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Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course

Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course

  • Get a comprehensive introduction to ISO 22301:2019.
  • Discover the requirements of an effective BCMS (business continuity management system).
  • Train without the travel with our Live Online courses giving you all the benefits of classroom study without the hassle, uncertainty and cost of travel.
  • Attendees who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Foundation (CBC F) qualification.

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Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation training course outline

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the ISO 22301:2019 standard and its requirements for an effective BCMS, including:

  • Understanding business continuity concepts, terms and definitions.
  • The benefits of a BCMS to an organisation.
  • The process elements of a BCMS.
  • The principles of business impact analysis and risk assessment.
  • The principles of incident response and business continuity management.
  • The principles of exercising business continuity arrangements.

Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation training course benefits:

 Steps to success

Learn about the steps to successful ISO 22301 compliance.

 Developed by experts

Designed by leaders of ISO 22301 and business continuity.

 Delivered by professionals 

Real-world practitioners show you how to tackle a BCMS project from start to finish.

 Fast-track to certification

Achieve a globally recognised ISO 22301 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just one day.

 Learning that suits your lifestyle

All the interactive benefits of classroom training but from the convenience of your desk. Save time and reduce costs, with no travel or accommodation required.


Interactive instruction with the opportunity to ask the trainer questions and get involved in group discussions.

Who should attend this course?

Those responsible for implementing a business continuity management system (BCMS) or individuals who wish to understand the benefits of compliance with the ISO 22301 standard, including:

  • Business continuity managers  
  • IT managers 
  • Business managers 
  • Quality managers 
  • Compliance managers 
  • Project managers 
  • ISO 22301 auditors  
  • Emergency planners

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

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Why choose IT Governance?

  • We’re the leading global provider of IT governance, risk management and compliance solutions.
  • We are leaders in ISO 22301 and Business Continuity Management - all our courses are designed by experts and delivered by experienced trainers.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, Live Online, distance learning, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available to download 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions. 
Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • Understand business continuity concepts, terms and definitions; 
  • Explain the benefits of a BCMS to an organisation; 
  • Recognise the process elements of a BCMS; 
  • Understand the principles of business impact analysis and risk assessment; 
  • Understand the principles of incident response and business continuity management; 
  • Understand the principles of exercising business continuity arrangements; 
  • Understand how the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle is applied to a BCMS; and 
  • Appreciate the benefits of accredited certification. 

Course agenda

  • Overview of BCM
  • ISO 22301 Certification
  • Context
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • BIA & Risk Assessment
  • Strategy & Plans
  • Assurance
  • Improvement

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file); 
  • The ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Foundation Training Course exam; and 
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a Webex Live Online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. You will need to take the exam on a PC, Mac or laptop. Docked devices cannot be used when sitting the exam.

To ensure that the Webex client works properly on your computer, we recommend using the test session functionality offered by WebEx.

Course duration and times

Live Online CET/CEST

  • Day 1: 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

Live Online EET/EEST

  • Day 1: 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 7 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation exam

Attendees take the CBC F, ISO 17024-certificated, exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course.

This is a one-hour multiple-choice online exam, consisting of 40 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65% to pass. There is no extra charge for taking the exam.

To sit the online exam you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 (or later) or Mozilla Firefox version 16 (or later);
  • Internet access for the full time of the exam;
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker; and
  • A working webcam on the machine you are using to sit the exam.

What qualifications will I receive?

ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Foundation (CBC F).


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites required to take this course.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the standard prior to attending the course:

We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks: