Course Overview

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS) based on ISO 37001:2016. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of global anti-corruption best practice used to implement the anti-bribery management system based on ISO 37001:2016. This management system is designed to be integrated with any existing system, and can be adapted to any organization in any country.

Who should attend?

  • Project managers or consultants waiting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS)
  • ISO 37001 auditors wish to fully understand the Anti-bribery Management System implementation process
  • Persons responsible for the Anti-bribery conformity in an organization
  • Members of Anti-bribery  team
  • Technical experts of the organization wanting to prepare for Anti-bribery Management System function or for Anti-bribery Management System project management function

Learning objectives

  • To understand the implementation of Anti-bribery Management System in accordance with ISO 37001
  • To gain comprehensive understanding of the approaches, methods, measures and techniques required for the effective management of Anti-bribery Management System
  • To gain knowledge and skills in identifying risk and opportunities associated with an organization
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining the Anti-bribery Management System as specified in ISO 37001
  • To  acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing an ISO 37001
  • To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on the anti-bribery good practices
  • To help an organization implement the necessary measures in accordance with ISO 37001
  • To prepare an organization for an ISO 37001 audit

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 37001 and integration with an existing MS
  • Course objectives and structure
  • Introduction to ISO 37001 and the process approach
  • Normative framework and ethics related to ISO 37001
  • Fundamental principles of ISO 37001
  • Initiating ISO 37001 implementation and integration with an existing MS
  • Understanding the requirements of ISO 37001 and clarifying the Anti-bribery objectives
Day 2: Define and Plan the implementation of ISO 37001
  • Selection of the approach and implementation methodology
  • Definition of the scope
  • Definition of Anti-bribery policy and objectives
  • Identification and analysis of organizations nature and the bribery risks
  • Drafting policies in compliance with ISO 37001
Day 3: Deploying the ISO 37001
  • Assessment of bribery risks, including due diligence
  • Implementation of anti-bribery policy
  • Communication of new policies to associated persons
  • Training and awareness plan
  • Verification of compliance with ISO 37001
Day 4: ISO 37001 measurement, control, continuous improvement and preparation for certification audit
  • Monitoring organization’s benefits to ensure that they have anti-bribery purposes
  • Implementation of controls to prevent bribery risks
  • Implementation of financial controls
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Treatment of problems and non-conformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Competence and evaluation of implementers
  • Closing the training
Day 5: Certification Exam


ISO 37001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge on ISO 37001 is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice used in ABMS:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam

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