ISO 27701 Lead Auditor (LA)

  • Course level: Intermediate
  • Categories PECB
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update March 4, 2021


The most important asset of any organization is its information. The protection of financial and technical data holds the utmost importance in an organization. The ISO 27701 Lead Auditor (LA) course helps the learners to develop the necessary skills required to perform a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) audit by means of applying widely recognized audit principles, techniques and procedures. Moreover, the participants gain the knowledge and skills needed for planning and carrying out audits that are in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

On completing the ISO 27701 Lead Auditor (LA) course the participants acquire the knowledge on the protection of privacy in the way of handling personally identifiable information (PII), master audit techniques and will be competent enough for managing an audit program, audit team, build effective communication with customers and resolve the potential conflicts.

What Will I Learn?

  • Gain knowledge on Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and the processes based on ISO/IEC 27701
  • Establish the relationship between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27701, ISO/IEC 27002, and similar other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Gain the competent skills of planning, leading, and following a management system audit which are the roles of an auditor in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27701 in the context of a PIMS audit

Material Includes

  • Duration: 6 Months
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • Basic understanding of information security and privacy, and knowledge of audit principles.

Target Audience

  • Auditors intended to perform and lead Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants pursuing to master a PIMS audit process
  • Individuals accountable to maintain conformance with PIMS requirements
  • Technical experts preparing for a PIMS audit
  • Expert advisors in the role of protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)