Course Information

Course overview

During this training course, you will obtain the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process

Who should attend

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a PIMS audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with PIMS requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a PIMS audit
  • Expert advisors in the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and ISO/IEC 27701

  • Training course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental information security and privacy concepts and principles
  • Privacy information management system (PIMS)

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation, and launching of an audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • The impact of trends and technology in auditing
  • Evidence-based auditing
  • Risk-based auditing
  • Initiation of the audit process
  • Stage 1 audit

Day 3: On-site audit activities

  • Preparations for stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
  • Stage 2 audit h Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans

Day 4: Closing the audit

  • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
  • Audit documentation and quality review
  • Closing of the audit
  • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Closing of the training course

Day 5: Certification exam

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