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ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Online

ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer Online

SKU: 3840

Developed by global ISO 27001 experts Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, drawing on their industry-leading implementation guide IT Governance – An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002, this three-day interactive Live Online course covers the nine key steps involved in planning, implementing and maintaining an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS (information security management system).


This certificated, practitioner-led online course equips participants in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries with the skills to lead an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS implementation project. 


Three days: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm GST


Live Online real-time training sessions delivering training anywhere across the GCC region.


Achieve the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification (ISO 17024 certificated). Online exam included in course. 

How to Book:

Simply book online to receive your booking confirmation and full joining instructions within 48 hours. We accept purchase orders from local authorities, government departments and other public-sector organisations, and will consider account facilities for large corporate customers. See our payment options page for details.

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Price: $1,795.00
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Global ISO 27001 implementation expertise delivered to anywhere in the GCC countries

IT Governance is the global expert on ISO 27001 and has trained more than 7,000 professionals around the world on ISMS implementations and audits.

Course highlights

  • Save time and money by eliminating travel costs. This ISO 27001 online training course can be delivered to any of the GCC countries with Internet access.
  • Delivered by experienced ISO 27001 trainers who use a combined approach involving formal training, practical exercises and relevant case studies. 
  • Learn about the nine steps to achieve ISO 27001 success
  • Developed by ISO 27001 experts Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, who draw on their industry-leading implementation guide, IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002. 
  • Supports professional development: Participants who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certified ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) qualification by IBITGQ. 

What will you learn on this course?

  • Why information security management (ISM) is important to an organisation.
  • The role and structure of an information security policy.
  • The key concepts, principles and main requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013.
  • The terms and definitions used in the Standard, including risk and options for risk assessments.
  • How to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 to determine the scope of your ISMS.
  • How to secure senior management commitment by building a compelling business case.
  • How to structure and manage your ISO 27001 project.
  • How to allocate roles and responsibilities for your ISO 27001 implementation.
  • How to review and map your existing controls to Annex A of ISO 27001.
  • The importance of the Statement of Applicability (SoA), and justifications for inclusions and exclusions.
  • How to carry out an information security risk assessment – the core competence of information security management.
  • The benefits of, and key issues when selecting, a risk assessment tool.
  • How to develop a management framework, write policies and produce other critical documentation.
  • The importance of staff, an effective communication strategy and general awareness training.
  • The key elements of management review.
  • How to prepare for your ISO 27001 certification audit and ensure you that you pass first time.
  • How to manage and drive continual improvement under ISO 27001.
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ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) examination

  • Participants take the online ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) examination at the end of the course – a 90-minute, multiple-choice, ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ. There is no extra charge for taking this exam.

  • CIS LI is acknowledged by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as an approved qualification meeting the requirements of an application for an individual to become a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard  (PCI DSS) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).

  • This course is part of our unique ISO 27001 Learning Pathway, which also includes the ISO27001 Foundation and ISO27001 Lead Auditor online courses. It also qualifies for 21 CPD/CPE credits and fits well with the CISSP® and SSCP® Continued Professional Education Programme.

Who should attend this course?

Anyone in the GCC countries who is involved in information security management, writing information security policies or implementing ISO 27001, either as a Lead Implementer or as part of an implementation team. 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, it is assumed that you will have a basic knowledge of ISO 27001 gained through practical experience, reading the ISO 27001:2013 standard, or by attending the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation Online course.

Additional information

This course includes:

  • Comprehensive documentation (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer (CIS LI) online examination;
  • A certificate of attendance; and
  • A guarantee that the course will run. We never cancel a course.

Course structure

  • Live session:
    This three days ISO 27001 Foundation course is delivered as a WebEx Live Online session at fixed times (GST Standard Time) and on fixed dates throughout the year.

  • In-house training:
    We also provide the ISO27001 Foundation and Lead Implementer courses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Doha, Manama, Muscat and all GCC cities as in-house courses. Request a quote.

Online access requirements

Please note that this course is delivered as a WebEx Live Online session at fixed times (GST) and on fixed dates throughout the year. 

Those booked onto the course are expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. We will check and confirm that you have the WebEx application installed and that you can correctly log on to our WebEx training centre before the course. 

To sit the online exam you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 (or later) or Mozilla Firefox version 16 (or later);
  • Internet access for the duration of the exam;
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker; and
  • A working webcam on the machine you are using to sit the exam. 


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