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Business Continuity Management Training

Despite our best efforts to eliminate or mitigate risk, certain events are simply beyond our control.

External catastrophes or the loss of key personnel can threaten the very existence of your company.

That's why your business leaders need to know how to plan in advance for "the unexpected".

Our Business Continuity Management Training Course will help your team to understand how to analyse and categorise risks, then create and stress test plans to restore 'Business as Usual' (BAU).

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Business Continuity Management Training
Business Continuity Management

About this Course

Available as part of both our Compliance Essentials and Risk Management libraries.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the objectives of a business continuity plan
  • Recognise how risks are identified and analysed
  • Know what to include in a risk register
  • Identify the key elements of both a disaster recovery plan and a succession plan
  • Appreciate the importance of effective communication and good PR when dealing with incidents and crises

New in 2020

  • ▶ 5 recent news stories to illustrate key business continuity issues
  • ▶  Text updates and image replacements throughout the course
  • ▶  An improved and modernised DRP stress testing process
  • ▶  New pages, activities and scenarios
  • ▶  Updates to existing scenarios/learning activities
  • ▶  30 new/updated post-course assessment questions
Business Continuity Management

Course Contents

Introduction

- Management of risks
- Killer risks

The business continuity plan

- BCP implementation
- Real-world case study
- In the news…

Identification and analysis of risk

- Gauging the impact
- Identification and analysis of risk
- Challenges in creating a BCP
- Analysing the risks
- The role of the crisis management team

The risk register

Disaster recovery plan

- Disaster recovery in our Company
- The crisis management team
- Off-site facilities and records
- Scenario: Health emergency

Managing health outbreaks and other crises

Stress testing

Succession plans

- Coping with an unexpected absence
- Succession planning policy

Business Continuity Institute guidance

Public relations and crisis management

Coordination with public authorities

Sample business continuity policy

Affirmation

Assessment

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Business Continuity Management

Course Specifications

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Duration

Approximately 60 minutes

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Audience

Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels.

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Prerequisites

No previous knowledge or experience required.

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Design

SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.

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Assessment

Ten-question assessment.

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Test-out

Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment by passing the assessment. 

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Deployment

AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.

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Compatibility

All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility).

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Tailoring

Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.

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Translation

Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.

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Localisation

Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.