ISO22301 Contents Page

Want to know what’s in ISO22301, the about-to-be-launched international standard for business continuity?  Take a look at the Contents Page below.

We’d love to have reviewed the whole document for you, but we’re not allowed.  The ISO won’t let any copies go out to reviewers: in fact, the drafts themselves are being sold by the BSI and the ISO at the same price that you’ll have to pay for the final version in a few weeks.  [You can buy the downloadable copy of the draft by clicking here.]

But our friends at the BSI (we’re an official BSI reseller) have provided a copy of the contents page and we’re allowed to bring you this!  So you can see the general shape and outline of the new document.

Don’t forget that we’ll drop you a note soon as ISO22301 is published.  You’ll be able to buy it from this site, if you’d like* for the same price as you’d pay on the BSI or ISO site.

And here it is, the proposed contents page for ISO22301:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • General
  • The Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) model
  • Components of PDCA in this International Standard
  • 1 Scope
  • 2 Normative references
  • 3 Terms and definitions
  • 4 Context of the organization
    • 4.1 Understanding of the organization and its context
    • 4.2 Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
    • 4.3 Determining the scope of the management system
    • 4.4 Business continuity management system
  • 5 Leadership
    • 5.1 General
    • 5.2 Management commitment
    • 5.3 Policy
    • 5.4 Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • 6 Planning
    • 6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities
    • 6.2 Business continuity objectives and plans to achieve them
  • 7 Support
    • 7.1 Resources
    • 7.2 Competence
    • 7.3 Awareness
    • 7.4 Communication
    • 7.5 Documented information
  • 8 Operation
    • 8.1 Operational planning and control
    • 8.2 Business impact analysis and risk assessment
    • 8.3 Business continuity strategy
    • 8.4 Establish and implement business continuity procedures
    • 8.5 Exercising and testing
  • 9 Performance evaluation
    • 9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation.
    • 9.2 Internal audit
    • 9.3 Management review
  • 10 Improvement
    • 10.1 Nonconformity and corrective action
    • 10.2 Continual improvement
  • Bibliography

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