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ISO 37301 Compliance Management - Lead Implementer

Course Code

ISO 37301-LI

Course Category

ISO Standards

Learning Mode



Yes (Optional)

Course Material

Downloadable Manual

PECB Certified ISO 37301 Compliance Management System - Lead Implementer

Develop the competence necessary for the establishment, implementation, maintenance, and continual improvement of a compliance management system based on ISO 37301

The implementation of a compliance management system (CMS) based on ISO 37301 brings with it numerous benefits. Among these advantages are the ability to help organizations avoid or mitigate the costs, risks, and damage of noncompliance, ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organization, promoting trust and confidence, encouraging good governance practices, due diligence, and ethically sound business dealings.

To establish, implement, manage, maintain, and continually improve a CMS, the PECB ISO 37301 Lead Implementer training course provides the necessary knowledge. The course offers an in-depth understanding of ISO 37301 requirements, as well as best practices and approaches for the implementation and subsequent maintenance of a compliance management system.

Upon completion of the training course, individuals are able to help organizations establish processes required to adhere to all compliance obligations and establish controls that proactively prevent noncompliance. This contributes significantly to the creation of a culture of integrity, transparency, and openness.

The training course is followed by the certification exam. If you pass, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 37301 Lead Implementer” credential. The “PECB ISO 37301 Lead Implementer” certificate is internationally recognized. It validates your professional capabilities and competences to implement a CMS in an organization based on the requirements of ISO 37301.

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Learning Objectives & Outline

ISO 37301 Compliance Management - Lead Implementer

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a CMS

  • Explain the relationship between ISO 37301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Interpret the requirements of ISO 37301 from the perspective of an implementer

  • Support organizations in establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving their CMS based on ISO 37301

  • Prepare an organization to undergo a third-party certification audit


Module 1 - Introduction to ISO 37301 and the initiation of a CMS implementation

  • Training course objectives and structure

  • Standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Fundamental concepts and principles of compliance management

  • Initiation of the CMS implementation

  • Leadership and commitment

  • Compliance policy

  • Roles, responsibilities, and authorities

Module 2 - Implementation plan of a CMS

  • Context of the organization

  • CMS scope

  • Compliance obligations

  • Risks, opportunities, and compliance objectives

Module 3 - Implementation of a CMS

  • Resources and competence

  • Awareness and communication

  • Management of documented information

  • Controls and procedures

  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis, and evaluation

Module 4 - CMS monitoring, continual improvement, and preparation for the certification audit 

  • Internal audit

  • Management review

  • Nonconformities and corrective actions

  • Continual improvement

  • Preparation for the certification audit


ISO 37301 Compliance Management - Lead Implementer

The PECB Certified ISO 37301 Lead Implementer exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 - Fundamental principles and concepts of a compliance management system

  • Domain 2 - Initiation of a CMS implementation

  • Domain 3 - Planning of a CMS implementation based on ISO 37301

  • Domain 4 - Implementation of a CMS based on ISO 37301

  • Domain 5 - Monitoring and measurement of a CMS based on ISO 37301

  • Domain 6 - Continual improvement of a CMS based on ISO 37301

  • Domain 7 - Preparation for a CMS certification audit

Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for one of several ISO 37301 credentials (see attached course brocheur)

  • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.

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

Who Should Take this Course

PECB Certified ISO 37301 Compliance Management System - Lead Implementer

  • Managers, consultants, and compliance officers wishing to develop a thorough understanding of ISO 37301 requirements for a compliance management system

  • Managers and consultants seeking a comprehensive CMS implementation framework

  • Compliance officers responsible for practicing due diligence with regard to compliance risks

  • Individuals wishing to contribute in maintaining organizational integrity by supporting ethical behavior

  • Managers and members of governance, risk management, and compliance teams

  • Individuals aspiring to become compliance officers or compliance management consultants

General Informatio

  • PECB will provide over 500 pages of instructional materials containing explanations, guidance, and practical examples.

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

Enrollment & Payment


  • Registration and payment for this training course is a prerequisite to participation.

  • Upon payment, you will receive an "Invitation to create a PECB account" from PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board), the global accreditation body for this course of study. This will allow you to set up your account with the requisite pass codes for access to the learning portal.  

  • Once completed your application will be processed within a maximum of two working days, after which you will receive notification by email with confirmation of finalization of registration to access the portal and commence this course of study. 

  • In accordance with exchange requirements, billings are done in Barbados dollars which exchange at a rate of Barbados $2 to every US$1.

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