Classroom Dates
19 - 23 Feb 2024 Dubai $5,950
03 - 07 Jun 2024 London $5,950
07 - 11 Oct 2024 London $5,950

How should you ensure that your organization continues to operate as effectively and efficiently as possible under unforeseen or unprecedented circumstances? Business Continuity Planning is essential to ensure that your operations continue despite the occurrence of currently foreseen or unforeseen hazards. The international standard for business continuity management ISO 22301 specifies requirements to plan, implement, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of occurrence, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disruptive incidents when they arise. Part of implementing such a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) is putting in place plans for auditing your management system to ensure that it is effective, that it will work when we need it. This Business Continuity, Auditing Plans Using ISO 22301 training course will support you to develop your approach for implementing and auditing a Business Continuity Plan.

This Energy Training Centre training course will feature:

  • The need for Business Continuity Management
  • Dangers & Best practices
  • The requirements of ISO 22301
  • Building an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • How to Audit a BCMS

By the end of this Business Continuity, Auditing Plans Using ISO 22301 training course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the need for, dangers and best practices associated with Business Continuity Management
  • Understand the requirements contained within ISO 22301 and the relationship between ISO 22301 and other standards
  • Support the implementation of an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Develop Business Continuity Auditing Plans and apply ISO 22301 requirements to auditing a BCMS
  • Champion Business Continuity Management at all levels within the organisation

This Business Continuity, Auditing Plans Using ISO 22301 training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes plenary sessions, group and individual exercises, use of case studies, reflection and discussion. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss course content in the context of their own organizations, take stock of their businesses’ current position and evaluate and plan improvement.

The Business Continuity, Auditing Plans Using ISO 22301 training course is intended primarily for managers and practitioners concerned with Business Continuity Management, as well as designated Risk Champions. Business Continuity is an imperative that we should all understand.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Business Continuity & Risk Managers
  • Section heads, managers, Team leaders, supervisors
  • Internal Auditors & Compliance Managers
  • Project, purchasing, finance & production managers and technical professionals
  • Planners & Board of directors

Day One: Business Continuity Management

  • Principles of Business Continuity Management
  • The Case for Business Continuity Management
  • The relationship between BCMS and the compliance with the other Risk Management requirements
  • Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)
  • Identifying key stakeholders and gaining their support and input
  • Delegates’ organizational evaluation

Day Two: ISO 22301

  • Implementation of an effective BCMS
  • Understanding the requirements in ISO 22301
  • The relationship between ISO 22301 and other standards
  • Implementation of a BCMS in accordance with ISO 22301 & ISO/IEC 27031
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessment
  • Organizational review

Day Three: Audit Planning

  • Approaches to management systems auditing
  • Types of systems audits & the role of the internal auditor
  • Audit planning & execution
  • Use of checklists
  • Opening & closing meetings
  • Special features in BCMS auditing

Day Four: Auditing

  • Audit questions and questioning
  • Non-Conformity Reporting
  • Audit reporting
  • Closing out non-conformities
  • Adding additional value

Day Five: Practical Considerations

  • Defining priorities & proportionality to risk
  • Identifying training needs
  • Avoiding common issues
  • Do’s & Do Not’s
  • The Next Steps