Upcoming Events

September – November 2014

Sep
29
Mon
Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer @ ContinuitySA Training Academy
Sep 29 @ 2:45 pm – Saturday @ 3:45 pm

24-ISO-22301_L-IContinuitySA in conjunction with PECB is now offering the Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Course

Master the implementation and management of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise  to support an organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2010. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement business continuity processes from the ISO 22399. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is fully compatible with BS 25999 (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).

Who should attend?

  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Business continuity auditors who wish to fully understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
  • Persons responsible for the business continuity conformity in an organization
  • Members of a business continuity team
  • Expert advisors in business continuity
  • Members of an organization that want to prepare for an business continuity function or for a BCMS project management function

Objectives

  • To Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Business Continuity Management System
  • To Understand the relationship between the components of a Business Continuity Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of business continuity
  • To Improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of business continuity management

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301;Initiating a BCMS

  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Business continuity
  • Preliminary analysis and establishment of the maturity level of the existing Business Continuity Management System based upon ISO 21827
  • Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of a BCMS

Day 2: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Definition of the scope of a BCMS
  • Definition of quality policy and objectives
  • Development  of  a BCMS and business continuity policies
  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment

Day 3: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Design of business continuity processes and writing procedures
  • Implementation of business continuity processes
  • Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the business continuity
  • Incident management and emergency management
  • Operations management of a BCMS

Day 4: Controlling, monitoring and measuring and improving a BCMS and certification audit of a BCMS

  • Controlling and Monitoring a BCMS
  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and  dashboards
  • ISO 22301 internal Audit
  • Management review of a BCMS
  • Implementation of a continual improvement program
  • Preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit

Day 5: Certification Exam

Prerequisites

ISO 22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 27031 or BS 25999 and business continuity concepts is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and certification

  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and  Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of business continuity
    • Domain 2: Business continuity Control Best Practice
    • Domain 3: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 4: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 6: Continual improvement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 7: Preparing for a BCMS certification audit
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO 22301 Implementer or Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential

General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development)credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam,participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions
Register Here

 

September 18, 2014

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12:00 am Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Complete Continuity® Practition… @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
 Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park | Midrand | Gauteng | South Africa
A comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of [...]
Oct
8
Wed
Certified ISO 22301 Foundation Course (Two days) @ ContinuitySA Training Academy
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

22-ISO-22301-FContinuitySA in conjunction with PECB is now offering the Certified ISO 22301 Foundation Course

Familiarise yourself with the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301

This course gives the participants an opportunity to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO 22301, as well as the best practices for implementing the Business Continuity processes based on the ISO/PAS 22399.

Who should attend?

  • Members of a business continuity team
  • IT Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 22301 standard
  • Technicians involved in operations related to a BCMS
  • Auditors

Objectives

  • Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO 22301 and ISO 27031
  • Understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • Know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Business Continuity Management System
  • Acquire the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO/PAS 22399 and regulatory framework
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in business continuity
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 10 of ISO 22301
Day 2: Implementing controls in business continuity according to ISO 22301 and Certification Exam
  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk management
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 22301 framework
  • Continuous improvement of business continuity
  • Conducting an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • Certified ISO 22301 Foundation exam

Prerequisites

None

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and certification

  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of  business continuity
    • Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • A certificate of Certified ISO 22301 Foundation will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential

 General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPE (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In a case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

 

Register Here

 

 

 

For additional information:

Contact Us    

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12:00 am Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Complete Continuity® Practition… @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
 Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park | Midrand | Gauteng | South Africa
A comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of [...]
Oct
13
Mon
Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Training Academy
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm

5 Day trainingA comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of an effective business continuity management programme. The focus of this course is to ensure that the delegates are able to understand the theory behind BCM implementation and the practical application thereof.

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Programme Content:

Basics of BCM Origins of BCM
Trends and observations BCM in context
Standards and Compliance Elements of the BCM LifecycleBCM Policy and programme managementEmbedding BCMAnalysis
Business Impact Analysis Threat AnalysisDesign
Identifying and selecting of appropriate recovery strategies and tacticsImplementation Executing the agreed strategies and tactics through the process of developing the Business Continuity PlansValidation
Ensuring continuous improvement through ongoing and scheduled exercising, maintenance and review Measuring BCM maturity

Who should attend:

Selected staff members responsible for BCM implantation of BCM activities.

