ISO/IEC 27701: Privacy Information Management Lead Implementer

ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer (PECB)

Privacy Information Management

Brief Course Description

This Privacy Information Management System Lead Implementer training course is presented by a certified PECB instructor either in a live classroom setup, or over an online meeting format. The course duration is five days. The certification exam will be held on day five of the course. Once you pass the exam, you can apply for the credential appropriate to your personal career level of experience.

You will receive 31 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits, and will receive course materials for your continued study.

You can take this course using PECB's eLearning format.

Why should I take this course?

When completed, you will be able to plan, lead, and implement a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) based on ISO 27701 for any entity needing it.

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ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer

How will you benefit from this course?

You will learn how to implement a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in compliance with the requirements and guidance of the ISO/IEC 27701. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the best practices of privacy information management and learn how to manage and process data while complying with various data privacy regimes.

Once you complete the course, you will be able to take the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” credential. The credential shows that you are prepared to implement the ISO/IEC 27701 requirements in any organization.

Are you one of these?

  • Manager or consultant involved in privacy and data management
  • Expert advisor seeking to master the implementation of a Privacy Information Management System
  • Individual responsible and accountable for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) within organizations
  • Individual responsible for maintaining conformance with data privacy regimes requirements
  • PIMS team member

Learning Objectives

  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a PIMS.
  • Learn about the correlation between ISO/IEC 27701, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
  • Understand the operation of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701 and its principal processes.
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27701 in the specific context of an organization.
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization in effectively planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and maintaining a PIMS.


A fundamental understanding of information security and comprehensive knowledge of the ISMS implementation principles.

ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer

The Five-day Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27701 and initiation of a PIMS

Day 2: Planning the implementation of a PIMS

Day 3: Implementing a PIMS

Day 4: PIMS monitoring, continual improvement and preparation for the certification audit

Day 5: Certification exam

ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer 


The exam covers the following competence domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)

Domain 2: Privacy Information Management System controls and best practices

Domain 3: Planning a PIMS implementation based on ISO/IEC 27701

Domain 4: Implementing a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

Domain 6: Continuous improvement of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701

Domain 7: Preparing for a PIMS certification audit

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ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer


22000 Lead Implementer certification for the win

Once you pass the exam, you will be able apply for a credential appropriate to your experience. You will receive the certificate after you show that you comply with all the requirements related to the credential.

For more information about ISO/IEC 27701 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer

General Information

  • The course fee includes the cost of the exam and certification.
  • You will receive training material containing explanatory information and practical examples.
  • You will be issued 31 CPD (continuing professional development) credits once you complete the course.
  • If you fail the exam, you will be able to retake the exam once for free within 12 months following the initial exam date.

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