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Business Continuity Planning and Management Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Business Continuity Planning and Management in Facilities Management Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • London
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    2 - 1 - 2022
    6 - 1 - 2022
  • London
    6 - 2 - 2022
    10 - 2 - 2022
  • London
    27 - 3 - 2022
    31 - 3 - 2022
  • London
    17 - 4 - 2022
    21 - 4 - 2022
  • London
    22 - 5 - 2022
    26 - 5 - 2022
  • London
    5 - 6 - 2022
    9 - 6 - 2022
  • London
    24 - 7 - 2022
    28 - 7 - 2022
  • London
    28 - 8 - 2022
    1 - 9 - 2022
  • London
    18 - 9 - 2022
    22 - 9 - 2022

Introduction

Are you completely confident in your organisation’s ability to continue operating despite a major interruption? Loss of IT is the most common interruption suffered by organisations, regardless of size or sector, but how would you fare with other problems, such as:

  • Severe weather
  • Pandemic flu or other disease outbreaks
  • Terrorist attacks on critical infrastructure or crowded places
  • Flooding
  • Fraud
  • Fire
  • Theft
  • Transport system failure
  • Major industrial accident
  • Any other threat particularly relevant to your organisation?

Objectives

By the time you leave this course you will have a firm grasp of:

  • ‘Business continuity’ versus ‘Disaster recovery’
  • How to identify the risks which affect continuity of business – and how to mitigate them
  • The range of disasters which can seriously affect business
  • The importance of all employees playing a part
  • The need for awareness training for all employees
  • How to prepare and review a plan
  • The importance of communication and call trees

Course outline

What is business continuity?

  • Why plan for business continuity?

“Disaster recovery” or “business continuity”?

  • That is the question!
  • Some statistics to get you thinking
  • Putting risks in perspective

When do “risk events / incidents” happen?

  • Rare or unusual events
  • Common events
  • Weather, theft and vandalism
  • Some things we might forget
  • Current issues affecting us all

The board / executive (essential knowledge for all employee levels)

  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Adherence to legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Policies
  • Delegation and supervision
  • Insurance

Register of risks and events

  • Details to be included
  • Benefits / rewards / cost savings for your organisation

Business impact analysis

  • A common sense approach
  • How to collect data
  • Critical scoring example (red / green / amber)
  • Example(s) of BIA spreadsheet(s)

Departmental implications

  • HR
  • IT
  • Insurance
  • Others

Communication

  • Call tree(s) and examples
  • Contractors and suppliers

The business continuity plan

  • How it all fits together
  • How to take it forward - review / update / training
  • Emergency pack

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