Classroom Course

Planning & Running Business Continuity Exercises (Classroom or Live Online)

1 Days
$6,300.00 + VAT 
As more and more departments develop business continuity plans, the pressure increases on the business continuity manager to conduct more exercises to meet the requirements laid out in the organisation’s business continuity policy.

The aim of the Planning & Running Business Continuity Exercises training course is to give business continuity coordinators and other business continuity staff the skills, tools and confidence to plan, run and report their own exercises.

What’s included?

  • Course slides and notes
  • Certificate of attendance


Course Description 

Those who attend the Planning & Running Business Continuity Exercises course will receive a scenario list and a number of templates, which they can use to run their own exercises. The training will be very interactive and those participating will have the opportunity to plan and take part in a number of exercises run by those on the course.



  • Introduction to exercising, why exercise and types of exercise
  • Running short exercises, speed exercising and short exercises practical
  • Planning the exercise, writing the exercise instruction, defining exercise objectives and scenario development
  • Delegates develop their own exercise
  • Briefing participants and delivering the exercises
  • Delegates practice delivering an exercise
  • Debriefing, writing the post exercise report and following up after the exercise

Delegates will be given a number of documents which they can tailor to the needs of their organisation. These include an exercise instruction, a list of possible scenarios, a post exercise report template and a selection of feedback forms.


Course Authors

This Planning & Running Business Continuity Exercises training course has been developed by Charlie Maclean-Bristol and Kim Maclean-Bristol.


Duration & Cost

The course will be delivered over one day and up to 12 delegates can attend one course.

The cost of this training (ex VAT) is £4,950.00 / €5,800.00 / $6,300.00 plus tutor expenses. Bespoke work may incur additional costs.

If you are interested in arranging this course for your workplace call:

Course Benefits

  • Helps to promote the importance of business continuity within your organisation
  • Applicable to employees of all levels

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is responsible for planning and delivering a business continuity exercise.

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