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CISM Training Course and Exam

CISM Training Course and Exam

SKU: 5910
  • Get ahead with CISM® (Certified Information Security Manager®) certification, the world-renowned standard of achievement for information security managers.
  • Build your senior career in information security management with this specialist-led four-day exam preparation course.
  • This course uses the official ISACA® curriculum and includes the ISACA CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations study guide. Successfully completing the course leads to 28 CPD points.
  • Please note that this package includes the official ISACA CISM exam.
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Training course outline

This comprehensive CISM exam preparation course will help you pass the exam first time.

It will teach you:

  • Information security concepts and industry best practice;
  • The information associated with the key CISM job practice domains; and
  • Exam preparation exercises.

CISM Training Course benefits

 Advance your security skills

Certification is crucial for ongoing education to run and deploy a stringent security system.

 Earn a sought-after qualification

CISM is one of the most recognised qualifications, desired by top organisations worldwide.

 Delivered by professionals

The course is led by an ISACA-approved governance, risk, compliance and information security consultant.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.

 Develop your knowledge

Certification enables you to understand the relationship between the information security programme and broader business goals and objectives.

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found the course content met their expectations.

“The trainer was simply fantastic! He was very knowledgeable with excellent presentation skills. He paced the training very well, his explanations were good in depth and breadth and his experience and expertise were evident. He had good humour too, not boring at all”

- Bernard Aghedo, Data Protection Officer


“Sean is clearly an expert in his field with heaps of real world experience that he used to great effect in illustrating many of the lessons that needed to be brought out. He was highly engaging, had relentless energy and was a pleasure to be taught by. Many thanks to him and IT Governance.”

- Mark Davis, Chief Information and Security Officer


“Sean was great throughout, made the course interesting and clearly has a vast knowledge of the subject. Coped very well with questions even when off topic.”

- Richard, Asset Manager


“Sean was very knowledgeable on CISM and the wider Information Security work, which helped to put it all into context.”

- Pujan, Information Security Manager


“Excellent trainer indeed, Sean was very engaging, so much so that I regretted the online choice and wish I'd opted classroom based! I think face to face learning would have been even more engaging! Great all round, thanks Sean and ITG.”

- Anonymous


“Sean Hanna's approach was excellent, I loved the way he translated the course into real life situations. I feel this the way he led the course has taken me from 65% to over 80%. I feel much more confident about the exam because of this. Top bloke. Well-structured course with the right mix of subject matter. Great course material and resources. Sean is a great trainer, friendly and approachable. The level of his understanding makes it easier to learn from him, especially the way he delivers it. Top job done by Sean.”

- Anonymous


“Sean was an excellent trainer and clearly a subject matter expert! Made the course interactive and gave great real-life examples throughout. Sean was a great trainer and clear subject matter expert, couldn't recommend him enough.”

- Anonymous


Who should attend the CISM course?

This course is designed for people developing a career in IT, as well as IT security directors and managers, auditors and consultants.

CISM certification will also benefit CIOs (chief information officers), CISOs, CEOs and CFOs (chief financial officers).

Your Learning Path

Find out how the CISM Training Course will help you start or enhance your career and boost your knowledge.

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

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 28,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Maximise time effectiveness – reduce unnecessary time away from the office with a comprehensive revision programme that is proven to be considerably more effective than self-study preparation.
  • We’re acknowledged leaders in ISO 27001, information security, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and business continuity management training.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • 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 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.

* Terms and conditions apply

Course details

What does this training course cover?

The course is led by Sean Hanna, a highly experienced information security consultant. Sean will review the information associated with the following CISM job practice domains:

  • Domain 1: Information Security Governance
  • Domain 2: Information Risk Management
  • Domain 3: Information Security Program Development and Management
  • Domain 4: Information Security Incident Management

What’s included in this course?

  • An initial CISM knowledge assessment.
  • Classroom presentations on key topics.
  • Individual/team exercises and discussion sessions.
  • Exam preparation including example practice questions.

What equipment should I bring?

Our course materials are provided as a PDF with comments enabled. You should bring a laptop or tablet with you should you wish to make notes.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Days 2: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Days 3: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Days 4: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 28 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

CISM exam

The official ISACA CISM exam is included in this course package.

After booking the course, you will receive a confirmation email within two working days outlining the next steps for sitting the exam.

ISACA certification exams are computer-based with remote proctoring and are administered by PSI Services on behalf of ISACA. Exam registration is continuous, and candidates can register at any time, without restriction. You can schedule an exam as early as 48 hours after booking your course.

From the date you register, you have 12 months (365 days) to take your exam. Please note that the exam registration fee must be paid in full before you can schedule and take an exam.

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

Our experience shows that candidates have the best chance of success if they sit the exam approximately two to four weeks after completing the training course.

What qualifications will I receive?

Upon passing the CISM exam and successful certification application, you will be awarded the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) qualification.

For the certification application the following requirements must be met:

  • Pass the CISM Exam within the last five years.
  • Have the relevant full-time work experience in the CISM job practice areas.
  • Submit the CISA certification application, including the application processing fee.

How will I receive my exam results and certificate?

Candidates who pass the exam and have at least five years of relevant work experience will be awarded the CISM qualification. Confirmed exam results 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.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt, we will train you again for free. You can then book and retake the exam directly with ISACA.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

While there are no prerequisites to attend this course, please be aware that this is an exam preparation course and all attendees are expected to have a basic understanding of the CISM job practice knowledge domains.

Is there any recommended reading?

We recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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