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BS-25999 Foundations Training Course


Course Overview

The five days course provides skills, knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of internal and external auditing of BS 25999 BCM.
On successful completion of the course, the delegates will be capable of performing effective audits of companies' BCM, reporting the outcome and determine whether or not it meets the requirements of the BS 25999 series.

Course Objective

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Lead an audit of a business continuity management system
  • Develop an internal audit programme
  • Carry out an audit of a business continuity management system
  • Clarify the different purposes of BS 25999 Part 1 and Part 2
  • Explain the requirements of BS 25999-2:2007
  • Understand the Business Continuity Management Code of
  • Articulate and present audit findings
  • Manage successful audit communication and interviews
  • Write a succinct audit report
  • Conduct opening, closing, and follow-up audit meetings

Course Benefits

The Three day workshop will cover

  • Philosophy and fundamental principles of BS 25999 series,
  • A brief review of the requirements of BS 25999 standard ,
  • An explanation of audits, their purpose and planning, and the way to approach, perform and report an audit,
  • Business impact analysis (BIA)
  • Risk management
  • BCM scope and policy
  • Incident management plan
  • Scheduling and planning of BS 25999 external audits,
  • Auditor's responsibilities, personnel attributes and Auditor selection,
  • Successful tools and techniques for BS 25999 auditing,
  • Effective reporting & follow-up of BS 25999 auditing,
  • Auditor registration scheme &
  • Examination

Who should attend?

  • Existing Continuity professionals wanting to enhance auditing skills
  • Internal Auditors who wish to conduct external audits on BS 25999 methodology.

Required Prerequisites

  • The delegate must have either attended a internal auditor training course or possess prior knowledge of the domain and auditing skills.

Award of Certificate

  • Business Continuity Lead Auditor