ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer

Why should you attend?

This training course is designed to prepare its participants implement a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in compliance with the requirements and guidance of the ISO/IEC 27701. Moreover, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the best practices of privacy information management and learn how to manage and process data while complying with various data privacy regimes.

After mastering the implementation and management of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS), you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” credential. The internationally recognized PECB Lead Implementer Certificate proves that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement the ISO/IEC 27701 requirements in an organization.

Who should attend?

  • Managers and consultants involved in privacy and data management 
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of a Privacy Information Management System
  • Individuals responsible and accountable for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) within organizations
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with data privacy regimes requirements
  • PIMS team members

Learning objectives

  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a PIMS.
  • Learn about the correlation between ISO/IEC 27701, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
  • Understand the operation of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701 and its principal processes.
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27701 in the specific context of an organization.
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization in effectively planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and maintaining a PIMS.

Education approach

  • This training course is based on both theory and best practices used in the implementation of PIMS.
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies.
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions.
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of information security and comprehensive knowledge of the ISMS implementation principles


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27701 and initiation of a PIMS

    Day 2: Planning the implementation of a PIMS

    Day 3: Implementing a PIMS

    Day 4: PIMS monitoring, continual improvement and preparation for the certification audit

    Day 5: Certification exam

  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” exam meets all the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

    Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)

    Domain 2: Privacy Information Management System controls and best practices

    Domain 3: Planning a PIMS implementation based on ISO/IEC 27701

    Domain 4: Implementing a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

    Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

    Domain 6: Continuous improvement of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

    Domain 7: Preparing for a PIMS certification audit

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

  • After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. 

    For more information about ISO/IEC 27701 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

    To be considered valid, the implementation activities should follow the best implementation practices and include activities such as:

    1. Drafting a PIMS plan
    2. Initiating a PIMS implementation
    3. Implementing a PIMS
    4. Monitoring and managing a PIMS implementation
    5. Performing continual improvement measures

    Credential Exam Professional experience PIMMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Implementer PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent Two years: One year of work experience in Privacy Information Management Project activities: a total of 200 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in Privacy Information Management Project activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Senior Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent Ten years: Seven years of work experience in Privacy Information Management Project activities: a total of 1,000 hour Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certification fees are included on the exam price.
    • Training materials and practical examples will be distributed.
    • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.
    • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free.
     

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