Business Continuity Foundation

3 days, 4.5 hours a day

Comprehensive introduction to business continuity planning and management.

Business Continuity Foundation (BCF) provides you with a comprehensive introduction to business continuity planning and management. During the course, you will work with a business continuity management process model, a step-by-step guide developed by practicing Business Continuity Managers based on ISO 22301 and ISO 22313, the most widely used international business continuity management standards. As you move along in the course, you will understand what steps you need to take to build an effective business continuity program, and how business continuity planning affects your organisation’s operational activities. At the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of business continuity management terminology, concepts and principles, and you will be able to contribute to your organisation’s continuity efforts at the operational level.

Authors & Lead Trainers

Gert Kogenhop
Trainer

Director at bcm+ and MKB Zekerheid

At a Glance

Entry level

Business Continuity Foundation

3 days, 4.5 hours a day

The course is suitable for beginners who would like to learn the fundamentals of business continuity management.

Gain a full understanding of the business continuity planning process based on ISO 22301 and ISO 22313

Build an effective business continuity program, and learn how business continuity planning affects your organization’s operational activities

Contribute to your organization’s continuity efforts at the operational level

Syllabus

Business Continuity Process development & Identifying Threats

Topics:

  • Introduction, history and exploration of Business Continuity Management and the associated process.
  • Introduction to the different BCM process models
  • What does process-based working mean?
  • The BCMP step by step part 1
    • BCM preliminary investigation
    • BCMP organization
    • CMP policy

Topics:

  • Business damage analysis (BIA, Business Impact Analysis), methods and techniques
  • Threats and Vulnerability Analysis, methods and techniques

Business Continuity Plan & Testing and maintenance

Topics:

  • The BCMP step by step
  • The Business Continuity Plan
    • Company emergency response plan
    • Crisis management plan
    • Recovery plans
  • Costs and benefits of the Business Continuity Plan
  • Testing and maintaining the BCMP and BCP

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Exam

  • Language: English
  • Delivered: Online via a certified proctor
  • Questions: 40 multiple choice questions
  • Time: 60 minutes

Dates & locations

Online Live

3 days

4,5 hours a day

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