ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer Course Optimizer Middle East
Price: AED 8,000
AED 12,500
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Timings: Part Time, Flexible

    Course details

    This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement information security controls from all areas of ISO/IEC 27002. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is also fully compatible with ISO/IEC 27003 (Guidelines for the Implementation of ISMS), ISO/IEC 27004 (Measurement of Information Security) and ISO/IEC 27005 (Risk Management in Information Security).
    Learning objectives
    • To understand the implementation of an Information Security Management System in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001
    • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of an Information Security Management System
    • To understand the relationship between the components of an Information Security Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
    • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining an ISMS as specified in ISO/IEC 27001
    • To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO/IEC 27001
    • To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of information security
    • To improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of information security management
    Course Agenda
    Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 27001; Initiating an ISMS
    Introduction to management systems and the process approach
    Presentation of the standards ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 27002 and ISO 27003 and regulatory framework
    Fundamental principles of Information Security
    Preliminary analysis and establishment of the level of the maturity level of an existing information security management system based on ISO 21827
    Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of an ISMS
    Day 2: Planning the implementation of ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    Defining the scope of an ISMS
    Development of an ISMS and information security policies
    Selection of the approach and methodology for risk assessment
    Risk management: identification, analysis and treatment of risk (drawing on guidance from ISO/IEC 27005
    Drafting the Statement of Applicability
    Day 3: Implementing ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    Implementation of a document management framework
    Design of controls and writing procedures
    Implementation of controls
    Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the information security
    Incident management (based on guidance from ISO 27035)
    Operations management of an ISMS
    Day 4: Controlling, monitoring, measuring and improving an ISMS; certification audit of the ISMS
    Controlling and Monitoring the ISMS
    Development of metrics, performance indicators and  dashboards in accordance with ISO 27004
    ISO/IEC 27001 internal Audit
    Management review of an ISMS
    Implementation of a continual improvement program
    Preparing for an ISO/IEC 27001 certification audit
    Day 5: Certification Exam
    Educational approach
    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 including role playings and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
    Examination and Certification
    The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of information security.
    • Domain 2: Information security control best practice based on ISO 27002
    • Domain 3: Planning an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Domain 4: Implementing an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Domain 6: Continual improvement of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Domain 7: Preparing for an ISMS certification audit
    The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
    Duration: 3 hours
    For more information, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer Exam
    After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Provisional Implementer, PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Implementer or PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
    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 PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer
      Updated on 01 December, 2020

    Eligibility / Requirements

    ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001 is recommended.

    About Optimizer Middle East


    Optimizer Middle East is a professional organization located in Business village, Deira, Dubai, UAE and active in the MENA countries. The core business of the organization encompass services and consultancies in accounting management systems based on international standards and professional training including technical, management and accounting with the objective of developing personnel skills. 

    We have executed various professional development projects the Gulf region and North Africa till date targeting to be a leader for Training and development in the area.


    We Optimizer Middle East shall become the professional umbrella for all the training and development professionals in MENA regions.


    Develop, organize, sustain through providing professional services, consultancies and training with the objective of disseminating standardized and developed professional practices to individuals and private as well as governmental organizations in MENA region.

    Our Objectives:

    • Provision of knowledge as skills
    • Empowering individuals and organizations in MENA region with the latest professional advanced tools  
    • Introduction of conceptual practices in the organizational activities
    • Qualifying professional experts in the government and private sector
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