Business Continuity Strategies introduces the fundamentals of the Business Continuity planning process which includes managing projects in BCM, analyzing business risks and impacts, evaluating appropriate strategies, developing BCM plans, testing and exercising the plans, and managing the BCM programme.
Business continuity means maintaining business functions or resuming business in the event of a major disruption, we will touch on how we can regain position in situations caused by unforeseen natural disasters such as fire, flood or external attacks like terrorist attacks and cyber-attacks. A business continuity plan outlines the procedures and instructions an organization must follow in the face of such unfortunate events. We will also see how business continuity plans cover business processes, assets, human resources & business partners.
Whether you run a small business or a large corporation, business goals are to always remain competitive, therefore it is important to be able to retain customers in the face of adversity. A business continuity plan will put that to the test.
We will look at why IT, the people, and its processes are critical for most companies during disaster recovery. As there are effective solutions available, IT will be able to implement those solutions. But another factor of business continuity depends on your people and processes. Being able to handle any incident effectively will generate a positive impact on your company’s reputation and market value, and it can also increase your customer’s confidence in you.
This course aims to support and guide you to an understanding of how a business re-evaluates current and future business strategies for sustainability.