ISO/TS 22317 (BIA) Foundation

Why to attend?

Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is essential for building a Business Continuity Management program across the organization. All companies are exposed to incidents or unintended events that can have various negative consequences, including productivity paralysis, economic losses, bad corporate reputation or loss of sensitive and confidential data. To minimize these risks in case they materialize, the organization needs to identify the most obvious threats and the impact they would have in the organization. ISO/TS 22317 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements necessary to perform a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) process. During this training course, you will be able to learn and understand the BIA model, including the methodology, tools, and approaches used to complete an in-depth Business Impact Analysis.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/TS 22317 Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who to attend?

  • Individuals involved in Business Continuity Management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Business Continuity Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and components of a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) process
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/TS 22317, ISO 22301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used to perform a Business Impact Analysis process

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/TS 22317 and overview of Business Impact Analysis
Day 2: Performance, process monitoring and review of Business Impact Analysis and Certification Exam


The “PECB Certified ISO/TS Foundation” 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 a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
Domain 2: BIA tools and techniques
Domain 3: Role of the BIA in the Business Continuity Management lifecycle


After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below.
The requirements for the PECB Foundation Certification are:
Credential Exam Professional experience BIAMS project experience Other requirements
PECB Certified ISO/TS 22317 Foundation PECB Certified ISO/TS 22317 Foundation Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics


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