Business Continuity Management Lead Implementer

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Course Outline in PDF

Overview:

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301:2010. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement business continuity processes from the ISO 22399. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is fully compatible with BS 25999 (Business continuity management specification) and ISO 27031 (Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity).

This training is based on both theory and practice:

•Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
•Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
•Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
•Practice test similar to the certification exam

Who Should Attend:

•Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS).
•Business continuity auditors who wish to fully understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System.
•Persons responsible for the business continuity conformity in an organization.
•Members of a business continuity team.
•Expert advisors in business continuity.
•Members of an organization that want to prepare for a business continuity function or for a BCMS project management function.

At Course Completion:

•To understand the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) in accordance with ISO 22301, ISO 27031 or BS 25999.
•To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Business Continuity Management System.
•To understand the relationship between the components of a Business Continuity Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization.
•To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a BCMS as specified in ISO22301 or BS 25999.
•To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO22301 or BS 25999.

Outline:
     
Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts as required by ISO 22201; initiating a BCMS


•Introduction to management systems and the process approach
•Presentation of the standards ISO 22301, ISO/PAS 22399, ISO 27031, BS 25999 and regulatory framework
•Fundamental principles of Business continuity
•Preliminary analysis and establishment of the maturity level of the existing Business Continuity Management System based upon ISO 21827 Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of a BCMS

Day 2: Planning a BCMS based on ISO 22301

•Definition of the scope of a BCMS
•Definition of quality policy and objectives
•Development of a BCMS and business continuity policies
•Business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment

Day 3: Implementing a BCMS based on ISO 22301

•Implementation of a document management framework
•Design of business continuity processes and writing procedures
•Implementation of business continuity processes
•Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the business continuity
•Incident management and emergency management
•Operations management of a BCMS

Day 4: Controlling, monitoring and measuring and improving a BCMS and certification audit of a BCMS

•Controlling and Monitoring a BCMS
•Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards
•ISO 22301 internal Audit
•Management review of a BCMS
•Implementation of a continual improvement program
•Preparing for an ISO 22301 Certification audit

Day 5: Certification Exam
 

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