ISO 37301 Foundation Course

ISO 37301 CMS Foundation Course bridges the gap if you don’t have the right qualifications, knowledge, or experiences to start your journey to become a Certified ISO 37301 CMS Lead Implementer. The course provides a broad introduction to risk management which is crucial in Compliance Management Systems.

Who should attend?

  • Managers and consultants seeking knowledge about the basic concepts of a CMS
  • Compliance officers and members of compliance teams who want to get acquainted with ISO 37301’s requirements
  • Individuals wishing to contribute to maintaining organisational integrity by supporting ethical behaviour
  • Managers and members of governance, risk management and compliance


There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

What are the intended measurable outcomes that you will achieve when attending the ISO 37301 Foundation Course?

  • Develop an overall understanding of the Global Regulatory Compliance Framework Guidelines on Adequate Procedures.
  • Have a general understanding of Understanding Risk and Opportunities.
  • Understand compliance risk context
  • Unit 1: Course objectives and structure
  • Unit 2: Global Regulatory ComplianceFramework Guidelines on Adequate Procedures
  • Unit 3: Understanding Risk and Opportunities
  • Unit 4: Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance & Risk Capacity
  • Unit 5: Linking Business Strategy and Risk Management
  • Unit 6: Strategic Risk and Operational Risk
  • Unit 7: Compliance Risk
  • Unit 8: Risk Management Policy
  • Unit 9: 12 Steps to A Successful Compliance Management Plan

The ABAC® training course is participant centred and contains

  • Highly Interactive Session, with a bilateral approach to the subject matter, allowing participants to share incidences at respective work locations.
  • Essay-type exercises and multiple-choice quizzes
  • Interaction between participants through questions and suggestions


  • Lecture, role play, case study, discussion, and video clips


ABAC® provide several training delivery options based on your suitability:

  • Virtual Training: Interactive virtual classroom conducted online with a dedicated trainer.
  • Physical Training: Face to face training for individuals or groups at our venue or your premises.
  • Dedicated Training: In-house group training exclusively for your organisation at your preferred venue or via a virtual classroom.
  • Bespoke Training: Tailored the training course based on your requirements from incorporating documentation to customising case studies or adding specific modules.

Schedule 2022 (Virtual Training)

  • 11-13 Jan
  • 15-17 Mac
  • 11-13 May
  • 12-14 Jul
  • 13-15 Sep
  • 15-17 Nov

Additional Information

  • Training Days: 3
  • Training Hours: 12 (4 hours/day)
  • Examination: N/A

For physical, dedicated or bespoke training schedule, kindly contact our Training Specialist – Suhaimi Saad, for consultation.

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Suhaimi Saad

Training Specialist

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Suhaimi Saad is a Learning and Development Enthusiast with a solid 30 years of experience encompassing several industries such as Oil & Gas, Heavy Engineering & Construction, Information Technology, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Agribusiness. He has handled several high-end volume projects with the Prime Minister Office, corporate national and multinational companies and conducted a number of training programs including Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, and the UK. One of the projects he was heavily involved with was the IC CITIZEN Certification, a program designed and developed by a Malaysia-based certification solutions company in collaboration with Certiport Inc. The mission was to promote ethical and appropriate use of technology, in response to the growing need to raise a generation of responsible and safe digital citizens. The program was very successful and received an award from the Prime Minister for the Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community MSC Malaysia APICTA 2013.

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Zafar I. Anjum

Group CEO of CRI Group and ABAC® | Industry Expert (Co-Trainer)

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Zafar Anjum is the founder and Group CEO at CRI Group. A global due diligence firm focused on fraud prevention and security among corporate clients, government agencies and industry groups, and its ABAC® Center of Excellence – an independent certification body established to provide certification and training in internationally recognised ISO standards for risk and compliance anti-bribery and anti-corruption management. Zafar Anjum uses his extensive knowledge and expertise in creating stable and secure networks across challenging global markets. For organisations needing comprehensive project management, security, safeguard and real-time compliance applications, he is the assurance expert of choice for industry professionals. Financier Worldwide has recently awarded Zafar Anjum as the ``Exceptional Expert`` in White Collar Crime Investigations.

Fee (Virtual Training)

Foundation Course
USD 370
GBP 280
MYR 1500
Bundle Compliance Courses
30% Discount
Combine ISO 37301 Introduction (Awareness) course + ISO 37301 Foundation course and pay at a 30% discounted price.
To enquire about physical, dedicated or bespoke training, kindly contact our team for a consultation.

Special corporate rates will be offered to the company, subject to terms and conditions.

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