ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Certification

The ISO 22301 Implementer certifications are professional certifications for professionals needing to implement a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and, in case of the ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Certification, needing to manage an implementation project.

The principal competencies and knowledge skills needed by the market are the ability to support an organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System as specified in ISO 22301: risk management, risk management plan, implementation, surveillance, re-examination and operation of a BCMS, continual improvement of BCMS, management’s commitment, follow-up and review.

Various professions may apply for this certification:

  • Manager or consultant wanting to implement an Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Project manager or consultant wanting to master the Business Continuity Management System implementation process
  • Person responsible for the business continuity or conformity in an organization
  • Member of the business continuity team
  • Expert advisor in business continuity
  • Technical expert wanting to prepare for an business continuity audit function

The requirements for “Implementer” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience BCMS project experience Other requirements
ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 22301 Implementer PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of Business Continuity work experience Project activities totaling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 22301 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of Business Continuity work experience Project activities totaling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

For certification purposes, the following implementation types constitute valid implementation experience:

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO 22301 Lead Implementer he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO 22301 Implementer or ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer.

  1. Internal implementation
  2. External/consulting implementation
  3. Partial implementation

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include most of the following activities:

  1. Drafting an BCMS implementation business case
  2. Managing an BCMS implementation project
  3. Implementing Business Continuity controls
  4. Managing Business Continuity plans and controls
  5. Implementing metrics
  6. Implementing corrective and/or preventive action
  7. Performing a management review
  8. Performing a risk assessment
  9. Managing incidents
  10. Managing an business continuity team

 

Informations and registration:

Poza-site-ANAlexandra Niculae, Training Director ENVISO

alexandra.niculae@enviso.org

0723.592.977


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