Master the Audit of Anti-bribery Management Systems (ABMS) based on ISO 37001.

ISO 37001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

For more information, please visit PECB .

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS) certification audits;
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master an Anti-bribery Management System audit process;
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with ABMS requirements;
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for an Anti-bribery Management System audit;
  • Expert advisors in Anti-bribery Management.
  • Understand the operations of an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS) based on ISO 37001;
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 37001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks;
  • Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011;
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team;
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 37001 in the context of an ABMS audit;
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011.

Day 1: Introduction to Anti-bribery Management Systems (ABMS) and ISO 37001

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental concepts and principles of anti-bribery management
  • Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS)

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 review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit programme
  • Competence and evaluation of auditors
  • Closing the training
  • This training is based on both, theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases;
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study;
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation;
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam;
    • Examination and Certification.
  • The “PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS)
    • Domain 2: Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS)
    • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 37001 audit
    • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 37001 audit
    • Domain 6: Closing an ISO 37001 audit
    • Domain 7: Managing an ISO 37001 audit program
  • The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditorr” exam is available in different languages (trainers are fluent in English, French & Spanish)
  • The exam is available online, please refer to PECB Exams User Manual ;
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about exam, refer to ISO 37001 Lead Auditor Exam ;
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential;
  • For more information about ISO 37001 Lead Auditor certifications and PECB certification process, refer to ISO 37001 Lead Auditor Certification .

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