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Business Continuity Management System

ISO 22301:2019

ISO 41001 is an international standard for Facility Management systems (FMS). This standard provides a framework for organizations to effectively manage their facilities and related services.

Who should implement ISO 22301:2019
Business Continuity Management System
Automobile Industry
Healthcare Industry
Construction Industry
Aerospace Industry
Chemical Industry
Energy Industry
Finance Industry
Other Service Industry
Food & Beverage Industry
Our Types Of Training

Awareness

ISO 22301 awareness training is a crucial step in the BCMS implementation process to ensure that all employees understand the principles, requirements, and benefits of the ISO 22301 standard.

Internal Auditor

Internal Audit Training for ISO 22301 is crucial to ensure that organizations have competent individuals who can effectively plan, conduct, report, and follow up on internal audits of their BCMS.

Lead Auditor

Lead Auditor Training for ISO 22301 is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to lead and conduct external audits of BCMS.

How to get certified for ISO ISO 22301:2019?
Gap Analysis

We begin by conducting a thorough gap analysis to assess your organization's current practices and systems against the requirements of the chosen ISO standard. This helps identify areas of non-conformity and opportunities for improvement.

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Awareness Training

We provide comprehensive awareness training to key stakeholders or employees within your organization, ensuring everyone understands the importance of ISO compliance and their roles in the implementation process.

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Documentation

Based on the Gap Analysis, we assist in developing and documenting the necessary policies, procedures, and processes required to meet ISO standards effectively. This includes creating quality manuals, work instructions, and other documentation as needed.

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Implementation

We work closely with your team to help them implement the documentation prepared into their day-to-day activities and support them wherever they need our assistance.

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Internal Audit

Our auditor will conduct internal audits to evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented processes and systems, identify any non-conformities, and provide recommendations for corrective action.

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MRM

We facilitate management review meetings with the top management to review the results of internal audits, assess the performance of the implemented systems, and make informed decisions on areas for improvement.

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Audit Support

Our team provides continuous support during external audits conducted by certification bodies. We help prepare your organization for the audit, address auditor queries, and ensure a smooth certification process.

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Certification

The final step in obtaining ISO certification that involves an audit conducted by a certification body.

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What are the benefits of ISO ISO 22301:2019?
Enhanced Resilience: 

BCMS helps organizations build resilience by identifying potential threats and vulnerabilities to their operations, developing robust business continuity plans, and implementing measures to mitigate risks. Hence, organizations can minimize the impact of disruptions and maintain critical functions during emergencies or crises.

Reduced Downtime: 

BCMS enables organizations to minimize downtime and maintain continuity of operations during disruptions, such as natural disasters, cyber attacks, or supply chain disruptions. 

Improved Risk Management: 

BCMS emphasizes the importance of risk assessment and management in business continuity planning. Organizations can identify and prioritize risks to their operations, implement controls to mitigate these risks, and continuously monitor and review their effectiveness. This proactive approach to risk management helps organizations anticipate and respond effectively to potential threats.

Compliance and Regulatory Alignment: 

BCMS helps organizations comply with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to business continuity planning. By aligning with ISO 22301 requirements, organizations can demonstrate compliance to regulators, customers, and stakeholders, reducing legal and financial risks associated with non-compliance.

Enhanced Customer Confidence: 

BCMS certification provides assurance to customers, partners, and stakeholders that an organization has implemented robust business continuity practices which enhances customer confidence, strengthens relationships, and differentiates an organization in the marketplace.

Improved Organizational Agility: 

BCMS encourages organizations to adopt a proactive and agile approach to business continuity planning. By establishing clear roles and responsibilities, communication channels, and response procedures, organizations can respond quickly and effectively to disruptions, minimizing their impact on operations.

Protection of Reputation: 

BCMS helps organizations protect their reputation by minimizing the impact of disruptions on customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders. By demonstrating resilience and continuity of operations, organizations can maintain trust and confidence in their brand, even during challenging times.

Cost Savings:

BCMS can help organizations reduce the financial costs associated with disruptions by minimizing downtime, avoiding revenue losses, and reducing recovery expenses. Additionally, proactive risk management and continuity planning can help organizations identify cost-saving opportunities and improve operational efficiency.

 

Maintain Certification

The ISO 22301 Certification is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of Certification. After the 1st Year, there is a Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audit conducted in the consecutive 2 Years also called as Surveillance Audits.

