ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System Lead Auditor (IRCA) Training Course

Customers expect organizations to plan and prepare for unforeseen events. Through an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301,Average Satisfaction Score for ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Training Course is 9.2 organizations can build the resilience and capability to keep operating when unexpected disruptions occur. This increases customer confidence – especially when the effectiveness of the BCMS is independently verified and certified.

To unlock the full potential of the BCMS, your organization must conduct thorough audits of the framework to ensure that it continues to be robust and applicable in crisis situations. You may also want to find out more about independent audits and how they work. Can you lead an audit?

This course will develop the knowledge and skills required to lead a BCMS audit, with emphasis on independent auditing principles and practices. Led by an expert instructor, practical exercises, group activities and class discussions will be used to guide you through the entire audit process from the planning of the audit through to reporting the results.

IRCA Certified Course (17456)

This course is certified by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) and meets the training requirements for IRCA Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) Auditor Certification.

Who should attend?

Anyone with responsibility for managing a BCMS audit, including:

  • Business continuity, risk, information security, IT and operations managers or consultants
  • Internal and external management system auditors and lead auditors who are new to leading a BCMS audit
  • People interested in how an independent BCMS audit works
"The tutor is excellent and we have enjoyed this training. I like to attend more trainings with Mr. Venugopal. This is very good training and I liked it." - Amit Ajit Sahasrabudhe, National Payment Corporation of India

What will I learn in the training?

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of a business continuity management system, of business continuity management systems standards, of management system audit and of third party certification.
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up business continuity management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of a business continuity management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 22301 in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).

How will I benefit by the training?

  • Establish the effectiveness of your BCMS
  • Grow customer confidence in your organization
  • Gain valuable insight into the operations of your organization
  • Manage an audit team
  • Prepare for independent audits
  • Conduct independent audits
  • Develop your ISO 22301 auditing skills and lead auditor expertise


  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22301 and,
  • Knowledge of the following business continuity management principles and concepts:
    • the purpose and benefits of a Business Impact Analysis
    • the principals of risk assessment and analysis
    • typical Business Continuity Strategies
    • business continuity response options
    • BCMS performance metrics, monitoring and performance measurement
    • exercise and testing methodologies

What's included in the training?

  • Training pack (training materials, BSI pen, training course note)
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Loan copy of the standard (to be returned after the course)
    • Suitable for small groups
    • Suitable for single person
    • Learn from other organizations
    • Suitable for large groups
    • Flexible & convenient
    • Tailored for your needs

Mode of Payment

You can make payment through Cheque, NEFT transfer, e-payment or UPI payment.

Below are the details 

BSI Group India Private Limited 
Current Account No.: 166045294001
HSBC Bank, 25, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-110 001
IFSC/RTGS Code: HSBC0110002
Swift Code: HSBCINBB
UPI Code: bsiindia@hsbc

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Please note: GST (Goods & Service tax) will be charged extra as per prevailing Government rates.

Course Guide

Download the Lead Auditor to ISO 22301 course guide (PDF)

Client Testimonials:

 "Overall i gained good knowledge on the course content and understood the concepts. Excellent experience i gained as a fresher in this field."

-- Nirmal Kumar K from TCS

"I was happy with the course material. The Venue was good."

-- Yogeshwaran Krishnamurthy from CEB GLOBAL

 "Everything went very well, Trainer was very professional and arrangements made by the BSI group was perfect."

-- Karthik from Honeywell Technology

  "ISO 22301 lead auditor training by Mr. M K Chandrasekhar at BSI Bangalore has been a very enriching experience. It has significantly improved my confidence with BCM and its audit."

-- Mala Dey

  "Very detailed. Instructor was brilliant. Also learnt many related to the topic."

-- Sambath Narayanan Parthasarathy

  "I am highly satisfied with the training. Definitely going to recommend others."

-- Rashmi Pathaky Kumar Yadav