ISO 30301 Lead Auditor

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

ISO 30301 Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 30301 Lead Auditor certification signifies an individual’s capability to assess the effectiveness of an organization’s Management System of Records (MSR) in accordance with the ISO 30301 standard. This certification validates their understanding of MSR principles and functions, as well as their proficiency in conducting audits, reporting findings, and following up on audit outcomes. Industries greatly benefit from employing certified auditors, as it assures them that their information assets are appropriately governed, controlled, and managed. The certification holds relevance across diverse sectors, including financial institutions, healthcare, and governmental bodies, where accurate and reliable document management is crucial. By obtaining this certification, professionals aid in risk management, informed decision-making, and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, ultimately fostering trust and confidence in the organization’s record management practices.

Intended Audience

• Information management professionals
• Compliance officers
• Information security managers
• Internal auditors
• IT professionals
• Records managers
• Risk management professionals
• Consultants offering ISO certification services
• Professionals responsible for legal, regulatory and contractual compliance.

Learning Objectives of ISO 30301 Lead Auditor

The learning objectives of the ISO 30301 Lead Auditor course are as follows:

  • Equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of an organization’s Management Systems for Records in compliance with the ISO 30301 standard.
  • Provide learners with the ability to plan, conduct, and follow up on audits in accordance with ISO 19011 guidelines.
  • Train learners to effectively manage an audit program according to ISO 17021 requirements.
  • Enable learners to evaluate the conformity of a Management Systems for Records with ISO 30301 standards during an audit.
  • Foster understanding of the interrelationship between ISO 30301, ISO 9001, and other relevant standards and regulatory frameworks.

By achieving these learning outcomes, participants in the ISO 30301 Lead Auditor course will be equipped to lead and conduct audits of Management Systems for Records, assess compliance with ISO 30301 standards, and identify areas for improvement in record management practices. The course aims to develop competent and skilled auditors who can contribute to the effective management of records within organizations, thereby enhancing overall business performance and regulatory compliance.

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Management Systems for Records (MSR) and ISO 30301
    • Course objectives and structure
    • Standards and regulatory frameworks
    • Certification process
    • Fundamental principles of Management Systems for Records
    • Management Systems for Records (MSR)

Day 2:

  • Audit principles, preparation, and launching of an audit
    • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • Audit approach based on evidence and risk
    • Initiating the audit
    • Stage 1 audit
    • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
    • Stage 2 audit (Part 1)

Day 3:

  • On-site audit activities
    • Stage 2 audit (Part 2)
    • Communication during the audit
    • Audit procedures
    • Creating audit test plans
    • Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports

Day 4:

  • Closing the audit
    • Documentation of the audit and its review
    • Closing the audit
    • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
    • Beyond the initial audit
    • Managing an internal audit program
    • Competence and evaluation of auditors
    • Closing the training

Day 5:

  • Certification Exam

ISO 30301 Lead Auditor Course Prerequisites

• Knowledge of ISO 30301 and management system audit principles
• Understanding of records management and related IT concerns
• Famely with MSME concepts, including risk and performance management
• Demonstrated commitment to professional development as an ISO 30301 auditor
• At least five years of work experience, with two in a management role.

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