ISO 26000 Lead Implementer – Self-study & Online exam

ISO 26000 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in contributing to sustainable development based on ISO 26000. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the core subjects, principles and practices of Social Responsibility and be able to effectively apply them in an organization in order to improve its Social Responsibility performance, engagement and credibility. After mastering all the necessary concepts of Social Responsibility, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to integrate and promote the practices of ISO 26000 in an organization.  

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants concerned with and committed to Social responsibility
  • Expert advisors seeking to support organizations in contributing to sustainable development and encourage them to go beyond legal compliance
  • Individuals responsible for integrating and promoting Social Responsibility behavior within an organization
  • Individuals seeking to gain skillful knowledge of the key principles and practices of Social Responsibility

Learning objectives

  • Understand the concepts, terms and definitions of ISO 26000, which are necessary to ensure an organization’s contribution to sustainable development
  • Master the core subjects of Social Responsibility in order to identify relevant issues and set objectives
  • Learn how to interpret the fundamental principles and practices of Social Responsibility
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in integrating Social Responsibility behavior based on ISO 26000 guidelines

Course outline: 5 days for classroom and 30 days for self-study

  • Day 1: Introduction to Social Responsibility concepts as defined in ISO 26000
  • Day 2: Principles and practices of Social Responsibility
  • Day 3: Core subjects of Social Responsibility
  • Day 4: Integration of Social Responsibility behavior within an organization
  • Day 5: Certification Exam

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in the integration of Social Responsibility behavior in an organization
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites: A fundamental understanding of ISO 26000 and comprehensive knowledge of Social Responsibility issues and concerns. 

Examination

The “PECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Social Responsibility
  • Domain 2: Core subjects and practices of Social Responsibility
  • Domain 3: Integrating Social Responsibility behavior in an organization
  • Domain 4: Implementing Social Responsibility behavior in an organization 
  • Domain 5: Promoting Social Responsibility behavior in an organization
  • Domain 6: Evaluating and continually improving an organization’s contribution to sustainable development
  • Domain 7: Preparing for a Social Responsibility assessment

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. The requirements for PECB Implementer Certifications are:

CredentialExamProfessional experienceSRMS project experienceOther requirements
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Provisional ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentNoneNoneSigning the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 26000 ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentTwo years: One year of work experience with Social Responsibility programsProject activities: a total of 200 hoursSigning the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentFive years: Two years of work experience with Social Responsibility programsProject activities: a total of 300 hoursSigning the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Senior Lead ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentTen years: Seven years of work experience with Social Responsibility programsProject activities: a total of 1,000 hoursSigning the PECB Code of Ethics

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include the following activities:

  1. Drafting the objectives related to sustainable development
  2. Integrating Social Responsibility behavior
  3. Implementing Social Responsibility behavior
  4. Promoting Social Responsibility behavior
  5. Interpreting the core subjects and principles of Social Responsibility in the context of an organization
  6. Evaluating an organization’s contribution to sustainable development
  7. Continually improving an organization’s contribution to sustainable development

Self-study = 10 – 15 Days advised

Course fee: $500

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