About the course
This is a ‘Practitioner’ course and leans heavily on practical exercises designed to reinforce the concepts being taught and to build the delegates confidence in implementing business continuity management. The course is also designed to encourage debate, and the sharing of knowledge and experience between students.
Delegates will benefit from the practical and extensive experiences of URM’s trainers who are practising business continuity management and BS 25999 specialists.
Candidates should ideally have 1 -2 years experience in business continuity management. An awareness of BS 25999 the business continuity Standard would be beneficial.
The course will primarily benefit those already involved in the areas of business continuity management including business mangers responsible for operational functions.
Delegates will learn how to
Explain the need for business continuity management (BCM) in all organisations
Define the business continuity lifecycle
Conducting business continuity programme management
Understand their organisation sufficiently to identify mission-critical impact areas
Determine their organisation’s business continuity strategy
Establish a business continuity response
Exercise, maintain and review plans
Embed business continuity in an organisation
Define terms and definitions appropriate to business continuity
By the end of the course, delegates will have a detailed understanding of all the key components of business continuity management, and be able to return to their organisation and make a significant contribution to the business continuity management process.
Introduction to business continuity management
• The need for business continuity management
• The context of business continuity management in the organisation
• Review of risk management fundamentals
• The business continuity lifecycle
Business Continuity programme management
• Implementation and reporting
• Involvement of third parties
Understanding the Organisation
• The identification of mission-critical impact
• Business impact analysis
• Horizon scanning
• Continuity requirements
• Risk assessment
• Evaluation of options
• Business cases and programme sign off
Determining the business continuity strategy
• Strategic options
• Processes and procedures
• Supply chain
• Civil emergencies
Business continuity response
• Overall business continuity response structure
• Incident management plans
• Business continuity plans
• Disaster recovery plans
• Business resumption plans
Exercising, maintenance and review
• Exercising and testing of plans
• Maintenance of plans
• Review of plans
Embedding business continuity awareness in the organisation
• Overall awareness
• Skills training
After taking the course delegates will be able to sit a formal 3 hour examination set by BCS ISEB.
The examination will comprise:
– 10 multiple choice questions
– 6 short answer questions
– 3 scenario based essay style questions.
Students will need to obtain a pass mark of at least 65% in Section 1 and an overall pass mark of 65% or more to pass the examination.
This course covers the BCS/ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Business Continuity Management. The course closely follows the approaches recommended in the BS 25999-1: A Code of Practice for Business Continuity Management.
Cost: £1795 + VAT
CBCM Training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.
CBCM Training Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, India, Ghana and Nigeria is also available.
|Start date||Location / delivery|
|No fixed date||Scotland, Glasgow|