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Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Why Should You Consider Attending the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Training ?

In today’s world, where disruptions and disasters of various kinds, be they natural, occupational, or information security-related, are on the rise, organizations are increasingly seeking certification against ISO 22301. This certification showcases an organization’s commitment to business continuity, ensuring that it can effectively detect and address disruptive incidents while continually improving its management system. By becoming a PECB certified auditor, you not only gain formal recognition of your personal competencies but also qualify to conduct audits for business continuity management systems (BCMS) on behalf of a certification body.

Recognizing the critical importance of effective audits and the methods used to conduct them successfully, PECB offers the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training course. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to plan and execute audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process outlined in ISO/IEC 17021-1.

Through interactive sessions, comprehensive explanations, practical exercises, and discussion opportunities, you will acquire in-depth knowledge of the business continuity management system and audit techniques. You will become proficient in performing BCMS audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques, as well as managing both audit programs and audit teams.

Key Benefits of Attending:

  1. Certified Auditor Status: Gain formal recognition of your competencies as a certified auditor and qualify to conduct BCMS audits for certification bodies.

  2. Business Continuity Mastery: Acquire a deep understanding of business continuity management systems and audit techniques.

  3. International Recognition: After completing the training course and passing the exam, you can earn the “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor” credential, a globally recognized certificate validating your auditing skills.

Who Should Attend ?

This training course is suitable for professionals with various roles who aim to excel in business continuity management and auditing:

  • Auditors: Individuals seeking to perform and lead business continuity management system audits.

  • Managers and Consultants: Professionals aspiring to master the BCMS audit process.

  • Compliance Managers: Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity with BCMS requirements within an organization.

  • Technical Experts: Experts preparing for business continuity management system audits.

  • BCMS Advisors: Expert advisors specializing in business continuity management.

What Will You Learn ?

Upon completing this training, you will have the expertise to:

  • BCMS Fundamentals: Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of a business continuity management system (BCMS) based on ISO 22301.

  • Auditor’s Perspective: Interpret ISO 22301 requirements from the standpoint of an auditor.

  • Conformity Evaluation: Evaluate BCMS conformity with ISO 22301 requirements in line with fundamental audit concepts and principles.

  • Audit Excellence: Plan, conduct, and conclude an ISO 22301 compliance audit in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021-1 requirements, ISO 19011 guidelines, and other auditing best practices.

  • Program Management: Manage an ISO 22301 audit program effectively.

Educational Approach:

Our training methodology integrates theory, auditing best practices, ISO 22301 requirements, and international auditing standards:

  • Lecture and Practical Exercises: Engage in lecture sessions complemented by practical exercises based on a case study, including role-playing and discussions.

  • Interactive Learning: Encourages participants to communicate and actively participate in discussions and exercises.

  • Exam Readiness: The exercises are designed to be similar to the certification exam, ensuring you are well-prepared for certification.


Participants attending this training course are required to have a fundamental understanding of business continuity concepts and a comprehensive knowledge of BCMS audit principles.

Attending the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in business continuity management and auditing, allowing you to play a pivotal role in ensuring organizations are resilient in the face of disruptions and disasters.