 

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12:00 am Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Complete Continuity® Practition… @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
 Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park | Midrand | Gauteng | South Africa
A comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of [...]
Oct
29
Wed
Certified ISO 22301 Foundation Course (Two days) Cape Town @ ContinuitySA Training Academy
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

22-ISO-22301-FNOW AVAILABLE IN CAPE TOWN

ContinuitySA in conjunction with PECB is now offering the Certified ISO 22301 Foundation Course

Familiarise yourself with the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301

This course gives the participants an opportunity to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO 22301, as well as the best practices for implementing the Business Continuity processes based on the ISO/PAS 22399.

Who should attend?

  • Members of a business continuity team
  • IT Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 22301 standard
  • Technicians involved in operations related to a BCMS
  • Auditors

Objectives

  • Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System in accordance with ISO 22301 and ISO 27031
  • Understand the relationship between a Business Continuity Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • Know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Business Continuity Management System
  • Acquire the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) as specified in ISO22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO/PAS 22399 and regulatory framework
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in business continuity
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 10 of ISO 22301
Day 2: Implementing controls in business continuity according to ISO 22301 and Certification Exam
  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk management
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 22301 framework
  • Continuous improvement of business continuity
  • Conducting an ISO 22301 certification audit
  • Certified ISO 22301 Foundation exam

Prerequisites

None

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and certification

  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of  business continuity
    • Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Foundation” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • A certificate of Certified ISO 22301 Foundation will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential

 General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPE (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In a case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

 

Register Here

 

 

 

For additional information:

Contact Us    

September 18, 2014

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12:00 am Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Complete Continuity® Practition… @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
 Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park | Midrand | Gauteng | South Africa
A comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of [...]
Nov
10
Mon
Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer (Cape Town) @ ContinuitySA Training Academy
Nov 10 @ 2:45 pm – Saturday @ 3:45 pm

24-ISO-22301_L-INow Available in Cape Town

ContinuitySA in conjunction with PECB is now offering the Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer Course

Master the implementation and management of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise  to support an organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2010. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement business continuity processes from the ISO 22399. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is fully compatible with BS 25999 (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).

Who should attend?

  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Business continuity auditors who wish to fully understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System
  • Persons responsible for the business continuity conformity in an organization
  • Members of a business continuity team
  • Expert advisors in business continuity
  • Members of an organization that want to prepare for an business continuity function or for a BCMS project management function

Objectives

  • To Understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999
  • To Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Business Continuity Management System
  • To Understand the relationship between the components of a Business Continuity Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301 or BS 25999
  • To Develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of business continuity
  • To Improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of business continuity management

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22301;Initiating a BCMS

  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Business continuity
  • Preliminary analysis and establishment of the maturity level of the existing Business Continuity Management System based upon ISO 21827
  • Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of a BCMS

Day 2: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Definition of the scope of a BCMS
  • Definition of quality policy and objectives
  • Development  of  a BCMS and business continuity policies
  • Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment

Day 3: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301

  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Design of business continuity processes and writing procedures
  • Implementation of business continuity processes
  • Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the business continuity
  • Incident management and emergency management
  • Operations management of a BCMS

Day 4: Controlling, monitoring and measuring and improving a BCMS and certification audit of a BCMS

  • Controlling and Monitoring a BCMS
  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and  dashboards
  • ISO 22301 internal Audit
  • Management review of a BCMS
  • Implementation of a continual improvement program
  • Preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit

Day 5: Certification Exam

Prerequisites

ISO 22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 27031 or BS 25999 and business continuity concepts is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and certification

  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and  Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of business continuity
    • Domain 2: Business continuity Control Best Practice
    • Domain 3: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 4: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 6: Continual improvement of a BCMS based on ISO 22301
    • Domain 7: Preparing for a BCMS certification audit
  • The “Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO 22301 Implementer or Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential

General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development)credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam,participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions
Register Here

 

September 18, 2014

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12:00 am Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Complete Continuity® Practition… @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
 Complete Continuity® Practitioner Programme (Five Day BCM Training) @ ContinuitySA Unit 4, Growthpoint Business Park | Midrand | Gauteng | South Africa
A comprehensive programme designed to include all aspects of BCM required by managers and business continuity practitioners responsible for the implementation, management and maintenance of [...]