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About Us

The International Examination & Certification Board (IECB) is an organisation which provides education and certification within the area of Governance, Risk & Compliance.

We help professionals gain the necessary competence to fill the various roles required by the industry, by providing them with effective education, and certification aligned to a range of international best practice standards. With a focus on the solution and not just the problem of Compliance, we provide real world answers to the question businesses ask time and time again – “What does Compliance mean to us?”

Our principal activities consist of :

1. Developing courses that continuously meet the ISO 17024 requirements.

2. Reviewing and verifying the needs of industry, to ensure our courses remain relevant to industry needs.

3. Developing and continuously updating our course content.

4. Granting certificates to those delegates who succeed in their examinations, maintaining client records, and issuing digital badges.

5. Developing new courses identified as necessary for industry needs.

6. Ensuring our delegates agree to our ethical standards in their professional life.

7. Promoting the benefits of certification at events, conferences and online.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide our clients with value adding Certification based courses. We believe that the courses we provide are vital to protect people’s interests, which is why we work all over the world to promote the GRC profession and campaign to make society fairer and far more transparent.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to become the go to organisation for the provision of Governance, Risk & Compliance Professional Training & Certification services.

Our Members

Our members are amongst the world’s best-qualified and highly regarded professionals – and they work in every sector imaginable. We provide membership to individuals, businesses large and small, government departments, educational establishments and opinion formers. We are on top of emerging trends, legislation and legal requirements.

Because of all this, we are able to provide the innovative, strategic-thinking GRC solutions our fast-changing world needs.

Our Beliefs

We believe in the Ethical use of Technology and it’s core component – Data. We strive to create a greater public and media awareness of data protection solutions and to raise standards across industry. We also aim to enhance the overall image and value that the GRC industry delivers. We can only do this if we work with, not against, our customers.

Our Service Scope

The IECB continuously updates and delivers it’s training courses through its Approved Training Provider network, with a particular focus on;

1. Information Security & Business Continuity
2. Governance, Risk & Compliance
3. Privacy and Data Protection
4. Quality and Service Management

Our Accreditation

The value of the IECB Certification is strictly validated by Accreditation from the National Accreditation Service (NAS) under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 – Conformity Assessment – General Requirements For Bodies Operating Certification Of Persons. The IECB is also certified to ISO 9001:2015

Our Management Structure

Our Management team are seasoned industry experts and relay their experience in the development of our courses and client engagement. Their core value is Professionalism.

Our Industry Advisors

The IECB has established a number of core Advisors, in the field of GRC and beyond. These Advisors ensure our materials remain relevant in the face of industry changes, and that they remain of value to both us and our clients.

In Corporate Governance terms, our Advisors ensure we deliver the ability to ensure Benefits Realisation, Risk Optimisation and Resource Optimisation, the core of our service delivery.

Our Training Partners

The IECB manages a global network of Training Partners, currently available for course delivery in more than 100 countries. It is through this network that the IECB ensures our customers have access to our courses, no matter where they are in the world.