Guidance on implementation of ISMS framework requirements (Based on ISO/IEC 27003) E-learning Course

Discover how to implement ISMS

Discover how to implement ISMS

About the Implementation of ISMS Framework e-learning course

ISO/IEC 27003 provides explanation and implementation guidance on ISMS requirements which is in ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). The 3rd module in the ISO 27001:2013 e-learning course gives a generic guidance on the implementation of ISMS.

Module 3: Guidance on implementation of ISMS framework requirements (Based on ISO/IEC 27003

The scenarios, definitions and explanations used in this module are elaborative to help the learner gain an understanding on the generic implementation of ISMS.  The scope of implementation is not limited to the content that may be displayed and the learner could implement a requirement of ISO/IEC 27001 in some other way based on his knowledge, skills and context of the organisation.

What will you learn from the ISMS Implementation Course?

This module will cover the structure of ISO/IEC 27003 and its compatibility with the PDCA cycle, and the generic implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 requirements based on ISO/IEC 27003. You will learn how to determine the organisation context with reference to issues, interested parties and thereby framing the scope of ISMS. You will also gain insights on leadership role and other Information Security (IS) relevant roles along with their responsibilities.

You will discover how to establish IS objectives and the elements of an objective-achievement plan. The course will enable you to understand the key elements to be considered while establishing and implementing a risk assessment and risk treatment process. With this, you will then learn about the support processes to implement for an effective ISMS.

To help you ensure effective implementation, evaluation of IS performance and ISMS effectiveness through monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation of controls and processes, implementing the internal audit and management review process are also covered in this module. Lastly, you will find out the process to handle a non-conformity and conduct continual improvements in ISMS.

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • Structure of ISO/IEC 27003 and its compatibility with PDCA cycle
  • Implementation guidance on ISMS requirements.
  • Clause 4: Context of the Organization
  • Clause 5: Leadership and Worker Participation
  • Clause 6: Planning
  • Clause 7: Support
  • Clause 8: Operations
  • Clause 9: Performance Evaluation
  • Clause 10: Improvement
  • Assessment


The course employs a variety of training tools such as digital learning, tests, and other interactive exercises to enhance delivery of theoretical knowledge. Easily accessible via your laptop, tablet and mobile phone, the course gives you the opportunity to log in from anywhere and learn anytime.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 180 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a quiz to receive your internationally recognised e-certificate with a unique ID.


This course is specially designed for:

  • Professionals who have a role in implementation of ISMS
  • Person responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving ISMS in an organization
  • Member of the Information Security team


The course structure and content are developed by subject matter experts from TÜV SÜD.

These SMEs are product specialists and technical experts, who have experience in myriad industries and who have assisted organisations in ISMS implementations, around the world, to achieve business goals.

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards. 

  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 365 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +1800-212-2000.
    10. How will ISO 27001 training help?
      ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification offers a systematic and well-structured approach that will protect the confidentiality of your sensitive information, ensure the integrity of business data and improve the availability of your critical business IT systems and resources that aid in information transfer.
    11. What are the benefits of ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System?
      Benefits of ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System include but not limited to the following:
      - Minimise business risks – through a structured and globally recognised information security methodology that identifies and mitigates threats and vulnerabilities based on your business context.
      - Maximise business opportunities and return on investments
      - Protect critical assest and confidential information – from myriad threats that may compromise the information security posture of the organisation
      - Establish information security  continuity plans – that ensure business operations will continue in a secure manner even during a disaster.
      - Meet international benchmarks of security and build credibility, trust, confidence in your customer
    12. How can I get the ISO 27001 certification for my company?
      Like many other management systems, ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) is based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach to quality improvement. You can prepare for the standard of ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification by undergoing training to learn more about it.

      The steps to certification are as follows:

      • Define Scope of ISMS and conduct Gap Assessment.
      • Develop an implementation plan with resources and deadlines and seek relevant interested parties approval.
      • Implement the plan
      • Monitor whether the execution is taking place in accordance with the plan and do necessary changes, if any.
      • Perform pre-audit
      • Conduct audit with TÜV SÜD auditors (Stage 1 and Stage 2)
      • Closure of findings by the organisation
      • Receipts of final audit report and certificate from TUV SUD.
      • Initiate Surveillance / Re-certification audits.
    13. How do I get ISO 27001 certification?
      Like many other management systems, ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) is based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach to improvement.

      You can undergo a training on Information Security Management System (ISMS) to learn more about it which will be based on the international standard ISO/IEC 27001 and achieve your goal of being ISO/IEC 27001 certified.

      TÜV SÜD offers ISMS courses that will provide you with an understanding of the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 international standard, as well as equip you to audit, understand and maintain the existing information security management system within your organisation to ensure continued compliance to the international standard and the relevant legal requirements after initial certification.

      Some courses offered by TÜV SÜD are: Awareness, Internal Auditor and CQI IRCA Accredited Auditor/Lead Auditor courses.
    14. What does it mean to be ISO 27001 certified?
      By being ISO/IEC 27001 certified, you show your commitment in protecting the confidentiality of your information, ensuring the integrity of business data and improving the availability of your business IT systems and resource  with a systematic and well-structured approach which is recognised internationally.
    15. How many controls are there in ISO 27001 standard?
      There are 14 security domains, 35 control objectives and 114 controls in the ISO/IEC 27001 international standard. Organisations can implement additional controls if they wish to.

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