A Business Continuity Management Course for Dynamic Organizations
- Understanding the importance of having a Business Continuity Plan in place to minimize disruption in the event of unexpected disruptions or emergencies.
- Developing a risk assessment process to identify potential threats to the organization and determining the appropriate response.
- Developing a Business Continuity Plan, including identifying potential risks and developing strategies to mitigate those risks.
- Developing strategies for maintaining essential business functions during a disruption, including prioritizing tasks and resources.
- Building a comprehensive business continuity plan that outlines the steps to be taken in the event of a disruption, including communication plans and recovery procedures.
- Testing and maintaining the effectiveness of the business continuity plan.
- Being able to review and update the business continuity plan on a regular basis
- Communicating the business continuity plan to relevant stakeholders and ensuring that everyone in the organization understands their role in implementing the plan.
COURSE OVERVIEW & CONTENT:
Business continuity management is a critical aspect of any organization. It involves planning and preparing for potential disruptions, whether they be natural disasters, cyber-attacks, or other unforeseen events. A business continuity management course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively plan and implement effective business continuity plans to ensure that an organization can quickly and efficiently recover from any disruption. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and hands-on exercises, participants will learn how to identify potential risks, develop contingency plans, and implement processes to ensure the smooth functioning of an organization during a crisis. They will also learn how to test and maintain their business continuity plans to ensure they remain effective over time. Overall, this course is designed to help organizations become more resilient and better prepared to handle any disruptions that may come their way.
Introduction to Business Continuity Management
- Definition and purpose of Business Continuity Management
- Benefits of implementing Business Continuity Management
- Understand the business impact analysis process and how to identify key business functions
- Overview of the Business Continuity Planning process
Assessing Business Impact
- Identifying critical business functions and processes
- Determining the impact of disruption to these functions and processes
- Establishing recovery time objectives
Risk Assessment and Analysis
- Identify and assess potential risks to the organization
- Determine the likelihood and impact of these risks
- Prioritize risks and determine appropriate risk mitigation strategies
Developing a Business Continuity Plan
- Identifying and documenting recovery strategies
- Developing contingency plans for various types of disruptions
- Testing and exercising the Business Continuity Plan
Implementing and Maintaining the Business Continuity Plan
- Establishing roles and responsibilities for Business Continuity Management
- Communicating the Business Continuity Plan to relevant stakeholders
- Training employees on Business Continuity procedures
- Regularly reviewing and updating the Business Continuity Plan
Responding to a Business Disruption
- Activating the Business Continuity Plan
- Communicating with relevant stakeholders during a disruption
- Implementing recovery strategies
- Reviewing and learning from the disruption response.
COURSE DURATION: THREE DAYS