FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS CONTINUITY

1.Introduction

Introduction to Business Continuity

Introduction on the principles and concepts of Business Continuity Management and Organisational Resilience

1 reading
Graded: Advanced Business Principles

2.Categories of hazards

Understanding and Identifying the different categories

To understand and identify the different categories of hazards, threat and vulnerabilities that can disrupt critical activities of an organisation at strategic, tactical and operational level.

3.BCM Lifecycle

Overview of BCM Lifecycle

Overview of the BCI-Business Continuity Institute, Business Continuity Management Lifecycle which consist of Six Professional Practices namely BCM Programme Management, Embedding Analysis, Design, Implementation and Validation.

4.Concepts of BIA

Understanding the concepts of BIA

To understand the concepts of Business Impact Analysis (BIA) which is used for the analysis of an organisation for business continuity.

5.ISO 31000 Risk Management

Overview of ISO 31000 main clauses

Overview of the different components of ISO 31000 namely Risk Management Principles, Framework and Process and how it can be used for Risk Management in any organisation. Definition of Risk Criteria

6.Strategies

Continuity Strategies

Strategy for Mitigation of Threat, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Resumption and Restoration of products and services.

7. Implementation

Understanding the implementation of the different types of plans

To understand the implementation of the different types of plans namely Emergency Response Plans (ERP), Incident Management Plans (IMPs), Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) and Crisis Management Plans (CMPs).e.g Pandemic Plan, Disaster and Recovery Plan for IT systems (DRP) , Cyclone and Tsunami Incident Management Plans etc…

8.Validation

Validation of plans

Validation of plans through audit, exercising and maintenance.

9.ISO 22301

Overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301

To have an overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301- Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems

FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS CONTINUITY

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FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS CONTINUITY

About this course

COURSE SUMMARY

This one-day course on Fundamentals of Business Continuity Management (BCM) will allow participants in any Industry to understand the concept and principles of Business Continuity Management Systems and Organisational Resilience and how it can be applied in risk mitigation, preparedness, responding and recovering to different types of incidents.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • to understand how changes in the global environment can cause a negative or a positive impact on any industry, organisation, critical government services, communities, or individuals.
  • to have an overview of the Six Professional Practices of the Business Continuity Institute Good Practice Guidelines (BCI-GPG) and how they can be applied to any organisation in order to ensure Business Continuity and Resilience before, during and after an incident.
  • to have an overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301 which is the recommended international standard for Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems.
  • to have an overview of Risk Management as per ISO 31000.

COURSE AGENDA

  • Introduction to the Principles and Concepts of Business Continuity Management and Organisational Resilience.
  • To understand and identify the different categories of hazards, threat and vulnerabilities that can disrupt critical activities of an organisation at strategic, tactical and operational level.
  • Overview of the BCI-Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Management Lifecycle which consist of Six Professional Practices namely BCM Programme Management, Embedding Analysis, Design, Implementation and Validation.
  • to understand the concepts of Business Impact Analysis (BIA)  which is used  for the analysis of an organisation for business continuity.
  • Overview of the different components of ISO 31000 namely Risk Management Principles, Framework and Process and how it can be used for Risk Management in any organisation. Definition of Risk Criteria
  • Strategy for Mitigation of Threat, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Resumption and Restoration of products and services.
  • To understand the implementation of the different types of plans namely Emergency Response Plans (ERP), Incident Management Plans (IMPs), Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) and Crisis Management Plans (CMPs).e.g Pandemic Plan, Disaster and Recovery Plan for IT systems (DRP) , Cyclone and Tsunami Incident Management Plans etc
  • Validation of plans through audit, exercising and maintenance
  • To have an overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301- Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems.

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

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.

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.

 

COURSE MATERIAL AND FACILITIES

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

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

No examination and an attendance certificate will be issued to all participants

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Syllabus

COURSE SUMMARY This one-day course on Fundamentals of Business Continuity Management (BCM) will allow participants in any Industry to understand the concept and principles of Business Continuity Management Systems and Organisational Resilience and how it can be applied in risk mitigation, preparedness, responding and recovering to different types of incidents.

1.Introduction 0/2

Introduction to Business Continuity

Introduction on the principles and concepts of Business Continuity Management and Organisational Resilience

1 reading
Graded: Advanced Business Principles
3 Questions

2.Categories of hazards

Understanding and Identifying the different categories

To understand and identify the different categories of hazards, threat and vulnerabilities that can disrupt critical activities of an organisation at strategic, tactical and operational level.

3.BCM Lifecycle

Overview of BCM Lifecycle

Overview of the BCI-Business Continuity Institute, Business Continuity Management Lifecycle which consist of Six Professional Practices namely BCM Programme Management, Embedding Analysis, Design, Implementation and Validation.

4.Concepts of BIA

Understanding the concepts of BIA

To understand the concepts of Business Impact Analysis (BIA) which is used for the analysis of an organisation for business continuity.

5.ISO 31000 Risk Management

Overview of ISO 31000 main clauses

Overview of the different components of ISO 31000 namely Risk Management Principles, Framework and Process and how it can be used for Risk Management in any organisation. Definition of Risk Criteria

6.Strategies

Continuity Strategies

Strategy for Mitigation of Threat, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Resumption and Restoration of products and services.

7. Implementation

Understanding the implementation of the different types of plans

To understand the implementation of the different types of plans namely Emergency Response Plans (ERP), Incident Management Plans (IMPs), Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) and Crisis Management Plans (CMPs).e.g Pandemic Plan, Disaster and Recovery Plan for IT systems (DRP) , Cyclone and Tsunami Incident Management Plans etc…

8.Validation

Validation of plans

Validation of plans through audit, exercising and maintenance.

9.ISO 22301

Overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301

To have an overview of the main clauses of ISO 22301- Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems