BCI- GOOD PRACTICE GUIDELINES (CBCI)

BCI- GOOD PRACTICE GUIDELINES (CBCI)

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About this course

BCI LICENSED TRAINING PARTNER LIFE CONTINUITY LTD

The BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course for CBCI Certification Examination has been revised to ensure that all the methodologies taught in this course are fully aligned to the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2018, the independent body of knowledge for good Business Continuity (BC) practice by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals worldwide.

Based on current global thinking in BC, the course has also been aligned to ISO 22301:2012, the new international standard for Business Continuity Management (BCM) to ensure its international relevance and global applicability.

The course offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by BC professionals worldwide to develop, implement and maintain an effective BCM programme, as described in GPG 2018.

This training course is intended to meet the current and future technical and professional needs of BC professionals working in organizations of any type and size, in any industry or sector worldwide.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• Teaches you not just the ‘what’ to do, but also the ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘when’ of good BC practice.
• Equips you with the knowledge and understanding you require to be able to practice BC.
• To provide an accepted benchmark against which the technical and professional competency
of BC professionals can be effectively measured and examined.
• To provide practical insights to good BC practice and expertise by learning from some of the
best BC professionals in the industry.
• Preparation for the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) examination.

COURSE AGENDA

DAY ONE PP1 -POLICY AND PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
POLICY AND PROGRAMME

 

08:30-10:30 Aims of the course
Other standards and Disciplines
ISO 22301
The BCM Life Cycle
10:30-10:45 Tea Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
10:45-12:30 Defining the scope of a BCM Programme
Policy Framework
Policy organisational context and market
Project Management
Documentation

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30-16:30 PP2-EMBEDDING BUSINESS CONTINUITY
13:30-14:45 Embedding BCM General Principles
Assessing the level of BCM Awareness
Developing BCM within the culture
14:45-15:00 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
15:00-16:30 Monitoring the cultural change
Awareness Campaign
To get practice over sample questions of module one

 

DAY TWO PP3- ANALYSIS

 

08:30-10:30 Business Impact Analysis
Introduction to BIA
Purpose of BIA
Types of BIA-Strategic, Tactical and Operational
Scope of BIA
10:30-10:45 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
Definitions of Product, Processes, Activities
BIA Software
Strategic BIA, Tactical BIA
Operational BIA
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30-14:45 RISK ASSESSMENT
Definitions of Risk, Risk Management
14:45-15:00 Break Refreshment
15:00-16:30 Identification of potential threats, vulnerabilities
Threat Analysis
Risk Identification,
Risk Assessment
Risk Evaluation
Risk Register
Practice Sample Question of module 2

 

DAY THREE PP4-DESIGN

 

08:30-09:00 Course Assemble Refreshment and Review
09:00-09:45 Continuity and Recovery Strategies
RTO, RPO, MTPD
Diversification, Replication, Insurance, etc
Distance, Service Levels, Design, Third Party
Physical Security
Resilient Telecommunication Network
Information Security
10:30-10:45 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
10:45-12:30 Threat Mitigation Measures
Level of Risk
Single Point of Failure
Mission Critical Activities
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:45 Incident Response Structure Roles and Responsibilities
Management Structure
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-16:00 Communication to Interested parties
16:00-16:30 Review Staff welfare
Practice Questions

 

DAY FOUR PP5-IMPLEMENTATION

 

08:30-10:30 Business Continuity Plan
Strategic Plan
Tactical Plan
Operational Plan
Development of BCP Incident Management Plan
Content of BCP Plan
Media Response Plan
Disaster Recovery Plan
10:30-10:45 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
10:45-12:30 Understanding Strategic plans
Understanding Communication Plan
Tactical and Operational Plans

12:30-13:30 Lunch

PP 6 – VALIDATION
13:30-14:45 Exercising Purpose of developing an exercise
Types of Exercises
14:45-15:00 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
15;00-16:30 Maintenance Lessons Learned from an exercise
Changes in Environment
Audit
Real Incident
Changes in BIA Outputs
Review Audit
Self Assessment
Quality Assurance
Performance Appraisal
Supplier Performance
Review of the day
Sample Questions

 

DAY FIVE BCM REVIEW AND CBCI PREPARATION

 

08:30 Review for CBCI sample questions Review of all modules and CBCI
Sample questions
Review of PP1 -BCM Policy and
Programme Management
Review of PP2 Embedding BCM
10:30-10:45 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
Review of PP 3 -Analysis
Review of PP4 -Design
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Review of PP5 Implementation Exercise
14:45-15:00 Break Tea, Coffee and Snacks
15:00-16:30 Review of PP6 Validation -Exercising
Maintenance and Review

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

During this course delegates will be using a case study and taking part in group discussions and activities, Power Point presentation, examples of real case scenarios, video, general discussions through sharing of experience.

