TRAINING DAYS: 5

(4 days of training + 1 day exam)

CPD CERTIFICATION

31 Credits

EXAM DURATION

3 Hours

EXAM RETAKE POSSIBLE?

Yes. Free one more exam in 12 months

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Training, PECB exam and certification

Why Should You Attend?

The PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor training course provides the necessary knowledge and skills that enable you to perform anti-bribery management system (ABMS) audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques.

Many organizations seek competent auditors to determine whether the policies and anti-bribery controls, implemented as part of an ISO 37001-based ABMS, are effective. This training course aims to help you complete these tasks successfully and intends to reflect the importance of effective ABMS audits. Additionally, it aims to strengthen your knowledge and skills to plan and carry out ABMS audits in compliance with the guidelines for auditing management systems provided in ISO 19011 and the certification process described in ISO/IEC 17021-1.

The exercises, quizzes, and case studies provided are designed to help you practice the most important aspects of an ABMS audit: ISO 37001 requirements, auditing principles, tools and techniques used to obtain evidence, leading a team of auditors, conducting interviews with auditee, reviewing documented information, drafting nonconformity reports, and preparing the final audit report.

The successful completion of the training course is followed by an exam. If you pass the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor” credential. An IAS accredited and internationally recognized “PECB ISO 37001 Lead Auditor” certificate validates your professional capabilities and demonstrates your ability to audit an ABMS based on ISO 37001.


Who Should Attend?

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead ABMS audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the ABMS audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity to ISO 37001 requirements in an organization
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for an ABMS audit
  • Expert advisors in anti-bribery management

Learning objectives

This training course will enable you to:

  • Understand the main concepts of an ABMS and its processes based on ISO 37001
  • Understand the auditor’s role in planning, leading, and following up on an ABMS audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Interpret the requirements of ISO 37001 in the context of an ABMS audit
  • Plan an audit, lead a team of auditors, draft nonconformity reports, and follow up on an audit
  • Act with due professional care during an audit

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Educational approach

  • Theories, approaches, and best practices used in anti-bribery management system auditing
  • Lecture sessions, which are illustrated with case studies inspired by real events and practical exercises based on a case study that includes role-playing and discussions
  • Interaction between participants by means of questions and suggestions

Prerequisites

The main requirements for participating in this training course are a fundamental understanding of ISO 37001 requirements for an ABMS and a comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.


Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to the anti-bribery management system (ABMS) and ISO 37001

Day 2: Audit principles and the preparation for and initiation of an audit

Day 3: On-site audit activities

Day 4: Closing of the audit

Day 5: Certification exam


Examination

The “PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and principles of a compliance management system 

Domain 2: Compliance management system requirements

Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles

Domain 4: Preparing an ISO 37001 audit

Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 37001 audit 

Domain 6: Closing an ISO 37001 audit

Domain 7: Managing an ISO 37001 audit program


General Information

1. Certification fees are included in the exam price.

2. PECB will provide training material of over 450 pages of information and practical examples.

3. An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course.

4. In case of exam failure, the candidate can retake the exam once for free within 12 months following the initial exam date.


Certification

Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown in the table below. You will receive a certificate once you fulfill all the requirements related to the selected credential.

The PECB ISO 37001 Auditor certification scheme has the following requirements:

Note: PECB certified individuals who possess both the Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master Credential, given they have taken 4 additional Foundation Exams related to this scheme. For more information about the Foundation Exams and the overall Master Requirements, please go to PECB Master Credentials.

To be considered valid, the audit activities should follow best audit practices and include the following:

1. Planning an audit

2. Managing an audit program

3. Drafting audit reports

4. Drafting nonconformity reports

5. Drafting audit work documents

6. Reviewing documented information

7. Conducting on-site audit

8. Following up on nonconformities

9. Leading an audit team