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ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Masterclass

ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer

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This fully certificated, practitioner-led course equips you with the skills to lead an ISO 27001-compliant information security management system (ISMS) implementation project.


Developed by global ISO 27001 experts Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, and drawing on their industry-leading implementation guide IT Governance – An International Guide to Data Security and IS027001/ISO27002, this three-day course covers all nine of the key steps involved in planning, implementing and maintaining an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS.


This fully certificated, practitioner-led course equips you with the skills to lead an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS implementation project. Learn from the developers of the original ISO27001 Lead Implementer course.


Three days


See Course Agenda below for timetable.
Also available as a Live Online training course.


Achieve the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification (ISO 17024-certificated).

How to Book:

Simply book online to receive your booking confirmation and full joining instructions within 48 hours. We accept purchase orders from local authorities, government departments and other public-sector organisations, and will consider account facilities for large corporate customers. See our payment options page for details.

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Price: 2.145,00 €
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Price: 2.145,00 €
Excluding VAT
 Call to book via purchase order


“An excellent course. A perfect balance between 'teaching' and active group participation. Course content was both comprehensive and easy to digest, such that I have already been able to put the learning immediately into practice within my organisation."

Georgina Smith, Appleton Consultants

Course highlights


Designed by experts

Designed by the team that led the world’s first successful ISO 27001 implementation project.


Delivered by professionals

Real-world practitioners show you how to tackle an ISMS project from start to finish.


Nine steps to success

Learn about the nine steps to ISO 27001 success.

Hands-on study

Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.


Fast-track to certification

Achieve a globally recognised ISO 27001 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just three days.


Improve your professional development and build your career path

Achieve the ISO 17024-certificated ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification awarded by IBITGQ (based on passing an exam).

This course is also accredited by the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) and satisfies the IISP Skills Framework requirements at Level 1: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, B1, B2, G1, H1 and H2.

The CIS LI qualification is acknowledged by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as an approved qualification that meets the requirements of an individual applying to become a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).

Course Agenda

Course Timetable:

  • Day 1: 09.30 – 17.00
  • Day 2: 09.00 – 17.00
  • Day 3: 09.00 – 17.00

What will you learn on this course?

  • Securing senior management commitment and building the business case.
  • The role and structure of an information security policy.
  • How to determine the scope of your ISMS based on the requirements of ISO 27001.
  • Developing a management framework.
  • How to structure and manage your ISO 27001 project.
  • How to allocate roles and responsibilities for your ISO 27001 implementation.
  • The definition of risk in ISO 27001 and options for risk assessments under the Standard.
  • The benefits of, and key issues when selecting, a risk assessment tool.
  • How to carry out an information security risk assessment – the core competence of information security management.
  • The Statement of Applicability (SoA), and justifications for inclusions and exclusions.
  • Reviewing your existing controls and mapping controls to Annex A of ISO 27001.
  • The importance of an effective communication strategy.
  • Writing policies and producing other critical documentation.
  • The importance of staff and general awareness training.
  • The key elements of management review.
  • How to manage and drive continual improvement under ISO 27001.
  • How to prepare for your ISO 27001 certification audit.
  • Important information to ensure that you pass the audit first time.
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CIS LI examination

Take the CIS LI examination at the end of the course – a 90-minute, multiple-choice, ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ.

There is no extra charge for taking the exam at the end of the course.


This course enables delegates to qualify for 21 CPD/CPE credits, and fits well with the CISSP and SSCP Continued Professional Education Programme.

Who should attend this course?

Anyone involved in information security management, writing information security policies or implementing ISO 27001, either as a lead implementer or as part of an implementation team.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, it is assumed that you will have a basic knowledge of ISO 27001 gained through practical experience, reading the standard, or by attending the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation Training Course.

Additional information

This course is non-residential, but we can help you to find a hotel close to the training venue if you require – simply email us after you book. Our training support team will find the most suitable solution for your needs.

The course includes:

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Comprehensive documentation (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The CIS LI examination;
  • A certificate of attendance; and
  • A guarantee that it will run, as we never cancel a course.

ISO 27001 Learning Pathway

This course is part of our ISO 27001 Learning Pathway, which also includes the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation, Risk Management, Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor courses.

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