Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to the art of designing and implementing effective embedding activities as a key part 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.

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

What's included?

  • Course slides
  • Certificate of attendance
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Details & Programme

This course provides a practical approach to the complexities of working with a broad range of stakeholders.

A successful BCM programme is not simply a collection of validated documents. Documents are only half the story, the other half is the creation of capable individuals who can utilise plans and resources by putting them into practice to build organisational resilience. Successfully embedding business continuity requires a collaborative approach across the organisation.

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines 2018.

Course Modules

Module 1: Exploring the Importance of Organisational Culture

  • What is Organisational Culture?
  • Exploring Organisational Culture
  • Changing Organisational Culture
  • Top Down Approach
  • Bottom Up Approach
  • Key components for achieving buy-in
  • Measuring results
  • Summary

Module 2: Exploring Skills, Competences & Competency Framework

  • What are the differences
  • Description of a skill
  • What is a Competency?
  • What is a Competency Framework?
  • Example of Competency Framework
  • Developing a Competency
  • Consultation
  • Implementation
  • Roll out a Competency Framework
  • Scope of the Competency
  • Framework
  • Summary

Module 3: Exploring Awareness, Learning and Development Programmes

  • Using the Competency Framework
  • Training delivery methods
  • Other forms of training
  • Awareness delivery methods
  • Factors Influencing training programme and training schedule
  • Learning preferences
  • Discusssion on learning styles
  • Understanding your audience needs
  • Training needs analysis
  • Assessment & evaluation of competence
  • Recording training competence

Module 4: Exploring how to secure support for BC learning events & activities

  • Elevator pitch
  • Discuss & identify potential delivery platforms
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Course Benefits

  • To provide an overview of the essential elements of embedding business continuity as part of the BCM Lifecycle
  • To engage in workshop discussions about organisational culture, competencies and managing a training and awareness programme
  • To offer examples of ways forward to effectively embed business continuity that exploits opportunities and minimises risks
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Who Should Attend?

  • Business continuity and resilience professionals who are required to design and implement a business continuity embedding programme.
  • 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

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