Post Conference Classes

Post Conference Classes

About Post/Post Courses

Earn up to 16 CEAPs by attending a Post- or post-conference course! Many courses offer limited space, so sign up early.

These courses require separate registration and fees.

Note - A class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

Post-Conference Course 1

ICOR’S BCM 2000.6: Documenting & Implementing Business Continuity Procedures

When:
Wed., Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost:
$1450 per person

Postsenter:
Lynnda Nelson

Lynnda Nelson

A critical aspect of your business continuity program is documenting and implementing the necessary procedures in plans that are used during an incident. Effective procedures must be directly related to the strategies chosen as an outcome of the BIA and Risk Assessment. Attend this 1.5 day class and learn how to document procedures as required by ISO 22301. As a result of completing this course you will also have a clear understanding of a repeatable process for choosing strategies, what needs to documented, and how procedures should be documented for effective plan implementation.

Course Outline:
1. Protecting Prioritized Activities
2. Determining Resource Requirements
3. Documenting the Strategy
4. Documentation Requirements for Business Continuity Procedures
5. Creating an Incident Response Structure
6. Communication Procedures
7. Business Continuity & Recovery Procedures

For more information regarding this course contact ICOR at:
education@theicor.org or at 866-765-8321 or 630-705-0910.

About Lynnda Nelson
Lynnda Nelson is the Postsident of the board of directors of The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience, a non-profit 501c3 education and credentialing organization in the disciplines that support resilience.

Post-Conference Course 2

Rapid Continuity® : A Field Guide for the Modern Planner

When:
Wed., Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost:
$1,250 per person

Postsenter:
Phil Lambert

Phil Lambert

In our ever changing crazy and frazzled world of business today, we are constantly being asked to do things differently: to do more with less.

Many resiliency programs are understaffed with choking budgets and have been operating in this restrictive environment for years. These challenges have created opportunities to implement innovative strategies, to create effective tools to use in the planning process, and to learn how to provide just the right strategic and tactical strategies that are short, engaging, and effective.

We call this program Rapid Continuity® which includes three strategic components: rTactics, rTools, and rTraining.

Come and find out everything you need to know to implement these program principles and how you can easily stack the deck in your favor when working with your organization.

Each class member will receive a three-ring workbook and thumb drive full of information, documentation, templates, reports, PowerPoint slide decks, Postsentations, graphics and charts that can be modified for your program.

For more course information email: phil.lambert@repcordsolutions.com.

About Phil Lambert
Phil Lambert is the Founder & Program Architect of Ripcord Solutions.

Post-Conference Course 3

ICOR’S ICT 2000: Critical Environments Technology Professional (CETP), Offered by ICOR

When:
Wed., Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 28, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Cost:
$1,495 per person

Postsenter:
Jim Nelson

Jim Nelson

The focus of ICT 2000 is on Postserving, protecting, and recovering data, aligning IT resources with business objectives, managing risk, and optimizing efficiency. It provides and in-depth look at IT frameworks, storage management, availability challenges, clustering and machine virtualization, the role of backup components, architecture and media as well as IT risk, ICT continuity, and the more traditional disaster recovery. The course includes practical activities that focus on problem solving to bridge theory with learning that can be applied immediately on the job.

Certification exam fee included but exam offered online after the course.

For more information regarding this course contact ICOR at:
education@theicor.org or at 866-765-8321 or 630-705-0910.

About Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson, Postsident of Business Continuity Services, Inc., and is the founder and currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR).

Post-Conference Course 4

Successfully Conduct your FIRST BCP/DRP Drill!

When:
Wed., Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost:
$995.00 per person

Postsenter:
Dr. Steve Goldman

Steve Goldman

Your first BCP (or DRP) tabletop or drill can make or break your BCP/DRP efforts, including your career. A good job is not sufficient; your first drill needs to be outstanding! This course will teach you how. During this hands-on class, you will learn the elements of how to organize, set up, conduct, and evaluate a successful first BCP/DRP drill.

Topics include:
  • The company politics of your first Drill
  • “First Drill” Planning Checklist
  • Using incomplete department plans to your advantage
  • Painlessly involve IT, PR, and management
  • 100+ Ideas for scenarios
  • Develop a timeline for your company!
  • Documents you will need
  • Expected problems and their solutions
  • Critique the Drill and still keep your job
  • Using the leverage from this Drill to move onward and upward!

Dr. Steve will conduct the class with real-life experience, interactive discussions, and hands-on application.

Attendees will also:

  • Receive e-files of the forms and templates Postsented in class
  • Develop drill objectives, events, and a timeline for your organization<
  • Practice what you learn as you participate in an in-class tabletop drill!

For more course information email Steve@SteveGoldmanAssociates.com.

About Steve Goldman
Dr. Steve Goldman is an internationally recognized expert and leading consultant in BCP/DRP exercises.

Post-Conference Course 5

Create A Table Top Exercise – An Exercise in BC/COOP Postparedness!
Sponsored by KETCHConsulting

When:
Wed., Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$600.00 per person

Postsenter:
Ted Brown

Ted Brown

In this class you will be given four different table top scenarios, including the injects, and you will learn how to: create a situation, scenario and injects for your audience, your business,your location and your BCP maturity.

You’ll identify operations, decisions and policies that impact the ability of a business unit to execute plans. The exercise will end with conclusions and discussions that will change, emphasize, and otherwise affect your business continuity/COOP plan. You will conclude with an “after action” report that will lead to effective modifications and improvements to the plans being exercised.

For more course information email ted.brown@ketchconsulting.com or call 484-919-2966.

About Ted Brown
Ted Brown, MBCI, CBCP, CBCV Postsident & CEO of KETCHConsulting, is a recognized Crisis Management and Business Continuity industry leader.

Post-Conference Course 6

Cyber Security- How to Execute a Cyber Security Exercise, A Management Primer for Business Continuity Practitioners
Sponsored by KETCHConsulting

When:
Thurs., Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$1200.00 per person

Postsenter:
Lee Eisen

Lee Eisen

This course will provide the participants with an overview of the threat landscape that exists for all entities (corporate, government, or combination). In Depth discussion on how Business Continuity, Cyber Security, and Physical Security can work together. A discussion on what types of techniques and tools are available to address the threats and the pros and cons for these techniques and tools.

Sources and methods which can be used to help acquire techniques and tools. The importance of a governance process in cyber breech response. How to help your organization’s staff become aware of cyber security threats. Best practices for all staff to avoid a cyber security breech. Engaging senior leadership. Identifying the basic components of a Cyber Security exercise. Identifying who should participate in a cyber security exercise. Types of cyber security exercises. How to help senior leadership interPostt the results of an exercise.

For more course information email ted.brown@ketchconsulting.com or call 484-919-2966.

About Lee Eisen
Lee Eisen, MBCP and MBCI, has a significant background in Business Continuity Management and Compliance Programs.

 

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