ISO 22301 Foundation

Why should you attend?

This training course is designed to help participants understand the fundamental concepts and principles of a business continuity management system (BCMS) based on ISO 22301. By attending this training course, participants will learn more about the structure and requirements of the standard including the BCMS policy, the top management’s commitment, internal audit, management review, and continual improvement process.

After attending the training course, you can sit for the exam and, if you successfully pass it, you can apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 22301 Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation certificate shows that you have knowledge on the fundamental concepts, principles, methodologies, requirements, framework, and management approach used in business continuity.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in business continuity
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of business continuity management systems (BCMS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in business continuity

Learning objectives

  • Describe the business continuity management concepts, principles, and definitions
  • Explain the main ISO 22301 requirements for a business continuity management system (BCMS)
  • Identify approaches and techniques used for the implementation and management of a BCMS

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions include discussion questions and examples.
  • The exercises include multiple-choice quizzes.
  • The participants are encouraged to intercommunicate and engage in discussion and the completion of quizzes.
  • Quizzes are similar to the certificate exam.

Prerequisites

None


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to business continuity management system (BCMS) and ISO 22301

    Day 2: Business continuity management system and certificate exam

  • The “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 22301 Foundation” exam complies with the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements. The exam covers the following competency domains:

    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a business continuity management system (BCMS)
    • Domain 2: Business continuity management system (BCMS) 

    For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

  • First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB ISO 22301 Foundation training course. Then, they need to take the exam and after successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 22301 Foundation” certificate. This is an entry-level credential.

    There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the training course, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.

    For more information about please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

    The certificate requirements for the ISO 22301 Foundation are:

    Designation Training Course Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience BCMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 22301 Foundation Complete the PECB ISO 22301 Foundation Training Course Pass the PECB ISO 22301 Foundation exam None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certificate and examination fees are included in the price of the training course
    • Participants will be provided with the training material containing over 200 pages of explanatory information, discussion topics, examples, and quizzes.
    • An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
    • In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake the exam within 12 months following the initial exam for free.

    For additional information, please contact us at marketing@pecb.com or visit www.pecb.com

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