ORGANISATIONAL IMPACT

The organisation will benefit by:

  • Personnel having a general awareness on the importance of implementing a Business Continuity Management System as per international norms.
  • Understanding of potential threat which can affect the organisation and the need to develop Incident Management Plans, Business Continuity Plans and Crisis Management Plans.
  • Creating a culture of risk mitigation and preparedness, response, resumption and recovery

PERSONNEL IMPACT

  • Delegates will gain by participating in this training as a result of:
  • Increased understanding of the methods and techniques of Business Continuity Management.
  • Heighten understanding of Business Impact Analysis, Risk Assessment, Business Continuity Plans.
  • Improve the ability for a better response during an incident.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Newcomers who want to understand the foundations of Business Continuity Management
  • All Persons who are involved in the continuity of the Mission Critical Activities in their respective organisations namely Government, Businesses, NGOs, Local Government.
  • Top Management, Senior Managers, Managers, Executives of all functions, Operational Staff
  • Insurance, Finance and Accounting and Supply chain Personnel
  • Police Officers, Security, Disaster and Risk, Community representatives
  • Regulatory, Compliance, Auditors, Health and Safety, Quality personnel
  • Project Managers, Business Process Owners, Investors, Engineers, Technicians, Maintenance personnel

PREREQUISITES

No prerequisite but a basic understanding of your organisation critical activities, products and services will be helpful during the workshop. Delegates are encouraged to share their experience on particular issues for discussion.

FACILITIES- SUPPLIES

Hard Copy of presentation will be made available to all participants. Stationery, refreshments and lunch will be provided.

TRAINER

Course is delivered by Ekambarum Chetty who is  an experienced and internationally recognised approved  Business  Continuity Professional, Trainer and Consultant.He is a Member of the Business Continuity Institute of UK (MBCI), Member of the Chartered Institute of Management (MCMI), Full member of the Institute of Export (UK) MIEx (Grad) , Lead Implementer and Auditor of ISO 22301. Licensed Training Partner of BCI UK for delivering the BCI Good Practice Guidelines (BCI-GPG) and Authorised Training Partner of Professional Evaluation Certification Board Of Canada (PECB) for conducting ISO Certification Courses.

CERTIFICATION

Passing this examination leads to CBCI – Certified by the Business Continuity Institute and certified membership of the Institute.
BCI Certification gives you an internationally recognised credential in Business Continuity (BC) awarded by the leading membership and certifying organisation for BC professionals worldwide.

THE BCI

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was founded in 1994 with the aim of promoting a more resilient world and over that time has become the world’s leading institute for business continuity and resilience professionals with over 8,000 members based in over 100 countries.

The BCI achieves its aims by ensuring that those tasked with developing business continuity within their workplace have the right skills and knowledge to perform their role.

One of the primary roles of the BCI is a certifying body and each and every year it trains around 1,300 new business continuity professionals, providing them with the world-renowned CBCI credential upon successful completion of their exam. The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its certified grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency.

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RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES

We provide the following facilities for overseas students who want to attend the training in Mauritius. We have residential facilities at the training center. We offer the following services

  1. Accommodation in studios for single students and two bed room apartments for students who want to come with their family.
  2. We arrange for Transfer from airport to apartment and back to airport
  3. Breakfast and Dinner
  4. Refreshment and Lunch is inclusive during the training days only
  5. For more information on the accommodation and a quotation as per your requirement, please contact us on (230) 52592244 or email us on info@lifecontinuityltd.com or beausoleil@intnet.mu

About Life Continuity

Life Continuity is MQA registered professional institution in providing Business Continuity Courses.

CONTACT US

For information on how to book and where the courses are being run please contact us on email: info@lifecontinuityltd.com, Mobile: (+230) 52592244, (+230) 2634344 or send us an enquiry in contact folder at www.lifecontinuityltd.com.