A surveillance audit is conducted to ensure that an organization's management system continues to meet the requirements of a specific standard. In the context of ISO standards, such as ISO 22301 for business continuity management systems, surveillance audits are a regular part of the ongoing assessment process after the initial certification.

Let’s learn with our ISO ISO 22301:2019 Training
Training Certification FAQs 

We offer various ISO 22301 training programs, including awareness training, implementation training, internal auditor training, and lead auditor training. These courses are suitable for employees at all levels, from management to frontline staff, involved in implementing or maintaining a BCMS .

No prerequisites are required for most ISO 22301 training courses. However, a basic understanding of BCMS principles and familiarity with the ISO 22301 standard may be beneficial for certain advanced courses like internal & lead auditor.

The duration of ISO 22301 training certification varies depending on factors such as the type of training, the level of expertise, and the individual’s prior knowledge. Generally, training courses range from 1-7 days, with certification achieved upon successful completion of the training and any associated assessments. To know more…

The cost of ISO 22301 trainings can be gathered from our training pages. To know more

On-demand training refers to a flexible learning approach where participants have access to pre-recorded videos, exercises, & downloadable resources on our online platform which can be accessed on the web browser as well as our Android & iOS mobile application. This format allows learners to study at their own convenience, accessing content whenever and wherever they choose. To know more…

Our implementation workshops revolve around a unique learning approach for individuals to be able to implement the management system in their organization, where we also offer toolkits for realistic understanding of the standard. This toolkit helps implementers to understand every document and its applicability as per the ISO 22301 standard requirements.

For more information about ISO 22301 Certification, training options, pricing, and our services, please explore our website or read our blogs. You can also contact us…….we’re here to answer your questions and support your journey to certification.

Organization Certification FAQs 

ISO 22301 Certification helps organizations enhance resilience, minimize disruptions during crises or emergencies, protect critical business functions and assets, maintain customer confidence, and comply with regulatory requirements.

The steps typically include conducting a gap analysis, developing documentation, implementing processes, conducting internal audits, and undergoing external audits by accredited certification bodies. Our team guides organizations through each stage of the certification process.

The time to obtain ISO 22301 Certification varies depending on factors such as the organization’s size, complexity, and readiness. On average, it takes several months to a year to complete the certification process, including training, implementation, and audits.

Yes, ISO 22301 Consultancy can be conducted remotely, providing flexibility and convenience for organizations, especially in the current global landscape. Also, Certification audits are conducted remotely by Certification bodies globally which adhere to international standards and offer efficient and cost-effective solutions.

ISO 22301 Certification is valid for three years, subject to successful completion of annual surveillance audits. Renewal involves demonstrating ongoing compliance with the standard and continual improvement.

Surveillance audit is a periodic assessment conducted by a certification body to ensure that an organization’s management system continues to meet the requirements of the standard. Unlike initial certification audits, surveillance audits are conducted at regular intervals (typically annually) to monitor the ongoing effectiveness and compliance of the management system. These audits help ensure that the organization maintains its certification status and continues to improve its processes and performance over time.

ISO 22301 Certification may necessitate adjustments to existing business processes to align with requirements of a business continuity management system (BCMS). However, the extent of changes depends on the organization’s current business continuity practices and its commitment to improving resilience and response capabilities.

ISO 22301 Certification is not mandatory for all businesses. However, it is increasingly recognized and valued in industries where continuity of operations is critical, such as finance, healthcare, and IT services.

Selecting a Certification Body is a critical step in obtaining ISO certification. To select a certification body, consider factors such as accreditation, reputation, experience, cost, and geographic coverage. Look for a certification body accredited by a recognized accreditation body, with a solid reputation, relevant industry experience, competitive pricing, and the ability to provide services in your geographical area.

Yes, ISO 22301 Certification can help organizations win more contracts as it demonstrates a commitment to maintaining operations and delivering consistent services, even during disruptions or emergencies. Many clients and partners prioritize working with suppliers who have robust business continuity plans in place, making ISO 22301 Certification a valuable asset in contract negotiations.

The cost of ISO 22301 Consultancy varies depending on factors such as the size of the organization, the scope of certification, etc. It’s essential to consider expenses related to training, documentation, internal audits, etc. when budgeting for certification.

We offer ongoing support, guidance, and resources to help organizations maintain and continually improve their BCMS. This includes access to updated standards, training programs, webinars, and networking opportunities.

No, we are only a consulting firm and offer ISO 22301 consultancy, however we have associations with various Certification Bodies and can help you get certified.