Cognicert ISO 27701 Privacy Information Management System Lead Auditor

ISO 27701 specifies requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in the form of an extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy management within the context of the organization.

ISO 27701 specifies PIMS-related requirements and provides guidance for PII controllers and PII processors holding responsibility and accountability for PII processing.

This document is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations, including public and private companies, government entities and not-for-profit organizations, which are PII controllers and/or PII processors processing PII within ISMS.

The “ISO 27701:2019  Lead Auditor” course provides comprehensive training for participants to be able to:
  • Understand how to audit each and every ISO 27701:2019   requirements
  • Learn fundamental auditing skills;
  • Implement methods to comply with the ISO 27701:2019
  • Audit process and techniques
  • Improve Auditor’s skills and techniques
  • Examine the requirements of ISO 27701 from an Auditor Perspective
  • Write Audit reports process and follow up corrective actions
  • Plan, Lead, Conduct and report an ISO 27701 audit;
  • Effectively verify root cause analysis as part of the ISO 27701 Management procedure on corrective action


  • Persons responsible for conducting certification audits according to ISO 27701:2019 requirements
  • Persons involved in the ISO 27701:2019 certification audit processes.


Day 1

  • Background and Development of ISO 27701:2019
  • Interpreting the Requirements of the ISO 27701:2019  Standard
  • The Process Management Approach
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Management System Planning

Day 2

  • Document Management
  • Inspection Operations managements
  • Resource Management
  • Subcontracting
  • Process Improvement
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Day 3

  • Fundamentals of Auditing
  • Auditing according to ISO 17021 and ISO 19011
  • Managing Audit Program
  • Audit Evidences
  • Audit Process
  • Audit Planning Preparation

Day 4

  • Leading an audit
  • Conducting Onsite Audit
  • Conducting Audit Follow-Up
  • The Root Cause Analysis Process
  • Certification Audit processes and criteria

Day 5

  • Revision and
  • Examination

Duration: 5 days

Training Methodologies

  • Case Study
  • Individual Exercises
  • Role Play
  • Group Exercises
  • Group Presentation
  • Examination