Business Continuity is described as "Common Sense". It is all about taking responsibility for your business and enabling it to stay on course. It is all about “keep calm and carry on”.
Business Continuity is about building and improving flexibility in your business, and it’s about identifying your key products and services and the most important activities that underpin them and then. Once that analysis is complete, it is about investing plans and strategies that enable you to continue business operations and enable you to recover quickly and effectively from any type disruption whatever its size or situation. It gives you a solid framework to roll on in times of change and provides stability and security. In actuality, Embedding Business Continuity into your business is proven to bring business benefits.
Business Continuity Planning
Whether you are an international business or a small business, protecting your company and its resources against the contingencies and risks is of paramount importance. By developing and implementing a successful Business Continuity Plan, you can achieve your goal and make your business thrive regardless of the challenges that may come your way.
Although crises are unpredictable, they should never be unexpected. Regardless the nature of their trigger be it a tornado, a structural failure or a terrorist attack – crisis is a part of how economics work and you should be able to identify and mitigate them on the spot.
As the global business footprint increases, so do the many risks faced by companies. Extended supply chains, organizational and technological dependencies, political and social instabilities, organized crime, cybernetic attacks, intrastate conflicts and natural disasters these are few of the circumstances that may trigger a crisis. But should you worry about them? No, not as long as you are prepared to face all the challenges.
ASTM design this course to help you protect your company by providing you all the necessary knowledge and information to develop and implement a powerful Business Continuity Plan. The course also provides practical tools, systems, and reports that will enable you to create your plans and easily manage the outsourced support.
Do you think that developing complicated and convergent methodologies to plan for and manage crisis events is tough to be worth the effort? Not, this course that guides you step by step through the process of developing and implementing effective contingency and policies, crisis response plans, and systems.
While crises can be disastrous in their effects, it does not mean that you should not be prepared to face them successfully. Stop focusing particularly on market and credit risk and start thinking about the risks that directly affect to people. Despite being more personal in nature, operational risk management has yet to develop sufficiently to reflect the wide spectrum of interrelated threats facing businesses within today dynamic and evolving global commercial environment.
Although it is true that progress in technology and management methodologies might increase an organization capacity to forecast and plan for calamitous events, they are not enough. Most of the time, the capacity of a company to sustain a crisis event relies on the under-resourced and frequently overlooked field of operational contingency planning and crisis response. In other words, on BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING.
Target Audience for Courses
The Business Continuity course is for students and business professionals who want to get a basic understanding of business continuity plan. To examine various strategies and best practices, tools for creating efficient and sustainable business continuity and incident management plan regarding saving costs, reducing risk exposures, and developing, implementing and sustaining business continuity structures and protocols.