Course Code: 1287

Business Continuity Planning and Management Seminars and Workshops

Class Dates:
3 Days
Class Time:


  • Course Overview
  • BCDR Training includes learning and discussing new application uses for techniques to leverage in an ever changing Business Continuity marketplace and best practices to meet today's management challenges. Business Continuity training instructors will conduct the training seminars and workshops. The training seminar and the workshop will be a 3-day session tailored to your organization and staff.
  • Audience
  • The seminars and workshops are suitable for all levels of an organization.


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Course Details

  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Understanding the BC (Business Continuity) life cycle
  • Risk Assessment
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Recovery Time Objectives/Recovery Point Objectives
  • Critical Recovery Components Applications, Process Initiatives and Alternative Methods of Processing
  • Mapping Business to Information Technology
  • Business Continuity Strategy Development
  • Plan Development
  • Plan Testing
  • Plan Maintenance
  • Getting started with a BC Plan for your organization
  • Organizing the BCP Team
  • Management Challenges
  • Risk Assessment
  • Defining / Identifying the risks
  • Developing Risk Templates for your organization
  • Assessing the risks, includes risk controls and costs
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • Elements of a BIA
  • Methods/techniques for conducting a BIA
  • BIA Template development
  • Developing a BIA Report
  • Business Continuity Strategy Development
  • Identifying recovery requirements and scope
  • Identifying alternatives / options
  • Cost-benefit assessment
  • Recommendations
  • Plan Development
  • Defining the objectives and scope of a BCP
  • Roles and responsibilities of BC team members
  • Leveraging information from the Risk Assessment and BIA
  • Key components of the BC Plan: initial response and notification, problem assessment, disaster declaration, recovery and resumption and restoration
  • Communication Plan
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Plan Testing
  • Benefits of testing
  • Testing methods (i.e. Table-top, simulation)
  • Developing a Test Plan and objectives
  • Documenting test results
  • Plan Maintenance
  • Change Management
  • Periodic Testing
  • Training
  • Auditing
  • Management Challenges
  • Business Continuity myths (i.e. BC is only an IT function)
  • Business Resilience concepts
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Plan Certification