Live Online Course

BCI Business Impact Analysis (BIA) (Live Online)

1 Days
$700.00 + VAT 

The BIA is the main technique used for analysing an organisation and forms the analysis stage of the business continuity management lifecycle. It will help you review and assess an organisation to identify its objectives, how it functions, and the constraints of its operating environment.

What’s included?
  • Electronic course slides
  • Electronic certificate of attendance

Details & Programme

This BCI Business Impact Analysis course comes complete with course slides and workbook that contains exercises to be completed throughout the course. The course is based on the Good Practice Guidelines 2018 and reflects current International Standards in business continuity.


Course Modules

  • Module 1 – Concepts of BIA
  • Module 2 – The Four Types of BIA
  • Module 3 – BIA methods
  • Module 4 – How the BIA information is used in the Design phase of the BCM Lifecycle

This BCI training course is delivered as a one day, live online training course by an approved BCI tutor. Scheduled breaks will be provided within each session. During the course, delegates will be able to use their microphones to take part in discussions and ask the tutor any questions, there is also the option to use a webcam too. Interactivity features used during the training may include the use of breakout sessions for group work, polls and quizzes. The course is delivered via GoToTraining.

The timings for this training are 9:30am-4:30pm UK time. Please note timings will be 9am-4pm UK time for courses taking place in 2024.

The cost of this course (ex VAT) is £525.00 / €625.00 / $700.00.

In-house Options

If you would like this BCI Business Impact Analysis training course delivered privately for your organisation, please contact the BC Training team on 01253 542650 or email

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Course benefits

By the end of the BCI Business Impact Analysis course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the different methods available to conduct a BIA
  • Extract all the information you need from an organisation to enable you to design the most appropriate business continuity solutions

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

Who Should Attend?

  • Business continuity and resilience practitioners who require an in-depth knowledge and an understanding of how to carry out a BIA.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of a CBCI or equivalent credential with experience of working in a continuity and resilience related role.


Day 1
Day 1
09:30 - 09:45
09:45 - 11:00
Module 1 - Concepts of BIA
- The analysis phase (PP3) - Prerequisites of a BIA - Purpose of a BIA - Business impacts - Obligations and expectations - Measuring impacts MTPD & RTO
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:30
Module 2 - The Four Types of BIA
- The initial BIA - The ongoing BIA process - 3 levels * The Product & Services BIA * The Process BIA * The Activity BIA
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Module 3 - BIA methods
- Participants - Interviews - Questionnaires - Workshops - Data collection and recording - Software - Threat assessment - Your BIA issues
15:00 - 15:15
15:30 - 16:15
Module 4 - How the BIA information is used in the Design phase of the BCM Lifecycle
16:15 - 16:30
Course Review

Please note, timings are indicative and exact timings may vary due to delegate experience and their interest in certain topics. The course may finish earlier if all topics have been covered.

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