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BCI Developing & Managing the Business Continuity Plan

Course Overview

This course will cover how to develop business continuity (BC) plans, about invocation and action plans, and how to make the business continuity plan operational. The activity in this training course leads into the Validation stage of the Business Continuity Management (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.

All live online BCI course bookings include a non-printable electronic copy of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2018, specifically created for live online training. A hard copy version of the GPG 2018 can be purchased via our shop.

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

If you are interested in arranging this course for your workplace call:
UK 01253 542650
Rest of world +44 1253 542650
info@b-c-training.co.uk

What's included?

  • Electronic course slides
  • Non-printable electronic Good Practice Guidelines 2018
  • Certificate of attendance
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Details & Programme

This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain more in-depth knowledge of the Implementation stage of the BCM Lifecycle. The Implementation stage is where the business continuity plan is developed, managed and implemented as a key element of the overall BCM programme.

During this course students will be using a case study and taking part in group discussions and exercises.

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines 2018 and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301.

Course Modules

Module 1 – Developing the BCPs

  • Developing the BCPs
  • Types of BCP
  • Development Techniques
  • Options

Module 2 – BCP Structure, Content and Format

  • BCP Structure, Content and Format
  • BCP storage Access and Availability
  • Using the BCP
  • Important Characteristics

Module 3 – Invocation and Action Plans

  • How and when to invoke
  • The cost of invocation
  • Action plans and checklists

Module 4 – Making the BCPs Operational

  • Checking the BCP
  • Quality Assurance
  • Fitness for purpose Team
  • Training/Exercising
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Course Benefits

  • Develop business continuity plans
  • Determine how and when to invoke the plans
  • Create action plans and checklists
  • Manage the business continuity plans

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 require in-depth knowledge and an understanding of how to develop, manage and implement business continuity plans appropriate for their organisation.
  • 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

If you would like this training delivered for your organisation only, please contact the BC Training team on 01253 542650 or email info@b-c-training.co.uk.

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Testimonials

“Gillian [Logie] has a fantastic manner and approach and her delivery skills are second to none, as is her knowledge. BCT have certainly cracked online training!”

Louise Parker
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Overall course rating: 10/10

2020

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