Courses

BCI Introduction to Business Continuity Management

Introductory 2 Days £1,050.00 (+ VAT)

Course Overview/Dates

This course is an introduction to the world of Business Continuity (BC). It is designed as a first step for newcomers to the subject of BC and for those for whom BC may be a part of their role or responsibilities who need to have a good understanding of the subject.

What's included?

  • Course slides and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance

Course Dates

Dates Number of days Location Price
Mon 10 Feb 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
Mon 20 Apr 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
Mon 8 Jun 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
Mon 10 Aug 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
Mon 12 Oct 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
Mon 7 Dec 2020
London, UK £1,050.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Venue: etc.venues - The Hatton
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Details & Programme

This course is a basic introduction to the world of Business Continuity (BC). It is designed as a first step for newcomers to the subject of BC and for those whom BC may be part of their role or responsibilities who need to have a good understanding of the subject.

It provides the new practitioner with the basic knowledge and understanding of the building blocks required for developing or maintaining a robust Business Continuity Management program and gives those individuals with a BC related role or responsibility a comprehensive overview of the discipline.

This course covers all six elements of the BCM Lifecycle and is based on global good practice as described in the Business Continuity Institute’s Good Practice Guidelines and the international standard for Business Continuity ISO 22301. It is not preparation for the Certification of the BCI Examination.

Day 1

StartFinish Subject Area
09000925Introduction
This session introduces the delegates to the course workbook, their fellow participants and the trainer
09251030What is Business Continuity
This session aims to provide delegates with an understanding of what business continuity is
10301045Break
10451115The benefits of business continuity
This session aims to provide delegates with an understanding of how business continuity adds value to organisations
11151230PP1: Policy & Programme Management
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge to develop a business continuity policy
12301330Lunch
13301430PP1: Policy & Programme Management
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge to develop a business continuity programme
14301500PP3: Analysis
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to conduct their own business impact analysis
15001515Break
15151700PP3: Analysis
This session continues to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to conduct their own business impact analysis

Day 2

StartFinish Subject Area
0900
0910Review of day one
This session reviews the previous day’s activities and aims to clear up any ambiguities
09101030PP4: Design
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to develop recovery strategies
10301045Break
10451115PP4: Design
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to develop recovery tactics
11151230PP5: Implementation
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge to develop effective business continuity plans
12301330Lunch
13301500PP6: Validation
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to validate and improve their plans through exercise
15001515Break
15151600PP6: Validation
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to validate and improve their plans through maintenance and review
16001700PP2: Embedding Business Continuity Management
This session aims to provide delegates with the knowledge to embed business continuity within their organisation
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Course Benefits

By the end of the sessions you will be able to:

  • Understand what business continuity is and how it adds value to organisations
  • Understand how to develop a business continuity policy and programme
  • Understand how to conduct your own business impact analysis
  • Understand how to develop recovery strategies and tactics
  • Understand how to develop effective business continuity plans
  • Understand how to validate and improve your plans through exercise, maintenance and review
  • Understand how to embed business continuity awareness within your organisation

Completing this course will contribute 16 hours towards your Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

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Who Should Attend?

  • Business continuity and resilience newcomers looking for a solid foundation to their learning in the subject of business continuity.
  • Individuals with a full time or part time role or responsibility that requires an understanding of business continuity.
  • Individuals not yet ready to take the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) examination.
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Tutors

James Royds

James Royds

DMS, MBA, FBCI, FCMI

James McAlister

James McAlister

MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM

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In-house Options

Please contact the BC Training team on 01253 542650 or email info@b-c-training.co.uk, should you wish to discuss options for delivering this course in-house at your organisation.

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Locations

etc.venues - The Hatton

London

etc.venues - The Hatton
51-53 Hatton Garden
Farringdon
London
EC1N 8HN

+44 (0) 20 7242 4123

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Testimonials

“I feel a lot more confident about the approach I should take to implementing a BC Programme. The handouts provided will definitely help guide me through our BC journey. Gordon [Brown] was very concise and controlled in his delivery and incorporated the right level of instruction and activity. ”

Insiyah Sadikot
Ingeus

Overall course rating: 10/10

2019

“Great 'personal' commentary/stories provided by the speaker [James McAlister] that really brought the slides to life.”

Tracy Samson
University College London

Overall course rating: 8/10

2018

“Ewan [Donald] did a very good job, and I would recommend this [course] to anyone interested in Business Continuity.”

Julie Watmore
Premier Decorations Ltd

Overall course rating: 8/10

2018

“Thoroughly enjoyed my course & may undertake further course at a later date.”

Colin Ruffell
Sky

Overall course rating: 9/10

2017

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