Business Continuity Management


15 - 19 May, 2023


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Business Continuity Management

course-obj_img Course Objectives

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

    • Explain the approach for establishing an operational Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) aligned to the UAE NCEMA 7000:2015, Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2018 and ISO 22301:2019 Societal Security; and Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) requirements
    • Identify components and best practices of a successful BCM Program, specifically its policy, strategy and supporting tools
    • Understand the components for an effective Business Impact Analysis (BIA) that is able to meet strategic, tactical and operational requirements of an organization
    • Develop a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and delivery of a Business Continuity (BC) exercise
    • Develop requirements for an auditable Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) to comply with UAE NCEMA 7000:2015

course-obj_img Target Audience

Business Continuity, Quality, Audit and IT professionals such as Business Continuity Manager (BCM), Business Continuity Coordinator (BCC), Crisis Manager (CM), IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Manager or anyone with the responsibility for, or involvement with Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and/or Technology and Auditing of Disaster Recovery Plans.

  • Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Organizational Resilience
    • How does Business Continuity provide value to an organization?
    • Definition and ingredients of organizational resilience
  • UAE NCEMA 7000:2015
  • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2018
  • ISO 22301:2019 Societal Security; Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) requirements
  • BCM Program, Policy, Strategy and Tools
    • Implementing a BCM program, and its leadership
    • The BC Policy requirements
    • The BC strategy – how and to what extent?
    • Contingency and standby
    • Understanding stakeholders
    • Legislations, regulations and standards
  • Embedding Business Continuity
    • Training needs analysis, skills and competency framework
    • Why do we need a Competency Framework?
    • Awareness and training
  • Analysis: Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
    • Types of BIA
      • Strategic
      • Products and Services
      • Process and Activity
    • Implementation methods for BIA and Risk Assessment (RA)
  • Design: Developing and implementing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
    • Ownership and plan structure
    • Roles and responsibilities of BC Champions and Team Leaders
  • Implementation:
    • Emergency response, crisis management, business continuity and IT Disaster recovery option, plans and procedures
  • Validation: Delivering a Business Continuity Exercise
    • Types of testing / exercising
    • Preparation, facilitation and evaluation of an exercise
    • What is the function of an audit?
    • BCM Steering Committees and Terms of Reference (ToR’s)

2023 - Course Type & Date

DATE: 15 - 19 May, 2023

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