Implementing BS 10500

Successful implementation of BS 10500 ‘Specification for an anti-bribery management system (ABMS)’ shows your commitment to ethical behaviour and is a vital part of corporate governance in a well-managed organization which can help protect your corporate reputation and avoiding potentially corrupt transactions.

Led by an experienced BSI tutor, this two day course will guide you through an implementation of an effective ABMS, using a combination of practical exercises, group activities and class discussions.

You’ll also get a reference toolkit with essential documents and information to use during your organization’s implementation process.

This course was developed in association with the City of London Police, Economic Crime and Fraud Training Academy. The City of London Police is a founder member of the International Foreign Bribery Taskforce and works with law enforcement agencies around the world to investigate and prevent economic crime.

Who should attend ?

Those responsible for anti-bribery management, ethical behaviour, corporate governance, risk and compliance, management systems, anti-bribery measures, human resources, procurement and those managing/selecting business associates especially if operating in high risk bribery environments.

Suggested job roles include:

  • Human resource managers
  • Internal legal teams
  • Risk and compliance managers
  • Internal affairs and investigation teams
  • Internal and external management systems auditors who are new to ABMS
  • Procurement managers
  • Private data and records administration teams

There are no formal prerequisites to attend, however it is recommended that you have some knowledge of ABMS, in particular the BS 10500 standard, as well as an understanding of how your organization operates and the likely risks it faces. Our Requirements course can help you with your ABMS and BS 10500 knowledge.


What will I learn ?

  • How to determine the threat of bribery within an organization
  • How to recognize the key management system concepts of BS 10500
  • What are the benefits specific to my organization in relation to implementing an effective ABMS
  • How to identify a typical framework for implementing BS 10500 following the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle
  • How to interpret the requirements of BS 10500 from an implementation perspective in the context of your organization
  • How to conduct a base line review of your organizations current position with regard to BS 10500

Benefits to Your Business

  • Your company will be able to recognize the threat of bribery
  • You’ll be able to explain the benefits of BS 10500 standard and how it can benefit your organization
  • Your organization will be better placed for the successful implementation of an ABMS
  • Your business will be able to define and communicate it’s anti-bribery policy
  • Those managing the ABMS implementation will gain confidence in its roll out
  • Those implementing the ABMS will have a reference toolkit to help guide their implementation