Auditing

Auditing Training Courses

Auditing plays an invaluable and pivotal role in enabling organisations to achieve continuous improvement in the development of their management systems. . URM can assist you in developing your auditing capabilities through on-site, 1:1 coaching and delivery, our purpose designed audit management tool (Abriska) and through our training courses, most notably our IISP certified Practitioner Certificate in Information Security Auditing, where not only will you develop your auditing skills but are also able to gain a certificate to demonstrate your competence.

Professional Certification Courses

IISP Practitioner Certificate in Information Security Auditing (PCISA)

This 5 day course, delivered by experienced information security auditors, is aimed at individuals who are looking to become information security auditors or those who are seeking to enhance their auditing skills with the ability to apply a more formal approach to the planning and execution of audits and the overall audit programme. URM's PCISA course is the only information security auditing course in the UK to have been accredited by the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). The objective of the PCISA course, which is aligned with ISO 19011 (Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems), is to provide you with clear and practical guidance on planning and conducting information security audits. The course combines PowerPoint presentations, class discussions and practical exercises to help you develop your approach and skills to auditing. The focus of URM’s course is on providing an informal and interactive environment conducive to learning.
By the end of the 5 days, you will be able to plan and document an overall audit programme as well as plan, conduct and report on information security audits which meet business, regulatory and legislative requirements.

Delivered as both a public schedule and closed, on-site course.
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Non-certificate Courses

ISO 27001 Auditing Course

This 2 day course, delivered by practising information security auditors is aimed at individuals who are responsible for acting as internal auditors for organisations that are planning to, or are in the process of, complying or certifying to ISO  27001:2013 (ISO 27001), the International Standard for Information Security Management. The objective of the course is to provide you with clear and practical guidance on how to audit an ISO 27001 compliant or certified information security management system (ISMS).
By the end of the 2 days, you will be able to document your skills in undertaking audits, identifying nonconformities and assessing opportunities for improvement.

Delivered as both a public schedule and closed, on-site course.
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ISO 22301 Auditing Course

This 2 day course is aimed at individuals who are responsible for acting as internal auditors for organisations that are planning to, or are in the process of, complying or certifying to ISO 22301, the International Standard for Business Continuity Management. The objective of the course is to provide you with clear and practical guidance on how to audit an ISO 22301 compliant or certified business continuity management system (BCMS). The course also considers the requirements of ISO 19011 (Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems). This course is suitable for anyone who is, or will be involved in, auditing a BCMS aligned to ISO 22301 within their organisation and is looking for practical guidance based on real world experience of practising auditors. By the end of the 2 days, you will be able to document your skills in undertaking audits, identifying nonconformities and assessing opportunities for improvement.

Delivered as both a public schedule and closed, on-site course.
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