Introduction to Business Continuity

As an introduction into the world of business continuity, this course provides a solid understanding of the building blocks and component parts required for developing and maintaining a robust business continuity management system, covering all 6 elements of the business continuity lifecycle.

Based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and International standard ISO 22301, this is the ideal first step for newcomers to the subject of BC.

Course Details



To provide delegates with knowledge and skills in order for them to manage an existing business continuity management system or to plan the implementation of a business continuity management system from scratch.


  • State the six elements of the business continuity management lifecycle and how it can be applied within an organisation
  • Describe the role and importance of the BC Policy and BCMS governance arrangements
  • Explain the function of the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and the methods that can be used to implement a BIA
  • Describe the 3 levels of an incident response structure
  • Analyse the importance of exercising business continuity plans and list the five types of exercise.
  • Evaluate methods for embedding business continuity within an organisation

Additional Information

It is recommended that delegates review their own organisation’s BC arrangements prior to attendance.

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
2019/38/PA1 16/09/2019 09:00 17/09/2019 17:00 The Hawkhills £880.00 8 Book Online
2019/49/PA1 02/12/2019 09:00 03/12/2019 17:00 The Hawkhills £880.00 9 Book Online

"This course has enabled me to build the foundation of an updated BCM programme. Resources and templates will help to improve current documentation."

Richmond & Wandsworth Council

"It has given me an overview of what a "good" business continuity plan looks like and will enable me to guide my team to develop the organisation's BCP."

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