ISO 22301:2019 BCMS Lead Auditor

The internationally recognized Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Standard has now been updated to its latest ISO 22301:2019 version. Following this standard is an important tool to assist organizations to enhance their performance, increase customer satisfaction and acquire a competitive advantage.


Gain the knowledge and skills to audit and improve your company’s Business Continuity Management System with our Lead Auditor ISO 22301:2019 e-course.


The course, designed by LiberoAssurance Training team aims to equip participants with the necessary information to effectively conduct BCMS audits, in accordance with the internationally recognized best practice techniques for ISO 22301:2019


Aims & Objectives
  • Deliver the key requirements and benefits of ISO 22301:2019
  • Outline the steps towards effective business continuity management
  • Compare ISO 22301:2019 towards its old version
  • Provide the application of risk-based thinking, frameworks and process management
  • Present the key auditing techniques to plan, conduct and follow-up actions


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Learn the importance and benefits of an ISO 22301:2019 BCMS
  • Understand the key requirements, terms and definitions of ISO 22301:2019 and its structure
  • Grasp the application of business continuity-based thinking, leadership and process management, Plan-Do-Check-Act
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 22301
  • Conduct effective audits in any auditing situation
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team
  • Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client
  • Organise and direct audit team members
  • Prepare and complete the audit report
  • Use remote auditing methods


Who should attend?
  • Managers
  • Business professionals
  • Management system professionals
  • ISO Consultants


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: None required


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 – Accredited by Univab


Part A Contents: ISO 22301:2019 Requirements
  • Introduction
  • ISO 22301 Structure
  • ISO 22301:2012 vs ISO 22301:2019
  • Documented information
  • Related standards
  • Tips to raise Awareness of ISO 22301
  • Time required for Implementation and Certification
Clauses 0-3
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
Clause 4 - Context of organization
  • Understanding the organisation and its context
  • Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
  • Determining the scope of the management system
  • Business continuity management system
Clause 5 - Leadership
  • Leadership and commitment
  • Policy
  • Roles, responsibilities and authorities
Clause 6 - Planning
  • Actions to address risks and opportunities
  • Business continuity objectives and planning to achieve them
  • Planning changes to the business continuity management system
Clause 7 - Support
  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented information
Clause 8 - Operation
  • Operational planning and control
  • Business impact analysis and risk assessment
  • Business continuity strategies and solution
  • Business continuity plans and procedures
  • Exercise programme
  • Evaluation of business continuity documentation and capabilities
Clause 9 - Performance Evaluation
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
Clause 10 - Improvement
  • Nonconformity and corrective action
  • Continual Improvement


Part B Contents: ISO 22301:2019 Lead Auditor
Audit Review
  • What is an audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit Types
Audit Steps
  • Performing audit activities
  • Audit Plan
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Recording Results
  • Non-Conformities & Non-Compliances
  • Closing Meeting (s)
  • Audit Report
  • Audit follow-up
Audit Programme
  • Establishing the audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks and opportunities
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation
  • Monitoring audit programme
  • Improving audit programme
Accreditation & Certification
  • Accreditation & Certification Bodies
  • Certification Process
Auditor’s Performance
  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behavior
  • Auditee’s conduct
  • Selecting the audit team members
  • Skills of audit team leaders
  • How to evaluate an Auditor
  • Maintaining and improving auditor competence
Psychological factors during an audit
  • Attitudes & relationships
  • Obstacles & communication
  • Space and Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening
  • Questions & questioning
Audit tips and techniques
  • Tips to trained auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager


Exam & Certification
  • Exam on ISO 22301:2019 BCMS Lead Auditor
  • “ISO 22301:2019 Lead Auditor” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (Available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of slides: 210


  • Reading lists & Resources: Available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 25
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 25
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.8


Assessment methods


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Exam for ISO 22301:2019 Lead Auditor





On successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’

With the purchase you get :

   Non conformities - Real Examples
   Audit checklist
   Online examination-3 Attempts
   100% Online course
   CPD Accredited eCertificate – Global acceptance 
   Downloadable course material
  E-learning Mobile App
   Enrolment: 3 months
   Flexible schedule
   Language: English


195,00 € each

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