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Effective Business Continuity Management
Brief Description
This 3-day course is aimed to equip delegates with the requisite knowledge and practical expertise for the design and implementation of an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) system for companies, government establishments and not-for-profit organisations.
 
The course relies on a careful blend of theory and practice to empower delegates with scarce competencies linked to the effective application of contemporary tools and techniques for creating and maintaining the right mechanisms and processes that ensure continuity in business operations and service delivery even upon the occurrence of ordinarily catastrophic events. Much of this stems from the potential of the course to enable better continuity planning, engender an understanding of the principles, methodologies and best practices of BCM.
Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Appreciate the place of BCM in the scheme of the strategy of an organization
  • Understand the overall BCM life cycle
  • Understand and apply ISO 22301, the new International Standard for BCM in the work environment
  • Have the tools and knowledge required to conduct risk assessments and impact analyses
  • Know how to identify and select cost-effective BCM strategies
  • Establish the organisational framework required to enable a Business Continuity programme
  • Be able to implement an effective crisis management structure within an organisation
Course Content
The following topics will be covered:
  • Introduction to Business Continuity Management
  • An overview of the international standard of BCM
  • Risk Assessment and Business Impact Analysis
  • Identification and selection of cost-effective BCM strategies
  • Crisis management planning
  • Development of plans for business resumption
  • Validating and Maintaining Business Continuity Plans
  • Training and Exercising Business Continuity Teams
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate/Matric.
Course Number:
P007477
Catalogue and Category:
General Management and Leadership Development
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a business manager, entrepreneur, executive or you are interested in developing Business Continuity management competence.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions, Online
Contact Days:
Total Notional Hours:
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