S-BCP Certification

Practical application of business continuity management principles

In this course, you will build up the knowledge and skills you need to create and manage an effective business continuity program. You will learn how to identify and prioritise business continuity threats, compile an effective business continuity plan, organise a business continuity team, and conduct tests and exercises to evaluate the effectiveness of your business continuity initiatives.

  • Immerse yourself in the pragmatics of business continuity, emergency response, crisis management and recovery planning;
  • Gain hands-on business continuity experience through case studies and fictive scenarios;
  • Benefit from the insights of practicing business continuity specialists.

Business Continuity Practitioner (BCP) takes you deep into the practical application of business continuity management principles and prepares you for successful progression into a business continuity role.

About the certificate

Who is this certification for?
S-BCP is intended for all professionals who seek to build a career in business continuity or organisational resilience.

What are the benefits of this certification?
You will be able to demonstrate core competencies employers look for in business continuity and resilience professionals: the ability to anticipate, analyse and prioritise threats, the ability to compile, monitor and improve continuity and recovery plans, and the ability to plan and run complex exercises.

How can I position the S-BCP certification in the market?
The S-BCP certification is a advanced-level business continuity certification. For a beginner level certification we recommend you get the S-BCF (Business Continuity Foundation) certification.

How can I get certified?

Theory Exam
Language: English
Delivered: Online via a certified proctor (on a date and time that suits you best)
Questions: 10 multiple choice, 5 open questions and one case study
Passing score: 60%
Time: 120 minutes

Your exam voucher is included in your training. Please connect with your training provider for your exam voucher and information about the exam registration process. If they are not able to assist you, contact us directly and we will guide you through the process.

Connect with us via the program outline page and we will send you available dates in your country.

You can claim your certification badge at our Member site.

Your credentials will be valid for a year. To keep your certification title and digital badge active, you will need to pay a small annual maintenance fee (€75) and report at least 20 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits via our Student Portal. As a SECO-Institute certified member, you will also have opportunities to collect CPE credits by attending webinars and accessing other professional knowledge resources.


Business Continuity Practitioner

Once you are certified you will learn that SECO-Institute is more than just an examination factory. You will become a member of the (S)ECO-System. Supporting our members and lifelong learning, you will access ‘Member Only’ webinars and professional knowledge resources, obtain discounts on other trainings and events, and receive personal invitations for exclusive conferences, working groups and professional activities developed through our global partner network of other clusters and innovation projects.