How to Become an ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2 Consultant

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Dejan Kosutic


How to Become ISO 27001 / BS 25999-2 Consultant

Why should you consider a consulting career?

Since ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2 are being more and more implemented worldwide, so is the knowledge for their implementation in ever increasing demand.

However, becoming a consultant is not easy – not only do you have to excel in your knowledge of ISO 27001/BS 25999-2, but you also have to be able to define and price your services, define and approach your target markets, manage your projects etc.

If you approach this venture carefully, chances are you will succeed. For many years to come, this business can bring you considerable revenue and all other benefits of being an independent consultant.

Register for this webinar to learn:
  • How to define your product
  • What are the pricing techniques
  • Where to find your market
  • How to develop your sales approach
  • Marketing techniques for consulting business
  • Things you need to know about ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2
  • Developing documentation templates
  • Planning the project step-by-step
  • The importance of management commitment
  • Closing of the job
  • Activities after the job is over
This live online training includes the following workshops:
  • Developing the matrix of target groups and sales & marketing techniques
  • Understanding the requirements of ISO 27001 / BS 25999-2
  • Filling in the Project Plan

Upcoming Dates/Times:
Tuesday - March 22, 2011

  11:00 AM Los Angeles time
  2:00 PM (14:00) New York time
  6:00 PM (18:00) London time
  7:00 PM (19:00) Brussels time
Tuesday - May 31, 2011
  10:00 AM Los Angeles time
  1:00 PM (13:00) New York time
  6:00 PM (18:00) London time
  7:00 PM (19:00) Brussels time

Duration: 2.5 hours (including 15 minute break)


Tuition: $189 per attendee

What You Receive
  • Training delivered by Dejan Kosutic, one of the leading experts for ISO 27001 / BS 25999-2
  • 3 workshops
  • Download of presentation deck and workshop materials
  • Access to webinar recording
  • Template of document Risk Assessment Methodology ($39.90 value)
  • Template of document Risk Assessment Table ($24.90 value)
  • 30 days access to E-learning tutorials ($69.00 value)
  • 30 minutes of private consultation with Dejan Kosutic
  • Certification & credits: Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion with 2.5 hours of CPE credits

All of the above is included in the webinar price.

Target Audience

Professionals with little or moderate experience in information security risk assessment, including:

  • Chief Security Officers (CSOs)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Risk managers
  • Compliance managers
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • ISO 27001/information security consultants
  • ISO 27001/IT auditors
  • Members of top management responsible for information security
  • All information security practitioners

About the training

This highly interactive live online training (via webinar) is designed to enable you to walk away with important skills for executing the planning phase of ISO 27001 in your organization. It contains 3 workshops where filling in the real ISMS documents is exercised.

This moderately priced course offers compelling content, downloadable materials and live engagement with an expert consultant with whom you can discuss how to resolve your specific implementation issues. The course includes documentation templates, access to E-learning tutorials and private time with the trainer for consultation on specific issues. You will experience the training right from your desk, eliminating travel costs and minimizing lost time away from your office.

Competencies and prerequisites

The participants must have their own copy of ISO/IEC 27001 standard in English (not included in price), a broadband Internet connection, and computer with a headset or loudspeakers and microphone (in some countries access through telephone line is also available – in such case headset/loudspeakers/microphone are not required). Prior general knowledge of information security is recommended.

In order to receive the Certificate of Completion, the attendees must read E-learning tutorials (as pre-course work), attend the training throughout its duration, and participate in workshops.

Trainer: Dejan Kosutic is the author of documentation toolkits and E-learning tutorials at Information Security & Business Continuity Academy. He has long working experience both as tutor and as a consultant – he is Approved Tutor for ISMS Lead Auditor courses at SGS, and delivers various ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2 in-person courses throughout Europe, as well as online courses via webinars. In his consulting career, he works with clients from the financial sector, government, and small and medium sized businesses including IT companies.

He has an MBA from Henley Management College, and is the holder of the following certificates: Certified Management Consultant, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor, Associate Business Continuity Professional, and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor.



Complete Webinar Schedule:

ISO 27001

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course Preparation Training

ISO 27001 Benefits: How to Obtain Management Support

ISO 27001: An Overview of ISMS Implementation Process

ISO 27001 Foundations Part 1: ISMS Planning Phase, Documentation and Records Control

ISO 27001 Foundations Part 2: Implementation, Monitoring and Reviewing, Maintaining and Improving the ISMS

ISO 27001 Foundations Part 3: Annex A Overview

ISO 27001 and ISO 27004: How to Measure the Effectiveness of Information Security?

ISO 27001 Implementation: How to Make It Easier Using ISO 9001

BS 25999-2

BS 25999-2 Foundations Part 1: Business Impact Analysis

BS 25999-2 Foundations Part 2: Business Continuity Strategy

BS 25999-2 Foundations Part 3: Business Continuity Planning

BS 25999-2: An Overview of BCM Implementation Process

ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2

ISO 27001/BS 25999-2: The Certification Process

How to Become ISO 27001 / BS 25999-2 Consultant

ISO 27001 & BS 25999-2: Why is It Better to Implement Them Together?

Internal Audit: How to Conduct it According to ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2

ISO 27001 / BS 25999-2 Management Responsibilities: What Does Management Need to Know?

How to Write Four Mandatory Procedures for ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2

ISO 27001 and BS 25999-2 Strategy

Risk Management Part 1: Risk Assessment Methodology and Risk Assessment Process

Risk Management Part 2: Risk Treatment Process, Statement of Applicability and Risk Treatment Plan

Organization of Information Security; External Parties; Raising Awareness, Training and HR Management

Asset Management and Classification

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