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BCI Pre-Conference Course

Introduction to Organizational Resilience

When:
Saturday, September 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$695 per person

Presenter:
Malcolm B. Reid

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Business continuity principles and practices are essential to build resilience in organizations. Developing effective resilience capabilities requires a collaborative approach between established management disciplines.

This course is designed to introduce the concept of organizational resilience and to provide students with a practical approach to build on the foundation of their existing skills and knowledge to develop and enhance resilience capabilities for their organizations.

The objectives of this training course are to:

  • Provide an overview of organizational resilience
  • To engage in workshop discussions about organizational resilience
  • To offer practical examples of what works in practice, e.g. building resilience capabilities

About Malcolm B. Reid
Malcolm Reid, MSc., MBA, MBCI, CBCP, CPP, CFE, is the Managing Director for Brison, an independent security, risk, and crisis management advisory firm operating in the Americas. Malcolm has 18 years of corporate management and consulting experience in the fields of business continuity, security management, investigations and risk management with multi-national organizations in North America and the Caribbean. He is currently the lead advisor for the enterprise Business Continuity program of a major Multi-Lateral Development Bank based in Washington D.C.

Note: This class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

 

BCI Post-Conference Course

Policy and Program Management

When:
Wednesday, September 21, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cost:
$350 per person

Presenter:
Jamie Sanderson-Reid

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This course covers all aspects of creating and managing a successful business continuity policy and a business continuity management program in an organization. This is often the stage of the business continuity management lifecycle where practitioners have to begin in any new role, and is essential to regularly revisit and review in any existing role.

This course provides the continuity and resilience professional with the ability to identify key aspects of a successful policy and develop or revise one where required. Students will then learn how to use the BC policy to create, implement and manage the BCM program as a part of building and improving organizational resilience.

The objectives of this training course are to:

  • Identify and develop the key aspects of a successful BC policy
  • Implement a BC policy
  • Use the BC policy to create, implement and manage the BCM program
  • Use the BCM program as a tool to build organizational resilience

About Jamie Sanderson-Reid
Jamie Sanderson-Reid, MSc, MBCI, CBCI, CPP, ABCP, is the Executive Director of Brison. She is an organizational resilience professional with expertise in business continuity management, security management, and training and development. During her career, she assisted international organizations in the implementation and review of Business Continuity Programs, development and facilitation of exercises, and conducting comprehensive Business Impact Analysis. Her experience spans many industries including financial services, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and oil and gas.

Note: This class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

 

BCI Post-Conference Course

Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

When:
Thursday, September 22, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$695 per person

Presenter:
Jamie Sanderson-Reid

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This course is an in-depth look into the Analysis stage of the business continuity management lifecycle. It provides the continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this key skill area.

The course is broken down into modules, exploring the concept of business impact analysis as well as the practical application using a case study.

The objectives of this training course are to:

  • Understand the business impact analysis (BIA) process
  • Understand how to structure the BIA process
  • Apply the methods available to conduct a BIA
  • Utilise the information from the BIA to design the most appropriate continuity recovery strategies.

About Jamie Sanderson-Reid
Jamie Sanderson-Reid, MSc, MBCI, CBCI, CPP, ABCP, is the Executive Director of Brison. She is an organizational resilience professional with expertise in business continuity management, security management, and training and development. During her career, she assisted international organizations in the implementation and review of Business Continuity Programs, development and facilitation of exercises, and conducting comprehensive Business Impact Analysis. Her experience spans many industries including financial services, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and oil and gas.

Note: This class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

 

BCI Post-Conference Course

Incident Response and Crisis Management

When:
Thursday, September 22, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$695 per person

Presenter:
Malcolm B. Reid

Malcolm B. ReidTed Brown

This course is a comprehensive learning opportunity covering all aspects of developing and implementing an incident response structure and crisis management capability. It begins with learning how to build an incident response structure (as introduced in the design stage of the business continuity management lifecycle) and goes beyond incident management into learning how to build a crisis management capability in an organization. This course provides the continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this subject as well as the opportunity to apply this knowledge in the classroom using a case study and an exercise.

The course is broken down into modules, exploring the concepts, principles of incident and crisis management and what tools and techniques can be applied in anticipating and assessing incidents it as well as the key activities, roles and responsibilities required for effective incident and crisis management.

The objectives of this training course are to:

  • Understand the principles, strategies and techniques for incident response and crisis management
  • Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for implementing an effective structure and processes for responding to and managing incidents and crises.

