organisation in advance of any major incident
  • To identify threats that have potentially significant implications for an organisation
  • To safeguard shareholder confidence in order to secure future growth in the market
  • To decrease the possibility of a disruptive incident
  • To assure conformity with the declared business continuity policy
  • To ensure continuous improvement may be attained, this iterative stage is necessary

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to create objectives and plans specific to their business with the best techniques. They will also be able to appropriately and efficiently lead your team during the implementation process.

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What's included in this ISO 22301 Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Manual
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam

The ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam is comprised of:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 40 minutes
  • 50% pass mark
  • Closed book

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


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We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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ISO 22301 Lead Implementer FAQs


The essential key elements of Business Continuity Management are effective testing, crisis communications, employee safety, continuous access to the business resources, and uninterrupted IT operations.
The advantages of an ISO 22301 lead Implementer include the ability to build customer trust through a commitment to business continuity and the protection of critical business systems during a disruption. .
The primary components of business continuity management are Business Continuity Plans (BCP), recovery teams, risk assessment, disaster response procedures, backup locations, and physical assets.
In this ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Training, you will learn about business continuity plans, training and awareness, documentation maintenance, exercising and testing, post-incident reviews, communication with interested parties, writing an effective critical success factor, CSFs for strategic planning, and performance evaluation.
ISO 22301 is a business continuity standard that enables organisations to continue to function throughout a critical incident and in its aftermath.
Yes, the associated examination will need to be passed in order to complete this ISO 22301 Lead Implementer training course.
Yes, this ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course is one of four courses within ISO 22301. The other courses are ISO 22301 Foundation, ISO 22301 Internal Auditor, and ISO 22301 Lead Auditor.
The Knowledge Academy offers ISO 22301 Lead Implementer courses in a range of locations across the UK and around the world. This makes it easy to find a training venue near you.
The price for ISO 22301 Lead Implementer certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 22301 Lead Implementer.
Please see our ISO 22301 Training courses available in the United Kingdom

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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