ECP-501: Effective Audit and Evaluation of BCMS

ECP-501: Effective Audit and Evaluation of BCMS

This 2-day course provides an exceptionally intensive and comprehensive hands-on workshop covering all major aspects for the review, evaluation and audit of a Business Continuity Management System for business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Drawing on the US standard NFPA 1600 and the international standard ISO 22301, the course provides practical tools and techniques for internal evaluations, gap analysis and audit to determine the effectiveness, adequacy, and quality of an organization’s Business Continuity Program.

NEXT COURSE: Dec 21-22, San Diego


This course is designed for new and experienced BCM practitioners, internal and external auditors, executives, managers, business continuity planners and business unit staff who are involved in or manage business continuity planning functions. It is also highly useful for information technology managers, administrative heads, and others responsible for the effective administration of any size of organization. It is particularly useful for individuals tasked with self-assessing the conformity of their BCMS to the ISO 22301 and related standards, or for consultants responsible for assessing the business continuity programs of their clients, through periodic evaluations, gap analysis, or audits.


At the conclusion of this course, participants should know how to:

Course Outline: 

1. Business Continuity Lifecycle Management:

2. Testing and Evaluating Business Continuity Plans:

3. Setting Test and Exercise Objectives:

4. Plan Evaluation:

5. Auditing the Business Continuity Program

6. CCA exam prep and CCA Exam

Participants leave with the knowledge and the tools to immediately start auditing/evaluating a business continuity plan. Plus, you receive our unique 16G BCM FlashDrive with over 4,000 BCM software tools, detailed course materials, and our CCA exam "Success Guarantee" - you will pass the CCA exam on your first attempt - or we will pay for any subsequent attempts, no questions asked!

This is the only BCM auditing course you will ever need to take!