ISO 37301 Lead Implementer Course

ABAC® ISO 37301 Lead Implementer course. The five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organisation in implementing and managing a Compliance Management Systems (CMS) based on ISO 37301:2021. Participants will also understand the global compliance framework best practice used to implement the comprehensive compliance management system based on ISO 37301:2021. This management system is designed to be integrated with any existing system, such as ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management System and can be adapted to any organisation in any country.

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
  • Individuals aspiring to become compliance officers or compliance management, consultant
  • Managers and members of governance, risk management and compliance


Participants need to have the basic knowledge of ISO management system standards, as well as a general understanding of ISO 37301 (or ISO 19600 guidelines) and the MS implementation principles.

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

  • Understand the implementation of Compliance Management System following ISO 37301:2021
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the approaches, methods, measures and techniques required for the effective management of the Compliance Management Systems
  • Gain knowledge and skills in identifying risks and opportunities associated with an organisation
  • Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organisation in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining the Compliance Management Systems as specified in ISO 37301:2021
  • Acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing an ISO 37301
  • Develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organisations on the Compliance and regulatory framework good practices
  • Help an organisation implement the necessary measures following ISO 37301 and improve the compliance team’s competency level
  • Prepare an organisation for an ISO 37301:2021 Compliance Management Systems certification audit


  • Unit 1: Course objectives and structure
  • Unit 2: Introduction to ISO 37301 and the process approach
  • Unit 3: Global Regulatory Compliance Framework Guidelines on Adequate Procedures
  • Unit 4: Global Legislative and Corporate Compliance Program Approaches
  • Unit 5: Core Principles of ISO 37301 Compliance Management System Unit
  • Unit 6: Initiating ISO 37301 implementation and integration with an existing Management Systems
  • Unit 7: Understanding the requirements of ISO 37301 and clarifying the Compliance Management System objectives


  • Unit 1: Selection of the approach and implementation methodology
  • Unit 2: Definition and Determination of the scope of ISO 37301 Compliance Management System
  • Unit 3: Definition of Compliance, obligations and Ethics Policy and Objectives
  • Unit 4: Identification and analysis of organisations nature and the compliance risk assessment process
  • Unit 5: Drafting policies in compliance with ISO 37301


  • Unit 1: Assessment of compliance risks, including due diligence versus inadequate due diligence
  • Unit 2: Implementation of compliance framework, policy and top management commitment
  • Unit 3: Compliance Culture, Communication of new policies to associated persons
  • Unit 4: Compliance governance, training and awareness plan
  • Unit 5: Verification of compliance with ISO 37301, Roles, responsibilities and authorities


  • Unit 1: Compliance function, Monitoring organisation’s benefits to ensure that they have Compliance Framework purposes
  • Unit 2: Management, Planning, Resources and Competencies for implementation of controls to prevent compliance risks
  • Unit 3: Implementation of financial controls, Internal Audit and Employment processes, Performance evaluation


  • Unit 1: Compliance Reporting and Investigation Processes, feedback process on compliance performance
  • Unit 2: Management review and Treatment of problems and non-conformities
  • Unit 3: Continual improvement, Preparing for the certification audit
  • Unit 4: Competence and evaluation of implementers

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)

  • Feb 21-25
  • May 23-27
  • Aug 22-26
  • Nov 21-25

Additional Information

  • Training Days: 5
  • Training Hours: 25 (5 hours/day)
  • Examination: Yes

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

Suhaimi Saad - Orange BG

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.

Zafar I Anjum - Orange

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)

Certified Lead Implementer
USD 2500
GBP 1875
Lead Implementer Examination
USD 450
GBP 340
Bundle Lead Implementer Course
30% Discount
Combine ISO 37001 Lead Auditor / Internal Auditor course + ISO 37301 Lead Implementer course and pay at 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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