Crisis Management and Sustainability Under Adverse Conditions
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It is impossible to prepare for every scenario, but business leaders can be better equipped to react to unexpected events. This course offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by Business Continuity Professionals (BCP) globally, to develop, implement, and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) mandate. Defined in this course, is a management process that identifies risks, threats, and vulnerabilities that could impact continued operations. Business continuity provides a framework for building organizational resilience and the capability for an effective response. Candidates will collaborate to develop a framework, implement, and maintain a business continuity program designed to reduce the likelihood of significant gaps in the business strategy. Candidates will develop skills related to: → Using industry professional practices – assessing business programs can identify gaps or deficiencies to be mitigated. → Establish a framework – for building organizational resilience that will provided a prudent and effective response for safeguarding the interests of the brand, key stakeholders, reputation, and value-creating business objectives. → Engagement of all stakeholders – Ask all those involved in the process for their feedback on what worked well in the prior process and what stakeholder expect out of the BCM plans. → Map out the best scenario – management process that identifies risks, threats, and vulnerabilities that could impact continued operations that need continuity to achieve business objectives
Capture current business processes and create suitable documentation to ensure good practices and standardized work.
Implement requirements for an audit system of the BCM program to comply with legislation’s, regulations, and standards.
Understand the components for an effective Business Analysis that is able to meet strategic, tactical and operational requirements of an organization.
The ability to constantly review and iterate the approach towards the strategic plan.
Determine the root cause of problems and put in place solutions that permanently resolve the business continuity plan.
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Program Initiation and Management - Policy and Program Management
→ Establish the need for a business continuity program. → Obtain support and funding for the business continuity program. → Build the organizational framework to support the business continuity program. → Introduce key concepts, such as program management, risk awareness, identification of critical functions/ processes, recovery strategies, training and awareness, and exercising/testing.
→ Identify risks that can adversely affect an entity’s resources or image. → Assess risks to determine the potential impacts to the entity, enabling the entity to determine the most effective use of resources to reduce these potential impacts.
Business Impact Analysis
→ Identify and prioritize the entity’s functions and processes to ascertain which ones will have the greatest impact should they not be available. → Assess the resources required to support the business impact analysis process. → Analyze the findings to ascertain any gaps between the entity’s requirements and its ability to deliver those requirements.
Business Continuity Strategies - Embedding Business Continuity
→ Select cost-effective strategies to reduce deficiencies as identified during the risk assessment and business impact analysis processes.
→ Design - Plan Development and Implementation • Document plans to be used during an incident that will enable the entity to continue function → Incident Response • Develop and assist with the implementation of an incident management system that defines organizational roles, lines of authority and succession of authority. • Define requirements to develop and implement the entity’s incident response plan. • Ensure that incident response is coordinated with outside organizations in a timely and effective manner when appropriate. → Awareness and Training Programs → Establish and maintain training and awareness programs that result in personnel being able to respond to incidents in a calm and efficient manner.
Business Continuity (cont.)
→ Crisis Communications Provide a framework for developing a crisis communications plan. Ensure that the crisis communications plan will provide for timely, effective communication with internal and external parties. → Coordination with External Agencies. Establish policies and procedures to coordinate incident response activities with public entities. → Validation - Business Continuity Plan Exercise, Assessment, and Maintenance Establish an exercise, assessment and maintenance program to maintain a state of readiness.
→ Organizations Dealings - Disruptive and Unexpected Events that Threatens the Organization/Stakeholders • Explore recovery strategy options and identify documents and resources requirements on the Business Impact Analysis (BIA). • Organize recovery teams and plans. • Document manual workarounds. • Conduct gap analysis to determine gaps between recovery requirements and current capabilities that affect the organization and stakeholders.
Business Sustainability (cont.)
→ Management and Crisis Communications – Ongoing Success • Identify individual single point failures that can cause service disruptions of environmental, social and financial demands. • Develop decision process on how closure should be implemented based on ethical requirements and cost justification. • Initiate projects to address availability issues and design a statement of work for projects.
Who Should Attend?
This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This 4-day practical interactive “hands-on” training session and workshop is intended for a broad audience of professionals in all industries and functions such as:
→ Individuals empowered with the responsibility for the understanding and implementation of business continuity plans,
→ Business continuity and resilience professionals working in organizations of small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in any industry.
The content of this course will be based on the guidance of Business Continuity Institute (BCI) best practice guidelines, which is the independent body of knowledge for good business continuity (BC) practices.
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