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Business Continuity Management: Standards, Plans and Systems - Virtual Learning Meirc Plus Speciality Training

Business Continuity Management: Standards, Plans and Systems - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

In a constantly evolving and unpredictable region and economic climate, developing and implementing a successful Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) can enable an organization to thrive regardless of the challenges and obstacles that may arise. 

This course is designed to help professionals protect their organizations by providing all the necessary knowledge for developing, implementing and/or enhancing a powerful Business Continuity Management System. This course also provides practical tools, systems, and reports that will enable participants to create their own customized Business Continuity Plan and more easily implement and manage them.

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Course Methodology

This course combines presentations as well as individual and team activities designed to establish a practical understanding of the elements of Business Continuity Management, enabling you to construct, deploy and validate relevant Business Continuity Management strategies/plans.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply best practices in Business Continuity Management (BCM), including methodologies, tools, and approaches
  • Enhance organizational capabilities and techniques within a Business Continuity team
  • Design, implement and manage a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone who is in, works with, or is training to be in any organizational planning role, or position such as; Business Continuity Managers, Incident Response teams, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or Chief Information Officer (CIO), or Operational Risk Managers.

Target Competencies
  • Team management
  • Strategic planning
  • Communication skills
  • Crisis management
  • Processes thinking
  • Analyzing skills
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Business Continuity Management and Organizational Resilience
    • How does business continuity provide value to the organization?
    • Definition and components of Organizational Resilience
  • Business Continuity Management program, policy and strategy
    • Application of a Business Continuity Management program and suitable leadership
    • Business Continuity policy requirements
    • Business Continuity Strategy - How, what and to which extent?
    • Emergency and contingency plans
    • Understand stakeholder expectations
    • Legislation, regulations and standards that should be followed
  • UAE National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority Standards (NCEMA 7000-2021)
    • Overview
    • The term NCEMA
    • Structure and standard methodology
    • GPG 2013 Guidelines and Best Practices issued by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
    • Community Security Requirements ISO 22301-2019, and Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)
      • Overview and context
      • ISO 22301 requirements
  • The Business Continuity Plan – development and implementation
    • The plan ownership and structure
    • Business Continuity manager and team leaders roles and responsibilities
    • Business Continuity management costs
  • Implementing the Business Continuity Program
    • Development of the competencies framework required for the operational planning of business continuity management
    • Analyzing training needs and skills and competencies framework
  • Risk Management and Business Impact Analysis
    • Risk Management
    • Implementing business impact analysis methodologies
    • Introduction to different types of business impact analysis
      • Strategic
      • Tactical
      • Operational
    • Business impact analysis case study
  • Additional considerations within Business Continuity Management
    • Business Continuity Management in the public and private sectors
    • Business management challenges in the UAE and GCC
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