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

About this Course

Available as part of our Risk Management Library.

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

Latest course updates

  • 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

Course Contents


- 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



Course Specifications



Approximately 60-minute long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



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

Fast track

Fast Track Option

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



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



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



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

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