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ISO 27001 Lead Implementer (IBITGQ)

This masterclass is ideal for anyone involved in or responsible for implementing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) that conforms with ISO27001:

    Business managers
    Compliance managers
    IT managers
    Quality managers
    Project managers
    Risk managers
    Information security managers
    BS7799 lead auditors
    IT and other staff, including HR, legal and business users.

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Learning Objectives

During this ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Masterclass, you will learn:

    The importance of securing senior management commitment, and how to sell the project effectively
    The role and structure of an information security policy
    How to determine the scope of your ISMS
    How to structure and manage your ISO27001 project
    How to allocate roles and responsibilities with your ISO27001 implementation
    How to identify information assets and information asset ownership
    How to carry out the information security risk assessment (the core competence of information security management)
    How to identify threats, vulnerabilities and impacts
    The benefits of, and key issues in selecting a risk assessment tool
    The importance of an effective communication strategy
    Writing policies and producing other critical documentation
    The importance of staff and general awareness training
    The key elements of management review
    How to manage and drive continual improvement
    How to prepare for your ISO27001 certification audit
    Key issues in ensuring that you pass the audit first time!


While there are no formal entry requirements, this is a Lead Implementer course, and it assumes that delegates have a basic knowledge of ISO27001, the Information Security Management Standard - gained through practical experience, reading or through attendance at any course such as an ISO27001 introductory course.

Course Content

This ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Masterclass provides comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of implementing and maintaining an ISO27001 project, and leads to the coveted Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification.

If you're in information security management, writing information security policies or implementing ISO27001 - either as Lead Implementer or as part of the planning/implementation team. This masterclass covers all the key steps in preparing for and achieving certification first time; and subsequently maintaining a successful Information Security Management System. Many previous attendees have now led their organisations to successful certification; and users of IT Governance training, books and toolkits now span the world.

The ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Masterclass delivers a comprehensive education in ISO27001 implementation and a recognised industry standard certification awarded by GASQ and approved by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

The effective combination of formal training and practical exercises, using practical business examples and case studies, accelerates your ISO27001 project and will save you work, cut time requirements and eliminate 'first time' trial and error.

Exams & Certification

Take the CIS LI examination at the end of the course – a 90-minute, multiple-choice, ISO 17024-certificated exam.

There is no extra charge for taking the exam at the end of the course.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification issued by the exam body, gasq and approved by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications.

Where exams are taken online (either remotely or by computer in the classroom), provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within 10 working days from the date of the exam.
Where exams are done in paper form, we aim to make confirmed exam results available within 10 working days from the date of the exam. Please note that if you wish to take a paper-based examination this will incur additional fees and must be booked in advance of the course.

For both online and paper exams, certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within 10 working days from the date of the exam.

Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

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