2013 Course Schedule
October 7-11, 2013: Tampa, FL Marriott Tampa Waterside
Class meets 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
Course Description (Download the Brochure)
Attendees will gain a solid understanding of business continuity management programs and practices along with an in-depth study of the appropriate standards and audit requirements.
The course includes the following process for instruction:
- Essential BCM Program Components are introduced and explained (the How)
- The appropriate standard component is identified (the Why)
- The appropriate audit requirement is determined (the What)
To assist with the understanding of the overall process, the class is constructed around a case study and each activity will be applied to the case study as we move through the course and practice applying the standards to auditing practices.
Also included in the course are small 'quizzes" taken after each section and an exam review "Jeopardy" game to prepare for the exam.
Course materials include the following:
- Student Guide - Over 300 pages of text and pictures (not ppts!) to be used as a future reference
- Case study
- Sample plans and supporting documentation to evaluate the case study against the standards and audit requirements
- Copy of each of the following standards:
- ASIS SPC.1 (student must download from ASIS website and provide)
- NFPA 1600: 2010
- ISO 22301 & ISO 22313
- ISO 31000 review guide: Structured Approach to ERM and ISO 31000
- Compliance Scorecard for meeting requirements of each standard and all standards
- Standards Compliant Templates for all major requirements
- NEW! Includes ISO 22301 - the New International Standard for BCMS
Course Outline and Learning Objectives
Part 1: Requirements of a Business Continuity Management System
Part 2: Developing Strategies to Mitigate Risk
Part 3: BCM Program Implementation - the elements of a BCM program and keeping it up to date
Part 4: Embedding BCM into the Culture of the Organization
Part 5: Program Improvement, Audit Practices, Writing the Audit Report, exam review and exam
As a result of successfully completing BCM 5000, students will demonstrate competence in and an understanding of the following areas:
- The key practices of a business continuity program for organizations of all sizes
- The requirements for auditing business continuity programs under the 3 PS-Prep standards
- The essential elements of the standards
- Practical audit practices and writing the audit report
Course Audience: Internal auditors, 3rd party auditors (certifying bodies for PS-Prep & ISO 22301), and BCM / Risk professionals.
Attendees should have one or more of the following competencies:
- Experience in internal and / or 3rd party auditing
- Experience / expertise in business continuity management
- Understanding of standards and standard implementation
Accreditation and Certification
BCM 5000: Auditing BCM Programs for PS Prep Certification & ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Training is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI is the only US accreditation body. ICOR's BCM 5000 is the only ANSI accredited PS-Prep & ISO 22301 Lead Auditor course .
Upon completion of BCM 5000 and passing the exam with a rate of 75% or higher, attendees will earn a certificate as a BCMS Auditor and ISO 22301 Lead Auditor.
Course Fee: $2,895.00 USD includes all course materials, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.
All course materials are shipped to you upon registration via FedEx.