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Business Continuity Planning

Level:N/A Duration:1 Day CII CPD Hours:6

However hard an organisation tries to mitigate or avoid risk altogether, events can arise that simply lie beyond its control. Such events can threaten an organisation’s very existence. Senior managers, board members and indeed all managers and staff members need to plan in advance against such threats.

Business Continuity Planning is not an optional extra. It should be part of any organisation’s overall approach to risk management. However remote the possibility of a major incident occurring is – it should still be planned for.

For those in management roles business continuity planning training is a must.

This business continuity planning training workshop is designed for anyone with input into the formulation of the Business Continuity Plan, from dedicated risk managers and senior managers and team leaders down.

Our business continuity planning training workshop takes delegates through all the various stages in the formulation of a Business Continuity Plan.

  • After attending this workshop, delegates will be able to:
    • Explain the objectives of Business Continuity Management
    • Identify the underlying reasons and drivers behind a Business Continuity Plan
    • Understand the Six Step Process Cycle of BS25991
    • Detail and classify critical risks typically faced using business impact analysis
    • Develop a strategy for response to critical incidents
    • Devise a Business Continuity Policy for their organisation
    • Compile the key components of the Business Continuity Plan for their business: Risk Register, Disaster Recovery Plan, Succession Plan.
  • Workshop content includes:
    • The objectives of the Business Continuity Plan
    • Identification and Analysis of Risk
    • The Risk Register
    • Disaster Recovery Plan: Key Elements
    • Succession Plans: Key Elements
    • BS25999
    • Public Relations & Crisis Management/ Coordination with Public Authorities
    • The Business Continuity Policy
    • The workshop will refer to some critical incidents that have occurred to demonstrate the impact of such events and the means by which firms can counter the negative impact to return to a ‘business as usual state’ at the earliest opportunity.

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