Course description

This compound course focuses on three key areas of organizational management and the practices involved in implementing them as a wholesome system to optimize organizational efficiency, Governance, risk management, and compliance are these three key components of an organization, and this course gives students a firm understanding of the workings of these areas together. In this course, students will learn how to optimize the efficiency of their employer organization’s cyber security systems by using the three organizational components together. Students will be taught the nature of these relationships and how to assess the balanced state where these relationships can be leveraged to build a strong cyber security infrastructure. Students will also learn GRC best practices and how to foster stakeholder relationships and implementing compliance protocols effectively.

Course content

  • Information Security Governance
  • Governance Framework & Assurance Function Integration
  • Overview of Types of Governance: IT, Corporate & IS
  • Overview of ISO27001, ISO27005 & ISO19001 Standard
  • Information Risk Management & Compliance
  • Introduction to Information Security Audits
  • Information Security Incident Management
  • Vendor Management

Course Objectives

  • Developing a sound risk management methodology for identification, quantification and management of IS risks in pursuit of business objectives
  • Performing audits following specific criteria to assess IS security compliance
  • Developing a IT audit strategy based on risks and applicable audit standards
  • Developing metrics based of requirements for compliance reporting protocols
  • Developing an end-to-end IT audit process / framework
  • Developing a robust third party / vendor management assessment questionnaire

Target audience

  • Regulatory Compliance Officers
  • Information Security Officers
  • GRC Consultants
  • GRC Compliance Officers
  • GRC Project Managers
  • GRC Business Analysts

Location / Delivery

  • Online

Start date

  • March 9, 2020


  • 2 hours per day across six days


  • £212.00 £450.00