Spring World 2014 - The #1 Conference Dedicated to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery!

Pre-Conference: BCI Course

BCI Foundation

Duration: 1.5 days / Cost: $795

Saturday, March 29 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

Sunday, March 30 (8.00am – 11.30am)

This course is a basic introduction to the world of Business Continuity (BC). It is designed as a first step for newcomers to the subject of BC and for those for whom BC may be a part of their role or responsibilities who need to have a good understanding of the subject.

It provides the beginner with the basic knowledge and understanding of the building blocks required for developing or maintaining a robust Business Continuity Management (BCM) program and gives those individuals with a BC related role or responsibility a comprehensive overview of the discipline.

This course covers all 6 elements of the BCM Lifecycle and is based on global good practice as described in the Business Continuity Institute’s Good Practice Guidelines and the international standard for Business Continuity ISO 22301.

Please note this is not a preparation for the Certification of the BCI Examination. If you wish to train for the exam, please take the BCI Good Practice Guidelines Course.

Pre-Conference: BCI Course

ISO 22301 LEAD AUDITOR WORKSHOP – DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ICOR

Duration: 1.5 days / Cost: $795

Saturday, March 29 (8.30am-5.00pm)

Sunday, March 30 (8.00am – 11.30am)

Attend this one and 1/2 day workshop and learn how to align your BCM program to the requirements of ISO 22301. Gain an understanding of the key practices of a business continuity management system for organizations of all sizes and the essential elements of the following standards: ISO 22301, ISO 22313, ISO 19011, ISO 17022.

Using the ISO 22301 Maturity Model as a tool for measuring the maturity of business continuity programs, attendees receive an electronic copy of the self-assessment tool as part of the workshop fee. The workshop also includes a review of the ISO 22301 self-declaration of conformity process.

The workshop reviews the following topics:

Part 1: Requirements for a Business Continuity Management System
Part 2: Developing Strategies to Mitigate Risk & Continue Operations
Part 3: BCM Program Implementation
Part 4: Developing a BCM Culture
Part 5: Program Maintenance & Improvement
Part 6: The Role of the Auditor and Understanding the Audit Process

Post-Conference: Certification Training

THE BCI GOOD PRACTICE GUIDELINES COURSE AND CERTIFICATE OF THE BCI (CBCI) EXAMINATION

Duration: 3 days

Cost for Class Only: $2,156 / $2,656 with CBCI Exam post class

Wednesday, April 2 (1.30pm – 5.30pm)

Thursday, April 3 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

Friday, April 4 (8.30 – 5.00pm)

Saturday, April 5 (8.30am – 12.30pm)

Optional CBCI Exam: Saturday, April 5 (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

The BCI Good Practice Guidelines training course is a three day, instructor led class which teaches the methods, techniques and approaches used by Business Continuity professionals worldwide to develop, implement and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management program and improve organizational resilience, as described in the BCI.

Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) which is aligned to ISO 22301.

This course is designed for those individuals seeking to complement practical experience in Business Continuity (BC) or a related field through some formal training based on the GPG; and for those wishing to achieve an internationally recognized certification in Business Continuity by preparing to take the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) examination.

Plus optional CBCI examination

Half day, post class

Post-Conference: Specialist Skills Training

BUSINESS IMPACT ANALYSIS (BIA) TRAINING

Duration: 2 days / Cost: $1,200

Thursday, April 3 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

Friday, April 4 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

This two day course is designed for those BC professionals who are required to undertake a BIA in their organization and are looking to enhance their skills and technique for this essential component of an organization’s Business Continuity Management program.

Post-Conference: Specialist Skills Training

CRISIS AND INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

Duration: 2 days / Cost: $1,200

Thursday, April 3 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

Friday, April 4 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

This two day course is designed for senior managers who are responsible for managing an incident at tactical and strategic level or for individuals who are part of the Incident Management Team.

Post-Conference: Specialist Skills Training

WRITING BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANS

Duration: 1 day / Cost: $550

Thursday, April 3 (8.30am – 5.00pm)

Notice: Registration For This Course Is Closed

This one day course is designed for those BC professionals who are tasked with writing Business Continuity plans for their organization. This course gives practical guidance on how to develop and write a set of strategic, tactical and operational BC plans as part of the Incident Response Structure that forms a key part of the BCM Lifecycle.