Business Continuity Management

Overview

This two-day course provides foundational knowledge for those in business continuity management roles who need to understand the foundations of developing and implementing a business continuity framework for their organisation. It is recommended for those new to business continuity or risk management roles.

The course introduces the basic concepts and functions of business continuity management and, addresses how business continuity management activities align with an organisation’s overall risk management framework (including insider risks) and covers the fundamental steps of the business continuity lifecycle.

Discussion topics include risk evaluation, business impact assessment, business continuity strategy development, plan development, training and awareness, testing and exercising and ongoing audit, compliance and governance aspects.

Course attendees will learn how to assess operational risks, develop a business impact analysis, develop continuity strategies and plans, design and implement training programs and develop testing and exercise plans.

The course incorporates interactive instruction, in-class discussions, small group work, and practical exercises. Attendees can participate in sample incident simulations they might face daily in a group or team scenario/situation.

Objectives

This course will help participants to:

  • Plan for and undertake a risk assessment
  • Plan for and undertake a Business Impact Assessment
  • Develop business continuity strategy options
  • Develop a business continuity policy and plan(s)
  • Develop business continuity training and awareness materials
  • Develop business continuity testing and exercising strategies and plans
  • Formulate and deliver effective publications and communications, including exercise outcomes reports and management briefings

Topics Covered

  • Operational Risk Management
  • Insider Risk Management
  • Business Impact Assessment
  • Business Continuity Strategies
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Business Continuity Training
  • Business Continuity Exercising

Benefits

By attending this course, you will benefit from the comprehensive content and interactive nature of the training.

  • Gain a solid understanding of business continuity management’s essential concepts and functions
  • Understanding the business continuity management lifecycle
  • Integration of business continuity management with resilience frameworks such as crisis management, emergency management, IT Disaster Recovery, Cyber Security Management, Insider Threat Management
  • Technical skills enhancement
  • Critical thinking skills development
  • Insights into business continuity management services
  • Awareness of business continuity management
  • Development of business continuity management capabilities
  • Practical experiences through exercises

Who Should Attend

  • Risk & Resilience Managers
  • Compliance & Governance Managers
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Business Continuity Coordinators

Prerequisite

Before attending this course, participants should: 

  • Understand the foundations of business continuity management

Course Length:

Two days, classroom and online instructor-led.

Special Arrangement:

This course may be offered by special arrangements at customer sites. For details, please contact course@insiderthreats.com.au.

Course Questions:

Email your query to course@insiderthreats.com.au.

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