ISO 37301 Lead Implementer

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Course Overview

The benefits of implementing a compliance management system (CMS) based on ISO 37301 are manifold: helping the organization 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, etc.

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

The training course enables you to help organizations establish processes needed to adhere to all compliance obligations and establish controls that proactively prevent noncompliance and contribute 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.

Learning objectives

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

Educational approach

This training course is learner-centered and contains:

  • Approaches and best practices used in compliance management system implementation, operation, maintenance, and continual improvement
  • Theoretical basis supported by practical examples, throughout the four days of the training course
  • Lecture sessions illustrated with practical examples based on a case study
  • Interaction between the trainers and participants by means of questions and discussions
  • Stand-alone quizzes and scenario-based quizzes intended to prepare the participants for the certification exam


The main requirements for participating in this training course are a basic knowledge of ISO management system standards, as well as a general understanding of ISO 37301 (or ISO 19600) and the MS implementation principles.

Target Audiance

  • 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

Schedule Dates

ISO 37301 Lead Implementer
20 May 2024 - 24 May 2024
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26 August 2024 - 30 August 2024
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02 December 2024 - 06 December 2024
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03 March 2025 - 07 March 2025

Course Content

  • Introduction to ISO 37301 and the initiation of a CMS implementation

  • Implementation plan of a CMS

  • Implementation of a CMS

  • CMS monitoring, continual improvement, and preparation for the certification audit

  • Certification exam


The ISO 37301 Lead Implementer certification is a credential that demonstrates an individual’s ability to lead the implementation of a compliance management system (CMS) based on the ISO 37301 standard. It signifies proficiency in developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive compliance management frameworks within organizations.

The ISO 37301 Lead Implementer certification is suitable for professionals responsible for designing, implementing, and managing compliance management systems within organizations. This includes compliance officers, legal advisors, risk managers, auditors, consultants, and individuals tasked with ensuring regulatory compliance across various industries and sectors.

The ISO 37301 Lead Implementer certification program covers a wide range of topics essential for effectively implementing a compliance management system according to ISO 37301. This includes understanding the principles and requirements of ISO 37301, conducting compliance risk assessments, developing compliance policies and procedures, establishing controls and mitigation measures, implementing training and communication strategies, monitoring and measuring compliance performance, and ensuring continual improvement of the CMS.

Preparation for the ISO 37301 Lead Implementer certification exam involves comprehensive study of the ISO 37301 standard and its application in compliance management systems. Candidates are advised to attend accredited training programs specifically tailored for the Lead Implementer certification, which often include practical exercises, case studies, and group discussions. Additionally, candidates should review study materials provided by reputable training providers, practice with sample exam questions, and engage in self-study to reinforce their understanding of compliance management principles and practices outlined in ISO 37301.

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