BCI Introduction to Organisational Resilience

Course Overview

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

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 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.

Course Modules

Module 1 - What is organisational resilience and why does it matter?

  • Defining organisational resilience
  • Resilience as a strategic objective
  • Resilience in organisations
  • Planning principles and benefits
  • Culture and attitudes
  • Good corporate governance
  • Continuity and adaptability
  • Resilience planning
  • Components for implementation
  • A model for resilience

Module 2 - Building and Sustaining Resilience

  • Response readiness
  • Approaches to planning
  • Reasons to be resilient
  • Developing resilience capability
  • The threat landscape
  • Risk management
  • Crisis and continuity management
  • Assessment and validation
  • Maintenance and review
  • Planning principles
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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
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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

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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“The tutor James [McAlister] was excellent, providing extra slides to further explain the content and also providing mock questions every evening which really helped.”

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