ISO 37001:2016 ABMS Lead Auditor

Bribery is one the worst and complex problems in businesses, and it damages severely the global economy. Unethical practices such as bribery and corruption can be encountered by any type of business regardless its area of operation or size and if not combatted effectively can turn into the norm. The internationally recognized ISO 37001:2016.


Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS) Standard is an important tool to assist businesses establish, implement, maintain and improve an anti-bribery compliance program and improve risk assessment.


Gain the knowledge and skills to audit a company’s Anti-Bribery Management Systems with our Lead Auditor ISO 37001 training course.


Aims & Objectives
  • Outline the key requirements and benefits of ISO 37001:2016
  • Provide guidance on anti-bribery management system requirements according to ISO 37001:2016
  • Offer information on how to plan, conduct and follow-up anti-bribery auditing activities that add real value
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Learn the importance and benefits of an ISO 37001:2016 ABMS
  • Demonstrate knowledge on the structure and key requirements of ISO 37001:2016
  • Gain the skills to effectively plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 37001
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team, organise and direct audit team members
  • Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client


Who should attend?
  • Those who wish to understand ISO 37001 and its application
  • Company owners and top management
  • Anyone involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing of an ISO 37001:2016 anti-bribery management system


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 37001:2016 Awareness
Overview - About ISO 37001 and anti-bribery management systems
  • What is an management anti-bribery system
  • Who can use ISO 37001?
  • ISO 37001 integration with other management systems
  • ISO 37001 Structure
  • ISO 37001 Certification & Training
Clause 0-3
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
Context of Organization
  • Understanding the organization and its context
  • Understanding the needs and expectations of stakeholders
  • Determining the scope of the anti-bribery management system
  • Anti-bribery management system
  • Bribery risk assessment
  • Leadership and commitment
  • Policy
  • Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • Leadership and commitment
  • Anti-bribery Policy
  • Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness and training
  • Communication
  • Documented information
  • Operational planning and control
  • Due diligence
  • Financial controls
  • Non-financial controls
  • Implementation of anti-bribery controls by controlled organizations and by business associates
  • Anti-bribery commitments
  • Gifts, hospitality, donations and similar benefits
  • Managing inadequacy of anti-bribery controls
  • Raising concerns
  • Investigating and dealing with bribery
 Performance evaluation
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Nonconformity and corrective action
Part B Contents: ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor
The Audit
  • What is an audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit Types
Audit steps
  • Performing 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 (Ref ISO 19011)
  • 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 and relationships
  • Obstacles and communication
  • Space and Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening
  • The Interview Step
Audit tips and techniques
  • Tips to trained auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager


Exam & Certification
  • Exam for ISO 37001:2016 Lead auditor
  • ISO 37001:2016 Lead Auditor Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of slides: 299



Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 35
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 35
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.2


Assessment methods


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Exam for ISO 37001:2016 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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