Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Training Course

Overview

In the world of VUCA – Volatility, Uncertainties, Complexities, Ambiguity – the need to have a structured approach towards continuity of business operations to assure the concerned stakeholders can hardly be over emphasized. BCMS is a systematic study of the business operations, attendant risks and impacts on business upon disruption of the operations due to manmade and natural reasons. In the eventuality of the disruption, BCMS provides for responding and recovering from the incidents; and continuing the operations. BCMS also expects to exercise/rehearse the responses from the concerned to enhance the confidence of the stake holders. BCMS is a management system which self sustains through continuous improvement, reviews and audits. The course is based on the Standard ISO 22301:2012 which is internationally accepted and implemented by the organizations world over.

Objectives

For delegates to understand
  • Concepts and terminology of business continuity  
  • Business impact analysis, risk assessment 
  • Business continuity strategies and implementation 
  • Exercising and testing the mitigation measures 
  • Continual improvement of business continuity management system through monitoring, reviews and audits 
  • Requirements of the Standard ISO 22301:2012

Content

  • Concepts of business continuity 
  • Terminology of business continuity 
  • Understanding the organization, external and internal issues 
  • Understanding the stakeholders and their needs and expectations 
  • Goals, targets of BCMS 
  • Competencies, training, awareness of people involved in BCMS
  • Understanding critical processes of the organization through RTO, MAO, MBCO 
  • Business impact analysis, risk assessment, 
  • Business continuity strategies for people, IT, premises, processes, etc
  • Exercising, testing of strategies 
  • Monitoring through KPIs 
  • Management reviews 
  • Internal and external audits 
  • Continual improvement 
  • Records to be maintained.

The course essentially runs on hands- on exercises and discussions for most part of the duration.

Audience

BCMS being organization wide initiative, the course is expected to be attended by the representatives of
  • Senior management, 
  • Business operations management, 
  • Support functions like HR, IT, Facilities etc

Prerequisites

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Certification

Schedule

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