About Malcolm B. Reid
Malcolm Reid, MSc., MBA, MBCI, CBCP, CPP, CFE, is the Managing Director for Brison, an independent security, risk, and crisis management advisory firm operating in the Americas. Malcolm has 18 years of corporate management and consulting experience in the fields of business continuity, security management, investigations and risk management with multi-national organizations in North America and the Caribbean. He is currently the lead advisor for the enterprise Business Continuity program of a major Multi-Lateral Development Bank based in Washington D.C.

Note: This class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

 

BCI Post-Conference Course

BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course

When:
Wednesday, September 21, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 22, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 24, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost:
$2,156 per person

Presenter:
Betty A. Kildow

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The CBCI certification training course is based on the good practice guidelines the independent body of knowledge for good business continuity practice and is aligned to ISO 22301, the global standard for BCM.

The course offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by BC professionals worldwide to develop, implement and maintain an effective BCM program.

This training course is intended to meet the technical and professional needs of BC and resilience professionals working in organizations of any type and size, in any industry or sector worldwide.

The course takes you through the complete BCM lifecycle step by step, and provides practical insights into all aspects pertaining to the development, implementation and management of a BCM program within an organization through the instructor’s use of case studies and real-life examples. The subject matter addresses the six professional practices at management and technical level that make up the BCM lifecycle, including:

  • Module One: Policy and program management (PP1)
  • Module Two: Embedding business continuity (PP2)
  • Module Three: Analysis (PP3)
  • Module Four: Design (PP4)
  • Module Five: Implementation (PP5)
  • Module Six: Validation (PP6)

*CBCI Exam to be booked separately via the BCI shop and taken from your home or office at a convenient time to you.

About Betty A. Kildow
Betty Kildow FBCI has been a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute since 2002. Specializing in all aspects of business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, and supply chain risk management for more than twenty years, she brings a wealth of experience to the Academy. A client list that includes organizations in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail luxury goods, high tech, utility, education, and government sectors attests to her extensive experience. She has shared her knowledge and experience in books and articles and as an accomplished continuity management trainer and college instructor.

Note: This class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

 

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About The BCI

The BCI is the world’s leading certification and membership institute for business continuity and resilience professionals and provides high quality, instructor led certification and training. All instructors are BCI Licensed and are highly regarded, experienced professionals that will be able to impart a wealth of real life experiences.

Why Get Certified by the BCI?

Certification with the BCI is so much more than just obtaining the credential. By getting certified and becoming a BCI member you will benefit from access to:

  • Thought Leadership - Our research department conducts surveys and produces industry leading reports including Horizon Scan, Emergency Communications and Supply Chain Resilience.

  • Events - We host events, training and awards around the world including BCI World Conference & Exhibition and North America Awards held annually at DRJ Spring World.

  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) - This ensures you are kept up-to-date with the latest industry developments.

  • Networking & Exchange - The BCI has numerous chapters and forums globally including the US and Canada.

  • Mentoring Program - offers great scope for improving knowledge, understanding and practical application of good practice in business continuity.

  • Plus many other great benefits and resources.

BCI Certification is an internationally recognized stand-alone credential leading to the post nominal designation of CBCI – Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute. Certification is gained through taking the Certificate of the BCI Examination which tests the candidate’s knowledge of the prescribed Body of Knowledge, the BCI’s Good Practice Guidelines – a guide to global good practice in Business Continuity.

Find more information here about the different grades of BCI membership.

For more information on BCI certification go to www.thebci.org.

If you are unable to attend the BCI certification course then why not do it online? CBCI Online is delivered in an interactive eLearning environment. Find more information here.

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Alternative Route to Membership

If you are already certified and just want to join the BCI to take advantage of the many benefits then you can through our Alternative Route to Membership. This is for professionals that already hold one of the following credentials: MBCP, CBCP, ABCP, CORS or MSc. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Diploma of the Business Continuity Institute (DBCI)

The higher level of BCI accreditation is the BCI Diploma. This is an academic qualification leading to a post nominal designation DBCI – Diploma of the Business Continuity Institute. The Diploma is delivered via distance learning in partnership with Bucks New University. Find more information here about the diploma or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCI Corporate Partnership

The BCI Corporate Partnership enables organizations to work more closely with the BCI to help raise the profile of business continuity management as a discipline within their organization and to promote the highest standards of professional competence in BC in organizations working in any sector worldwide. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCI Leadership

The BCI is a hub of information for business continuity and resilience. The BCI engages with thought leaders, academics and practitioners in driving the future of the discipline by conducting research and publishing reports, papers and articles.