Developing and Embedding Business Continuity Management

This course is aimed at the more experienced BC practitioner and explores the activities required to embed business continuity in to your organisation. The course revisits the importance of the business impact analysis (BIA), reviews what makes an effect business continuity plan and explores how you can validate your BCM arrangements. The course materials and guidance follow both the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity.

Benefits to delegates:

At the end of this course you will have:

  • Developed the skills and confidence to develop and embed your BCM programme for your organisation.
  • Enhanced your understanding of the requirements for an effective business continuity management system (BCMS), identifying gaps and areas for improvement by completing a baseline audit
  • Built a stronger frame of reference for resilience planning discussions with key stakeholders
  • Gained a better understanding of good practice in business continuity management, thus supporting the risk mitigation process.
  • Enhanced personal development - training is endorsed by the Cabinet Office, meets the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and is aligned to international standards.


Benefits to the organisation:

This programme will:

  • Develop staff competencies to the highest standard, enabling them to effectively develop and embed BC arrangements for your organisation.
  • Trained staff will be able to objectively assess your existing resilience capabilities, balanced against current or future business risk. 


Course Details


To identify good practice in developing and embedding business continuity arrangements.


By the end of this event you will be able to:

  • Describe the activities, processes and procedures required to embed Business Continuity into your organisation
  • Analyse the importance of integrating business continuity plans with other management activities that develop organisational resilience
  • Explain the importance of a comprehensive business impact analysis process that underpins your business continuity management programme
  • Evaluate the documentation required for ISO22301 alignment.

Teaching and Learning Methods:

Pre-reading requirements:

It would be an advantage to have read the BCI Good Practice Guidelines (2013) and be familiar with ISO 22301. Copies of these documents will be available during the course.

Who should attend?

This masterclass is aimed at the more experienced BC practitioner who has, ideally, already completed an introductory level BC course and has some experience of implementing BC arrangements in an organisation. You will meet with other BC professionals, share your experiences and review sample templates and methodologies. You are invited to bring your business continuity documentation with you as there may be an opportunity to review these during the event.

What our customers say

"The course has enabled me to establish an Action Plan for progress of Business Continuity activities within my organisation."

Metropolitan Police


Please note: This is an EPC course, however if you wish to purchase the BCI’s Good Practice Guidelines please follow this link

Ref No. Start Date / Time End Date / Time Venue Cost (Ex VAT) Availability
2019/33/PA 12/08/2019 09:00 13/08/2019 17:00 The Hawkhills £880.00 4 Book Online