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ISO 22301 Business Continuity Solutions

ISO/IEC 22301:2012 (ISO22301) Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) – Requirements specifies the requirements for a business continuity management system (BCMS) that will allow an organization to demonstrate to employees, customers, suppliers, and stakeholders that it is prepared for disruptive incidents that might otherwise affect its ability to achieve its organizational goals.

IT Governance can provide your organization with all the resources it needs to ensure the implementation of best practice and compliance with the ISO 22301 business continuity management standard.

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Free ISO 22301 and BCM green paper
Benefits of ISO 22301
Available resources:
ISO 22301 BCM standards
ISO 22301 BCM books
ISO 22301 BCM tools
ISO 22301 BCM training Courses
ISO 22301 BCM consultancy Services
ISO 22301 registration

Free ISO 22301 and BCM green paper

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Benefits of ISO 22301

The requirements in the Standard can be applied in any type or size of organization, in any location. An ISO 22301-compliant BCMS enables you to:

  • Create effective operational business continuity plans (BCP)
  • Ensure all business continuity plans are fit for purpose
  • Align plans with strategic organizational objectives
  • Continually improve business continuity plans as the organization grows
  • Reduce the cost of business interruption insurance policies
  • Satisfy a condition for a license to operate (e.g. UK SRA Code of Conduct 2011)
  • Satisfy corporate governance obligations.

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IT Governance supplies a wide range of ISO 22301 products from our ISO 22301 Web Store, including standards, books, toolkits, and training courses.

ISO 22301 BCM standards

We supply a range of business continuity management standards:

ISO 22301 BCM books

We supply a range of business continuity management pockets guides and books, both from our own publishing arm, ITGP, and from third-party publishers.

  • ISO 22301 – A Pocket Guide is designed to help you do what is necessary to satisfy the requirements of ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management (BCM). With the expert advice contained in this guide, you can ensure your organization develops a business continuity plan that is fit for purpose.
  • A Manager’s Guide to ISO 22301 shows you how to develop and implement a business continuity management (BCM) and disaster recovery (DR) plan, ensuring your organization can recover quickly if the unthinkable happens. The book includes practical, detailed guidance on developing and implementing a BCM system that can be registered to ISO 22301, using detailed and illustrative examples. A BCM policy and other useful document templates are provided in the appendices.

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ISO 22301 BCM tools

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ISO 22301 BCM training courses

Our ISO 22301 training courses provide delegates with the opportunity to attain industry standard qualifications and to help their organization achieve compliance and best practice with ISO 22301.

Our ISO 22301 learning pathway offers structured development from Foundation to Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor level:

  • The ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Foundation Training Course provides an introduction to business continuity management best practices, as defined by ISO 22301, and awards the highly-regarded Certified BCMS Foundation (CBC F) qualification.
  • The ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer Training Course provides a comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of implementing a business continuity management system (BCMS) and ensuring full compliance with the ISO 22301 standard. It also awards the highly-regarded Certified BCMS Lead Implementer (CBC LI) qualification.
  • The ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor Training Course provides delegates with the practical knowledge and skills required to plan and execute audits of business continuity management systems in line with ISO 22301:2012. Delegates who successfully complete this course will be awarded the Certified BCMS Lead Auditor (CBC LA) qualification, issued by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

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ISO 22301 BCM consultancy services

Our expert consultants can help you to establish an ISO 22301-registered business continuity management system (BCMS) within your organization that will clarify roles and responsibilities during periods of disruption. Find out more about our consultancy services >>

ISO 22301 registration

Compliance with ISO 22301 means that you follow best practice and are adopting a consistent approach to business continuity.

An ISO 22301-compliant BCMS brings many benefits, especially when combined with independent registration. An ISO 22301 registration:

  • Demonstrates to key stakeholders (customers, suppliers, and partners) that your organization is resilient
  • Increases your competitive advantage and enhances your reputation
  • Is internationally recognized
  • Increases customer loyalty and trust
  • Protects your income and business assets
  • Helps you save costs by reducing costs of tendering
  • Helps you comply with all mandatory legal and regulatory requirements
  • Can be aligned and integrated with the ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO 20000, and ISO 28000 management standards to deliver significant benefits.

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