Looking for ISO 37000:2021 Governance of Organisations — Guidance?

Good governance is not a choice. It is a basic requirement set by the stakeholders, the regulatory authorities, the business community, the employees, the stakeholders of each and every organisation. Good governance means that the decision-making process is based on norms, culture and ethos which create and maintain the organisation’s value consistent with the expectations of its stakeholders.

Sound, well-informed decisions assist organisations in treating their risks efficiently and at the same time in taking advantage of the opportunities that may occur. In addition, the implementation of good governance principles ensures that the culture, norms and practices in the organisation are aligned with its purpose and its strategic objectives.

The learning objectives will be further enhanced by the use of case studies, references, practical questions and quizzes throughout the course. ABAC®, powered by CRI Group, is designed to assist in developing processes and systems that help your organisation effectively manage compliance risks and foster a system-wide culture of business integrity. Comply with confidence with ISO 37000!


Being an ABAC® ISO 37000 certified professional gives you the opportunity to help your organisation continuously meet compliance obligations. Enhance your knowledge and advance your career by participating in our ABAC® ISO 37000 training courses.

What is ISO 37000 Standard?

The International Organization for Standardization has published the first ever international benchmark for good governance with unanimous approval. The International Standard, ISO 37000, provides guidance for the governance of organizations and a common language for all sizes and types of organizations across jurisdictions. ISO 37000 can be applied to all organisations, regardless of the activity’s size, nature, or complexity.


What are the benefits of ISO 37000 training?

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the 37000:2021 guidance
  • Be better equipped to understand the competing expectation of the stakeholders
  • Be in position to apply creative entrepreneurship, culture and principles in the organisation
  • Be able to implement the principles of good governance

Good governance not only builds trust, it improves business performance and contributes to social and environmental integrity. ISO 37000 provides governing bodies with the tools they need to govern well, such that their organizations can perform effectively while behaving ethically and responsibly. This internationally accredited course presented by ABAC, and provides an excellent foundational understanding of ISO 37000.

Stakeholders and investors can have increased confidence that the governing bodies are acting with integrity, transparency and accountability. These characteristics make the organisations to distinguish among others and create safer conditions to achieve their objectives and be resilient.


Who Should Attend?

It is directed at members of governing bodies and governing groups including:

  • Chair, CEO, CFO, COO, Company Secretary
  • Trustees
  • All directors
  • Compliance Officer
  • Sustainability Officer
  • Risk Manager/Analyst/Officer
  • Risk Operations Manager
  • Business Continuity Manager
  • Crisis Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Resilience Manager
  • Security Manager
  • It can also be useful to those that support them in their duties such as:
  • Personnel
  • Governance practitioners
  • Other interested stakeholders

It’s also intended for stakeholders involved in, or affected by, the organization and its governance. It applies to all organizations regardless of type, size, location, structure, or purpose.


Training Topics

  • Introduction to ISO 37000, the definitions and application of the standard
  • Defining governance and the governing body
  • Overview of the principles and outcomes
  • The conditions for effective governance
  • The primary governance principle
  • Foundational governance principles
  • Enabling governance principles


  • The training programme is an online self-study digital training course.
  • The course comprises online videos, written text and take-away documents followed by an examination.
  • The training is globally applicable.

How do I get started with ISO 37000 training courses?

Considering the rapid development of industries and global market competition, being an ABAC® ISO 37000 certified professional allows you to help your organisation continuously meet compliance obligations.

Our experts are willing to assist you in the process of obtaining an ABAC® ISO 37000 training and developing your career skills.


ISO 37000 training cost



  • When booking through ABAC, all attendees will receive certificates of attendance.
  • Our certificates of attendance are used by most professional associations for continuing professional development purposes.
  • A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the examination.

Can you Prove that your business is ethical? Complete our FREE HEBA and find out!

Your business, whether public or private should strongly consider ISO certification (ISO 31000, ISO 19600, and/or ISO 37001). Any of these processes would provide full assurance that you succeeded in establishing, implementing, maintaining, reviewing and improving your Anti-Bribery Management System – ABMS (as per the ISO 37001 standard requirements), your Risk Management (as per the ISO 31000 standard requirements) and your Compliance Management System (as per the ISO 19600 standard requiremets).

Any of the standards require organisations to implement procedures on a reasonable and proportionate basis according to the type and size of the organisation, and the nature and extent of risks faced. It applies to small, medium and large organisations in the public and private sector and can be implemented in any country.

Prove that your business is ethical. Complete our FREE Highest Ethical Business Assessment (HEBA) and evaluate your current Corporate Compliance Program. Find out if your organisation’s compliance program is in the line with worldwide Compliance, Business Ethics, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Frameworks. Let ABAC® experts prepare a complimentary gap analysis of your compliance program to evaluate if it meets “adequate procedures” requirements under UK Bribery Act, DOJ’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs Guidance and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.

The HEBA survey is designed to evaluate your compliance with the adequate procedures to prevent bribery and corruption across the organisation. This survey is monitored and evaluated by qualified ABAC® professionals with Business Ethics, Legal and Compliance background. The questions are open-ended to encourage a qualitative analysis of your Compliance Program and to facilitate the gap analysis process.

The survey takes around 10 minutes to complete.


Why ABAC® Certification?

  • We are a UKAS and EIAC accredited certification body (ISO 37001 ABMS)
  • No hidden fees such as expenses or management fees
  • Friendly, experienced auditors who work efficiently to minimise downtime and write reports in plain language
  • 30 years of experience with offices worldwide
  • Save time and money with our multi-standard auditors

Internationally recognised, ABAC® certifications represent peer recognition of an individual’s professional capabilities to contribute in an organisation’s CMS, as an auditor, implementer, or CMS implementation team member.

ABAC® Training Courses

You can access the list of training course offered by ABAC® below. Enhance your knowledge and advance your career by participating in our ABAC®  training programme, including ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management- Guidelines, ISO 37002:2021 Whistleblowing Management System, ISO 37301:2021 (formerly ISO 19600) Compliance Management systemAnti-Money Laundering (AML) and ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems. training courses. Our experts are willing to assist you in the process of obtaining a wide range of ABAC® ISO credentials and developing your career skills.


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