BCI Introduction to Organisational Resilience

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of organisational resilience.

If you are interested in arranging this course for your workplace call:
UK 01253 542650
Rest of world +441253542650

What's included?

  • Course slides and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance
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Details & Programme

This course is designed to introduce the concept of organisational resilience. It will provide delegates with a practical approach to build on the foundation of their existing skills and knowledge to develop and enhance resilience capabilities for their organisation.

Business Continuity principles and practices are essential to building resilience in organisations. Developing effective resilience capabilities requires a collaborative approach between established management disciplines.

This course reflects on the UK guidance to organisational resilience BS 65000 and the current global thinking at an international level.

Day 1


Subject AreaDetail
09301100Module 1
What is organisational resilience and why does it matter?
What does it mean to be resilient?
Defining organisational resilience
Resilience as a strategic objective
Your business/organisation
Resilience in organisations
Questions and considerations
Planning Principles and benefits
Structures of modern life
Structuring thoughts
Management structures Products and Services
11151245Module 1
What is organisational resilience and why does it matter?
Culture and Attitudes
Good Corporate Governance
Organisational resilience
Robust or Resilient?
Continuity and adaptability
Resilience planning
Components for implementation
A model for resilience
13451500Module 2
Building and Sustaining Resilience
Response readiness
Approaches to planning
Reasons to be resilient
Developing resilience capability
Building resilience capability
Being informed
15151630Module 2
Building and Sustaining Resilience
The threat landscape
Consequences - operational
Risk management
Crisis and Continuity Management
Building and sustaining resilience
Resilience oversight
Assessment and validation
Maintenance and review
Planning principles
16301700Course Review

Please note timings are indicative as the exact timings for each day may change due to students interest and experience in certain subjects. The course may finish earlier than 5.00pm if all topics have been covered.

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Course Benefits

  • To provide an overview of organisational resilience
  • To engage in workshop discussions about organisational resilience
  • To offer examples of what works in practice, e.g. building resilience capabilities

Completing this course will contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Further information can be found on the BCI's website here.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Business continuity and resilience professionals who are already familiar with the concepts of enterprise risk, emergency response, business continuity, crisis management and disaster recovery management.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of a CBCI or equivalent credential with experience working in a continuity and resilience related role.
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In-house Options

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

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