Certificate in Business Continuity Management

In today’s fast paced environment, businesses are facing a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world (VUCA). Delivering effective business continuity is essential to survival and long-term success. Having an internationally recognized Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) allows you to enhance organizational performance, increase stakeholder engagement and gain a competitive edge. Identify the structure and requirements of an effective BCMS and what this means for you. The course involves approximately 120 hours of study with up to 12 months being required for completion. However, there is no time limit for finishing the course.

Course syllabus:

  1. Understanding the key principles and terminology of business continuity management, the role of the risk frameworks, and the key functions and structure of BCM systems

  2. Developing risk management and business impact assessment frameworks. Understanding the key factors that influence business impact assessment, and developing a business continuity plan

  3. Implementing a business continuity plan, developing tools for implementation, and engaging with stakeholders to gain support and deliver

  4. Gathering data on performance of the BCM – analysis and evaluation of the results and delivering corrective action plans